Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Call for Papers: "Canada Abroad", Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, July 30-31, 2013

Call for Papers: "Canada Abroad", Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, July 30-31, 2013

Queen's University's Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, United Kingdom, a leader in international education, is hosting a conference entitled "Canada Abroad". The conference aims to explore questions related to Canada's historic and current roles, in higher education, business, culture, sport, international relations and as a global leader. The conference will be held over two days July 30-31, 2013. Established scholars, graduate students and professionals in relevant fields are invited to submit papers on issues related, but not limited to, any of the following topics:

• Canadian Education and Study Abroad
• The State of Canadian Studies in Britain and Europe
• Canadian Artists and Writers in an International Context
• Canadians in International Sports
• Canadian Business Abroad
• Canada's Role in WW1 and WW2
• Canada's Contemporary Role in International Affairs
• The View from Abroad: International Perceptions of Canada

Proposals (250 word maximum) should include a working title and brief overview of the paper's aims and objectives, along with a short biographical note. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2012. Proposals for full panels (3-4 papers) and round tables are also welcome. The conference committee expects to publish a select number of papers from the conference and will be announcing further details at a later date.

Proposal submissions should be sent to: Dr. Scott McLean, Queen's BISC, Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, U.K., BN27 1RN

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