November 27th, 2018, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (CIRM, 3438, McTavish St., room 100)
Conference by Suzanne Lareau, CEO of Vélo Québec. The event organized by McGill's Quebec Studies Student Association as part of the series "Montréal as seen by" was supported by CIRM.
November 20th, 2018, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (CIRM, 3438, McTavish St., room 100)
Conference by Marie-Ève Bordeleau, Commissioner of Indigenous Affairs for the City of Montréal, organized by McGill's Quebec Studies Student Association as part of the series "Montréal as seen by", and supported by CIRM.
November 13th, 2018, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (CIRM, 3438, McTavish St., room 100)
Conference by Allison Hanes, journalist and columnist of urban affairs for The Gazette, as part of the series "Montréal as seen by" organized by McGill's Quebec Studies Student Association and supported by CIRM.
November 7th, 2018, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438, McTavish St., room 100)
Book launch of the collective work Engaging with Diversity. Multidisciplinary Reflections on Plurality from Quebec to which several CIRM members collaborated. The book launch took place with the participation of many authors and the co-editors of the book, Stéphan Gervais, Raffaele Iacovino and Mary Anne Poutanen. To watch the video capsules produced for the event, please follow this link.
October 31th, 2018, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Conference-experiment on DIY urbanism with Gordon Douglas (author of The Help - Yourself City. Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism), Jaimie Cudmore (CIRM's BMO Scholar), Tristan Bougie (Centre d'écologie urbaine de Montréal) and Lisa Bornstein (McGill School of Urban Planninf). The event was preceded by a visit of the Milton/Parc sector with representatives of the Comité des citoyennes et citoyens Milton Parc and the Coalition vélo de Montréal.
September 6th, 2018, 5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (Station F-MR, Allée des barges, Montréal)
Roundtable "Prendre le métro : une performance collective" moderated by Laurent Vernet (Bureau d'art public, Ville de Montréal / CIRM) with five panellists: Gwenaël Bélanger (artist ; professor, École des arts visuels et médiatiques de l'UQAM), Annick Germain (professor, Centre Urbanisation Culture Société (INRS) ; codirector of CIRM's "Immigration, living conditions and religions" axis), Catherine Lalonde (performer and dance critic ; poet ; journalist at Le Devoir), Alice Michaud-Lapointe (writer) and Philippe Schnobb (President, Société de transport de Montréal).
June 19th, 2018, 8:30 a.m.-4:40 p.m. (McGill, Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke West, room 232)
Conference "Montreal and Quebec in Focus" of the Canadian Municipal Election Study organized by Éric Bélanger( Department of Political Science, McGill) and supported by the CIRM. This conference featured a keynote presentation by Andrew Sancton (Department of Political Science, Western University).
June 13th, 2018, 5:15-7h30 p.m. (Projet Young, 204 Young St., Montreal, QC)
Conference-experiment "Belong", third and last event of the series "Shaping Neighborhoods: Experience and Innovation". Visit of the Station F-MR with its co-Founder, Frédéric Morin-Bordeleau, followed by a discussion moderated by Prof. Hoi Kong (Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University / Axis Director, CIRM) at the Quartier de l'innovation. Panelists: Frédéric Morin-Bordeleau (co-Founder, Station F-MR and MR-63), Gabriela Jakubovits (mobilization agent, Coalition de la Petite-Bourgogne / Quartier en santé), Vanessa Muegler (project coordinator,Gestion Immobilière Quo Vadis), Jonathan Rouleau (associate researcher, Laboratory of Urban Culture -The Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas) and Karl Dorais Kinkaid (urbanist and project manager, L'Enclume- Atelier de développement territorial).
