“Canada Abroad”: Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, July 30-31, 2013

20 09 2012


AS: Canada’s Queen’s University acquired Herstmonceux Castle in the 1990s. Since then, it has served a base of operations for Queen’s students who want to spend a term in the UK and as a conference centre. They will be running a conference on Canadian studies next summer. The deadline for CFPs is rapidly approaching. 

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, 30-31 July 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 BN27 1RN Email:s_mclean@bisc.queensu.ac.uk