December 13, 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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December 12, 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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November 20, 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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October 16, 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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October 11, 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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July 26, 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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June 22, 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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June 6, 2018

Towards a New Common Chapter: A grass-roots vision for cooperation within and between these islands.

11am Friday 29th June Holywell Trust, Bishop Street, Derry Come and find out about the ‘Towards a New Common Chapter’ project. This  action  research  project,  which  has  been  undertaken  by  the  Centre  for  Cross  Border Studies, is  funded by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. It  is intended to facilitate the development  of  a  “New  Common  […]

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April 25, 2018

Spring Lecture in partnership with the Robinson Library

‘Interpreting the treasures of two eighteenth century libraries: maps from the collections of Armagh Robinson Library and Marsh’s Library, Dublin’ Dr Annaleigh Margey, Lecturer in History and Digital Humanities, Dundalk Institute of Technology presented the 3rd Annual Spring Lecture on Thursday 3 May 2018. Dr Margey is currently working on a cross-border project with Armagh […]

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March 26, 2018

CCBS Policy Seminar: The future of Cohesion Policy

CCBS organised a seminar examining EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020, which took place on 23rd of March in the European Commission Office in Belfast. Bringing together a number of experts, the object of this event was to reflect on discussions currently taking place in the EU and its Member States on the future shape of […]

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