June 5th, 2018, 5:15-7:30 p.m. (Projet Young, 204 Young St., Montreal, QC)
Conference-experiment "Inhabit", second event of the series "Shaping Neighborhoods: Experience and Innovation", organized with the Quartier de l'innovation. Guided tour of various housing cooperative projects of the Griffintown neighbourhood and of the Projet Young, led by Bâtir son quartier and Habitations La Traversée, followed by a discussion moderated by Nik Luka (Professor, School of Architecture, McGill University). Panelists : Erwan Poënces (development agent, Bâtir son quartier), Michel Saint-Cyr (special projects advisor, Habitations La Traversée), Bertrand Fouss (co-Founder and President, Solon Collectif), Jonathan Lapalme (co-Founder, Entremise and Projet Young - Laboratoire transitoire), Laurence Vincent (co-President, Prével) and Nancy Shoiry (Director, SHDM).
April 17th, 2018, 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Tour d’aiguillageWellington, 1230 Smith St.)
"Build", first event of the of the series "Shaping Neighborhoods: Experience and Innovation". Conference-experiment at Tour d'aiguillage Wellington, followed by a discussion at Projet Young, with five panelists: Pauline Butiaux (vice-President and treasurer, Manoeuvres/Tour d'aiguillage Wellington), Gorka Espiau (Professor of practice, McConnell Foundation, CIRM), Philémon Gravel (co-Founder, Director of urban planning, Entremise), Jonathan Cha (urbanist ; landscape architect ; consultant on planning, Parc Jean-Drapeau ; lecturer, UQAM-UdeM ; co-Founder, MTL-Ville en mouvement ; co-Director, Le Virage MTL), Carla Rangel Garcia and Marie-Philip Roy-Lasselle (Mont Réel project and ConstructLab Berlin). Academic leader: Richard Shearmur, Director, School of urbanism, McGill University.
January 23rd, 2018, 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
"Value systems, equality and inequality in different socio-economic contexts: elite London and the Mondragon Cooperative Valley", a conference by Luna Glucksberg, researcher and urban anthropologist at the International Inequalities Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science. Led by Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice of the McConnell Foundation at CIRM).
March 15th, 2018, 12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
February 20th, 2018, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. (CEIM, 20 Queen St., Montreal, 3rd floor)
Roundtable titled “From Big Data and Open Data to Community Actions and Impacts. Which practices to implement?” Roundtable moderated by Jayne Engle(Program Director, Cities for People, McConnell Foundation and Adjunct Professor, School of Urban Planning, McGill) with panelists Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice of the McConnell Foundation, CIRM), Stéphan Guidoin (Director, Montréal, Smart City), Charles-Antoine Julien (Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, McGill), Jean-Noé Landry (Executive Director, Open North), Pierre Luc Bacon (PhD Student, School of Computer Science, Reasoning and Learning Laboratory, McGill), Geneviève Boisjoly (PhD Student, School of Urban Planning, McGill), and Vincent Thomas (Dean, Faculty of Law-Economics and Political Sciences, Dijon).
November 15th, 2018, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438, McTavish St., room 100)
Meeting with Joan Fitzgerald, author of the book Greenovation. Urban Leadership on Climate Change and professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University. The monograph was commented on by different experts: Tania Gonzalez (Conseil régional de l'environnement de Montréal), Danielle Lussier (Director, Bureau du développement durable, Ville de Montréal), Alex Norris (City Counselor, Jeanne-Mance District), and Samuel Pagé-Plouffe (Management Advisor - Public Affairs, Vivre en ville).
October 26th, 2018, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438, McTavish St., room 100)
Lunchtime seminar around the book La fin de l'hospitalité. Lampedusa, Lesbos, Calais...jusqu'où irons-nous? with its co-author, Guillaume Le Blanc. The event moderated by Frédéric Dejean (Department of Religious Studies, UQAM / CIRM), brought together experts of the Montréal context: Jill Hanley (McGill School of Social Work), Aude Mary (Bureau d’intégration des nouveaux arrivants à Montréal) and Lida Aghasi (Centre social d’aide aux immigrants).
May 24th, 2018, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Isabelle Thomas (Université de Montréal), La ville résiliente. Comment la construire? (Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2017). Lunchtime discussion moderated by Juan Torres (Faculty of Urban Studies, Université de Montréal / Axis Director, CIRM), with three panelists: Sylvain Perron (Public Policy and Government Relations Analyst, Suzuki Foundation), Michèle Dagenais (History Department, Université de Montréal) and Claire Néron-Dejean (Project director – Strategic planning, BC2).
