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Myriam Joannette

Chaire de recherche du Canada en patirmoine urbain
Participates in 1 Session

Myriam Joannette est étudiante au doctorat en études urbaines et chargée de cours au Département d'études urbaines et touristiques de l'Université du Québec à Montréal. Son travail porte sur la relation entre l'imaginaire patrimonial, le tourisme et le développement local. Elle est membre du comité exécutif de l’Association of Critical Heritage Studies et co-coordonnatrice de son réseau francophone. Elle a codirigé les livres «Communautés patrimoniales » (PUQ, 2019) et «Patrimoine et développement local » (PUQ, à paraître en 2022).

Myriam Joannette is a PhD student in urban studies and lecturer in the Department of Urban Studies and Tourism at the University of Quebec in Montreal. Her work focuses on the relationship between the heritage imagination, tourism and local development. She is a member of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies Executive Committee and co-coordinator of its Francophone Network. She has co-directed the books “Heritage Communities" (PUQ, 2019) and “Heritage and Local Development" (PUQ, to be published in 2022). 

Sessions in which Myriam Joannette participates

Thursday 1 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Myriam Joannette attends

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-wing populism. Drawing on studies of memory and heritage, I argue that right-wing populists have cornered the market on talking about the past of deindustrialised communities. They have successfully misrepresented this rich and complex history to fuel rage, resentment, fear and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, ‘the past’, and in particular the industr...