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LIANG Liang est doctorante en géographie au sein de l’équipe « Habiter le Monde » à l’école doctorale des sciences humaines et sociales de l’Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, France) et fait son doctorat avec O. Lazzarotti et B. Taunay. D’origine chinoise, elle est arrivée en France 2010 pour faire un master (parcours culture, patrimoine et tourisme) à l’ITBS de l’Université d’Angers. Elle effectue actuellement des travaux de recherche sur la question de la reproduction mémorielle et de la modernisation dans la société contemporaine chinoise. Son terrain d’étude se focalise à Canton et Foshan au sud de la Chine.

Sessions in which LIANG participates

Saturday 4 June, 2016

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Sessions in which LIANG attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

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14:30 - 16:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageUrban HeritageActivists and ExpertsArchitecture and Urbanism

Qu’est-ce que le patrimoine change à Montréal? Qu’est-ce que Montréal change au patrimoine? Ce débat vise à mettre en discussion l'évolution et le devenir du patrimoine dans la métropole du Québec en interrogeant les motifs de l'attachement (ou de l'indifférence) de la société civile et des décideurs, mais aussi en questionnant les moyens dont ils disposent pour agir sur le patrimoine. Au-delà de la fameuse "pierre grise" et des matériaux expressifs de l'identité historique de Montré...

17:00 - 19:30 | 2 hours 30 minutes
Festive Event

Welcome addresses and cocktail, followed by the Concordia Signature Event "The Garden of the Grey Nuns". As the opening ceremony and cocktail take place in the former Grey Nuns' Motherhouse, recycled into campus residence and reading rooms by Concordia University,  delegates will also have the possibility to discover the video Three Grey Nuns (3 minutes, by Ron Rudin and Phil Lichti. Three Grey Nuns recount their memories of communal life in the Grey Nun’s Motherhouse.  Built...

19:30 - 21:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Research-Creation Installation or PerformancePublic event

Working with archival documents and the current-day morphology of the Grey Nuns' site, Dr Cynthia Hammond, Dr Shauna Janssen, in collaboration with Dr Jill Didur, will curate a series of installations and performances that speak directly to the rich heritage of a specific urban landscape: the gardens of the Grey Nuns' Motherhouse, now part of the Concordia University downtown campus. Visitors will have the opportunity to explore the lost working gardens of the Grey Nuns. As with other such...

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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7:00 - 8:45 | 1 hour 45 minutes
Public event

(In English) Chinatown, born in the second half of the 19th century, is a hub of commercial and sociocultural activities which showcases Chinese culture in Montreal. It has become, over time, an iconic landscape of the city’s cultural diversity. Jonathan Cha, urbanologist, landscape architect and doctor in both space and town planning, proposes a discovery tour allowing us to get acquainted with the history of the district and the decipherment of its landscape. _ Le Quartier chinois, né dans ...

Monday 6 June, 2016

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7:00 - 9:00 | 2 hours
Public event

Canal: Walking the Post-Industrial Lachine Canal (COHDS, 2013 - bilingual) is an audio-walk and booklet that takes listeners from the Atwater Market to the Saint Gabriel Lock, exploring the post-industrial transformation of a once heavily industrialized area. The Lachine Canal area has undergone dramatic changes, as mills and factories were closed and then demolished or converted into high-end condominiums. The adjoining working-class neighbourhoods ...

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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19:00 - 23:00 | 4 hours
Festive Event

The closing dinner of the conference, called “Pawâ” according to a French-Canadian tradition borrowed from the Native American lexicon, will be an opportunity to discover, in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal, an original culinary creation by the caterer Agnus Dei, from the renowned Maison Cartier-Besson in Montreal, leader in its field for its boundless creativity and event expertise. The dinner, in the form of stations, will offer delegates an exploration of Quebecois culinary heritage,...

Wednesday 8 June, 2016

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8:30 - 11:45 | 3 hours 15 minutes

||| This loop crosses the forest to the top of Mount Royal allowing a discovery of its fauna and flora. Beautiful views offer a unique perspective of the city and its history, including that of the Chalet which offers a stunning view all the way to the river. The tour includes a stop at the Smith House, headquarters of Les amis de la montagne. The house holds, among others, the permanent exhibition "Mount Royal, A Territory" which offers a comprehensive overview of Mount Royal: its history...

8:45 - 18:45 | 10 hours

||| A piece of Gré des champs cheese, a bite of bread with cretons, a taste of chomeur pudding, a glass of cider and blueberry juice... these are just a few of the many Quebecois specialities that you can try on this gourmet excursion to Montérégie. This region is not only spectacular, but is also home to numerous culinary artisans that demonstrate the diversity of Quebecois terroir. The programme includes: visits to livestock farms, a cider works, a berry farmer and an artisanal bre...