April 26th, 2018, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.(CIRM, 3438McTavish St., room 100)
Lunchtime seminar by Simon Yiu-Tsan Ng (CIRM Resident Scholar): "Can the flâneur be imperfect? Reinterpreting the flâneur to better understand the inevitable disappointment in everyday life". Mr Yiu-Tsan Ng presented elements from his manuscript “Imperfect Flâneurs: Anti-heroes of Modern Life”, based on his doctoral thesis, with references to the city of Montreal as well as to Robert Majzel’s novel City of Forgetting. The presentation, moderated by Aliki Economides, was commented by four panellists: André Carpentier (short-story writer and novelist), Andre Furlani (English, Concordia University), Catherine Leclerc (Département de langues et littérature françaises, McGill University) and Sandeep Banerjee (English, McGill University).
March 29th, 2018, 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Jonathan Durand Folco (Université Saint-Paul), À nous la ville! Traité de municipalisme (Écosociété, 2017). Lunch-discussion led by Hoi Kong and Daniel Weinstock (Faculty of Law, McGill Univerisity), with four panelists: Caroline Patsias (Professor, Department of Political Science, UQAM), Marguerite Mendell (Director,Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy, Concordia University), Celine Cooper (columnist,Montreal Gazette) and Halah Al-Ubaidi (Executive Director, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Community Council).
January 19th, 2018, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Sherry Simon (French Studies, Concordia), Speaking Memory. How Translation Shapes City Life (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016). Lunch-discussion with the editor of the book led by Gillian Lane-Mercier( DLLF, McGill), with comments by Marie Lambert-Chan (editor-in-chief, Québec Science), Catherine Leclerc (DLLF, McGill), Wim Remysen (Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur le français en usage au Québec, Université de Sherbrooke), Robert Schwartzwald (Études anglaises, Université de Montréal), Simon Yiu-Tsan Ng (CIRM Resident Scholar).
April 20th, 2018 (James Administration Building, 845 Sherbrooke St.)
Study day under the theme "Culture and Social Innovation Beyond Boundaries: From the Basque Country to Quebec". At the invitation of the CIRM, two seminars followed by a conference by Mr Juan José Ibarretxe (Director, Agirre Lehendekaria Center) brought together members of the CIRM and members of partner organizations, as well as representatives of the Etxepare Basque Institute and the Agirre Lehendekaria Center. These three institutions concluded the day with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of encouraging the collaboration and cooperation of their social innovation projects, in the presence of Mr Bingen Zupiria (Basque Government's Minister of Culture and of the Language Policy), Ms Irene Larraza (General Director, Etxepare Basque Institute), M. Juan José Ibarretxe (Director, Agirre Lehendakaria Center for Social and Political Studies) and Mr Philip Oxhorn (Associate Provost, International, McGill) .
November 2nd, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Yves Desjardins, Histoire du Mile End (Septentrion, 2017). Lunchtime discussion led by Frédéric Dejean (UQAM) and Annick Germain (INRS), co-editors of CIRM’s “Immigration, living conditions, and religion” axis of research, with Gabrielle Désilets (INRS), Marie-Ève Desroches (INRS), Steven Lapidus (Concordia), as well as the co-founder of the Comité des citoyens du Mile End, Claudine Schirardin.
October 30th, 2017, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Roberta Ricucci, sociologist and professor at the Department of Culture, Politics and Society of the University of Turin, Second Generations on the Move in Italy. Children of Immigrants Coming of Age (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014). Lunchtime discussion led by Frédéric Dejean (Department of Religious Studies, UQAM) and the book will be commented by Chedly Belkhodja (SCPA, Concordia University) and Gabrielle Désilets (INRS).
