Members

Here is the new list of CIRM's active members, as established since the meeting of the first board of directors of May 8th, 2018. We invite you to peruse CIRM’s bylaws and regulations (in French) for more information: 

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Pascal Brissette

Presentation

Pascal Brissette, Director
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Département de langue et littérature françaises
Professional status: Associate Professor; Director of the Département de langue et littérature françaises
Specialties: Quebec literature, poetry events, poetry and medias

Ongoing projects

  • Carnets de la liste Socius
  • Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal
  • "L'écrivain en société : imaginaire de la littérature et fictions de la vie littéraire" (co-researcher, CRSH, 2014-2018)​
  • "Média 19 : pratiques et poétiques journalistiques au 19e siècle"

Publications

Pascal Brissette and Mathieu Lapointe (dir.), Corruption. Montréal et ses démons, Montréal, Leméac, 2016.

Pascal Brissette and Will Straw (dir.), Poètes et poésie en voix au Québec (XXe-XXIe siècles), Voix et images, no 119, hiver 2015.

Pascal Brissette and Marie-Pier Luneau (eds.). 2014. Deux siècles de malédiction littéraire. Liège: Presses universitaires de Liège.
Pascal Brissette and Anthony Glinoer (eds.). 2010. Bohème sans frontière. Rennes: Presses universitaires de Rennes.
Pascal Brissette and Maxime Prévost (eds.). 2006. Les imaginaires de l’écriture : personnages et scénarios de la vie littéraire. Les Cahiers du XIXe siècle (1).
Pascal Brissette. 2005. La malédiction littéraire : du poète crotté au génie malheureux. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Pascal Brissette. 1998. Nelligan dans tous ses états : un mythe national. Montreal: Fides.

Contact information

Pascal Brissette
853, Sherbrooke St. West
Office ARTS 220
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0G5
E-mail: pascal.brissette [at] mcgill.ca

Micheline Cambron

Presentation

Micheline Cambron, Regular member
Webpage: Département des littératures de langue française

Affiliation: Université de Montréal – Département des littératures de langue française
Professional status: Full Professor 
Specialties: Quebec literature (19th-20th centuries), cultural history, literature and media

Ongoing projects

Penser l'histoire de la vie culturelle, group co-director with Lucie Robert and Denis Saint-Jacques
Interdisciplinarité, multidisciplinarité et transdiscursivité dans la vie artistique au Québec (1895-1948), co-researcher with Lucie Robert

Publications

Cambron, M. (Ed.). (2005). La vie culturelle à Montréal vers 1900. Montreal: Fides.
Cambron, M. (Ed.). (2005). Créer, penser, informer. Réseaux et échanges dans la francophonie d'Amérique. Montreal: Presses de l'Université de Montréal. 
Cambron, M. (Ed.). (1999). Le journal Le Canadien. Littérature, espace public et utopie (1836-1845). Montreal: Fides.
Cambron, M. (1989). Une Société, un récit, discours culturel québécois (1967-1976). Montreal: L'Hexagone.

Contact information

Micheline Cambron
3200 Jean-Brillant Street
Office C-8033
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3T 1N8
Email: micheline.cambron [at] umontreal.ca
Phone: (514) 343-5678

Aliki Economides

Presentation

Aliki Economides, Associate member
Webpage: Laurentian University

Affiliation: Laurentian University - School of Architecture
Professional status: Assistant Professor
Specialities: 20th-century architecture and urbanism in Montréal, history and theory of architecture

Ongoing projects

n/a

Publications

Aliki Economides and Colin MacWhirter, “L’autoroute Ville-Marie: vision monumentale et division sociale”, in Vivre ensemble à Montréal: Épreuves et convivialités, Annick Germain et al. (eds), Montréal, Atelier 10, 2017.​

Aliki Economides, "L’Architecture, l’urbanisme, et le droit à la ville", in Exposition architecture 2017. Catalogue de l’exposition des finissants de la Maîtrise en architecture de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal, Université de Montréal, 2017.

Contact information

Email: AEconomides [at] laurentian.ca

Erin Hurley

Presentation

Erin Hurley, Axis Director
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of English
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Quebec theater and cultural performance; theater historiography; performance studies; drama theories; 20th century performance; feminist and LGBTQ theater

Ongoing projects

Groupe de recherche sur les régimes socio-esthétiques du théâtre au Québec (1945-2015) : synthèse historique (co-investigator, SSHRC, 2014-2018)

Publications

Erin Hurley (ed.). 2014. Theaters of Affects. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press.
Erin Hurley (ed.). 2014. Once More, With Feeling: Five Affecting Plays. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press.
Erin Hurley. 2010. National Performance: Representing Quebec from Expo 67 to Céline Dion. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Erin Hurley. 2010. Theatre and Feeling. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Will Straw and Erin Hurley. 2010. Are We American?. Quebec Studies (33.48).

Contact information

Erin Hurley
853, Sherbrooke St. West
Office ARTS W30
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0G5
E-mail: erin.hurley [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-4400, ext. 00685

Mathieu Lapointe

Presentation

Mathieu Lapointe, Associate member
Presentation of My Research on Canal Savoir

Affiliation : Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal
Professional status : CIRM fellow 2015-2016
Specialties: Corruption in Montreal

Ongoing Projects

Histoire de la lutte à la corruption à Montréal et au Québec, 20e siècle (principal researcher)

Publications

Pascal Brissette and Mathieu Lapointe (eds.), Corruption. Montréal et ses démons. Montréal: Leméac, 2016.

Mathieu Lapointe and Catherine Charlebois (with Maryse Bédard), Scandale! Le Montréal illicite, 1940-1960. Montréal: Cardinal, 2016.​

Lapointe, M, " «Beaucoup trop Chicago»: La campagne de moralité publique montréalaise dans ses contextes internationaux", Bulletin d'histoire politique, vol. XXIV, no 1, 2015, 20-29.
Lapointe, M, Corruptions et réformes au fil du 20e siècle québécois: Regard historique sur les commissions d'enquête ayant porté sur les thèmes reliés au mandat de la Commission Charbonneau, 2015. Retrieved from https://www.ceic.gouv.qc.ca/fileadmin/Fichiers_client/centre_documentaire/CEIC-R-2896.pdf 
Lapointe, M, "Nettoyer la «ville ouverte», nettoyer la politique", in D. Fyson, H. Bérubé, & L. Robichaud (eds.), La gouvernance montréalaise: De la ville-frontière à la métropole. Montreal: Éditions MultiMondes, 2014, 85-102.
Lapointe, M. Nettoyer Montréal: les campagnes de moralité publique 1940-1954. Montreal, Canada: Septentrion, 2014.

Contact information

Email : lapoima [at] gmail.com

Catherine Leclerc

Presentation

Catherine Leclerc, Associate member
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Département de langue et littérature françaises
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Literary plurilingualism; comparative literature; Quebec literature; Quebec-English literature; Franco-Canadian literature; traductology; literary translation

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Catherine Leclerc, "Radio Radio à Montréal : «la right side of the wrong»", Revue de l’Université de Moncton, vol. XLVII, no 2, 2016, 95-128.

Catherine Leclerc and Nicole Nolette. 2014. Pour ou contre la traduction. L’homme invisible / The Invisible Man de Patrice Desbiens. In Arnaud Bernadet and Philippe Payen de la Garanderie (eds.), Traduire-écrire. De l’expérience à la théorie. Lyon: ENS Éditions, 257-275.
Catherine Leclerc. 2013. Whose Paris (and whose Montréal)? Gail Scott en français et la littérature québécoise. Journal of Canadian Literature / Revue d’études canadiennes (46.3): 170-203.
Catherine Leclerc. 2010. Des langues en partage? Cohabitation du français et de l’anglais en littérature contemporaine. Montreal: XYZ Éditeur.
Catherine Leclerc. 2009. L’Acadie (s’)éclate-t-elle à Moncton? Notes sur le chiac et la distance habitée. In Lucie Hotte and Guy Poirier (eds.), Habiter la distance. Études en marge de La distance habitée. Sudbury: Prise de parole, 15-36.
Catherine Leclerc and Sherry Simon. 2005. Zone de contact : nouveaux regards sur la littérature anglo-québécoise. Voix et Images (30.3): 15-29.

