All posts by Tricia

October 23, 2020

SAR Webinar – The Hidden Threat of Covid-19

6 November 2020 12.15pm – 2.15pm In recent months, many governments have used the COVID-19 lockdown as the pretext for a crackdown on intellectual dissent and academic freedom. This network-wide webinar, sponsored by Scholars at Risk Ireland, will explore these renewed attacks in several different contexts, including Turkey, China, India and elsewhere, drawing on individual […]

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January 28, 2019

Bringing the Agreement Home: In all its parts – Derry/Londonderry

Workshop on Friday 15 February 2019, 11.00am – 1.00pm Holywell Trust, 8-14 Bishop Street, Derry/Londonderry Led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies the “Bringing the Agreement Home” project offers an accessible review of the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and subsequent related agreements, informing and engaging community organisations in Northern Ireland and Ireland on the […]

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December 13, 2018

“Working with Our Neighbours”: Cross-Border Cooperation in national, regional and local development

Hosted by the Joint Committee on Rural and Community Development, the Centre for Cross Border Studies held an information session that examined the challenges and opportunities for North-South cooperation envisaged in Project Ireland 2040. This event, of interest to a wide range of decision and policy-makers, brought together a number of speakers representing local government […]

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November 20, 2018

CCBS Policy Seminar “Working for Wellbeing: Crossing sectors, crossing borders”

   Representatives from community organisations, educational institutions, the health sector, local government and a range of other interests from both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland attended a policy seminar in St Columb’s Park House on the 14 of November 2018, organised by CCBS. Exploring the theme of “Working for Wellbeing: Crossing sectors, crossing borders”, the […]

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October 11, 2018

Working for Wellbeing: Crossing sectors, crossing borders

Wednesday 14 November 2018 11.00 am – 1.00 pm St Columb’s Park House, 4 Limavady Road, Derry / Londonderry In times of constant change and changing challenges facing our populations’ wellbeing today, there is an ever greater need for decision-makers at all levels of government to work together, not only within their own jurisdictions, but […]

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June 22, 2018

3rd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture

The 3rd Annual Sir George Quigley Lecture took place on 21st June in Queen’s University Belfast. Dr Helen Johnston, Chair of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, introduced the Lecture by paying tribute to Sir George Quigley. Throughout his extensive career in public service and his later prominent business role, Sir George championed the call […]

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February 24, 2017

CCBS Annual Conference 23 & 24 February 2017

The Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 2017 Annual Conference took place at the Armagh City Hotel on Thursday 23 & Friday 24 February 2017. It facilitated wide-ranging and informed discussions on the theme of  Building and maintaining relationships: within, across and beyond these islands after the Referendum. The Centre was delighted to welcome speakers and attendees […]

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January 18, 2017

House of Lords European Union Inquiry on Brexit &UK-Irish Relations

This document has been prepared by the Centre for Cross Border Studies as a contribution to the House of Lords European Union Select Committee’s inquiry on UK-Irish relations and Brexit. Please find below the full submission: CCBS submission to House of Lords EU Committtee Inquiry – Brexit and UK-Irish Relations

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January 18, 2017

CCBS Response to Belfast IV Peace Plan

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has submitted a response to the Belfast City Council’s PEACE IV Action Plan, outlining opportunities for cross-border engagement, and the need for capacity-building for cross-border cooperation. CCBS response to Belfast PEACE IV Plan        

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January 16, 2017

CCBS wishes to recruit a Research Officer

Research Officer The person appointed will be based in Armagh, starting in March/April 2017. Among the essential competencies required for this post, he or she will have a good Honours degree in a relevant discipline (a postgraduate qualification is desirable); demonstrable experience in undertaking research projects based upon qualitative and/or quantitative research methods, including publications; […]

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January 16, 2017

CCBS wishes to recruit an Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant (Communications and Events) The Centre for Cross Border Studies wishes to appoint an Administrative Assistant (Communications and Events). The person appointed will be based in Armagh, possibly starting in March 2017. He / she will hold three A ‘Levels or a level three NVQ/BTEC qualification in a relevant discipline; at least three years’ […]

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