October 13th, 2017, 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.(CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Laurent Simon (HEC, co-editor of the book), Patrick Cohendet and Benoit Sarazin, Les communautés d’innovation. De la liberté créatrice à l’innovation (Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2017). Lunchtime-discussion led by Richard Shearmur (School of Urban Planning, McGill) with comments by Rami Bebawi (KANVA), Diane de Courcy (Je fais Mtl/City of Montréal), Gorka Espiau (CIRM), Zoé Gagnon-Paquin (Magnéto), Pierre Emmanuel Moyse (Faculty of Law, McGill) and Julie Aurore Rijpens (SIIL, McGill).
August 11th, 2017, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Derek Hyra, Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City (University of Chicago Press, 2017). Lunchtime discussion led by Will Straw (Professor, Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University) and focusing on the newest book from Derek Hyra, the Founder and Director of the Metropolican Policy Center at American University.
March 24th, 2017, 12:00 a.m.-13:30 p.m. (McGill, Faculty Club, 3450 McTavish Street, Billiard Room)
"Placemaking for Peacemaking", a conference by Rony Jalkh (Visiting Fellow, Beirut). Lunchtime discussion led by Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM), comments and feedback from Professor Richard Shearmur (School of urban planning, McGill).
March 23rd, 2017, 12:00 a.m.-13:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish Street, room 100)
“The Participatory City”, a conference by Tessy Britton (Participatory City, London). Lunchtime discussion led by Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM) and comments and feedback from Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse (Faculty of Law, McGill).
March 21st, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish Street, room 100)
“Sharing Cities. A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities”, a conference by Professor Julian Agyeman (Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University). Lunchtime discussion led by Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM) and comments and feedback from Hoi Kong (Faculty of Law, McGill).
January 12th, 2017, 12:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish Street, room 100)
Jean-Claude Marsan, Montréal en évolution. Quatre siècles d'architecture et d'aménagement (Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2016). Lunchtime discussion led by Dinu Bumbaru (Héritage Montréal), with Gérard Beaudet (Faculté de l'aménagement, UdeM), Albert Ferré (Canadian Center of architecture) and Alena Prochazka (Conseil du patrimoine de Montréal).
December 11th, 2017, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
The launch of CIRM’s first publication, Vivre ensemble à Montréal. Épreuves et convivialités (Atelier 10’s "Formes" collection, 2017), with the work’s co-editors Annick Germain (INRS), Valérie Amiraux (Université de Montréal), and Julie-Anne Boudreau (INRS), as well as some of the authors.
December 7th, 2017, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (Impact Hub Montreal, 550 Richmond St., salon 1861)
Adam Kahane, Collaborating with the Enemy, How to Work with People You Don’t Agree with or Like or Trust (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2017). Discussion led by Daniel Weinstock (Faculty of Law, Institute for Health and Social Policy[IHSP], McGill), with a panel composed of Geneviève Baril (Director of the Research Institute on Self-Determination of Peoples and National Independence), Luc Doray (Secretary-General of the Office de consultation publique de Montréal), Christine Grou (President of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec), Jackson Joseph (co-founder of Impact Hub Montréal), Aurélie Lanctôt (Essayist and Columnist at Le Devoir), Matthew Pearce (President and CEO of Old Brewery Mission) Vanessa Sykes (Director of Le Baobab familial) also commented the book.
September 7th, 2017, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Wendy Patrick Room, Wilson Hall, 3506 University St., Montreal, room 118)
"Pour une poétique du rap", conference supported by the CIRM and organized by Xavier Phaneuf-Jolicoeur (McGill University) and Sarah Abd El-Salam (Université de Montréal), comprising four sessions and an interview.
The first session, "Repenser l’oralité, la voix, la performance et l’écriture 1" (9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.), chaired by Xavier Phaneuf-Jolicoeur with Idir Mahiou (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier) and David Paquette-Bélanger (McGill University).
The second session, "Repenser l’oralité, la voix, la performance et l’écriture 2" (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.), chaired by Sébastien Dulude (poet and editor-in-chief of the website Spirale), with Alain Milon (Université Paris Ouest – Nanterre) and Sarah Abd El-Salam (Université de Montréal).