Contact information

Catherine Leclerc
853, Sherbrooke St. West
Office ARTS 215
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0G5
E-mail: catherine.leclerc [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-4400, ext. 089716

Robert Schwartzwald

Presentation

Robert Schwartzwald, Associate member
Webpage: Université de Montréal

Affiliation: Université de Montréal – Département de Littératures et de Langues du monde​
Professional status: Full Professor
Specialties: Literary and cultural modernity; nationalism; depiction of homosexuality; civility; heterogeneous urban spaces; transnational identities; gender studies; Quebec studies; Canadian studies

Ongoing projects

"International Research Training Group Diversity" (co-researcher)

Publications

Robert Schwartzwald, "Quand un quartier devient un Quartier : que peut la fiction?" , in Le Quartier des spectacles et le chantier de l'imaginaire montréalaisSimon Harel, Laurent Lussier et Joël Thibert (eds.). Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 2015, 67-75.

Robert Schwartzwald, Jonathan Cha and Simon Harel (eds.). 2011. Densité, intensité, tensions. L’urbanité montréalaise en question. Montreal: Éditions de l’Atelier.
Robert Schwartzwald. 2008. “Chus t’un homme” : trois (re)mises en scène d’Hosanna de Michel Tremblay. GLOBE. Revue internationale d’études québécoises (11.2): 43-60.
Robert Schwartzwald. 2008. “The Same Vital Flux”: The Gay / Left Nexus in Daniel Guérin’s Autobiographies. In David Powell (ed.), 21st Century Gay Culture. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 29-40.
Robert Schwartzwald. 2004. Un rapport singulier à l’avènement de la modernité au Québec : hommage au père Marie-Alain Couturier, O.P. à l’occasion du cinquantième anniversaire de sa mort. In Ginette Michaud and Élisabeth Nardout-Lafarge (eds.), Constructions de la modernité au Québec. Montreal: Lanctôt Éditeur, 65-85.
Robert Schwartzwald (ed.). 2002. Le Canada mis en scène. Revue internationale d’études canadiennes (26).

Contact information

Robert Schwartzwald
3200, Jean-Brillant St.
Office C-8130
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3T 1N8
E-mail: robert.schwartzwald [at] umontreal.ca
Phone: (514) 343-2279

Will Straw

Presentation

Will Straw, Axis Director​
Webpage: McGillwillstraw.com, theurbannight.com

Affiliation: McGill University – Art History & Communication Studies
Professional status: Full Professor
Specialties: Urban culture; nightlife; artistic scenes; popular music; social norms and practices; communications; criminality; Canadian film

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Luc Gwiazdzinski and Will Straw (eds.), "Nuits et montagnes/Nights and mountains", Journal of Alpine Research/Revue de géographie alpine, vol. CVI, no. 1, 2018.

Will Straw, Anouk Bélanger and Annie Gérin (eds.). 2014. Formes urbaines : circulation, stockage et transmission de l’expression culturelle à Montréal. Montreal: Esse.
Craciela Martinez-Zalce, Will Straw and Susana Vargas. 2011. Aprehendiendo al delincuente : crimen y medios en América del norte. Mexico / Montreal: CISAN-UNAM / Media@McGill.
Will Straw and Alexandra Boutros (eds.). 2010. Circulation and the City: Essays on Urban Culture. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Will Straw and Erin Hurley (eds.). 2009-2010. Are We American?. Québec Studies (33.48).
Will Straw. 2006. Cyanide and Sin: Visualizing Crime in 50s America. New York: PPP Publications / Andrew Roth Gallery.

Contact information

Will Straw
853, Sherbrooke St. West
Office ARTS W-110
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0G5
E-mail: will.straw [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-7667

Laurent Vernet

Presentation

Laurent Vernet, Associate member
Webpage: s.o.

Affiliation: Montreal Public Art Bureau,
Porfessional status: Public Art Commissioner
Specialities: Public art, art history, urban studies, art and society

Ongoing projects

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Publications

 Laurent VernetLa vie sociale des oeuvres d’art dans les espaces publics. Montréal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal. In preparation (2019).

Laurent Vernet, "Le gout des autres : tamtams, Piknic Électronik et autres jeux de la sociabilité publique", in Vivre ensemble à Montréal: épreuves et convivialitésAnnick Germain, Valérie Amiraux and Julie-Anne Boudreau (eds.). Montréal: Atelier 10, 2017, 41-52.

Laurent Vernet, "Artworks as Strangers? Encounters with Two Monumental Artworks in Montréal", in Urban Encounters: Art and the Public, Martha Radice and Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier (eds.). Montréal and Toronto, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017, 25-50.

Laurent Vernet, "The Social Life of Artworks in Public Spaces: A Study of the Publics in the Quartier international de Montréal", in The Uses of Art in Public Space, Julia Lossau and Quentin Stevens (eds.), London and New York, Routledge, 2015, 149-166.

Contact information

Email : vernetlaurent [at] hotmail.com

 

Gillian Lane-Mercier

Presentation

Gillian Lane-Mercier, Axis Director​, Member of the executive committee
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Département de langue et littérature françaises
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Literary avant-gardes; contemporary English-Quebec literature; theories of the novel; traductology; sociology of translation; Canadian history of literary translation; identity and literary alterity; 20th century French literature

Ongoing projects

"La fiction anglo-québécoise en traduction française depuis 1976 : agents, agencies, textes"
"Toward a Typology of Official Translator Behaviours"

Publications

Gillian Lane-Mercier, Denise Merkle and Jane Koustas (eds.), National Languages, Minority Languages, and Official Language Policies. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. (In preparation).

Gillian Lane-Mercier, "From English into French: Literary Translation as a Measure of the (Inter)Cultural Vitality of Québec’s Anglophone Communities", in Stéphan Gervais, Rafaele Iacovino and Mary Anne Poutanen (eds.), Living in Québec: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Intercultural Relations. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017.

Gillian Lane-Mercier, Denise Merkle and Reine Meylaerts (eds.). 2014. Traduction et plurilinguisme officiel / Translation and Official Multilingualism. Meta : Journal des traducteurs (59.3).
Gillian Lane-Mercier (ed.). 2007-2008. Textes, territoires, traductions : (dé)localisations/dislocations de la littérature anglo-québécoise. Québec Studies (44).
Gillian Lane-Mercier (ed.). 2006. Figures du traducteur / Figures du traduire. TTR : traduction, terminologie, rédaction (19.1).
Annick Chapdelaine and Gillian Lane-Mercier. 2001. Faulkner. Une expérience de retraduction. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Annick Chapdelaine and Gillian Lane-Mercier (ed.). 1994. Traduire les sociolectes. TTR : traduction, terminologie, rédaction (7.2).
Gillian Lane-Mercier. 1989. La parole romanesque. Paris: Klincksieck.

Contact information

Gillian Lane-Mercier
853, Sherbrooke St. West
Office ARTS 255B
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0E4
E-mail: gillian.lane-mercier [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-4400, ext. 089712

Sherry Simon

Presentation

Sherry Simon, Regular member
Webpage: Concordia University

Affiliation: Concordia University – Department of French Studies
Professional status: Full Professor
Specialties: Translation; linguistic and cultural hybridity; French-English miscegenation in Montreal; cities in translation

Ongoing projects

"Les villes habsbourg 1880-1945, sous l’angle de la traduction"
"Recherches sur la langue arabe à Montréal"

Publications

Sherry Simon (ed.). 2016. Speaking Memory. How Translation Shapes City Life. Montréal: McGill-Queen͛s University Press.

Sherry Simon. 2014. Afficher la langue dans l’art public. In Marc-André Brouillette (ed.), Des textes dans l’espace public / Words in Public Space. Montreal: Éditions du Passage, 68-77 and 143-146.
Sherry Simon. 2014. Introduction. In Michael Cronin (ed.), The City as Translation Zone. Translation Studies (7.2): 119-132.
Sherry Simon. 2014. The City in Translation: “Urban Cultures of Central Europe”. In Elke Brems, Reine Meylaerts and Luc van Doorslaer (eds.), Known Unknowns of Translation Studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 155-171.
Sherry Simon. 2014. Yiddish and Multilingual Urban Space in Montreal. In Laurence Roth and Nadia Valman (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Jewish Cultures. London / New York: Routledge, 272-285.
Sherry Simon. 2013. Villes en traduction: Calcutta, Trieste, Barcelone et Montréal. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Sherry Simon. 2011. Cities in Translation: Intersections of Language and Memory. New York: Routledge.

Contact information

Sherry Simon
1400, Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Office S-LB 639-3
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3G 1M8
E-mail: sherry.simon [at] concordia.ca
Phone: (514) 848-2424, ext. 7507

Wim Remysen

Presentation

Wim Remysen, Axis Director​
Webpage: Sherbrooke

Affiliation: Université Sherbrooke– Department of Litterature and Communication
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialities: French language in Montréal, linguistic ideologies, historical sociolinguistic, history of the French language, 

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Wim Remysen, "Langue et espace au Québec : les Québécois perçoivent-ils des accents régionaux ?", Lingue, culture, mediazioni, Milan, Dino Gavinelli and Chiara Molinari (eds.), 31-57.

