Jean-Paul Baillargeon, editor - The Handing Down of Culture, Smaller Societies and Globalization

The Authors

Jean-Paul Baillargeon

Retired. Honorary professor attached to the Chaire Fernand-Dumont sur la culture. Main organizer of the colloquium The Handing Down of Culture, Smaller Societies, and Globalization. One of the founding members of the Canadian Cultural Research Network. Recent publication, 2002: “Les librairies et les bibliothèques publiques,” in Denise Lemieux, Ed., Traité de la culture, Québec, Les Éditions de l’IQRC.

Clarence Bayne

Academic director of the diploma of advanced studies in business and sports administration, at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University. Director of the Institute of Entrepreneurship for the Development of Minority Communities. Vice-President of the Canadian Cultural Research Network and President of the National Council of Black Educators in Canada.

Léon Bernier

Retired since December 2001. Formerly professor at INRS Urbanisation, Culture et Société. Some recent publications, 2000: “Les effets structurants des interventions publiques en matière d’art et de culture,” in Guy Bellavance, Ed., Démocratisation de la culture ou démocratie culturelle? Deux logiques d’action publique, Québec, Les Éditions de l’IQRC; 2000: “Américanité-américanisation des Québécois: quelques éclairages empiriques,” Québec Studies, 29, Spring/Summer; 2002: “La question du public ou l’art en temps démocratiques,” in Denise Lemieux, Ed., Traité de la culture, Québec, Les Éditions de l’IQRC.

Donna Cardinal

Has been teaching Canadian studies and cultural policies at the Department of Political Science and Canadian Studies, University of Alberta. Has published in 2001: “Culture, Heritage and the Arts,” in David Siegel and Terry Fowler, Ed., Urban Policy Issues: A Canadian Perspective, Toronto, Oxford University Press. Responsible of the organization of the colloquium of the Canadian Cultural Research Network, in 2000, Diversity and Culture. Beyond the Rhetoric. Coordinator of the seminar organized by the Canadian Cultural Research Network (CCRN), Cultural Information and Research Centres Liaison in Europe (CIRCLE) and the Department of Canadian Heritage. President of CCRN.

Joy Cohnstaedt

Diploma of advanced studies in education, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Advances Studies, York University. Teaches history of arts of First Nations, studies in culture and communication. Has published a study on multiculturalism in Canada. Codirector of a special issue of Canadian Studies: “Canadian Cultures and Globalization.” Has done several studies on First Nations and Inuit. Founding president of the Canadian Cultural Research Network. Former member of the Applebaum-Hébert Commission.

William Coleman

Professor of political science and director of the Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition, McMaster University. Has a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Among his publications, 1996: Financial Services, Globalization and Domestic Policy Change: A Comparison of North America and the European Union, Basingstoke, Macmillan. Recent beneficiary of an important subsidy from the Council of Social and Human Sciences Research of Canada, for a pluridisciplinary research on the effects of globalization.

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