Friends of the Centre

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As a part of the local and academic communities, the Centre for Scottish Studies also lends its support to various organizations and events that further promote Scottish subject matter.  Below you will find more information and helpful links to some of our affiliates.

Our Friends

Scottish Studies Foundation

The Scottish Studies Foundation is a Canadian charitable organization established to encourage research, both inside and outside universities, in Scottish culture -- history, literature, religion, art, law, and in Scottish migrations to North America; and to publish historical studies and documents relating to Scottish culture and migrations.

Simon Fraser University Centre for Scottish Studies

The Centre for Scottish Studies at Simon Fraser University provides a focal point for faculty, students and members of the general public who are interested in exploring Scottish history and culture and connections between Scotland and Canada in the contemporary global landscape.

Cape Breton University

The Scottish Collection, housed in the Cape Breton University Library, is a rich and varied collection of materials dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Gaelic and Scottish culture in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Connected Histories

Connected Histories brings together a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain.

Celtic Studies Association of North America

The Celtic Studies Association of North America (CSANA) embraces all aspects of Celtic Studies and provides a forum that is unavailable in a discipline- or area-based organization. Our members are interested in the languages, literature, history, folklore, music, art and archaeology of ancient, medieval, and modern Celtic cultures.

Sabhar Mòr Ostaig

Founded in 1973, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig has become internationally recognised as a National Centre for the Gaelic language and culture. SMO has a variety of course offerings in Scottish Gaelic, including short courses, full-time courses and distance learning.

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry: 2012-2014 

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry project involves communities around the world in the celebration of Scottish heritage and culture.