International Council for Canadian Studies


International Council for Canadian Studies

The International Council for Canadian Studies is a federation of twenty-one national and multi-national Canadian Studies associations and six associate members in thirty-nine countries. [ [http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/ International Council for Canadian Studies, "Welcome"] . www.iccs-ciec.ca] Established in 1981, the Council operates in both Official Languages of Canada. The establishment of the Council was subsequent to an international conference on Canadian Studies, organized by the Association for Canadian Studies in conjunction with the Annual General Meeting of the Learned Societies of Canada, [J.M.S. Careless, [http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0004595 "Learned Societies"] . The Canadian Encyclopedia; www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com] held that year in Halifax, Nova Scotia. [ [http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/pages/newweb/sample2/about_en.asp?shownav=1#About International Council for Canadian Studies, "About Us".] www.iccs-ciec.ca ] The mandate of the Council is "to promote worldwide scholarly study, research, teaching and publication about Canada in all disciplines and all countries." [ [http://www.iccs-ciec.ca/pages/newweb/sample2/mandate_en.asp?shownav=1 International Council for Canadian Studies, "Mandate".] www.iccs-ciec.ca]

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