MOOC: Northern Quebec: issues, spaces and cultures

October 6th, 2017

MOOC: Northern Quebec: issues, spaces and cultures

MOOC : Massive Open Online Course

This MOOC offers an introduction to social and political issues of northern Quebec, a territory that is also the traditional home of Inuit, Cree and Innus. The course will provide participants a better understanding of the cultures of northern populations, the place the North occupies in the collective imagination, and its sociopolitical development. It also explores the conflicting visions for development of the territory and give a voice to northerners and academics who work in the North.

This MOOC is aimed at anyone interested in Northern Quebec and in learning more about its territory, cultures, history, societies, and issues.

Professor in charge of this MOOC: Thierry Rodon, Department of Political Science, Laval University.

This MOOC is an initiative of the Institut nordique du Québec (INQ), which gathers three founding universities: l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Laval University, and McGill University.

Registration : Until October 30, 2017

Course from October 10 to December 4, 2017

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Module 1 : Envisioning the North: between science and imagination

Module 2 : Migrations and Encounters

Module 3 : Indigenous Peoples: Between Recognition and Neglect

Module 4 : Northern Development: Homeland vs Hinterland

Module 5 :  Regional governances

Module 6 : The Northern Political Economy

Module 7 : Which Development for the North?