Call for papers - Nordic Association for Canada Studies

  • ordic Association for Canadian Studies (NACS)
    Association nordique d’études canadiennes (ANEC)
    ‘From far and wide’: Cultures, memories and identities in Canada
    Aarhus, Denmark, Wed 10 – Fri 12 August 2022
    In collaboration with the Canadian Studies Centre at Aarhus University, the Nordic Association for
    Canadian Studies is pleased to publish its 2
    call for submissions for papers for the thirteenth Nordic
    international, cross-disciplinary Canadian Studies conference, to be held in Aarhus, Denmark, in August
    The theme of the conference – From far and wide’ may be taken literally or metaphorically.
    We are looking especially, but not exclusively, for contributions in the following fields:
    history / political science / literature & the arts / aboriginal affairs /
    Arctic & other regional studies / human & cultural geography / biography
    Keynote speakers will be announced on the conference website ( as
    soon as they are confirmed.
    Presentations could for example explore a thematic or a regional approach. Presentations will be
    allowed 20 minutes + time for discussion, and will be organized in thematic, cross-disciplinary
    workshops potentially focused on some of the following topics:
    cross-cultural encounters
    regions of Canada
    individuals, groups, institutions
    the Arctic & the North
    ideologies & experiences
    indigenous peoples
    migration & settlement
    animals, plants and the environment
    political incorporation
    energy and transport
    An abstract of the proposal, maximum 150 words, with a brief CV of the author(s), maximum 40 words,
    should be submitted in MS Word format (.doc or .docx) by 01 February 2022 to the Conference
    Committee at the following address:
    The conference has been postponed from August 2021 because of the pandemic situation. Abstracts
    accepted for the original dates do not need to be resubmitted.
    Aarhus University, Canadian Studies Centre