Interview: Olivier Boisvert-Magnen (journalist for Voir) with rappers Dramatik (Muzion) and Monk.E (K6A) (1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.).
The third session, "La poétique à l’épreuve des pratiques 1" (2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.), chaired by Sarah Abd El-Salam, with Sarah Yahyaoui (Graduate Center, CUNY) and Julien Alarie (Université de Montréal).
The fourth session, "La poétique à l’épreuve des pratiques 2" (3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.), chaired by Catherine Leclerc (Associate Professor, McGill University), with Emily Shuman (New York University) and Xavier Phaneuf-Jolicoeur (McGill University).
May 9th, 2017, 1:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (McGill, Trottier Building)
Conference on "L’avenir des communautés locales: les municipalités créatrices d’innovations techniques et sociales" (The future of local communities: municipalities at the heart of social and technical innovations), part of the Montreal Manifesto for Social Innovation Series and the 85th ACFAS Congress.
First roundtable on "L'innovation municipale : sa pratique et sesenjeux" (1:30 p.m.-3:00p.m.) Discussion led by Gérard Beaudet (Urbanism, UdeM), with Bernard Sévigny (Président of the Union des municipalités du Québec and Mayor of Sherbrooke), Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM), Peter Trent (Mayor of Westmount) and Michel Angers (Mayor of Shawinigan).
Second roundtable on "L’innovation municipale: recherches et concepts" (3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) Discussion led by Richard Shearmur (School of Urban Planning, McGill), with Guy Chiasson (Centre de recherchesur le développement territorial, UQO), Marie-José Fortin (Développement régional et territorial, UQAR), Dany Fougères (Département d'histoire, UQAM) and Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay (Research Chair Enjeux socio-organisationnels de l’économie du savoir, TELUQ).
“Rendez-vous avec la ville de demain", a public event of ACFAS (5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.): discussion with our panellists and finalists of the prize Ovation municipale 2017 of the Union des municipalités du Québec.
March 20th, 2017, 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m. (Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal [CEIM], 20 Queen St.
Second workshop of the Montreal Manifesto for Social Innovation Series: “Urban Sustainable Development and Innovation. The City as a Commons – Perspectives from Montreal and Elsewhere”. Discussion led by Ron Rayside (Architect), with Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM), Julian Agyeman (Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Tufts University), Tessy Britton (Participatory City, London), Rony Jalkh (Visiting Fellow, Beirut), Hoi Kong (Faculty of Law, McGill University) et Guy Grenier (Office de consultation publique de Montréal). Closing remarks by Danielle Lussier (Bureau du développement durable, Ville de Montréal). The event was followed by a cocktail.
January 27th, 2017, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (Centre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal [CEIM], 20 Queen St.)
First workshop of the Montreal Manifesto for Social Innovation Series: “Smart Regulation for Smart Cities”. Discussion led by Diane Bérard (Les Affaires), with Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM), Mehdi Benboubakeur (Montréal Responsable), John Geraci (Entrepreneur), Peter V. Hall (Urban Studies Program, Simon Fraser University), Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse (Director, Centre des politiques en propriété intellectuelle [CIPP], Faculty of Law, McGill University) and closing remarks by Angelique Mannella (V-P Innovation et Partnerships, McGill University). The event was followed by a cocktail.
October 27th, 2016, 12:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish Street, room 100)
Marie-Thérèse Lefebvre, Chronique des arts de la scène (Septentrion, 2016). Lunchtime discussion led by Will Straw (Art History, McGill), with Andrée Fortin (Sociology, Université Laval), Yves Jubinville (École supérieure de théâtre, UQAM) and Jean-François Nadeau (Le Devoir, Montréal).
April 21st, 2016, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Simon Harel, Laurent Lussier et Joël Thibert (ed.), Le Quartier des Spectacles et le chantier de l'imaginaire montréalais (Presses de l'Université Laval, 2015).