Wim Remysen, "Le «vent» dans les voiles à Montréal, ou la diffusion sociale et géographique de la réalisation postérieure de la voyelle nasale ouverte /ɑ̃/ en français québécois", Cahiers internationaux de sociolinguistique, no 10, 2016, 135-158.

Wim Remysen, "Les Québécois perçoivent-ils le français montréalais comme une variété topolectale distincte ? Résultats d’une analyse perceptuelle exploratoire", Revue canadienne de linguistique, vol. LIX, no 1, 109-135.

Wim Remysen and Kristin Reinke, "Introduction : regards croisés sur les communautés linguistiques de Montréal", Revue canadienne de linguistique, vol. LIX, no 1, 2014, iii-vi.​

Contact information

Faculté des lettres et sciences humaines, Université Sherbrooke

Sherbrooke, (QC) J1K 0A5, Canada​

Office : A3-241
Phone :  819 821-8000, ext. 65520
Email :  wim.remysen [at] usherbrooke.ca

 

Michèle Dagenais

Presentation

Michèle Dagenais, Regular member
Webpage: Université de Montréal

Affiliation: Université de Montréal – Department of History
Professional status: Full Professor
Specialties: Montreal history; public cultural spaces; structure of the municipal domain; potable and used water distribution networks; physical city organization; environment history

Ongoing projects

"International Research Training Group Diversity" (co-investigator, SSHRC, 2014-2022)

Publications

Castonguay, Stéphane and Michèle Dagenais (eds.). 2011. Metropolitan Natures. Environmental Histories of Montreal. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Michèle Dagenais. 2011. Montréal et l’eau. Une histoire environnementale. Montreal: Boréal.
Michèle Dagenais. 2006. Faire et fuir la ville. Espaces publics de culture et de loisirs à Montréal et Toronto, XIXe et XXe siècles. Sainte-Foy: Presses de l’Université Laval.
Michèle Dagenais. 2000. Des pouvoirs et des hommes : l’administration municipale de Montréal, 1900-1950. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Contact information

Michèle Dagenais
3200, Jean-Brillant St.
Office C-6108
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3T 1N8
E-mail: michele.dagenais [at] umontreal.ca
Phone: (514) 343-6111, ext. 41435

Jonathan Durand Folco

Presentation

Jonathan Durand Folco, Associate member
Webpage: Saint-Paul

Affiliation: Université Saint-Paul – École d'innovation sociale 
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialites: Participatory Democracy, Citizen Innovations in Urban Environments, Environmental Justice, Economic and Social Ethics

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Jonathan Durand FolcoÀ nous la ville! Traité de municipalisme, Montréal, Écosociété, 2017.

Jonathan Durand Folco, "La démocratie participative à Montréal ? Entre gouvernance métropolitaine, gestion de proximité et démocratie radicale", Les Ateliers de l’éthique, vol. XI, no. 1, 2016, 80-100.

Jonathan Durand Folco, "L’écologie politique de la ville: vers un revenu suffisant garanti", Nouvelles pratiques sociales, vol. XXVI, no. 1, 2013.

Contact information

Phone: 613-236-1393, ext. 2110

Email: jdurand [at] ustpaul.ca

Norma Rantisi

Presentation

Norma Rantisi, Associate member
Webpage: Concordia University

Affiliation: Concordia University – Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Urban economic development; wear industry; socio-spatial organization of the contemporary circus arts and apparel industries; economic policies; vernacular creativity

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Norma Rantisi and D. Leslie. 2017. "Le Mile-End : un quartier au carrefourde la vie culturelle et économique", in Montréal: la cité des cités, Juan-Luis Klein and Richard Shearmur (eds.). Québec: Presses de l’Université du Québec.

D. G. Tremblay, Norma Rantisi and Juan-Luis Klein. 2016. “The Revitalization of Montreal: The Significance of Social Innovation as a Pillar of Economic Development”, in Growing Urban Economies, D. Wolfe and M. Gertler (eds.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press,82-108.

Rantisi, N., & Leslie, D. (2015). The significance of higher educational institutions as cultural intermediaries: The case of École Nationale du Cirque in Montréal, Canada. Regional Studies, 49(3), p. 404-417.
Rantisi, N. (2014). Gendering fashion, fashioning fur: On the (re)production of a gendered labor market within a craft industry in transition. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 32(2), p. 223-239.
Nouri-Nekoei, M., & Rantisi, N. (2012). The enduring significance of economic factors for the attraction of creative workers: The case of Montreal’s video game industry, Northeastern Geographer, 4(1), p. 1-16.
Communs-Russell, T. A., & Rantisi, N. (2009). Networks and “places” in Montreal’s independent music industry. The Canadian Geography, 56(1), p. 80-97.
Edensor, T., Leslie, D., Millington, S., & Rantisi, N. (Eds.). (2009). Spaces of vernacular creativity: Rethinking the cultural economy. New York, NY: Routledge.

Contact information

Norma Rantisi
Henry F. Hall Building
1455 de Maisonneuve Boulevard West
Office S-H 1255-37
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3G 1M8
E-mail: norma.rantisi [at] concordia.ca
Phone: (514) 848-2424, ext. 2018

Richard Shearmur

Presentation

Richard Shearmur, Axis Director​
Webpage: McGill
YouTube: What are the economic challenges of Montreal?

Affiliation: McGill University - School of Urban Planning
Professional status: Professor
Specialties: Urban and regional economic development; geography of innovation; intra-metropolitan urban form; issues of measurement and numbers

Ongoing projects

                                  
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Publications

Shearmur, R., & Doloreux, D.​ (2016) "Does the Geographic Distribution of Knowledge Intensive Business Services Affect the Use of Services for Innovation? Empirical Evidence from Quebec KIBS Manufacturers", in Ferreira, J., M.Raposo, C.Fernandes and M.Desjardins (eds.), Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitiveness, London, Routledge.

Shearmur, R., & Doloreux, D. (2015). Knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) use and user innovation: High-order services, geographic hierarchies and internet use in Quebec's manufacturing sector. Regional Studies, 49(10), p. 1654-1671.
Shearmur, R. (2013). Que reste-t-il de la classe créative? Nouveau Projet, 3, p. 141-144.
Shearmur, R., & Doloreux, D. (2013). Innovation and KIBS: The contribution of KIBS to innovation in manufacturing establishments. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 22(8), p. 751-744.
Shearmur, R., Terral, L., & Polèse, M. (2013). La géographie de la croissance d’emploi en France à l’aune de processus Nord-Américains: Vers une théorisation du contexte. Cybergeo: European Journal of Geography, article 631.
Shearmur, R. (2012). Are cities the font of innovation? A critical review of the literature on cities and innovation. Cities, 29, p. S9-S18.
Shearmur, R. (2011). Montréal 1950-2010: la métamorphose de l'économie spatiale. Working paper (INRS), 2011-1.

Contact information

Richard G. Shearmur
Macdonald-Harrington Building
815 Sherbrooke Street West
Office 400
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0C2
E-mail: richard.shearmur [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-4075
Fax: (514) 398-8376

 

Sébastien Breau

Presentation

Sébastien Breau, Associate member
Webpage: McGill
YouTube: Economic inequalities in Montreal (from 2:57)

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of Geography
Professional status: Associate professor
Specialties: Economy and geography; regional economic development; international investments; economic inequalities in North America; manufacturing

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Sébastien Breau, M. Shin and N. Burkhart. (2017). "Pulling apart: new perspectives on the spatial dimensions of neighbourhood income disparities in Canadian cities", Journal of Geographical Systems, no 20, 1-25.

A. Cavanagh and Sébastien Breau. (2017). "Locating geographies of inequality: publication trends across OCED countries, 1980-2014", Regional Studies (online).

Breau, S. (Ed.). (2014). Nouvelles perspectives en développement régional: Essais en l’honneur de Donald J. Savoie. Montreal, Canada: Presses de l’Université du Québec.
Breau, S. (2014). The Occupy Movement and the top 1% in Canada. Antipode, 46(1), p. 13-33.
Breau, S., Kogler, D. F., & Bolton, K. C. (2014). On the relationship between innovation and wage inequality: New evidence from Canadian cities. Economic Geography, 90(4), p. 351-373.
Bolton, K. C. & Breau, S. (2012). Growing unequal? Changes in the distribution of earnings across Canadian cities. Urban Studies, 49(6), p. 1377-1396.
Breau, S. (2010). Low-income-country import competition and the structure of earnings inequality in Canada, 1996-2001. Environment and Planning A, 42(8), 1964-1986.

