October 23, 2020

SAR Webinar – The Hidden Threat of Covid-19

6 November 2020 12.15pm – 2.15pm In recent months, many governments have used the COVID-19 lockdown as the pretext for a crackdown on intellectual dissent and academic freedom. This network-wide webinar, sponsored by Scholars at Risk Ireland, will explore these renewed attacks in several different contexts, including Turkey, China, India and elsewhere, drawing on individual […]

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October 16, 2020

CCBS Policy Seminar at EU Regions Week

Time to measure impact in border regions: COVID-19 crossing borders Thursday 15th October 2020 8.30 – 10.00 (Ireland/UK time) Learning from different approaches taken by different EU Member States and regions to the Covid-19 pandemic, this workshop brought together experts from the Transfrontier Euro-Institut Network (TEIN) and its partner institutions to discuss the urgent need […]

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September 28, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 21st Annual Conference

“Reassessing and Reconfiguring North-South and East-West relations in a changing landscape” The Conference consisted of two sessions, the first, in the morning, addressed the theme of “Governance, Divergence and Convergence: Implementing the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol, UK-wide frameworks and future international relations”. The afternoon session explored the theme of “Healthy co-dependencies: Coordination across borders in response […]

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September 24, 2020

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland: Volume 15 2020

Launch of the 2020 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland The 15th volume of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Journal was launch as part of the CCBS 21st Annual Conference on Friday 25th September by Dr Anthony Soares, Director Centre for Cross Border Studies. The 2020 edition of The Journal of Cross Border […]

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September 13, 2020

Centre for Cross Border Studies Statement on UK Internal Market Bill.

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has released a statement on the UK Government’s introduction of the Internal Market Bill. The introduction of this Bill has severely if not irreparably undermined trust in the UK  Government’s ability to abide by international agreements, including commitments made in the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, of which it is a […]

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August 14, 2020

Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation issues Position Paper on the Protocol and maintaining the conditions for cooperation

Bringing together a range of organisations from both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland, the Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation is working to secure the means to cooperate within and between these islands. To this end the Ad-Hoc Group is seeking urgent clarification on two overarching issues related to the Protocol on Ireland/Northern […]

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August 11, 2020

CCBS Annual Conference – Corporate Sponsor Opportunities

The Centre wishes to provide sponsorship opportunities to organisations that seek to support the Centre and wish to raise awareness of their organisation, especially those with cross-border activities. Previous conference sponsors include Slándáil NSSI, Queen’s University Belfast and Dublin City University. The Centre’s conferences attract those from a wide range of backgrounds, usually from within […]

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July 30, 2020

Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation issues statement on the eve of plenary meeting of the North South Ministerial Council

The Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooperation, which brings together a number of organisations from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, are calling for the two administrations meeting tomorrow as the North South Ministerial Council to intensify their engagement with organisations at the front-line of North-South and East-West Cooperation before the Protocol on […]

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