Partition and the creation of a ‘border region’
Mapping Frontiers Study Day 1
9 December 2004
Robinson Library, Abbey Street, Armagh
The first study day for the ‘Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways’ research project was held at the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh, on Thursday 9 December 2004.
The study day focused on the creation of the Irish Border and its historical impact. Keynote speakers, Professor Liam O’Dowd of Queen’s University and Dr John Coakley of UCD addressed the invited audience on ‘Studying Border Change in Ireland’. There was also a local case study on ‘The Early Impact of Partition in County Armagh’.
Dr Terence Dooley, Mr Will Glendinning and Mrs Sylvia McRoberts responded to these papers.
|10.00am||Registration & Refreshments|
|10.15||Welcome by Andy Pollak, Director of the Centre for Cross Border Studies|
|10.20||Studying Border Change in Ireland
Dr John Coakley, Director of the Institute of British-Irish Studies, University College Dublin and Professor Liam O’Dowd, Director of the Centre for International Borders Research, Queen’s University, Belfast
|10.50||The Early Impact of Partition on County Armagh
Mr Kieran Rankin, Research Officer, Institute of British-Irish Studies, University College Dublin
|11.15||Questions and Answers|
See the list of attendees, the press release and further details on the Mapping Frontiers project.
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