Events

June 12, 2018

‘An Ulsterman considers his passport’ a talk by Professor Arthur Aughey Emeritus

9.45am, Wednesday 25 July 2018 The Market Place Theatre Armagh The title of this lecture inserts John Hewitt’s preferred identity into the title of Bernard Crick’s celebrated essay on nationality and allegiance: ‘An Englishman considers his passport’. Hewitt’s poem The Frontier reflects on crossing borders – which was also the title of Crick’s collection of essays […]

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June 6, 2018

Towards a New Common Chapter: A grass-roots vision for cooperation within and between these islands.

11am Friday 29th June Holywell Trust, Bishop Street, Derry Come and find out about the ‘Towards a New Common Chapter’ project. This  action  research  project,  which  has  been  undertaken  by  the  Centre  for  Cross  Border Studies, is  funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. It  is intended to facilitate the development  of  a  “New  Common  […]

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May 15, 2018

The Centre for Cross Border Studies invite you to their 3rd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture given by Professor Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics, DCU on Thursday 21 June 2018

“The Economic Geography of the Island of Ireland” When discussing economic issues the geographic dimension is often ignored, even though geography is often central to the issue.  Likewise, the cross border dimension to economic phenomena is regularly ignored. This lecture presents an analysis of economic data at an All-Island sub-national level. For example, an analysis […]

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April 25, 2018

Spring Lecture in partnership with the Robinson Library

‘Interpreting the treasures of two eighteenth century libraries: maps from the collections of Armagh Robinson Library and Marsh’s Library, Dublin’ Dr Annaleigh Margey, Lecturer in History and Digital Humanities, Dundalk Institute of Technology presented the 3rd Annual Spring Lecture on Thursday 3 May 2018. Dr Margey is currently working on a cross-border project with Armagh […]

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March 26, 2018

CCBS Policy Seminar: The future of Cohesion Policy

CCBS organised a seminar examining EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020, which took place on 23rd of March in the European Commission Office in Belfast. Bringing together a number of experts, the object of this event was to reflect on discussions currently taking place in the EU and its Member States on the future shape of […]

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March 8, 2018

CCBS Annual Conference 2018: The Good Friday Agreement in all its parts: safeguarding the totality of relationships

Date: 8 – 9 March 2018 Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk The 2018 Annual CCBS Conference, The Good Friday Agreement in All Its Parts: Safeguarding the totality of relationships, brought together more than 100 participants – some of whom were centrally involved in drafting and implementing the 1998 Agreement and the Devolution settlement for Northern Ireland – […]

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March 5, 2018

TEIN: Platform for Dialogue

CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon travelled to Cieszyn, on the Czech-Polish border at the end of February for the final study visit of the TEIN: Platform for Dialogue project. This project, funded by the Micro-projects strand of the CZ-PL INTERREG IVA programme, also involves participants from the Poland/Czech Republic, France/Germany, Austria/Slovenia and France/Spain (Catalan) border regions; […]

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December 13, 2017

Borders in Globalization Conference

CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon, CCBS Board Member and QUB Lecturer Dr Katy Hayward, and QUB Postgraduate Research Student Matthew O’Neill travelled to Ottawa, Canada for the Borders in Globalization 2nd International Conference on 6 – 8 December. The panel at which they presented – on the consequences of Brexit – could not have been more […]

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December 6, 2017

Centre for Cross Border Studies Journal Launch 2017 and the CCBS Winter Lecture

The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) launched the 2017 edition of its Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on Monday 4th December in Riddle Hall in Belfast. Chair of the CCBS Board Dr Helen Johnston opened the event before guest speaker Professor Duncan Morrow, Director of Community Engagement at Ulster University, gave his lecture […]

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November 16, 2017

CCBS Deputy Director gives evidence to House of Lords Committee

CCBS Deputy Director, Anthony Soares, appeared before the House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee to give evidence to its inquiry on Brexit and reciprocal healthcare arrangements. The inquiry’s overall focus is on the reciprocal healthcare implications of Brexit for UK citizens travelling, living and/or working in the rest of the EU, and for EU […]

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