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Right to the City: Cross-disciplinary pedagogy and the politics of Montréal's South-West is an initiative born of a collaboration between Concordia’s departments of Art History, Theatre, and History, as well as community partners in Pointe-Saint-Charles.

It is our pleasure to announce that affiliates Anna Sheftel and Stacey Zembrzycki have won this year’s OHA Book Award for their 2013 Palgrave publication, "Oral History off the Record: Toward an Ethnography of Practice"! This award recognizes a published book that uses oral history to make a significant contribution to contemporary scholarship; and/or significantly advances understanding of important theoretical issues in oral history; and/or is an outstanding example of innovative oral history methodology. Congrats also to the many other COHDS affiliated contributors to this book including Alan Wong, Liz Miller, Erin Jessee, Hourig Attarian, Monica Patterson, Lucho van Isschot, Hank Greenspan, and Steven High.

COHDS would like to extend welcome our new interns Nicolas Magnien and Marie-Anne Gagnon.  Nicolas will be assisting with the communications and lab operations.   Marie-Anne will be working with the COHDS archival collection.

We are very happy to announce that Eric Weissman, a former student affiliate of COHDS, won the CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award for Spaces, Places and States of Mind: a pragmatic ethnography of liminal critique

Signup for the autumn workshop series, Interactions is now open to affiliates and all members of the public.  More info and signup for the individual workshop can be found in the events section.

COHDS affiliate Sharon Gubbay Helfer was recently in Barcelona to attend the International Oral History Association's biennial conference. She captured some events and conversations with presenters and has put everything together in an online multimedia reportage.

Our 2013-2014 Annual Report is ready! You can access and download it through the following link.

The Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre (MHMC) launched a very compelling virtual exhibit called  "United Against Genocide: Understand, Question, Prevent".

COHDS Affiliate Brendan King-Edwards' new multimedia project, Milton Park Story, is in the final week of it's KickStarter campaign. The project tells the incredible story of the fight for affordable housing in the late 60s in the Milton-Park neighbourhood...

We have the pleasure to announce that our affiliates Lisa Ndejuru and Céline Bastien have received a doctoral grant from the R. Howard Webster Foundation!
The R. Howard Webster Foundation encourages outstanding Canadians that focus their talents and efforts into the improvement of our society.
Our affiliates’ level of academic excellence as well as their involvement with COHDS’ everyday life is highly appreciated! We congratulate and thank them for their commitment to the community.



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