October 16, 2018

Invitation to a Dialogue: Exploring Cross Border Cultural Policy in Practice

Organised by the North South Social Innovation Network and Cultural Policy Observatory Ireland We invite those engaging in the amateur, voluntary, commercial and publicly-subsidised cultural sector to explore a range of questions on cross border exchange in an informal, conversational setting such as: Where do working relations across the border happen, how, why and in what […]

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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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September 14, 2018

Diagnosing Brexit Impacts on Health

Ruth Taillon, CCBS Director, was one of a number of panellists at a seminar hosted by Pat Sheehan MLA at Parliament Building, Stormont on 13 September. Other speakers were Brian O’Hagan, a member of the Transformation Advisory Board and co-chair of the HSCB Carers Strategy Implementation Group; Dr Mark Flear, Senior Lecturer in the School […]

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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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