August 2016
Issue No. 37
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In this month's Border-zine:

CCBS NEWS

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 lecture, How have we remembered 1916? For More details click here.




The Future of Cross-Border Cooperation:
on the island of Ireland, between the island and Great Britain, and beyond
The Centre for Cross Border Studies is holding 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 on Monday 10 October 2016 in the Northern Ireland Executive Offices in Brussels. Places are limited, if you would like to attend this event and contribute to the discussion on the future of cross-border cooperation please register on Eventbrite by Friday 30th September.  For further information please email tricia.kelly@qub.ac.uk 

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CROSS-BORDER NEWS

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Concern Worldwide would like to invite your school to apply to take part in the Concern Debates 2016-17

The Concern Debates programme is an all island programme which gives GCSE and A-Level pupils the skills to put together an argument, deliver a speech, stand up for their point of view and challenge their opponents’ opinions. Each school can enter one team of four speakers and at least two substitutes, aged 15-18.  To apply for a place in the Concern Debates 2016-17 programme please email debatesni@concern.net call 028 9033 1100 to speak to Emma before 2nd September 2016.  

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Royal Bank of Scotland Skills and Opportunities Fund

Your project must focus on a disadvantaged community within the UK or Republic of Ireland, helping people to learn new skills, get into work or start a business. Grants up to a maximum of £35,000 can be applied for. Fund open until midday Friday 9th September. You must be a not-for-profit organisation, a registered charity or state-funded school or college. The deadline for applications for round 2 2016 is midday on Friday 9 September. If you missed this round, there will be another opportunity to apply in 2017.  For more information click here: More...
 

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EU NEWS

 

Healthcare Professionals Crossing Borders conference - Promoting patient Safety across Borders

The conference will take place on 28 October 2016 in London and is jointly hosted by the UK General Medical Council and Nursing and Midwifery Council.  For more information on the conference click here and for any enquiries please contact HPCB@gmc-uk.org. 

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OTHER NEWS

The Suppliant Women - Call for Participants



Actors Touring Company is seeking participants for The Suppliant Women. Written by the Greek playwright Aeschylus, fifty young women escape forced marriages in Egypt and seek asylum in Greece. One of the oldest surviving plays in existence – it’s 2,500 years old! - this is a story for our time. Actors Touring Company are looking for: women aged between 16 and 26; men aged between 18 and 30 and a woman over 55. For more info click here

 

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