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April 29, 2021

Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 22nd Annual Conference

Testing the health of conditions for post-Brexit cooperation: The evolving social and political contexts Friday 24th September REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!! This year, the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ Annual Conference will take place on Friday 24th September. Following the success of last year’s online conference, the 2021 event will also take place virtually. The conference […]

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December 18, 2020

CCBS New Board Member Professor John Doyle

Professor John Doyle is Director of the Institute for International Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction and Executive Dean of DCU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Faculty hosts approximately 25% of DCU students, and a range of internationally linked research projects within its seven academic schools and five research centres. John was previously, Head of […]

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December 18, 2020

CCBS New Board Member Peter Osborne

Peter has been involved in political engagement, policy, participation, dispute resolution and reconciliation for over 25 years. He leads Rubicon undertaking a number and range of audits, strategies, mediations and planning. Peter is chair of the regional board of Remembering Srebrenica and a member of its UK Board; he chairs the ARK Advisory Board, a […]

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December 18, 2020

CCBS New Board Member Emer O’Gorman

Emer O’Gorman has been working in the local government sector since 1994. Emer joined Fingal County Council as Director of Economic, Enterprise, Tourism and Cultural Development in 2018. Prior to that Emer spent three years as a Director in Louth County Council with Corporate Services, HR, Environment and Cross Border Affairs as part of her […]

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December 18, 2020

CCBS New Board Member David Sterling

David Sterling joined the Northern Ireland Civil Service (NICS) in February 1978 and served in a variety of grades and roles in the Police Authority for Northern Ireland (PANI) and the Northern Ireland Office (NIO).  David was promoted into the Senior Civil Service (SCS) in 1996 as Director of Community Affairs in PANI until early […]

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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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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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June 5, 2020

CCBS has a new Senior Research Associate

The Centre for Cross Border Studies is honoured to announce that Michael D’Arcy, independent advisor and a supporter of the Centre from its earliest days, has agreed to become a Senior Research Associate. Michael has extensive experience in economic and regulatory reform at regional, all-island, EU and international level. He has provided advice, prepared reports, […]

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August 22, 2019

2019 Annual Conference Sponsorship

Corporate sponsorship opportunities Each year the Centre successfully attracts in the region 100 delegates from a wide range of backgrounds, usually travelling from within the island of Ireland and often from Britain and mainland Europe.  For 2019 the Centre wishes to provide sponsorship opportunities to organisations that seek to support the Centre and wish to […]

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September 10, 2018

British-Irish Association, Oxford 7-9 September

The British-Irish Association (BIA) annual conference, attended by CCBS Director Ruth Taillon, took place in Oxford on 7-9 September. The Association conference is an opportunity for politicians, civil servants, academics and others with an interest in the politics of and relationships between our islands. This year, more than 160 delegates gathered for a series of […]

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November 10, 2017

Good Practice in Cross-Border Cooperation in the Upper Rhine Region

As one of the partners in the TEIN – Platform for Cross-Border Dialogue project (funded by the INTERREG  V-A Czech Republic – Poland within the Micro-Project Fund of Cieszyn Silesia Euroregion), CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was in Kehl, Germany 7-8 November to participate in the second of three international study visits. The study visit included […]

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