Previous Events

November 16, 2006

First conference of the North-South Chairs Forum

16-17 November 2006 Canal Court Hotel, Newry This conference brought together the chairs of public and semi-state agencies in both jurisdictions to discuss matters of mutual interest. The conference was organised by the Centre and was held in the Canal Court Hotel in Newry. The opening speakers were the two most senior civil servants on […]

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October 25, 2006

Europe for Patients – Final Conference

25-27 October, 2006 Ghent, Belgium The Europe for Patients Project will present its research findings and recommendations at a final conference in Belgium on 25-27 October 2006.  This conference will provide a platform for patient mobility stakeholders to discuss options addressing challenges and realizing opportunities for the benefits of European health systems and particularly the […]

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October 12, 2006

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS)

Annual Conference: Teacher Education and Schools: Together Towards Improvement 12-13 October 2006 Ramada Hotel, Belfast The fourth annual conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS), organised by the Centre, took place at the Ramada Hotel in Belfast under the title Teacher Education and Schools: Together towards Improvement. The keynote speakers were the Northern Ireland […]

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June 29, 2006

OPEN DAY – 2006

Thursday 29 June 2006 Centre for Cross Border Studies 39 Abbey Street ARMAGH SESSION 1: 11.00am – 1.00pm & SESSION 2: 2.00pm – 4.00pm The Centre for Cross Border Studies in Armagh is holding its first Open Day on Thursday 29th June 2006. This will provide an opportunity to highlight some of the success stories of […]

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May 30, 2006

Public attitudes to developing and using cross-border health services

Politicians and health professionals have identified health as a key area for cross-border co-operation. The two health systems (National Health Services in the North and Irish Health Service in the South) share common core principles, face similar health and service problems, and have adopted similar approaches to tackling issues. However there is little evidence of […]

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April 12, 2006

Cross Border Programme for Research and Education Contributing to Peace and Reconciliation: Close Out Conference & Exhibition

12 April 2006 Armagh City Hotel The Higher Education Authority wishes to invite all interested participants to the Close Out Conference and Exhibition of the Cross Border Programme for Research and Education on 12 April 2006 from 9.15am – 15.00pm at the Armagh City Hotel. For further information please contact: Abigail Chantler Research Programmes / […]

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March 29, 2006

Border Ireland reveals that €1.47bn has been invested in cross-border activities

29 March 2006 Buswells Hotel, Dublin The Border Ireland website which was launched today by the Irish minister for Finance Brian Cowen TD has revealed that €1.47bn has been invested in cross-border co-operation. The website,, will act as a guide to cross-border activities in Ireland and will be maintained by the Centre for Cross […]

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March 28, 2006

A conference on how public authorities provide services to minority groups in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland

28 March 2006 Hilton Hotel, Belfast The conference is aimed at a diverse audience including people working in public and social services, government officials, NGOs as well as minority ethnic groups and the communities that represent them. The conference will launch the emerging findings from research examining how public authorities provide services for minority ethnic […]

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March 7, 2006

Launch of the Journal of Cross Border Studies – No.1

7 March 2006 Stormont Hotel, Belfast The first issue of The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland was launched in Belfast on 7 March 2006 by the Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Mr Nigel Hamilton. Its appearance is timely, as both the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Mr Hain, and the […]

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January 19, 2006

Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways: Routes to Cooperation in a Divided Island

Mapping Frontiers Final Conference 19-20 January 2006 Armagh City Hotel, Armagh The final conference was organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies. The international keynote addresses was given by Professor Brendan O’Leary, who holds the Lauder Professorship of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, and Professor Joseph Heyman, Professor of Anthropology at the […]

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