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Laurence McFalls, Director of the International Research Training Group “Diversity”, receives the Federal Cross of Merit

W. Leuchs, L. McFalls, U. Lehmkuhl
3 December 2016, Montréal
On Saturday, December 3 2016, the German Consul General Walter Leuchs (German Consulate General Montreal), on behalf of the German Federal President Joachim Gauck, conferred the Federal Cross of Merit on Ribbon on Laurence McFalls. For more than 25 years, Laurence McFalls has served as an academic ambassador of German Studies. He has been active as a bridge builder and a translator between Canada ...

"La question nationale québécoise : l'état des lieux" / "Nationalisme et idée républicaine au Québec"

Danic Parenteau
6. Dezember 2016, 14h-16h und 18h, Gastvorträge von Prof. Dr. Danic Parenteau (Montréal), Universität des Saarlandes, C 5.2, HS 401
Am 6. Dezember wird Prof. Dr. Danic Parenteau (Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean / Montréal) zu Gast an der Arbeitsstelle für Interkulturelle Québecstudien und nordamerikanische Frankophonie in der Fachrichtung Romanistik (Universität des Saarlandes) sein und zwei Vorträge halten: "La question nationale québécoise : l'état des lieux" (Dienstag, 6.12., 14h-16h) sowie "Nationalisme et idée ...

Space, Mediation and Diversity Under the Global Condition

Collaborative Workshop in Leipzig, December 14 & 15
The upcoming workshop Space, Mediation and Diversity Under the Global Condition marks the beginning of a closer institutional cooperation between the International Research Training Group “Diversity: Mediating Difference in Transcultural Spaces” (Trier University, Saarland University and Université de Montréal) and the Collaborative Research Centre (SFB 1199) “Processes of Spatialization Under the ...

IRTG Diversity Success Stories: Xymena Wieczorek Defends her Thesis

Xymena Wieczorek after her defense
2 November 2016, Universität Trier
On November 2, 2016, the IRTG Diversity's PhD researcher Xymena Wieczorek defended her thesis on ""Patterns of (Im)Mobility: Revisiting Migration through Biographical Experiences in Canada and Germany" (Supervisors: Martin Endreß, University of Trier / Barbara Thériault, Université de Montréal). The IRTG Diversity wholeheartedly congratulates Xymena Wieczorek on her achievement. The picture ...

IRTG Diversity Summer School 2016

S. Seibel and L. Jung at the IRTG's Summer School
25 - 31 August 2016, European Academy, Otzenhausen, Germany
One of the main elements of the IRTG Diversity's qualification program is the facilitation of regular exchanges between our doctoral candidates and the IRTG Diversity's participating researchers and postdocs, in smaller groups, or with the whole group of doctoral researchers during our summer and winter schools. At the end of August, our PhD students from both sides of the Atlantic and many IRTG ...

Of 'Contact Zones' and 'Liminal Spaces'. Mapping the Everyday Life of Cultural Translation

IRTG Diversity Publication Series
The IRTG Diversity was established in April 2013 and its members have since cooperated in research on cultural and social diversity in Canada, Québec, and Europe. To document this research and to continue our exchanges with the broader academic public, we have now started a new publication series called “Diversity – Diversité – Diversität”. The first volume of the IRTG Diversity’s publication series, ...

Meet Us in Person: IRTG Video Clip

If we were to describe the IRTG Diversity in one word, which word would it be? And what makes the IRTG Diversity special? Find out in our new introductory video, produced in the summer of 2015. To learn more about the IRTG Diversity in general, see "About the IRTG" on the left-hand side, or go to the page "The IRTG Diversity at a Glance" at http://irtg-diversity.com/index.php?page=now-and-upcoming&article=94 ...
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