February 25th, 2016, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Gilles Lauzon, Pointe-Saint-Charles. L'urbanisation d'un quartier ouvrier de Montréal, 1840-1930 (Septentrion, 2014). Discussion led by Richard Shearmur (McGill).
January 28th, 2016, 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Guillaume Ethier, Architecture iconique. Les leçons de Toronto (Presses de l'Université du Québec, 2015) .The discussion brings together by Nik Luka (McGill), Simon Harel (Université de Montréal) and Aliki Economides (CIRM's Resident Scholar)
November 17th, 2016, 6:00p.m.-8:30p.m. (McGill, McConnell Engineering Building, room 204)
“The Deconstruction of the Bilbao Guggenheim Effect”, a conference by Gorka Espiau (Professor of Practice, CIRM).
December 10th, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Denis Saint-Jacques and Marie-Josée des Rivières (eds), De la Belle-Époque à la Crise. Chroniques de la vie culturelle à Montréal (Nota Bene, 2015). Discussion led by Michel Biron (McGill), Louis-Patrick Leroux (Concordia) et Jarrett Rudy (McGill).
November 5th, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Harold Bérubé, Des sociétés distinctes. Gouvergner les banlieues bourgeoises de Montréal, 1880-1939 (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015). Discussion led by Michèle Dagenais (Université de Montréal).
October 22nd, 2015, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Discussion about the book of Valérie Amiraux and Francis Desharnais, Salomé et leshommes en noir (Bayard, 2015).
April 23rd, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
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-editors of the publication with Léon Robichaud.
April 16th, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CRIM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
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 by Sandra Breux (Urbanism, culture, society, Institut national de la recherche scientifique).
February 26th, 2015, 11:40 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Afternoon discussion on the book L’innovation sociale:les marches d’une construction théorique etpratique (Québec, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2014). Presentation by Juan-Luis Klein and Benoît Lévesque, co-founders of the Centre de recherchesurles innovations sociales at the Université du Québec à Montréal.Comments and feedback by 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, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
Afternoon discussion on the bookVilles 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 by Gillian Lane-Mercier (French Language and Literature, McGill) and Robert Schwartzwald (English Studies, Université de Montréal).
January 29th, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
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 by Francine Dansereau (Urbanisation, culture and society, Institut national de la recherche scientifique).
January 15th, 2015, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (CIRM, 3438 McTavish St., room 100)
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 by Sherry Olson (Geography, McGill) and Sylvie Taschereau (Humanities, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières).
Colloquia and conferences
October 30th, 2015 (Bibliothèques et Archives nationales du Québec [BAnQ])
"Quartiers en recomposition: les nouvelles diversités de Montréal": Conference of the Académie des lettres du Québec, with a contribution of CIRM. Organization by Sherry Simon. Program(in French).
October 15th-17th, 2015 (McGill University/Delta Hotel)
"Urbanités". 68th Conference of the Institut d'histoire de l'Amérique française. Registration and program (in French).
October 15th, 2015, beginning at 6:00 p.m. (McGill, Moyse Conference Hall, Arts Building, 853 Sherbrooke St. West)
Paris 1700. Comportement urbaindansunevillenouvelle. Maxwell Cummings Fund conference, as an opening to the 68th Congress of theInstitut d'histoire de l'Amérique française.
Guest speaker: Joan DeJean (University of Pennsylvania)
October 15th-18th, 2015 (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, 2015 (McCord Museum, 690, Sherbrooke St. West)
"Hospital / Hôpital" Conference: interdisciplinary colloquium, exploring the "hospital" from multiple perspectives - historical, architectural, socio-cultural and urban planning.
October 18th and 19th, 2013 (McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke St. 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, 2013, 1:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. (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 ?"
Roundtables concerning collusion and corruption in Montreal:
“Lessons of the past” (1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.), 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” (3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.), with André Fortier (Director, Observatoire de l’Administration publique), Danielle Morin (Accounting Sciences, HEC) and Mario Paul-Hus (Principal Partner, Municonseil)
October 21st, 2013, 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. (McGill, Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke St. West, room 232)
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.