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August 2, 2018

CCBS Response to UK Government White Paper: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has published a response to the White Paper, Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union, published by the Department for Exiting the European Union (July 2018) sets out how the UK Government proposes to legislate for the transposition of the Withdrawal Agreement (which […]

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July 26, 2018

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

9.45am, Wednesday 25 July 2018 The Market Place Theatre Armagh Centre for Cross Border Studies Director Ruth Taillon welcomed Professor Arthur Aughey  to the Market Place Theatre and thanked him for agreeing to give his lecture ‘An Ulsterman Considers His Passport’ at the John Hewitt Summer School. Ms Taillon explained that this was one of four […]

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July 19, 2018

CCBS Response to UK Government White Paper

The White Paper, The Future Relationship Between the United Kingdom and the European Union , published by the UK Government (12 July 2018) goes some way to clarifying the UK Government’s position for the forthcoming negotiations with the EU Commission. While at the time of writing, it is impossible to predict whether or not the […]

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July 6, 2018

House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee publishes CCBS response

CCBS’s evidence to the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee’s inquiry into dispute resolution and enforcement in the draft Withdrawal Agreement has just been published. In its submission CCBS focused on issues relating to scrutiny of the implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, and highlighted areas where there are crucial details missing from the […]

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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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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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June 5, 2018

CCBS Annual Report 2017 published

The CCBS Annual Report 2017 is now available to download. The report details the Centre’s work plan and activities for the 2017 calendar year, they include: Analysis of Brexit  Annual Conference – Building and maintaining relationships: within, across and beyond these islands after the Referendum Policy briefing papers Responses to Public Consultations Training and capacity […]

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May 1, 2018

Task Force 50 Team, Derry

Ruth Taillon attended a meeting at Derry’s Guildhall with Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator, Sabine Weyand, Deputy Chief Negotiator and Nina Obermaier of the EU Commission’s Task Force 50. The meeting was hosted by Councillor Maolíosa McHugh, Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council. The Commission representatives listened attentively to the views of cross-border groups […]

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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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