Contact information

Sébastien Breau
Burnside Hall
805 Sherbrooke Street West
Office 417
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0B9
E-mail: sebastien.breau [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-3242

Julia Freeman

Presentation

Julia Freeman, Associate member
Webpage: McGill, MUSE

Affiliation: McGill University – School of Environment
Professional status: Lecturer
Specialties: Sustainable urban development; risk perception and technoscientific controversies; biotechnology policy and governance; social dimensions of agriculture; environment, anthropology

Ongoing projects

Montreal’s Urban Sustainability Experience (coordinator, 2013-Present)

Publications

John Lindsay and Julia Freeman, "Socially-Sustainable Food Procurement for McGill University", in S. Thottathil et A. Goger (eds.), Leveraging Institutional Food Service Markets: Social and Environmental Impacts of Supply Chains and Purchasing Decisions. Paris: Elsevier, 2018.

Julia Freeman and Mariève Isabel, "Favoriser les rapprochements grâce à l'éducation relative à l'environnement", in Vivre ensemble à Montréal : épreuves et convivialités, Annick Germain, Valérie Amiraux and Julie-Anne Boudreau (eds.). Montreal: Atelier 10, 2017.

Freeman, J. (2012). How do “Imagined Farmers” negotiate actual risks? Biosafety trade-offs in bt cotton production in Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Political Ecology, 19(1), 162-173.
Freeman, J., Satterfield, T., & Kandlikar, M. (2011). Agricultural biotechnology and regulatory innovation in India. Science and Public Policy, 38(4): 319-331.
Lock, M., Freeman, J., Chilibeck, G., Beveridge, B., & Padolsky, M. (2007). Susceptibility genes and the question of embodied identity. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 21(3), 256-276.
Lock, M., Freeman, J., Sharples, R., & Lloyd, S. (2006). When it runs in the family: Putting susceptibility genes in perspective. Public Understanding of Science, 15(3), 277-300.

Contact information

Julia Freeman
3534, University St.
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 2A7
E-mail: julia.freeman [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-6997

Jeanne-Hélène Jugie

Presentation

Jeanne-Hélène Jugie, Associate member
Webpage: s.o.

Affiliation: Université de Montréal– Department of Geography
Professional status: Lecturer
Specialities: territorial ecology, territorial development, transport impacts on urban spaces, analysis of strategic policies (urban and port), social acceptability of major structural projects, circular economy and innovation poles (startups, eco-industrial parks)

Ongoing projects

n/a

Publications

Patrick Witte, Brian Slack, Maarten Keesman, Jeanne-Hélène Jugie and Bart Wiegmans, "Facilitating start-ups in port-city innovation ecosystems: A case study of Montreal and Rotterdam", Journal of Transport Geography, 2017.

Jeanne-Hélène Jugie, « Les relations ville-port : croiser les littératures pour croiser les perspectives », Notes de recherche, Cahiers du CIRRELT, no 6, 2017.

Contact information

Département de géographie, Université de Montréal

Strathcona Building, Office 315

Montréal (Québec), H3C 3J7 ,CANADA

Phone: + 1-514-343-8052

Email: jhjugie [at] outlook.ca

Nik Luka

Presentation

Nik Luka, Associate member
Webpage: McGill (Architecture), McGill (Urban Planning)

Affiliation: McGill University – School of Urban Planning; School of Architecture
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Public space; active means of transportation (walking, cycling, etc.); residential mobility; infrastructure as public space; dwelling; representations and mediations of urban space; infrastructure optimization

Ongoing projects

n/a

Publications

Nik Luka, "«Midtown» florissant : La Petite-Patrie aux abords du chemin de fer", in Montréal : la cité des cités, Juan-Luis Klein and Richard Shearmur (eds.). Montréal: Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2017, 169-190.

Nik Luka, Hoi Kong (lead), J. Cudmore and A. Dumas, "Deliberative democracy and digital urban design in a Canadian city : The case of the McGill Online Design Studio", in Digital democracy in a globalised world, C. Prins, C. Cuijpers, P. L. Lindseth et M. Rosina (eds.). London, Edward Elgar,180-200.

Nik Luka, Pierre-Étienne Gendron, Jaimie Cudmore and Vladimir Mikadze. Forthcoming. Pour un urbanisme des possibles dans le Quartier des spectacles. In Simon Harel, Joël Thibert and Laurent Lussier (eds.), Le Quartier des spectacles et ses marges. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval
Nik Luka. 2013. Urban Spectacular: A Bold Series of Downtown Plazas Reintroduces Vibrant Urban Life Into Spaces Left Over From Postwar Megaprojects. Canadian Architect (58.2): 18-22.
Daniel Steele and Nik Luka. 2012. Constructing the Ideal Soundscape: A Practical Study on Closing the Gaps Between Soundscape and Urban Designers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (131.4): 3475.
Nik Luka. 2012. Finding Opportunities for Urban Sustainability in Cottage Life. In Ann Dale, William T. Duschenko and Pamela Robinson (eds.), Urban Sustainability: Reconnecting Space and Place. Toronto: Toronto University Press, 171-210.
Ahmed El-Geneidy, Assumpta Cerdá, Raphaël Fischler and Nik Luka. 2011. Evaluating the Impacts of Transportation Plans Using Accessibility Measures: A Test Case in Montreal. Canadian Journal of Urban Research: Canadian Planning and Policy (20.1): 81-104.

Contact information

Nik Luka
815, Sherbrooke St. West
Office 418
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0C2
E-mail: nik.luka [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-5925

Kevin Manaugh

Presentation

Kevin Manaugh, Axis Director
Webpage: McGill, kevinmanaugh.com

Affiliation : McGill University – Department of Geography, School of Environment
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialities: Impacts of active transport on economy, environment, health and security; sustainability

Ongoing projects

Access Across Canada: Measuring vulnerability and accessibility by public transit in major Canadian cities. (2017-2021)

‘Adapting Urban Environments for the Future’ (Co-responsable) (2017-2020)

Understanding determinants and impacts of long-distance academic travel (2017-2021)

Publications

Colinas, J. Manaugh, K., & Bush, P. (2018) The socio-environmental impacts of public urban fruit trees: A Montreal case study, Urban Forestry and Urban Greening

Furneaux, A. Manaugh, K. (2018) Eyes on the Alley: Children’s Appropriation of Alley Space in Riverdale, Toronto, Children’s Geographies

Linovski, O., Baker, D. & Manaugh, K. (2018) « Equity in practice? Evaluations of equity in planning for bus rapid transit », Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, vol. CXIII, p. 75-87.

Battista, G. & Manaugh, K. (2018) « Stores and Mores: Toward Socializing Walkability », Journal of Transport Geography, vol. LCVII, p. 53-60

Battista, G. & Manaugh, K. (2017) « My Way or the Highway? Framing transportation planners' attitudes in negotiating professional expertise and public insight. » Transportation

Battista, G. & Manaugh, K. (2017) « Illuminating Spaces in the Classroom with Qualitative GIS », Journal of Geography in Higher Education. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2017.1339267

Tucker, B. & Manaugh, K. (2017) « Bicycle Equity in Brazil: Access to safe cycling routes across neighbourhoods in Rio de Janeiro and Curitiba », International Journal of Sustainable Transportation DOI: 10.1080/15568318.2017.1324585

Battista, G. & Manaugh, K. (2017) « Using embodied videos of walking interviews in walkability assessment », Transportation Research Record 2661, p. 12-18

Manaugh, K. Boisjoly, G. & El-Geneidy, A. (2017) « Overcoming barriers to cycling: Understanding frequency of cycling in a University setting and the factors preventing commuters from cycling on a regular basis », Transportation doi:10.1007/s11116-016-9682-x

Contact information

Kevin Manaugh
Office: Burnside Hall, 424A

805 Sherbrooke W. St.

Montréal, QC H3A 0B9, Canada
Tel.: (514) 709-7853
Fax.: (514) 398-7437
Email: kevin.manaugh [at] mcgill.ca

Jarrett Rudy

Presentation

Jarrett Rudy, Regular member
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of History and Classical Studies
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Quebec and Canadian history (19th-20th century); social and cultural history; politic and economic structures; comparative history

Ongoing projects

"Modernité et savoir à Montréal, 1815-1985" (2017-2021)

Publications

Jarrett Rudy, Stéphan Gervais and Christopher Kirkey (eds), 2016. Quebec Questions: Quebec Studies for the Twenty-First Century. Second Edition. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Jarrett Rudy. 2012. "Do You Have the Time? Modernity, Democracy, and the Beginnings of Deylight Saving Time in Montreal, 1907-1928", Canadian Historical Review, vol. 93, n° 4, 531-554.

