Previous Events

Event Date: 29th November 2016

Scholars at Risk Ireland (Universities Ireland) special event featuring address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

On 29th November 2016 the Scholars at Risk Ireland section (Universities Ireland) presented a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President’s address was followed by dialogues with scholars from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, moderated by Senator Ivana Bacik, Dr. Roja Fazaeli and Dr. Jude […]

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November 22, 2016

Cross-Border Collaboration in the US-Mexico Border Region

Tuesday 22 November & Thursday 24 November 2016. The Centre was delighted to welcome Chuck Matthews, Director, North Regions, Health & Human Services for the County of San Diego as our guest speaker at the launch of the 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on 22 and 24 November. With so much of […]

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November 22, 2016

2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

The Journal was launched this year at events in Belfast (22 November) and Dublin (24 November). The 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland is dedicated to the memory of Ann McGeeney, a former Board member of the Centre for Cross Border Studies.  Ann’s close friend and colleague, Kathy Walsh contributes a moving essay, […]

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Event Date: 22nd November 2016

Launch of 2016 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland & Lecture

The launch of the Centre for Cross Border Studies Journal 2016 will take place in Belfast on 22nd November and in Dublin on 24th November. The event will include a talk from Chuck Matthews from the University of California at San Diego/San Diego State University Global Health Program, “Leading Cross-Border Collaboration in the US-Mexico Border Region: […]

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Event Date: 2nd November 2016

North South Social Innovation Network Conference, 2 Nov 2016

The North South Social Innovation Network is organising this conference to promote the North-South social innovation agenda. It will take place on 2 November 2016 in Dundalk and will address the governance of social innovation, its funding and sustainability and how to protect the uniqueness of social innovation. It will particularly address, in this instance, the areas of regeneration, justice, health […]

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Event Date: 10th October 2016

The Future of Cross-Border Cooperation: on the island of Ireland, between the island and Great Britain, and beyond

On 10th October 2016 the Centre for Cross Border Studies held an important discussion event on the future of Cross-Border Cooperation in the wake of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union. The event which took place at the Northern Ireland Executive Office in Brussels provided a vital opportunity to debate how cross-border cooperation can continue to contribute to […]

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Event Date: 19th October 2016

World Rural Women’s Day Conference and NIRWN Ten Year celebration

19 October 2016. Northern Ireland Assembly Buildings, Stormont, Belfast. NIRWN’s is celebrating their Tenth Annual Anniversary and World Rural Women’s Day with an event being held in the Long Gallery, in Parliament Buildings Stormont.  The event runs from 10.30am – 2.00pm with guest speakers in attendance. For further information please contact or or telephone 028 877 53389  

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Event Date: 27th July 2016

How have we remembered 1916?”

CCBS Annual Talk at the John Hewitt Summer School This year’s John Hewitt Summer School was organised around the theme, A Role in History: the Rising, the Great War and a Shared Past.  Contributing to the conversations around this theme, Catriona Crowe, Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland presented the CCBS-sponsored […]

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Event Date: 2nd September 2016

North-South Social Innovation Conference – Call for Papers

Call for Papers The North-South Social Innovation Network is making a Call for Papers for the “Social Innovation: from Lagan to Liffey” conference to be held at the Dundalk Institute of Technology on 2nd November 2016 that will launch this new network. We are seeking papers that might  address the need for social innovation in the […]

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Event Date: 15th June 2016

CCBS Hosts the Inaugural Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture: ‘Competitiveness on the Island of Ireland’

Photo by Ian Maginess  At an event organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies, held in the Armagh Public Library on June 15th, Professor Frances Ruane delivered the inaugural annual lecture in honour of the late Sir George Quigley. The lecture explored an issue addressed by Sir George on many occasions, namely, the importance of competitiveness […]

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