Previous Events

Event Date: 24th April 2017

Advice Sector Seminar on Welfare Reform in NI

24 April 2017, 11.00am – 12.30pm – Online!  Delivered by Citizens Advice this online session provides a basic overview and introduction to welfare reform, including Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment and the mitigations package. This will enable participants to answer general queries, recognise when a client or service user may not be claiming what they […]

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Event Date: 23rd February 2017

CCBS Annual Conference 23 & 24 February 2017

The Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 2017 Annual Conference took place at the Armagh City Hotel on Thursday 23 & Friday 24 February 2017. It facilitated wide-ranging and informed discussions on the theme of  Building and maintaining relationships: within, across and beyond these islands after the Referendum. The Centre was delighted to welcome speakers and attendees […]

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Event Date: 23rd January 2017

CCBS Meets with British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Sovereign Matters

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon and CCBS Deputy Director Anthony Soares presented oral evidence to the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Sovereign Matters at a special session in Belfast on 23 January. The Committee was interested in the implications of Brexit for Ireland, as well as Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. In particular, […]

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Event Date: 29th November 2016

Scholars at Risk Ireland (Universities Ireland) special event featuring address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

On 29th November 2016 the Scholars at Risk Ireland section (Universities Ireland) presented a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President’s address was followed by dialogues with scholars from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, moderated by Senator Ivana Bacik, Dr. Roja Fazaeli and Dr. Jude […]

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November 22, 2016

Cross-Border Collaboration in the US-Mexico Border Region

Tuesday 22 November & Thursday 24 November 2016. The Centre was delighted to welcome Chuck Matthews, Director, North Regions, Health & Human Services for the County of San Diego as our guest speaker at the launch of the 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on 22 and 24 November. With so much of […]

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November 22, 2016

2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

The Journal was launched this year at events in Belfast (22 November) and Dublin (24 November). The 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland is dedicated to the memory of Ann McGeeney, a former Board member of the Centre for Cross Border Studies.  Ann’s close friend and colleague, Kathy Walsh contributes a moving essay, […]

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Event Date: 22nd November 2016

Launch of 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland & Lecture

The launch of the Centre for Cross Border Studies Journal 2016 will take place in Belfast on 22nd November and in Dublin on 24th November. The event will include a talk from Chuck Matthews from the University of California at San Diego/San Diego State University Global Health Program, “Leading Cross-Border Collaboration in the US-Mexico Border Region: […]

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Event Date: 2nd November 2016

North South Social Innovation Network Conference, 2 Nov 2016

The North South Social Innovation Network is organising this conference to promote the North-South social innovation agenda. It will take place on 2 November 2016 in Dundalk and will address the governance of social innovation, its funding and sustainability and how to protect the uniqueness of social innovation. It will particularly address, in this instance, the areas of regeneration, justice, health […]

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Event Date: 10th October 2016

The Future of Cross-Border Cooperation: on the island of Ireland, between the island and Great Britain, and beyond

On 10th October 2016 the Centre for Cross Border Studies held an important discussion event on the future of Cross-Border Cooperation in the wake of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union. The event which took place at the Northern Ireland Executive Office in Brussels provided a vital opportunity to debate how cross-border cooperation can continue to contribute to […]

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