Jarrett Rudy. 2012. Do You Have the Time? Modernity, Democracy, and the Beginnings of Daylight Saving Time in Montreal, 1907-1928. Canadian Historical Review (93.4): 531-554.
Jarrett Rudy. 2011. “Unmaking Manly Smokes”: Church, State, Governance, and the First Anti-Smoking Campaigns in Montreal, 1892-1914. In Ed Montigny (ed.), The Real Dope: Social, Legal, and Historical Perspectives on the Regulation of Drugs in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 59-82.
Stéphan Gervais, Christopher Kirkey and Jarrett Rudy (eds.). 2010. Quebec Questions: Quebec Studies for the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Jarrett Rudy. 2005. The Freedom to Smoke: Tobacco Consumption and Identity. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Contact information

Jarrett Rudy
855, Sherbrooke St. West
Office 333C
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 2T7
E-mail: jarrett.rudy [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-4400, ext. 094935

Victoria Slonosky

Presentation

Victoria Slonosky, Associate member
Webpage: Historical Climate Data

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of Geography
Professional status: Postodoctoral researcher
Specialties: Canadian climate history; climatic changes; meteorological observations; climatic phenomena; compared meteorology

Ongoing projects

Historical Canadian Climate Data (principal investigator)

Publications

Slonosky, V. (2015). Daily minimum and maximum temperature in the St. Lawrence Valley, Quebec: Two centuries of climatic observations from Canada. International Journal of Climatology, 35(7), 1662-1681.
Slonosky, V. (2014). Historical climate observations in Canada: 18th and 19th century daily temperature from the St. Lawrence Valley, Quebec. Geoscience Data Journal, 1(2), 103-120.
Ansell, T. J., Jones, P. D., Allan, R. J., Lister, D., Parker, D. E., Brunet, M., . . . Xoplaki, E. (2006). Daily mean sea level pressure reconstructions for the European-North Atlantic region for the period 1850-2003. Journal of Climate, 19(12), 2717-2742.
Slonosky, V. & Graham, E. (2005). Canadian pressure observations and circulation variability: Links to air temperature. International Journal of Climatology, 25(11): 1473-1492.
Slonosky, V. (2003). The meteorological observations of Jean-François Gaultier, Quebec, Canada: 1742-1756. Journal of Climate, 16(13), 2232-2247.

Contact information

E-mail: victoria.slonosky [at] mail.mcgill.ca

Juan Torres

Presentation

Juan Torres, Axis Director​
Webpage: UdeM

Affiliation: Université de Montréal – Faculty of Urban Planning
Professional status: Associate Dean (Graduate Studies), Associate Professor
Specialities: Participatory approach, urban design and urban architecture, children and the city, planning ethics, transport infrastructure, mobility and accessibility, sustainable neighborhoods, people-environment relation, urbanization and planning in developing countries

Ongoing projects

"The Built Environment and Active Transportation Safety in Children and Youth" (co-researcher, 2016-2021)​

Publications

Sandra Breux and Juan Torres, "La ville : milieu de vie ou non-espace pour les enfants?", in Dominique Beneventi, Roxanne Rimstead and Simon Harel (eds.), La lutte pour l'espace : ville, performance, et culture d'en bas. Québec: Presses de l'Université Laval, 2017, 319-334.

Marie-Sophie Banville and Juan Torres, "On embracing an immanent ethics in urban planning: Pursuing our Body-without-Organs", Planning Theory, 2016 (online).

Juan Torres and Natasha Blamchet-Cohen, "Au-delà de l'accréditation : changement et continuité au sein des Villes amies des enfants du Québec", Annales de la recherche urbaine, vol. LXI, 2016, 100-111.

Contact information

Pavillon de la Faculté de l’aménagement de l'Université de Montréal

2940 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal (QC), H3C 3J7, Canada

Office: 1073​

Phone: 514 343-5982

Email: jj.tores.michel [at] umontreal.ca

 

Christopher Barrington-Leigh

Presentation

Christopher Barrington-Leigh, Associate member
Webpage: wellbeing.ihsp.mcgill.ca

Affiliation: McGill University – School of Environment; Institute for Health and Social Policy; Department of Economics
Professional status: Associate Professor (School of Environment, Institute for Health and Social Policy), Associate Member (Department of Economics)
Specialties: Subjective wellbeing; consumption preferences and welfare; environmental economics; climate change policy

Ongoing projects

"Pathways to healthy cities" (2017-2021)

"Evaluating sustainable household energy transitions in a large-scale program in Beijing, China" (2017-2019)

Publications

Barrington-Leigh, C. (2014). Comprendre l’égalité par le bien-être : le cas du Québec. In A. Noël & M. Fahmy (Eds.), Miser sur l’égalité: L’argent, le pouvoir, le bien-être et la liberté (pp. 151-162). Montreal, Canada: Fides.

Barrington-Leigh, C. (2013). The Quebec convergence and Canadian life satisfaction, 1985-2008. Canadian Public Policy, 39(2), 193-219.
Aknin, L. B., Barrington-Leigh, C., Dunn, E. W., Helliwell, J. F., Biswas-Diener, R., Kemeza, I., Nyende, P., Ashton-James, C., & Norton, M. I. (2013). Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 104(4), p. 635-652.
Brown, M., Barrington-Leigh, C., & Brown, Z. (2012). Kernel regression for real-time building energy analysis. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 5(4), p. 263-276.
Helliwell, J. F., & Barrington-Leigh, C. (2010). Measuring and understanding subjective well-being. Canadian Journal of Economics, 43(3), p. 729-753.

Contact information

Christopher Barrington-Leigh
Charles Meredith House
1130 Pine Avenue West
Office B10
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 1A3
E-mail: christopher.barrington-leigh [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-2794

Éric Bélanger

Presentation

Éric Bélanger, Associate member
Webpage: McGillGoogle Scholar

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of Political Science
Professional status: Professor
Specialties: Quebec politics; Canadian politics; public opinion; voting behaviour; political parties

Ongoing projects

"Generational Change and Its Impact on the Political Dynamics of Quebec and Canada" (co-researcher, 2018-2022)

"Centre pour l'étude de la citoyenneté démocratique" (co-researcher, 2017-2023)

"Étude de l'effet des enjeux économiques sur les opinions et les comportements politiques en démocratie" (co-researcher, 2017-2021)

"The Canadian Municipal Election Study" (co-researcher, 2017-2021)

"Enjeux, image des partis et comportements politiques" (co-researcher, 2016-2020) 

Publications

Éric Bélanger, Richard Nadeau, Ailsa Henderson, and Eve Hepburn, The National Question and Electoral Politics in Quebec and Scotland. Montréal et Kingston, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018.

Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Mathieu Turgeon et François Gélineau, Latin American Elections: Choice and Change. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017.

Richard Nadeau, Éric Bélanger, François Pétry, Stuart Soroka and Antonia Maioni, Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Éric Bélanger and Eva Falk Pedersen. 2014. The 2012 Provincial Election in Quebec. Canadian Political Science Review (8.1): 141-149.
Frédérick Bastien, Éric Bélanger and François Gélineau (eds.). 2013. Les Québécois aux urnes : les partis, les médias et les citoyens en campagne. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Richard Nadeau and Éric Bélanger. 2012. French Presidential Elections. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Éric Bélanger and Richard Nadeau. 2009. Le comportement électoral des Québécois. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Éric Bélanger and Bonnie M. Meguid. 2008. Issue Salience, Issue Ownership, and Issue-Based Vote Choice. Electoral Studies (27.3): 477-491.

Contact information

Éric Bélanger
3610, McTavish St.
Office 26-3
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 1Y2
E-mail: eric.belanger3 [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-4400, ext. 094127

Harold Bérubé

Presentation

Harold Bérubé, Associate member
Webpage: Université de Sherbrookeharoldberube.com

Affiliation: Université de Sherbrooke – Department of History
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: North American urban history (19th-20th century); Canadian history since 1840; intellectual and cultural history of Quebec (19th-20th century); history of social elites; memory; identity; municipal governance

Ongoing projects

« UMQ 1919-2019 » (2017-2019)

« Ville : espaces, cultures, sociétés » (co-researcher, 2016-2020)

Réseau Villes, Régions, Monde (co-researcher)

Publications

Harold Bérubé and Stéphane Savard (eds.), Pouvoir et territoire au Québec depuis 1850. Québec: Septentrion, 2017.

