Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

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János Kenyeres: Canadian Studies in Central Europe: Past and Present


Canadian Studies in Central Europe can be traced back a few decades; in Hungary, the first Canadian Studies course was launched in 1979 at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and several other Hungarian universities followed suit in the 1980s. In Yugoslavia, too, Canadian Studies started relatively early, but then came to an end with the breakup of the country in the 1990s. Apart from these sporadic examples and single individuals teaching Canadian courses in the Czech Republic and Slovenia, Canadian Studies emerged in the Central European region only in the second half of the 1990s.

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