Public Lecture by the Professors of the Canadian University of Moncton
October 24, 2018 at Vytautas Magnus University will attend the Canadian University of Moncton, who will discuss not only university co-operation issues, but also read public lectures (V. Putvinskio St. 23-312, 11:00 a.m.) for Vytautas Magnus University students: Canadian socio-economic policy and its peculiarities North American context; Canada-US-Mexico (USMCA) New Commerce Agreement (English) and Canadian Integration Policy (French with translation into Lithuanian).
Pierre-Marcel Desjardins has been teaching economics at the Université de Moncton since 1990 and is the Director of l’École des hautes études publiques. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Texas (Austin). His current research projects focus on regional and rural economic development, public policy, and trade. He as been called upon by the governments of Canada and New Brunswick, as well as the United Nations and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as an economic development specialist.
A graduate of the Universities of Lille II, Paris II and Montreal, Christophe Traisnel is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Deputy Director of the École des Hautes Études Public (HÉP) at the Université de Moncton. Associate Researcher at the Canadian Institute for Research on Linguistic Minorities (CIRLM) and associate member of the Center for Studies and Research in Administrative and Political Sciences (CERSA, Paris II), he devotes his work to the international Francophonie, to migrations Canada, the Boreal Francophonie and linguistic minorities in Canada and Europe. In line with his dissertation on nationalism of protest in Canada and Belgium, he has also published numerous articles on political commitment, nationalism, French-speaking immigration and the recognition of minorities, particularly in the journals Lien social et Politics, Politics and Societies, Francophonies of America, Words, Hermes, Sociographic Research, Canadian Studies. He is also the author of The French in Sharing (Timée éditions), and Francophonie, Francophonismes: group of aspiration and forms of engagement (editions LGDJ – Panthéon-Assas).