the BADER INTERNATIONAL

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at Herstmonceux Castle, U.K.

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Call for Papers: Canada Abroad Conference

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

Email: s_mclean@bisc.queensu.ac.uk