3 May 2016

Several Foundation members will take part in two major annual gatherings of Canadian academics: the 84thCongress of l'Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) will take place from 9 to 13 May at Université du Québec à Montréal on the theme of “Meeting points,” and the 85thCongress of the Humanities and Social Sciences will take place at University of Calgary, from 28 May to 3 June on the theme of “Energizing communities.”

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation will be promoting its doctoral scholarship and research fellowship programs at both these events. From 9 to 13 May, we will answer all your questions at booth 19 during the ACFAS Congress, and from 28 to 31 May, at booth 42 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Congress Expo. Come see us!

ACFAS Congress Presentations, Montréal, Québec, 9-13 May 2016

2009 fellow Simon Harel will give three presentations:

2011 scholar Mélanie Millette is organizing a conference on methodological issues of Internet research and digital technologies, Enjeux méthodologiques de la recherche sur les usages d’Internet et les technologies numériques,  11-12 May.

On May 12 at 1:15 pm, 2014 scholar Mélanie Doucet will co-host a talk on youth protection, Penser, implanter et interpréter ensemble un sondage portant sur la satisfaction de la clientèle : illustration d’une collaboration réussie entre gestionnaires et chercheurs, Pavillon Hubert-Aquin, A-1870.

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Presentations, Calgary, Alberta, 28 May to 3 June 2016

Three Trudeau fellows will be speaking:

Seven Trudeau scholars will present their research :

Jennifer Clapp

Professor Clapp is a political economist wary of the effect of global trade and the influence of transnational corporations on food security and the environment in the world’s poorest countries.

2013 Fellows

Melanie Doucet

She is analyzing the social and health services that youth receive from the Child Protection System to propose ways to improve them.

2014 Scholars

Jocelyn Downie

Professor Jocelyn Downie is an expert on the protection of human participants in research, end of life law and policy, and the protection and promotion of women’s health.

2015 Fellows

Bailey Gerrits

Bailey Gerrits (political studies, Queen’s University) is examining media coverage of domestic violence and the way that Canadian media seem to portray this phenomenon as “un-Canadian.”

2015 Scholars

Simon Harel

Professor Harel explores ethnic and cultural diversity in our societies, with expertise in comparative literature & migration.

2009 Fellows

Kyle Kirkup

The human rights and dignity of LGBT individuals cannot be addressed by family law alone. Kyle Kirkup wonders whether it is possible to achieve equality for LGBT community members in the domain of criminal law.

2013 Scholars

Caroline Lieffers

Caroline Lieffers (history of science and medicine, Yale University) is studying the relationship between disability and citizenship in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century United States to better understand how diverse groups of people can contribute to a nation’s goals.

2015 Scholars

Mélanie Millette

Mélanie is analyzing how social media can provide visibility and legitimacy to minority or marginalized groups. She is President of the Alumni Society of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.

2011 Scholars Directors

Ronald Rudin

Professor Rudin is a renowned public historian who innovatively combines various technologies and media -- books, films, Internet, and GPS -- to tell stories about the past.

2011 Fellows

Rebecca Sutton

She is studying the international community’s response to armed conflict today through the new lens of law, war, and aid combined.

2014 Scholars

Erin Tolley

Erin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Polical Science at the University of Toronto. She completed her doctorate at Queen's University on the relationship between the media and politics in Canada.

2010 Scholars