News

December 18, 2013

EMR2020 project: Maastricht, 13 December 2013

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was in Maastricht on 13 December to participate in an ‘Expert Panel’ on Instruments and capacity building for territorial monitoring and impact assessment, hosted by the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. This was the closing event of the EMR2020 project, funded under the EU INTERREG IVA programme, which has been developing a future strategy […]

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December 16, 2013

Seasons greetings

From all the staff and Board Members of The Centre for Cross Border Studies. Note: We will be closed from Tuesday 24th December 2013 to Friday 3rd January 2013.

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December 3, 2013

Matching Service for SCoTENS North/South Research Projects launched

In line with its objective of providing a supportive framework for collaborative research and professional activities in teacher education in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) provides SEED FUNDING for projects such as research, conferences and exchanges which further this objective. The purpose of […]

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November 4, 2013

BORDER-ZINE – November issue published

Issue 5 of BORDER-ZINE was published today. Sign up to receive your copy or use the handy form on the right hand side of this page. In this issue: FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Call for SCoTENS North/South Research Projects, January 2014 – 2015 New EU Law allows for cross-border healthcare Border Roads to Memories & Reconciliation Project […]

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October 31, 2013

Feedback report on the BCT event – 18 Oct 2013, Newry

The Building Change Trust commissioned an opinion piece by Andy Pollak and Brian Harvey of the Centre for Cross Border Studies: “The Potential for Cross Border Exchange and Learning in respect of change in the Community and Voluntary Sector.” [PDF 4068 KB] A well attended open seminar and debate was held in support of the report […]

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October 24, 2013

Funding applications for SCoTENS North/South Research Projects 2014-2015 open

In line with its objective of providing a supportive framework for collaborative research and professional activities in teacher education in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) provides ‘SEED FUNDING’ for projects such as research, conferences and exchanges which further this objective. The application process […]

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September 3, 2013

Peacebuilding News Items

First Newsletter of the COLLECTIVE ACTION FOR POSITIVE PEACE PROJECT (CAPP) It focuses on the issue of sectarianism. It also contains details of the launch of the CAPP project. Download the CAPP-Newsletter [PDF 1219Kb] DECADE OF CENTENARIES – 1912-1922 Exhibition & Workshops The Southern Peace III Partnership is holding a series of exhibition and workshop […]

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September 3, 2013

Parliamentary References to Cross-Border Issues

This page contains links to PDF documents listing all debates, Ministerial statements and questions from Parliaments – NI Assembly and Oireachtas (both the Dáil and Seanad) –  that have a cross-border focus. The links are ordered by date, most recent first. 2013 September NI Assembly [PDF 16Kb] NI Assembly – questions [PDF 29Kb] Oireachtas [PDF […]

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August 28, 2013

European Border Regions in Comparison

European Border Regions in Comparison: Overcoming Nationalistic Aspects or Re-Nationalization? Edited by Katarzyna Stoklosa, Gerhard Besier Contents Part I: Territorial Disputes and Questions of Identity Part II: Cross-Border Co-Operation Part III: Perceptions of Borders and Border Regimes Part IV: Prejudices, Stereotypes and Nationalism Publishing: Dec 2013—US / Jan 2014—UK HB: 978-0-415-72589-9 | $125 / £80.00 […]

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July 1, 2013

Border Development Zone project launched

The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) and the International  Centre for Local and Regional  Development (ICLRD) today launched their new project: ‘Towards a Border Development Zone’. This innovative research and conference project will explore the potential of a joint economic development approach across the whole Irish and Northern Irish cross-border region, from Derry to […]

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June 27, 2013

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a RESEARCH AND POLICY MANAGER

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a Research and Policy Manager to take overall responsibility for the research and policy analysis functions of the Centre. In particular, this will involve a major role in developing and testing tools to be used in capacity-building training for cross-border cooperation and working closely with policy-makers and […]

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June 25, 2013

President Higgins keynote speaker at second 1912-1923 conference

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, was the keynote speaker at the second in the series of all-island 1912-1923 conferences organised by Universities Ireland in Dublin’s Liberty Hall on 15th June. The conference was entitled ‘1912-1923: Reflecting on a decade of War and Revolution – The Cause of Labour’ and was attended by 150 […]

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