Home arrow Conferences arrow Conference 2008
Joining Instructions 2008 PDF E-mail

CANADA IN THE AMERICAS /

LE CANADA AU SEIN DES AMERIQUES

BACS 33rd annual conference

University of Warwick, Coventry, UK

79 April 2008

Delegate Joining Instructions


We are delighted that you will be joining us at The University of Warwick. We hope that the information provided in this document will help you to get the most from your event. Please bring these instructions with you. You will find them useful whilst on campus.

Read more...
 
Conference Programme 2008 PDF E-mail
BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR CANADIAN STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, COVENTRY UK
7-9 APRIL 2008

CANADA IN THE AMERICAS

FINAL PROGRAMME
(NB: may still be subject to change)


Printable version

Read more...
 
Conference abstracts 2008 PDF E-mail
Canada in the Americas

The file of conference abstracts in PDF format can be downloaded here.

Panel 3: Canada: the road to globalisation? Papers for this session (Tuesday 08:45) can be downloaded here:

Malcolm Fairbrother, University of Bristol, Why Did Canada Globalise Its Economy?

Tim Rooth, University of Portsmouth, Canada, the Americas and the World: economic linkages in the new era of globalisation

Teresa Gutiérrez-Haces, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Canada chooses its regional belonging

 
Conference registration PDF E-mail
The British Association for Canadian Studies looks forward to welcoming you to its 33rd annual conference at the University of Warwick. Coventry is easily reached by rail from Birmingham or London, with Birmingham International airport 20 minutes away by taxi, or by train to Coventry from Birmingham International Station. Conference accommodation is in single study bedrooms with either private facilities (ensuite) or shared bathrooms (standard). A small number of ensuite double rooms is available. Coventry is famous for its modern cathedral and the ruins of its old one and, despite extensive damage during WWII, there are a number of fine mediaeval buildings still to be seen. There are links to further information about Coventry and the surrounding area from the BACS website, where you will also find more information about both conference and venue.

Registration forms for the conference, in sterling or Canadian dollars, can be downloaded here . Please return the completed form to the address below as soon as possible. Copies of the form (for either payment in sterling or Canadian dollars) can be downloaded from the BACS website at www.canadian-studies.net. We regret that we are unable to accept direct payment by credit card but you may pay by direct bank transfer or by PayPal. To use PayPal (which is now available to non-PayPal account holders) please contact the BACS Office (email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ) to request an invoice. Finally, please note that dollar cheques made out to sterling are not accepted by British banks and will be returned.

Please return the completed form to: BACS Conference, c/o 2 Ancroft Southmoor, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2TD, UK. The deadline for registration is 1 March 2008, after which there will be a late booking fee of 15% of the total. If you have not registered by 25 March 2008 it will be assumed that you will not be attending. No refunds for cancellation will be possible after 10 March.

We look forward to welcoming you to the conference in April.

Click on the appropriate registration form:
 
Canada in the Americas - outline programme PDF E-mail
Monday 7 April 2008

12.00 Registration opens and BACS Council meeting
13.30 Session A
14.30 Tea
15.00 Session B
16.30 Plenary I: Eccles Lecture, Jane Dickson-Gilmore, Carleton University
17.30 BACS AGM
18.30 Dinner
20.00 Plenary II: Lorraine York, McMaster University

Tuesday 8 April 2008

07.30 Breakfast
08.00 Registration
08.45 SESSION C
10.45 Coffee
11.15 Plenary III: Quebec speaker, David Mendel, Canadian Cultural Landscapes
12.15 Québec reception and award of Prix du Québec
13.00 Lunch
14.00 SESSION D
15.30 Tea
16.00 Plenary session BACS
17.00 Plenary session continues with John Bridgeman, Foundation for Canadian Studies in the UK
17.30 Plenary IV: Andrew Cohen, Carleton University (tbc)
19.00 Reception hosted by CHC
20.00 Conference Dinner

Wednesday 9 April 2008

08.00 Breakfast
09.00 SESSION E
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Plenary V: Presidential, Rachel Killick, University of Leeds
12.15 Lunch
13.30 SESSION F
15.00 Tea
15.30 SESSION G
16.30 Close of conference
 


Conference News

(C) 2011 British Association for Canadian Studies