Harold Bérubé, "De la petite politique? Acteurs de la gouvernance municipale au Québec (1855-1939)", Bulletin d'histoire politique, vol. XXV, no 3, 2017, 40-58.

Harold Bérubé. Forthcoming. La rivalité Montréal / Québec : histoire et mémoire d’un antagonisme. In Anne Caumartin, Julien Goyette, Karine Hébert and Martine-Emmanuelle Lapointe (eds.), Je me souviens, j’imagine : emblèmes et lieux de mémoire de la culture québécoise. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Harold Bérubé, Donald Fyson and Léon Robichaud (eds.). 2014. 370 ans de gouvernance montréalaise. Montreal: Éditions MultiMondes.
Harold Bérubé. 2014. Des sociétés distinctes. Gouverner les banlieues bourgeoises de Montréal, 1880-1939. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press.
Harold Bérubé (ed.). 2011. Les espaces urbains des élites. Revue d’histoire urbaine / Urban History Review (40.1).
Harold Bérubé and Marc Chevrier (eds.). 2011. Le Québec a-t-il mal à son architecture?. Argument (13.2)

Contact information

Harold Bérubé
2500, Université Blvd.
Office A5-515
Sherbrooke (Québec)
Canada J1K 2R1
E-mail: harold.berube [at] usherbrooke.ca
Phone: (819) 821-8000, ext. 65572

Laurence Bherer

Presentation

Laurence Bherer, Regular member
Webpage: Université de Montréal, laurencebherer.com

Affiliation: Université de Montréal – Department of Political Science
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Public participation; urban policy; public policy; deliberative theory; relations between citizens; public administration; local democracy

Ongoing projects

Réseau d'études urbaines Villes, Régions, Mondes (co-chercheure)

"Les pratiques informelles de participation : une voie alternative vers la participation politique" (Principal investigator, 2016-2019)

"Democracia asociativa: autonomia responsable, sesgo participativo o circulo vicioso?" (co-researcher, 2016-2019)

Publications

Laurence Bherer, P. Dufour and F. Montambeault (eds.), The participatory democracy turn. New York: Routledge, 2018.

P. Dufour, Laurence Bherer and C. Rothmayr, "«Faire de la politique soi-même» : le cas des mobilisations contre les gaz de schiste au Québec", Revue canadienne de science politique, vol. XLVIII, no 1, 2015, 125-146.

Sophie L. Van Neste and Laurence Bherer. 2013. The Spatial Puzzle of Mobilizing for Car Alternatives in the Montreal City-Region. Urban Studies (51.11): 2406-2425.
Caroline Patsias, Anne Latendresse and Laurence Bherer. 2013. Participatory Democracy, Decentralization and Local Governance: the Montreal Participatory Budget in the light of “Empowered Participatory Governance”. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (37.6): 2214-2230.
Laurence Bherer and Sandra Breux. 2012. The Diversity of Participation Tools: Complementing or Competing with one Another?. Canadian Journal of Political Science (45.2): 379-403.
Laurence Bherer. 2011. Les relations ambiguës entre participation et politiques publiques. Participation. Revue de sciences sociales sur la citoyenneté et la démocratie (1.1): 105-133.
Sandra Breux and Laurence Bherer (eds.). 2011. Les élections municipales au Québec : enjeux et perspectives. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval
Laurence Bherer. 2010. Successfull and Unsuccessful Participatory Arrangements: Why is There a Participatory Movement at the Local Level?. Journal of Urban Affairs (32.2): 287-303.

Contact information

Laurence Bherer
3200, Jean-Brillant St.
Office C-4028
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3T 1N8
E-mail: laurence.bherer [at] umontreal.ca
Phone: (514) 343-6111, ext. 0744

Claude Corbo

Presentation

Claude Corbo, Associate member

Affiliation: Université du Québec à Montréal – Head Office
Professional status: Project Manager for Strategic and Academic Affairs for the Université du Québec; previously Full Professor (Political Science Department) and Rector of the Université du Québec à Montréal (1986-1996; 2008-2013)
Other involvement :  Present of the Mount Royal Concertation Table; member of the Experts’ Group on the Future of Excedentary Hospitalization Infrastructures of Montreal (Gouvernement du Québec, 2013-2014); Co-president of Forum montréalais sur la métropole (Regional Conference for the Elected of Montreal, 2014-2015)
Specialties: University teaching: History of political thought, political system of the United States of America, Quebec education;
Government mandates: Public security (Police deontology, continuing professional education of police personnel, correctional facilities), education, museums

Ongoing projects

n/a

Publications

Claude Corbo (ed.). 2014. Monuments intellectuels de la Nouvelle-France et du Québec ancien. Aux origines d’une tradition culturelle. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Guy Berthiaume, Claude Corbo and Sophie Montreuil (eds.). 2014. Histoires d’immigrations au Québec. Montreal: Presses de l’Université du Québec.
Claude Corbo (ed.). 2006. Monuments intellectuels québécois du XXe siècle. Grands livres d'érudition, de science et de sagesse. Sillery: Septentrion.
Claude Corbo. 2006. Art, éducation et société postindustrielle. Le rapport Rioux et l'enseignement des arts au Québec 1966-1968. Choix de textes et présentation. Sillery: Septentrion.
Claude Corbo. 2004. Les États-Unis d’Amérique. Les institutions politiques. Sillery: Septentrion (2nd edition: 2007; 3rd edition, with Frédérick Gagnon: 2011).
Claude Corbo. 2002. L'éducation pour tous. Une anthologie du rapport Parent. Montreal: Presses de l'Université de Montréal.
Claude Corbo. 2001. L’idée d’université. Une anthologie des débats sur l’enseignement supérieur au Québec de 1770 à 1970. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Claude Corbo. 2000. Repenser l'école. Une anthologie des débats sur l'éducation au Québec de 1945 au rapport Parent. Montreal: Presses de l'Université de Montréal.

Contact information

Claude Corbo
475, Parvis St.
Québec (Québec)
Canada G1K 9H7
E-mail: corboclaude [at] yahoo.ca
Phone: (418) 657-3948

Magda Fahrni

Presentation

Magda Fahrni, Regular member
Webpage: Université du Québec à Montréal

Affiliation: Université du Québec à Montréal – Department of History
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialties: Quebec and Canadian history (20th century); women’s history; history of the family; welfare state history; accidents and diseases in urban context; family policy; Montreal history

Ongoing projects

"Modernité et savoir à Montréal, 1815-1985" (co-chercheure, 2017-2021)

Publications

Magda Fahrni, "La Première Guerre mondiale et l’intervention étatique au Québec : le cas des accidents du travail", in C.-P. Courtois and L. Veyssière (eds.), Le Québec dans la Grande Guerre. Engagements, refus, héritages. Québec: Septentrion, 2015, 131-141.

Fahrni, M., & Jones, E. W. (Eds.). (2012). Epidemic encounters: Influenza, society, and culture in Canada, 1918-1920. Vancouver, Canada: University of British Columbia Press.
Fahrni, M. (2012). La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale: Territoires d’armement et de l’effort de guerre. In D. Fougères (Ed.), Histoire de Montréal et de sa région (Vol. 2) (pp. 835-966). Quebec City, Canada: Presses de l’Université Laval.
Cuthbert Brandt, G., Black, N., Bourne, P., & Fahrni, M. (2011). Canadian women: A history (3rd ed.). Toronto, Canada: Nelson Education.
Fahrni, M., & Rutherdale, R. (Eds.). (2008). Creating postwar Canada: Community, diversity, and dissent, 1945-1975. Vancouver, Canada: University of British Columbia Press.
Fahrni, M. (2005). Household politics: Montreal families and postwar reconstruction. Toronto, Canada: Toronto University Press.

Contact information

Magda Fahrni
400, Sainte-Catherine St. East
Office A-6205
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H2L 2C5
E-mail: fahrni.magda [at] uqam.ca
Phone: (514) 987-3000, ext. 8300

Raphaël Fischler

Presentation

Raphaël Fischler, Associate member

Affiliation: Université de Montréal – Faculty of Planning
Professional status: Dean (Faculty of Planning)
Specialties: Metropolitan development and governance; physical planning and project development; neighbourhood planning and university-community partnerships; planning history and planning theory

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Raphaël Fischler, Sarah Kraemer and Lindsay Wiginton, "A Place to Stand Up on Your Two Feet: The Community Housing in Immigrant Integration in Montréal, Quebec", Revue canadienne de recherche urbaine, vol. XXVI, no 2, 2017, 15-32.

