The Latin American Studies Network of Montreal (RÉLAM) is founded on the need to create a space for research and collaboration for the “Latin American community” of Montreal. In the Spring of 2014, a group of professors from four Montreal universities proposed the establishment of a group of Latin American Studies to their social science colleagues who share an interest in Latin America. This appeal met a large and enthusiastic response.
As a diverse metropolis, Montreal serves as an excellent hub for exchanging knowledge on Latin America. The confluence of Anglophone and Francophone academic communities provides an exceptional resource in this regard.
Call for papers
"Gender in Latin America: Tensions and Perspectives"
April 26, 2018
At McGill University
The student committee of the Latin American Studies Network of Montreal (UQÀM, Université de Montréal, Concordia and McGill) will hold its fourth conference on April 26, 2018 at McGill University. The theme of this multidisciplinary and quadrilingual (English, French, Spanish and Portuguese) event is ''Gender in Latin America: Tensions and Perspectives''.
Deadline for proposals: January 27th, 2018
Notification of acceptance: February 24th, 2018
Completed research deadline: March 31th, 2018
Student Conference: April 26, 2018
Congratulations to Jean François Mayer, co-director of RELAM, who has received an SSHRC Insight Development Grant! His research project is entitled: Fighting invisibility: The repertoire of everyday forms of resistance to routinized violence among domestic workers in Brazil. http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/funding-financement/programs-programmes/insight_development_grants-subventions_de_developpement_savoir-eng.aspx ...
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Congratulations to Tina Hilgers, member of the RELAM’s Advisory Board, who has received an FQRSC grant for New Researchers! Her research project is entitled: The Resilience Gap in Urban Latin America and the Caribbean: Normalizing insecurity vs. Transforming Security. http://www.frqsc.gouv.qc.ca/fr/bourses-et-subventions/concours-anterieurs/bourse/soutien-a-la-recherche-pour-la-releve-professorale-np-automne-2016-9kpmgnnx1466016205773...
This lunch conference co-organized by the CÉRIUM is offered by Pr Silvia Pedraza (U. of Michigan) on Cuba – exile – US relations and Pr John Kirk (Dalhousie U.) on the evolution of Cuban medical internationalism. An introduction by Pr…...
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RELAM invites you to ERIGAL’s (Équipe de recherche sur l’inclusion et la gouvernance en Amérique latine) first international event organized in collaboration with the CPDS, the CÉRIUM, the Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la violence politique, RELAM and LLACS:…...