News

November 21, 2019

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a Director

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a new Director. This person will start work in early 2020 and will take charge of a small progressive organisation promoting cross border cooperation through research, policy engagement, information provision, training and dialogue on the island of Ireland and beyond. The person appointed will be an ambitious […]

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October 25, 2019

Launch of the Scholars at Risk Network’s Free to Think 2019 report

Launch of the Scholars at Risk Network’s Free to Think 2019 report & a conversation with Mansoureh Behkish 11.15am, 15th November 2019 Irish Centre for Human Rights, Seminar Room, NUI Galway Free to Think is an annual report by Scholars at Risk’s Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, analysing reported attacks on higher education communities, including violent […]

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October 14, 2019

CCBS statement on DeSouza appeal

CCBS Statement on judgement in the appeal by the Home Office to judgement of First Tier Immigration Tribunal on citizenship of Emma DeSouza.   Full Court Decision available here!!

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October 3, 2019

New Common Charter goes to Edinburgh

On the 24th of September representatives from the Scottish Parliament, Scottish Government and Scottish third sector organisations (including the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations) gathered in Edinburgh to hear about the New Common Charter for Cooperation Within and Between these Islands. A lengthy and productive discussion on how to further the New Common Charter, and […]

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September 21, 2019

CCBS 20th Anniversary Conference

The Good Friday / Belfast Agreement; reflecting on a 20 year journey of cross-border cooperation and plotting the path to a successful future 20th September 2019, Crowne Plaza Dundalk The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) marked its 20th Anniversary with a special celebratory conference in Dundalk on Friday 20th September. This special conference explored if […]

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September 5, 2019

Submission to the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee

This response has been prepared by the Centre for Cross Border Studies as a contribution to the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee’s inquiry on discontinuing seasonal changes of time, and what such a proposal may entail in the context of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.   Download the Submission here!!

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August 2, 2019

Centre for Cross Border Studies Annual Brussels Policy Seminar – “Assessing Impact across Borders”

“Assessing Impact across Borders” 9am to 11am, 10th October 2019 Brussels Campus, Maastricht University Tervurenlaan 153, Brussels The 2019 edition of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ annual Brussels Policy Seminar will focus on the assessment of the impact of legislation, regulations and policies in cross-border territories. While CCBS Acting Director, Dr Anthony Soares, will […]

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July 17, 2019

The New Common Charter goes to the House of Commons

On the 15th of July the New Common Charter for Cooperation Within and Between these Islands went to the House of Commons in London. Hosted by Tom Brake MP, a dissemination event took place in Parliament, informing MPs from across the political spectrum about the aspirations for continued cross-border and cross-jurisdictional cooperation voiced by community […]

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June 19, 2019

Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture

The 4th Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture will take place on the 8th July in Dublin City University.  This year’s lecture “NI’s economic future – Building the economic and political relationships across the two islands” will be given by Angela McGowan, Director of CBI NI. The CBI is regarded as the ‘voice of business’ […]

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