Commitment grows where it is sown Le Carré Casgrain, from an open garden to a collective citizen
This book allows us to reflect on the transformations of the forms of citizen engagement, and to share these reflections through the inspiring story of a citizen collective and its members.
Success of the workshop The Politics of Indigenous Participatory Rights: Latin America in Comparative Perspective
On November 5th and 12th, the workshop on indigenous participatory rights in Latin America i was held. It was the result of the collaboration between many partners of the Chair!
Participedia International Network receives $2.5 million grant from SSHRC!
This grant will enable the network to develop and expand its impact for participatory democracy. Françoise Montambeault is co-chair of the

Our latest PUBLICATIONS

L'engagement pousse là où on le sème : Le Carré Casgrain, de jardin ouvert à collectif citoyen, Écosociété, 1 septembre 2021

When Informality Matters: Participatory Security Reform and Mechanisms of Social Embeddedness in Nezahualcóyotl, Mexico, Journal of Latin American Studies, p.1-28

¿Qué tan efectiva es la ‘policía de proximidad’? Evaluando los casos de Brasil y México , CIPER Chile Académico

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Participation and Citizenship(s)

The Canada Research Chair in Participation and Citizenship(s) seeks to explore the links between forms of participation and the individual, collective and relational trajectories of the construction of citizenship(s) from a comparative perspective. The objective is to better understand from a theoretical point of view the institutional and emerging forms of participation, and their interactions with the processes of inclusion and (re)definition/transformation of the boundaries of this citizenship.

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francoise
Chairholder

Under the tenure of Françoise Montambeault, Professor at the Department of Political Science of the University of Montreal, the research falls within the field of comparative politics. They are interested in civic participation, democracy, social inclusion, expanding access to citizenship rights and redefining the boundaries of citizens' membership in political communities.

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See the Chaire’s participations and events to come.

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Nicaragua, Violences contre les femmes. De la révolution aux pactes pour le pouvoir
PARLER POLITIQUE OU NE PAS PARLER POLITIQUE: RÉFLEXIONS AUTOUR DES NOTIONS DE POLITISATION ET DE DÉPOLITISATION
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