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October 15th-18th, in several Montreal locations, including the University of Montreal, McGill University, the Médiathèque littéraire Gaétan Dostie and the Cinémathèque québécoise.
"Contre-culture : existences et persistances" Conference
Colloquium around historical forms of counterculture. The colloquium includes the projections of the complete works of Pierre Maheu, along with the cinematographers Jean and Serge Gagné, in addition to a poetry cabaret and numerous exhibits.


October 1st and 2nd, McCord Museum, 690, Sherbrooke St. West
"Hospital / Hôpital" Conference
Interdisciplinary colloquium, exploring the "hispital" from multiple perspectives - historical, architectural, socio-cultural and urban planning.
 


Past

2015

April 23rd, 11:45-13:00, room 100, 3438 McTavish Street
Afternoon discussion on the book La gouvernance montréalaise : de la ville-frontière à la métropole (Montreal, Éditions MultiMondes, 2014)
Presentation by Harold Bérubé and Donald Fyson, Co-directors of the publication with Léon Robichaud
 

 

April 16th, 11:45-13:00, room 100, 3438 McTavish Street
Afternoon discussion on the book Nettoyer Montréal. Les campagnes de moralités publiques, 1940-1954 (Montreal, Septentrion, 2014)
Presentation by Mathieu Lapointe, author and historian
Comments and feedback: Sandra Breux (Urbanisation, culture, society, Institut national de la recherche scientifique)

 

February 26th, 11:40-13:00, room 100, 3438 McTavish Street
Afternoon discussion on the book L’innovation sociale : les marches d’une construction théorique et pratique (Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2014)
Presentation by Juan-Luis Klein and Benoît Lévesque, cofounders of the Centre de recherche sur les innovations sociales at the Université du Québec à Montréal.
Comments and feedback: Vincent van Shendel (Executive Director, Territoires innovants en économie sociale et solidaire); and Monique Vallée (member of the Executive Committee, responsible for social and community development and homelessness, the city of Montréal)


February 12th, 11:45-13:00, room 100, 3438 McTavish Street
Afternoon discussion on the book Villes en traduction. Calcutta, Trieste, Barcelone et Montréal (Montreal, Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2013)
Presentation by Sherry Simon, author and professor at the French Studies Department at Concordia University.
Comments and feedback: Gillian Lane-Mercier (French Language and Literature, McGill) and Robert Schwartzwald (English Studies, Université de Montréal)


January 29th, 11:45-13:00, room 100, 3438 McTavish Street
Afternoon discussion on the book Quartiers disparus (Montreal, Éditions Cardinal, 2014)
Presentation by Jean-François Leclerc, Director of the Centre d’histoire de Montréal; Catherine Charlevoix, co-author and museologist at the Centre d’histoire de Montréal; and Paul André Linteau, co-author and professor in the History department at the Université du Québec à Montréal
Comments and feedback: Francine Dansereau (Urbanisation, culture and society, Institut national de la recherche scientifique)
 

January 15th, 11:45-13:00, room 100, 3438 McTavish Street
Afternoon discussion on the book Quand les archives racontent Montréal : 110 pièces d’exception (Québec, Les Publications du Québec, 2013)
Presentation by Mario Robert, author, head of the Service des archives de la Ville de Montréal and member of CIRM’s advisory committee.
Comments and feedback: Sherry Olson (Geography, McGill) and Sylvie Taschereau (Humanities, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières)
 



2013

October 21st, 16:30–18:30, room 232, Leacock, 855 Sherbrooke St. West
Conference: Two Walks with Frederick Law Olmsted
Presentation by Witold Rybczynski, Emeritus Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.
Event organized in collaboration with Les amis de la montagne.

October 18th and 19th, J. Armand Bombardier Theatre (double-check), McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke St. West
690 Sherbrooke Street West
Seminar "La créativité urbaine en question, 'ville créative'"
Seminar on multicultural diversity, governance, urban dynamics, language, creativity with language, conceptualization of creativity, democracy and urban planning.



February 28th, 13:00 – 17:30, Paul-Desmarais Theatre, Canadian Center for Architecture, 1920 Baile St.
Conference titled « L’inspecteur général de la ville de Montréal. Le salut vers une ville intégrée ? »
Round Tables concerning collusion and corruption in Montreal:
“Lessons of the past” (13:00-15:00), with Marc-Antoine Dilhac (Philosophy, Université de Montréal), Harold Bérubé (History, Université de Sherbrooke) and Mathieu Lapointe (History, McGill Institute for the Study of Canada)
“Perspectives for the future” (15:30-17:30), with André Fortier (Director, Observatoire de l’Administration publique), Danielle Morin (Accounting Sciences, HEC), Mario Paul-Hus (Principal Partner, Municonseil)