Chair in German-Canadian Studies, University of Winnipeg

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Chair in German-Canadian Studies, University of Winnipeg

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The Chair in German-Canadian Studies was established in 1989 with a grant from the Secretary of State's Program for Canadian Ethnic Studies and with a grant from a group of private philanthropists within the German-Canadian community of Winnipeg. It is affiliated with the History Department at the University of Winnipeg.


Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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The Chair promotes teaching and research in German-Canadian Studies, including the history and culture of Canadians of German origins. The Chair interacts with the German-Canadian community in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the rest of Canada through public lectures and social media. The Chair promotes excellence in regional, national, and international research through a series of conferences, grants, and publications.

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University of Winnipeg (1 July 1967 --)

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University of Winnipeg


Chair in German-Canadian Studies, University of Winnipeg

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The Chair in German-Canadian Studies is an office located within the University of Winnipeg and functions according to mandates set out by the University of Winnipeg.

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Angela Carlson created this authority record in September 2023.


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