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Françoise Montambeault, Nora Nagels and Martin Papillon receive a SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Congratulations to Françoise Montambeault (RÉLAM’s Co-Director), Nora Nagels (Member of RELAM’s Executive Committee) and Martin Papillon (Director of the Centre de recherche sur les politiques et le développement social, CPDS) for receiving a SSHRC Insight Development Grant! Their project is entitled

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Manuel Balán receives a SSHRC Insight Development Grant

Congratulations to Manuel Balán, member of RELAM’s executive committee, for receiving a SSHRC Insight Development Grant! His project is entitled “Media and partisan polarization in the Americas” and we wish him great success in his research endeavor. For the official competition results,

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Ph.D Candidate Annabelle Dias Felix Receives FRQSC Doctoral Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Annabelle Dias Felix who was awarded a prestigious FRQSC Doctoral Research Fellowship! Annabelle Dias Felix is a Ph.D candidate in Political Science at Université de Montréal. She holds a master degree in Latin American Studies specialized in Political Science at IHEAL (Institut

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Katherine Zien wins CALACS’ Best Book Award 2018

Congratulations to Professor Katherine Zien from McGill University, who won CALACS’ Best Book Award for her book Sovereign Acts: Performing Race, Space, and Belonging in Panama and the Canal Zone, published with Rutgers Univfersity Press, 2017. Sovereign Acts presents a strong narrative

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Cynthia Milton’s New Book: Conflicted Memory: Military Cultural Interventions in Post-Shining Path Peru

RÉLAM Professor Cynthia Milton, from Université de Montréal, releases her new book “Conflicted Memory: Military Cultural Interventions in Post-Shining Path Peru”. What happens when concepts of “truth,” “memory,” and “human rights” are taken up and adapted by former perpetrators of violence?

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Jean François Mayer receives an SSHRC Insight Development Grant

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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Tina Hilgers receives an FQRSC grant for New Researchers

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

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A FRQSC Grant for Emerging Research Teams : ERIGAL

Congratulations to Françoise Montambeault (PI), Manuel Balán, Julian Durazo-Herrmann, Tina Hilgers, and Jean François Mayer, founding and directing members of RELAM, who have received an FRQSC grant for Emerging Research Teams! They will be conducting their activities under the name

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Cynthia Milton won the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship 2016

Congratulations to Cynthia Milton, Member of the RELAM Executive, who won the Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowship 2016. Fernand Braudel Senior Fellowships provide a framework for established academics with an international reputation to pursue their research at the EUI (European University Institute).

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Romain Busnel : Award Holder of the Jane Jenson Fieldwork Scolarship 2017

Congratulations to Romain Busnel, Ph.D Candidate in political science at Université de Montréal and under the supervision of Françoise Montambeault (co-director of RELAM), who won the Jane Jenson Fieldwork Scolarship 2017 of the Political Science Department of UdeM for his work on

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