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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.  

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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.

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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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Cynthia Milton : New President of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, of the Royal Society of Canada

Cynthia Milton, member of the RELAM Executive, became the new President of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, of the Royal Society of Canada.  More details here :

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New co-directors at the Observatoire des Amériques

We are delighted to announce that, since January 1st, 2017, Nora Nagels and Julián Durazo Herrmann, professors of political science at UQAM and members of RELAM, became director and co-director of the Observatoire des Amériques (ODA). The Observatoire des Amériques

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Post-Doc Individual Fellowships: Université Libre de Bruxelles 

For more info: Contact: Nora Nagels ( or Françoise Montambeault ( for Latin American professors contacts at ULB.

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Press Release – RELAM affiliation as associated centre of CLACSO

RELAM’S AFFILIATION AS “ASSOCIATED CENTRE” OF THE LATIN AMERICAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES (CLACSO) We are delighted to announce that as of today the latin American Research Network of Montreal (Réseau d‘e’tudes latino-ame’ricaines de Montreal, RELAM) is an associated centre

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Call for applications – Mexico Contemporary Studies Chair Positions (2) of research aids

The Chair of Studies of Contemporary Mexico (CEMC) is recruiting two students from the Université de Montréal at the master’s or doctoral level to make short trips to Mexico in the 3 or 4 weeks between October 2016 and March

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