September 28, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 21st Annual Conference

“Reassessing and Reconfiguring North-South and East-West relations in a changing landscape”

The Conference consisted of two sessions, the first, in the morning, addressed the theme of “Governance, Divergence and Convergence: Implementing the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol, UK-wide frameworks and future international relations”. The afternoon session explored the theme of “Healthy co-dependencies: Coordination across borders in response to COVID-19 and beyond Brexit”.

2020 CCBS Conference Opening Remarks & Keynote Julian Smith MP

Opening Remarks and Julian Smith Keynote: Audio Only

 

2020 CCBS Conference Keynote & Morning Panel

2020 CCBS Conference Keynote Adebayo Babajide & Morning Panel: Audio Only

 

2020 CCBS Conference Journal Launch

Launch of the 2020 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland: Audio Only

 

2020 CCBS Conference Keynote: Professor Deirdre Heenan

Afternoon Keynote: Professor Deirdre Heenan, Ulster University: Audio Only

 

2020 CCBS Conference Afternoon Panel

2020 CCBS Conference Afternoon Panel: Audio Only

 

Full report to follow…

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Helen Sloan SMPSP, from Across and In-Between by Suzanne Lacy. Commissioned by 14-18 NoW and Belfast international arts Festival

Date / Time Event Details Watch/Listen
25/09/20
10.00am

Welcome – Dr Helen Johnston, Chair, Centre for Cross Border Studies


10.10am

Opening Remarks – Dr Anthony Soares, Director,  Centre for Cross Border Studies


10.20am

Keynote – Julian Smith MP

Moderated by Maureen O’Reilly (CCBS)


11.20am

The Protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland – Speaker to be announced


11.40am

Governance, Divergence, Convergence: Implementing the Protocol and UK-wide frameworks

Chaired by Michael D’Arcy (CCBS)

Prof Katy Hayward (QUB)

Federico Fabbrini (DCU)

David Henig (ECIPE)

Allie Renison (IoD)


2.00pm

Welcome back (and launch of CCBS Journal) – Dr Anthony Soares, Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies


2.10pm

Responding to COVID-19 on the island of Ireland,

Prof Deirdre Heenan (UU)


2.50pm

Healthy co-dependencies: Coordination across borders in response to COVID-19 and beyond Brexit

Chaired by Teresa O’Doherty (CCBS)

Martin Unfried (ITEM, Maastricht University)

Michael Tomlinson (Queen’s University Belfast)

Damien McCallion (Director General, CAWT)

Joanne Morgan (CDHN)

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