Raphaël Fischler, "A Century of Zoning: The Past and Present of Planning as Real-Estate Regulation", Plan Canada, vol. LII, no 2, 2016, 36-41.

Laurie Loison and Raphaël Fischler. Forthcoming. The Quartier des Spectacles. In Rem Thomas (ed.), Planning Canada: A Case Study Approach. Don Mills: Oxford University Press
Raphaël Fischler. 2014. Émergence du zonage à Montréal, 1840-1914. In Harold Bérubé, Donald Fyson and Léon Robichaud (eds.), 370 ans de gouvernance montréalaise. Montreal: Éditions Multimondes, 71-84.
Raphaël Fischler. 2012. Fifty Theses on Urban Planning. Journal of Planning Education and Research (32.1): 107-114.
Raphaël Fischler, Raphaëlle Aubin, Sarah Kraemer and Lindsay Wiginton. 2012. Cooperative Housing and the Social Integration of Immigrant Households. Montreal: Centre Métropolis Québec - Immigration et métropoles.
Bernd Scholl, Jef Van den Broeck, Khalid El Adli, Raphaël Fischler, Charles Hoch and Alfonso Vegara (eds.). 2012. Higher Education in Spatial Planning: Positions and Reflections. Zürich: ETH Press.
Raphaël Fischler. 2012. Reflective Practice. In Bishwapriya Sanyal, Lawrence J. Vale and Christina D. Rosan (eds.), Planning Ideas That Matter: Livability, Territoriality, Governance, and Reflective Practice. Cambridge: MIT Press, 313-331.
Raphaël Fischler and Jeanne M. Wolfe. 2012. Planning for Sustainable Development in Montreal: A “Qualified Success”. In Igor Vojnovic (eds.), Urban Sustainability: A Global Perspective. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 531-559.
Ahmed El-Geneidy, Assumpta Cerdá, Raphaël Fischler and Nik Luka. 2011. Evaluating the Impacts of Transportation Plans Using Accessibility Measures: A Test Case in Montreal. Canadian Journal of Urban Research: Canadian Planning and Policy (20.1): 81-104.
Mary Anne Poutanen, Sherry Olson, Raphaël Fischler and Kevin Schwartzman. 2009. Tuberculosis in Town: Mobility of Patients in Montreal, 1925-1950. Histoire Sociale / Social History (42.83): 69-106.
Raphaël Fischler. 2007. Development Control in Toronto in the Nineteenth Century. Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire urbaine (36.1): 16-31.

Contact information

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Stéphan Gervais

Presentation

Stéphan Gervais, Regular member, Scientific coordinator, Member of the executive committee


Affiliation: McGill University – Quebec Studies Program
Professional status: Quebec Studies Coordinator; Assistant to the Director of the QSP
Specialties: Quebec studies; Native American issues; public culture; Quebec education; Quebec society

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Alain Beaulieu, Stéphan Gervais and Martin Papillon (eds.). 2013. Les autochtones et le Québec : des premiers contacts au Plan Nord. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Stéphan Gervais, Christopher Kirkey and Jarrett Rudy (eds.). 2010. Quebec Questions: Quebec Studies for the Twenty-First Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Stéphan Gervais, Dimitrios Karmis and Diane Lamoureux. 2009. Le concept de culture publique commune : prégnance, significations et potentiel. Recherches sociographiques (50.3): 621-634.
Stéphan Gervais, Dimitrios Karmis and Diane Lamoureux. 2008. Du tricoté serré au métissé serré? La culture publique commune au Québec en débats. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval.
Stéphan Gervais (ed.). 2007. Le 40e anniversaire du Ministère de l’Éducation et les enjeux du 21e siècle en éducation au Québec. McGill Journal of Education / Revue des sciences de l’éducation de McGill (42.3).

Contact information

Stéphan Gervais
3438, McTavish St.
Office 103
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 0E4
E-mail: stephan.gervais [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514) 398-3960

Hoi Kong

Presentation

Hoi Kong, Axis Director
Webpage: University of British Columbia

Affiliation: University of British Columbia – Peter A. Allard School of Law
Professional status: Professor
Specialties: Public law theory; comparative law; constitutional law; administrative law; municipal law; land use planning law

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Hoi Kong, “Election Law and Deliberative Democracy: Against Deflation”, Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law, vol. XV, 2015, 35-58.​

Cynthia Farina, Hoi Kong and al.. 2014. Democratic Deliberation in the Wild: The McGill Online Design Studio and the Regulation Room Project. Fordham Urban Law Journal (41): 1527-1580.
Hoi Kong. 2014. Republicanism and the Division of Powers in Canada. University of Toronto Law Journal (64): 359-401.
Hoi Kong. 2012. Toward a Federal Legal Theory of the City. McGill Law Journal (56): 473-517.
Hoi Kong. 2011. Towards a Civic Republican Theory of Canadian Constitutional Law. Review of Constitutional Studies (15.2) [online].
Hoi Kong. 2010. The Deliberative City. Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice (28.2): 411-433.
Hoi Kong. 2008. The Spending Power, Constitutional Interpretation and Legal Pragmatism. Queen’s Law Journal (34.1): 305-374.

Contact information

Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall
Vancouver (BC), Canada, V6T 1Z1

Office 364B
E-mail: kong [at] allard.ubc.ca

Daniel M. Weinstock

Presentation

Daniel M. Weinstock, Regular member
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Faculty of Law
Professional status: Full Professor; Director of the McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy
Specialties: Social and political philosophy; ethics of public policy; ethics of nationalism; foundations of international ethics politics of language and identity; democracy, citizenship, and pluralism; justice in multinational states; accommodation of cultural and moral diversity in democratic societies

Ongoing projects


James McGill Professor (2014-Présent)

Publications

Roberto Merrill and Daniel M. Weinstock (eds.). 2014. Political Neutrality: A Re-Evaluation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
David Kahane, Daniel M. Weinstock, Dominique Leydet and Mélissa Williams (eds.). 2010. Deliberative Democracy in Practice. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press
Daniel M. Weinstock. 2007. Global Justice, Global Institutions. Calgary: University of Calgary Press.
Daniel M. Weinstock. 2006. Profession éthicien. Montreal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal.

Contact information

Daniel M. Weinstock
3644, Peel St.
Office 505
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H3A 1W9
E-mail: daniel.weinstock2 [at] mcgill.ca
Phone: (514)-398-2372

Brian Young

Presentation

Brian Young, Associate member
Webpage: Montreal History Group, Personnal blog

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of History and Classical Studies
Professional status: Professor Emeritus
Specialties: Cultural and social history of the elite; legal history; cultural history (20th century); history of Quebec museums

Ongoing projects

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Publications

Brian Young, "Preface", in B. Grenier and M. Morissette (eds.), Nouveaux regards en histoire seigneuriale au Québec. Québec: Septentrion, 2016, 9-12.

Brian Young. 2014. Patrician Families and the Making of Quebec: The Taschereaus and McCords. Montreal / Kinsgton: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
John A. Dickson and Brian Young. 2008. A Short History of Quebec. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Brian Young and Geoffrey James (photographer). 2003. Une mort très digne : l’histoire du Cimetière Mont-Royal. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Brian Young. 1994. The Politics of Codification: The Lower Canadian Civil Code of 1866. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Brian Young. 1981. George-Étienne Cartier. Montreal Bourgeois. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Contact information

Brian Young
3438, McTavish St.
Office 103
Montreal (Quebec)  
Canada H3A 0E4
E-mail: brian.young [at] mcgill.ca

 

Chedly Belkhodja

Presentation

Chedly Belkhodja, Regular member
Webpage: Concordia

Affiliation: Concordia – School of Community and Public Affairs
Porfessional status: Director, Associate Professor
Specialities: Immigration in medium-sized cities and areas of low immigration; discourses and representations of cultural, religious and ethnic diversity; populism and ideologies of the radical right

Ongoing projects

"Migration and Resilience in Urban Canada: Discovering Strenghts and Building Capacity" (co-researcher, 2016-2021)

"Mobilités francophones au Canada" (co-researcher, 2015-2020)

Publications

Chedly Belkhodja, "Faire sa place dans la mort. L'enjeu des cimetières musulmans à Montréal", in Vivre ensemble à Montréal : Épreuves et convivialitésAnnick Germain, Valérie Amiraux and Julie-Anne Boudreau (eds.). Montréal: Atelier 10, 2017, 134-142.

