Previous Events

Event Date: 22nd February 2019

Towards a New Common Chapter Workshop – Wales

22 February, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) This half-day workshop will be the opportunity for community representatives from Wales to voice their views of the draft New Common Chapter for Cooperation Within and Between these Islands, which you can read at https://bit.ly/2Dbh7bi.  This event will allow you to discuss the vision for grass-roots cooperation between […]

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Event Date: 15th February 2019

Bringing the Agreement Home: In all its parts – Derry/Londonderry

Workshop on Friday 15 February 2019, 11.00am – 1.00pm Holywell Trust, 8-14 Bishop Street, Derry/Londonderry Led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies the “Bringing the Agreement Home” project offers an accessible review of the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and subsequent related agreements, informing and engaging community organisations in Northern Ireland and Ireland on the […]

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January 24, 2019

Bringing the Agreement Home: In all its parts

Led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies the “Bringing the Agreement Home” project offers an accessible review of the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement and subsequent related agreements, informing and engaging community organisations in Northern Ireland and Ireland on the provisions of the agreements and the institutions and bodies they created through a series of […]

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Event Date: 12th December 2018

“Working with Our Neighbours”: Cross-Border Cooperation in national, regional and local development

Hosted by the Joint Committee on Rural and Community Development, the Centre for Cross Border Studies held an information session that examined the challenges and opportunities for North-South cooperation envisaged in Project Ireland 2040. This event, of interest to a wide range of decision and policy-makers, brought together a number of speakers representing local government […]

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Event Date: 12th December 2018

CCBS Journal Launch 2018

The Centre for Cross Border Studies (CCBS) launched the 2018 edition of its Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on Wednesday 12 December in the Moot Court, QUB School of Law, Belfast. Chair of the CCBS Board Dr Helen Johnston opened the event before guest speaker Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner, Northern Ireland Human Rights […]

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Event Date: 14th November 2018

CCBS Policy Seminar “Working for Wellbeing: Crossing sectors, crossing borders”

   Representatives from community organisations, educational institutions, the health sector, local government and a range of other interests from both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland attended a policy seminar in St Columb’s Park House on the 14 of November 2018, organised by CCBS. Exploring the theme of “Working for Wellbeing: Crossing sectors, crossing borders”, the […]

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Event Date: 31st October 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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Event Date: 14th November 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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Event Date: 25th July 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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Event Date: 21st June 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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