The Centre of Canadian Studies will be home to five visiting academics for the next year.
The researchers have a range of interests including democracy, feminism and Canadian cinema in modern culture.
The visiting scholars programme highlights Edinburgh’s position as the leading university for studying Canada in the UK.
Academics and graduate students at the Centre really benefit from the research exchange made possible through this program. It also creates a wide network of academic and career contacts for research students at the University.
Annis May Timpson
Director of the Centre of Canadian Studies
The Centre for Canadian studies has been running the visiting scholars programme since 2005.
It provides opportunities for the scholars to present and share their research to new communities, benefiting academics across the UK and Europe.
The visiting scholars for 2011-2012 are:
More details can be found at:
The Centre of Canadian Studies at Edinburgh is internationally recognised as the leading centre for studying Canada in the UK.
Located in the University’s School of Social and Political Science, the Centre’s graduate programmes provide opportunities to develop research projects that focus directly on Canada or situate Canada in relation to broader research.
Its expertise includes indigenous studies, nationalism and diaspora studies.
This article was published on Aug 11, 2011