April 19, 2005

Regeneration and Identities on the Irish Border

Mapping Frontiers Study Day 2
19 April 2005
Canal Stores, Cavan Road, Clones

The second study day for the ‘Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways’ research project was held at the Canal Stores, Clones, on Tuesday 19 April 2005 .

The study day focused on the following issues:

  • Cultural and political identities on both sides of the border.
  • Social and economic regeneration and cross-border cooperation.

The study day was led by Professors James Anderson and Hastings Donnan, both of Queen’s University. Attendees were split into two groups to discuss the above issues before finally coming together in a final feedback and discussion session.

Programme

10.00am Registration & Refreshments
10.15 Welcome by Professor James Anderson , Centre for International Borders Research, Queen’s University, Belfast (QUB)
10.20 Identities on the Irish Border Professor Hastings Donnan, School of Anthropology , QUB
10.25 Regeneration on the Irish Border Dr Eoin Magennis, InterTradeIreland
10.30 Workshops on Identities and Regeneration
12.00pm Refreshments
12.15 Reports from the workshops and final plenary discussion chaired by Andy Pollak, Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies
1.00 Final comments & Close

See the list of attendees  , the report [206 kb] and further details on the Mapping Frontiers project.

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