Chedly Belkhodja, "La mobilité des étudiants étrangers dans une région du Québec : le cas des étudiants réunionnais à Rimouski (Québec)", Géo-Regards : revue neuchâteloise de géographie, 2018.

Chedly Belkhodja and Frederic Boily, "La banalisation du populisme au Canada", in Christine Couvrat et Joseph Yvon Thériault (eds.), Les formes contemporaines du populisme. Montréal: Athena Édition, 2014, 1-23. ​

Contact information

École des affaires publiques et communautaires, Université Concordia

2149, Mackay St., Montréal (QC), Canada, H3G 2J2

Office: S-CI 204​

Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2576

Email: chedly.belkhodja [at] concordia.ca

Frédéric Dejean

Presentation

Frédéric Dejean, Axis Codirector
Webpage: UQÀM

Affiliation: Université du Québec à Montréal– Département de sciences des religions 
Professional status: Professor
Specialities: Evangelism and Pentecostalism, Intervention and Praxeology, Geography of Religions

Ongoing projects

"Recherche Action sur les Polarisations Sociales" (co-researcher, 2016-2020)

"Équipe PLURADICAL (Pluralisme et radicalisation)" (co-researcher, 2011-present)

Publications

Frédéric Dejean, "«Le Christ dans la banlieue» : les Églises évangéliques en Seine-Saint-Denis", in Marie-Hélène Bacqué, Emmanuel Bellanger and Henri Rey (eds.), Banlieues populaires : la Seine-Saint-Denis. Paris: Éditions de l'Aube, 2017.

Frédéric Dejean, "L'encadrement urbanistique des lieux de culte : le pouvoir local à l'épreuve de la diversité religieuse à travers l'exemple de Montréal", L'Information géographique, vol. LXXX, no 1, 2016, 130-155.

Frédéric Dejean, "Evangelical and Pentecostal Churches in Montreal and Paris: Between Local Territories and Global Networks", in Stan Brunn (ed.), The Changing World Religion Map. New York: Springer, 2015, 1673-1688.

Contact information

Département de science des religions, UQÀM

455, Boul. René-Lévesque Est
Montréal (QC), Canada, H2L 4Y2

Office: W-3420

Email: dejean.frederic [at] uqam.ca

Phone: (514) 987-3000 poste 1398

Annick Germain

Presentation

Annick Germain, Regular member, Axis Codirector, Member of the executive committee
Webpage: INRS, CEETUM

Affiliation: Institut national de la recherche scientifique – Centre Urbanisation, Culture et Société
Professional status: Full Professor
Specialties: Public spaces; sociability; social mixing; neighbourhood life; social bonding; urban patrimony; urban planning; interethnic cohabitation; municipal diversity management; cultural communities

Ongoing projects

 "Mobilité et ancrage : les étudiants internationaux à l’INRS" (co-researcher, INRS)

"La qualité de vie dans les projets résidentiels de haute densité. Discussion documentée de balises concernant la cohabitation en contexte de mixité."

"La mutation d’un quartier : la Cité de l’Acadie"

Partenariat de recherche "Neighbourhood Change and Building Inclusive Community from Within" (Lead: D. Hulchanski)

Publications

D. Meintel, Annick Germain, D. Juteau, V. Piché. and J. Renaud, L’immigration et l’ethnicité dans le Québec contemporain. Montréal: Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2018.

Annick Germain, Valérie Amiraux and Julie-Anne Boudreau (eds.), Vivre ensemble à Montréal : Épreuves et convivialités. Montréal: Atelier 10, 2018.

Annick Germain. 2013. La sociologie urbaine à l’épreuve de l’immigration et de l’ethnicité : de Chicago à Montréal en passant par Amsterdam. Sociologie et société (45.2): 87-110.
Annick Germain. 2013. The Montréal School: Urban Social Mix in a Reflexive City, Anthropologica (55.1): 29-39.
Johanne Charbonneau, Annick Germain and Marc Molgat (eds.). 2009. Habiter seul : un nouveau mode de vie?. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval
Jean Renaud, Annick Germain and Xavier Leloup (eds.). 2004. Racisme et discrimination. Permanence et résurgence d’un phénomène inavouable. Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval.
Annick Germain and Damaris Rose. 2000. Montreal: The Quest for a Metropolis. Chichester / London, John Wiley & Sons.

Contact information

Annick Germain
385, Sherbrooke St. East
Montreal (Quebec)
Canada H2X 1E3
E-mail: annick.germain [at] ucs.inrs.ca
Phone: (514) 499-4004

Laura Madokoro

Presentation

Laura Madokoro, Associate member
Webpage: McGill

Affiliation: McGill University – Department of History and Classical Studies
Professional status: Associate Professor
Specialities: History of refugees and humanitarianism; settler colonialism, human rights and race; history of sanctuary in Canada (17th-21th century)

Ongoing projects

« Lanscape of Injustice Project » (co-researcher, 2014-2020)​

Publications

Laura Madokoro​, Francine McKenzie and David Meren (eds.), Dominion of Race: Rethinking Canada's International History. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2017.

Laura MadokoroElusive Refuge: Chinese Migrants in the Cold War. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016.

Laura Madokoro, “A Decade of Change: Refugee Movements from the Global South and the Transformation of Canada’s Immigration Framework”, in Canada and the Third World: Overlapping Histories, Karen Dubinsky, Sean Mills and Scott Rutherford (eds.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016.

Laura Madokoro, “Transactions and Trajectories: The Social Life of Chinese Migrant Photographs”, Photography and Culture, vol. VIII, no 3, 2015, 325-344.

Contact information

Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University

855 Sherbrooke W., Montréal (QC), H3A 2T7

Office: Ferrier RM 329

Phone: 514-398-4400 Ext. 094407

Email: laura.madokoro [at] mcgill.ca

Mary Anne Poutanen

Presentation

Mary Anne Poutanen, Associate member
Webpage: Montreal History Group

Affiliation: McGill University – Quebec Studies Program and Montreal History Group; Concordia University - Department of History
Professional status: Professor
Specialties: Quebec history (19th century); Montreal history; history of prostitution; ethnicity; identity; history of schooling; history of alcohol and taverns

Ongoing projects

Montreal History Group (coordinator, FRQSC)

Publications

Mary Anne Poutanen​ and Sherry Olson, "Shelter from the Hurry? Hospitality in Montreal, 1836-1913", in Richard Denis, Deryck Holdsworth and Philip MacIntosh (eds.), Architectures of Hurry - Mobilities and Modernity in Urban Environments. London: New York, Routledge. (In preparation)

Mary Anne Poutanen​, Karen Herland and Mathieu Lapointe, "Muffled Voices: Sex Work in Montreal from the Past to the Present", in Annick Germain, Valérie Amiraux et Julie-Anne Boudreau (eds.), Vivre ensemble à Montréal : épreuves et convivialités. Montréal: Atelier 10, 2017.

Mary Anne Poutanen. Forthcoming. Beyond Brutal Passions. Prostitution in Early Nineteenth-Century Montreal. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Roderick MacLeod and Mary Anne Poutanen. 2012. Little Fists for Social Justice. Labour / Le Travail (70): 61-100.
Roderick MacLeod and Mary Anne Poutanen. 2008. “Proper Objects of this Institution”: Working Families, Children and the British & Canadian School in Nineteeth-Century Montreal. Revue d’histoire de l’éducation (22.2): 22-54.
Roderick MacLeod et Mary Anne Poutanen. 2004. A Meeting of the People. School Boards and Protestant Communities in Quebec, 1801-1998. Montreal / Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Tamara Myers, Kate Boyer, Mary Anne Poutanen and Steven Watt. 1998. Power, Place and Identity. Historical Studies of Social and Legal Regulation in Quebec. Montreal: Groupe d’histoire de Montréal.

Contact information

Mary Anne Poutanen
3438, McTavish St.
Office 103
Montreal (Quebec)  
Canada H3A 0E4
E-mail: mary-anne.poutanen [at] mcgill.ca


To become a CIRM member, please send a message to stephan.gervais [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Becoming%20a%20CIRM%20member) (Stéphan Gervais), scientific coordinator of the Centre, making sure that you include the following:

  1. a letter of motivation describing your current and future research; the axis or axes of research-action you would like to contribute to and the type of membership requested; 
  2. an up-to-date resume;  
  3. a photograph (in digital and royalty-free format).

Master's degree and Ph.D. students who have not yet produced a significant amount of research can join the Centre with a letter of recommendation from their advisor. 

Your application will be evaluated by the Director of the Centre, Pascal Brissette, as well as by the Executive and Scientific Committee.