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Canadian studies centres in the UK

American Studies Research Portal
Maintained by the Institute for the Study of the Americas, School of Advanced Study, University of London. A directory of resources, academic contacts, and theses in progress. Although the emphasis is on the United States, there are also links of relevance to Canadian Studies.
http://www.asrp.info/

Americas Plural
Triennial newsletter of the Institute for the Study of the Americas, University of London.
http://americas.sas.ac.uk/newsletter/index.htm

Canadian Studies at the British Library
BL websites have a section on Canadian reference sources which are on our open shelves, but which also lists some useful websites.
http://www.bl.uk/collections/wider/canastu.html#resourcesoutbl

Canadian Studies in Wales Group
The group organises conferences and colloquia and day schools. It also offers a fellowship that may be taken up at any of the constitutent colleges of the University of Wales. The website includes information on publications, recent and forthcoming colloquia, and details on applying for the fellowship.
http://www.swan.ac.uk/ebms/cswg/

Institute of Commonwealth Studies
Based in Russell Square, and a member of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. The Institute is a centre for postgraduate research in the humanities and social sciences relating to the Commonwealth and its member nations. The Institute organises a seminar series in Canadian studies. The library holds a large number of Canadian journals and government publications.
http://www.sas.ac.uk/commonwealthstudies/

Queen's University Belfast
Queens University is the only officially recognised Canadian Studies Centre in Ireland. It supports Canadian Studies through contributions to taught courses, and a programme of conferences.
http://www.qub.ac.uk/ccs/

Selective Depository Libraries in the UK
Depositories of Canadian government information grouped, alphabetically by country, then arranged alphabetically by city or town and name of institution. Web site addresses are given where known.
http://dsp-psd.communication.gc.ca/Depo/uk-e.html

University of Edinburgh - Canadian studies Centre
A resource and teaching centre, established in 1975. The secretariat of the British Association for Canadian Studies has been based here since 1993. The Centre organises a number of conferences each year, and details can be found from the above website.
http://www.cst.ed.ac.uk/index.html

University of Leeds
A regional Canadian Studies Centre. Offers a multi-disciplinary undergraduate course, and supports postgraduate activities elsewhere in the University. A regular newsletter, Canadian Activities, is produced, and more recent issues are available online.
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/canadian_studies/

University of Leicester Centre for Quebec Studies
The website provides information for prospective students (MPhil and PhD), details of recent publications by staff of the centre, and useful links.
http://www.le.ac.uk/ml/quebec/


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