October 23, 2020

SAR Webinar – The Hidden Threat of Covid-19

6 November 2020 12.15pm – 2.15pm In recent months, many governments have used the COVID-19 lockdown as the pretext for a crackdown on intellectual dissent and academic freedom. This network-wide webinar, sponsored by Scholars at Risk Ireland, will explore these renewed attacks in several different contexts, including Turkey, China, India and elsewhere, drawing on individual […]

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September 24, 2020

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland: Volume 15 2020

Launch of the 2020 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland The 15th volume of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Journal was launch as part of the CCBS 21st Annual Conference on Friday 25th September by Dr Anthony Soares, Director Centre for Cross Border Studies. The 2020 edition of The Journal of Cross Border […]

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June 5, 2020

CCBS has a new Senior Research Associate

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is honoured to announce that Michael D’Arcy, independent advisor and a supporter of the Centre from its earliest days, has agreed to become a Senior Research Associate. Michael has extensive experience in economic and regulatory reform at regional, all-island, EU and international level. He has provided advice, prepared reports, […]

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August 22, 2019

2019 Annual Conference Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship opportunities Each year the Centre successfully attracts in the region 100 delegates from a wide range of backgrounds, usually travelling from within the island of Ireland and often from Britain and mainland Europe.  For 2019 the Centre wishes to provide sponsorship opportunities to organisations that seek to support the Centre and wish to […]

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September 10, 2018

British-Irish Association, Oxford 7-9 September

The British-Irish Association (BIA) annual conference, attended by CCBS Director Ruth Taillon, took place in Oxford on 7-9 September. The Association conference is an opportunity for politicians, civil servants, academics and others with an interest in the politics of and relationships between our islands. This year, more than 160 delegates gathered for a series of […]

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November 10, 2017

Good Practice in Cross-Border Cooperation in the Upper Rhine Region

As one of the partners in the TEIN – Platform for Cross-Border Dialogue project (funded by the INTERREG  V-A Czech Republic – Poland within the Micro-Project Fund of Cieszyn Silesia Euroregion), CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was in Kehl, Germany 7-8 November to participate in the second of three international study visits. The study visit included […]

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August 31, 2017

The negotiations for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union What do they mean for relations within and between these islands?

With the electorate having voted on the 23rd of June 2016 to leave the European Union,1 and the Prime Minister, Theresa May, formally notifying the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, on the 29th of March 2017 of the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw, negotiations between the UK Government and the European Union on […]

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May 5, 2017

House of Lords Select EU Committee report on Brexit and Agriculture

The House of Lords Select EU Committee have published a report on Brexit and it’s effect on Agriculture in the UK, stating that leaving the Common Agricultural Policy, access to Labour and trade deals are among the significant challenges facing UK agriculture after leaving the European Union. The full report is available below. Lords Report […]

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