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Conferences - 'Canada as Refuge?'

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A multidisciplinary conference examining the ideal of Canada as a country of political, economic, religious, intellectual and cultural refuge.

How has this vision been addressed in theory and practice?

New research on refuge, human rights, security and globalization.

Valuable insights for UK policy makers, academics and practitioners.

Canada as Refuge? 1st & 2nd May 2008

The Centre of Canadian Studies, is delighted to be hosting their 31st International Conference, 'Canada as Refuge?'


You can now register to attend the conference. Registrations will be accepted up to 21st April. After this time registrations will be charged a £20 administration fee.

To register please download the registration form. This is available either as RTF (Rich Text Format), which can be opened in a word processor package (such as Word), or as PDF (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader). Complete and sign the form and return to:

Simone Hull
Conference Administrator
'Canada as Refuge?'
Centre of Canadian Studies
21 George Square
Scotland, UK

If you are having any problems with registering please contact Simone Hull on +44 (0)131 650 4129 or at Details of fees and payment methods are included on the registration form, but see below for more details.

(Registration Form RTF 126KB )

(Registration Form PDF 173KB)

Fees and Payment

Fees to attend the conference are as below:

Government & Private sector £150
Non-UofE Academics & NGO’s £120
UofE Staff £80
Non-UofE students £60
UofE Students £15

These prices include the conference fee, two lunches, teas and coffees and drinks reception on 1st May.

Tickets for the conference dinner on 2nd May can also be purchased at £35 each.

For those wishing to bring someone along, Accompanying Person tickets can be purchased at £35, which include the drinks reception on 1st May and the dinner on 2nd May.

Payments can be made using the University's secure online payment system. This accepts the following card types:

Just click on this link: and select 'Canada as Refuge?'. The system will take you through the process but if you need further instructions they can be found at If you are having any technical difficulties please contact

We can also accept payment in sterling cheque, bank draft or postal order. Unfortunately due to foreign currency charges we cannot accept payment in dollars with these forms. Please send your selected form of payment along with your registration form.

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