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2014 ECSA-C Biennial

The 10th European Community Studies Association-Canada (ECSA-C) biennial conference will be hosted by the Université de Montréal and be held in Montreal from 8-10 May 2014. The conference theme is “Europe and Peace.”

Follow the conference on Twitter: @ECSA_C ou @CEUEMontreal


Hyatt Regency Montreal
1255 Jeanne-Mance
Montreal, QC H5B 1E5


You may benefit from a special fare at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. You simply have to book your room on their dedicated website. The hotel offers many facilities for free, including a swimming pool and a gym.

In addition, there is also a possibility for you to use student housing at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM). To learn more about these residences, please click here. If you want to inquire about rates and room availabilities, and to book a studio or a multiple-room unit, please contact delouest-residences@uqam.ca mentioning that you are participating in the ECSA-C congress.

Conference program

To access the final program, click here.

Please note that in conjunction with the conference, the University of Victoria organizes a workshop on the governance of social policy in Canada and the EU. The workshop will take place on Friday, May 9, from 9.00am to 1.00pm. Attendance is free but registration is mandatory on the following page.


Please go to the following page to register for the conference.

Please note that you must send your paper to your panel's discussant and to ecsa-c@umontreal.ca by April 28. You can find a list of participants to the conference in the program.

Montreal in Spring

We hope that you will find the time to experience a bit of what Montreal has to offer in the month of May. Below are just a few links which you may find of interest.

Website of Tourisme-Montreal
Program of events and festivals in May

Access from Montreal-Trudeau airport

Downtown Montreal is easily accessible from the Trudeau-airport. The STM shuttle 747 (Montreal public transportation) runs around the clock and the fare is $10. For more information, please visit the webpage of the STM.


For any inquiry related to the 2014 ECSA-C Biennial Conference, please contact ecsa-c@umontreal.ca.

Organization Committee

  • Frédéric Mérand (Montréal)
  • Patrick Leblond (Ottawa)
  • Joan DeBardeleben (Carleton)

Program Chairs

  • Juliet Johnson (McGill)
  • Ece Ozlem Atikcan (Laval)

YRN Program Chair

  • Cem Duyulmus (McGill)


The 10th European Community Studies Association-Canada biennial conference is organised with the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.


and following partners:




EUROPA, Gateway to the EU
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Université de Montréal - McGill University