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January 23, 2017

Second All-Island Civic Dialogue to take place in Feb 2017

In response to the UK’s decision to leave the EU the Irish Government hosted the first All-Island Civic Dialogue in November 2016.  The Centre’s Director Ruth Taillon attended the event and highlighted the continued need for cross-border collaboration. Listen again to Ruth Taillon [1:46 mins] The event was followed by 12 All-Island sectoral events which […]

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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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January 10, 2017

CCBS Annual Conference 23 & 24 February 2017

The Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 2017 Annual Conference will take place at the Armagh City Hotel on Thursday 23 & Friday 24 February 2017. With an overall theme of  Building and maintaining relationships: within, across and beyond these islands after the Referendum. Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charles Flanagan TD, will address the conference […]

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November 29, 2016

Scholars at Risk Ireland (Universities Ireland) special event featuring address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

On 29th November 2016 the Scholars at Risk Ireland section (Universities Ireland) presented a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President’s address was followed by dialogues with scholars from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, moderated by Senator Ivana Bacik, Dr. Roja Fazaeli and Dr. Jude […]

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November 22, 2016

Cross-Border Collaboration in the US-Mexico Border Region

Tuesday 22 November & Thursday 24 November 2016. The Centre was delighted to welcome Chuck Matthews, Director, North Regions, Health & Human Services for the County of San Diego as our guest speaker at the launch of the 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on 22 and 24 November. With so much of […]

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November 22, 2016

2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

The Journal was launched this year at events in Belfast (22 November) and Dublin (24 November). The 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland is dedicated to the memory of Ann McGeeney, a former Board member of the Centre for Cross Border Studies.  Ann’s close friend and colleague, Kathy Walsh contributes a moving essay, […]

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November 1, 2016

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan visits CCBS

On Wednesday 26th October 2016 CCBS director Ruth Taillon was delighted to welcome a very special visitor to the Centre, the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan.  His visit focused on the activities of the Border People project (www.borderpeople.info) which provides practical cross-border information to people crossing the border to live, work, study […]

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October 27, 2016

Launch of 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland & Lecture

The launch of the Centre for Cross Border Studies Journal 2016 will take place in Belfast on 22nd November and in Dublin on 24th November. The event will include a talk from Chuck Matthews from the University of California at San Diego/San Diego State University Global Health Program, “Leading Cross-Border Collaboration in the US-Mexico Border Region: […]

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October 18, 2016

North South Social Innovation Network Conference, 2 Nov 2016

The North South Social Innovation Network is organising this conference to promote the North-South social innovation agenda. It will take place on 2 November 2016 in Dundalk and will address the governance of social innovation, its funding and sustainability and how to protect the uniqueness of social innovation. It will particularly address, in this instance, the areas of regeneration, justice, health […]

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October 10, 2016

The Future of Cross-Border Cooperation: on the island of Ireland, between the island and Great Britain, and beyond

On 10th October 2016 the Centre for Cross Border Studies held an important discussion event on the future of Cross-Border Cooperation in the wake of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union. The event which took place at the Northern Ireland Executive Office in Brussels provided a vital opportunity to debate how cross-border cooperation can continue to contribute to […]

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