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Round table discussion

Wednesday, October 3rd at 6 p.m.

Duncan Cameron, Women on steps holding signs “No Nuclear Arms for Canada / Pas d’armes nucléaires pour le Canada”, Montreal, 1961. Library and Archives Canada, PA-209888

Round table discussion: Women from Everywhere in Pluralist Montreal

Presented in relation to the exhibition Shalom Montreal: Stories and Contributions of the Jewish Community, the panel discussion Des femmes de partout dans un Montréal pluriel (Women from everywhere in pluralist Montreal) will underscore the contributions of Jewish and other women to the city of Montreal. How do they create their history? How do they express themselves? What roles have these women played in Montreal society and politics?


  • Vivian Barbot, former President of the Fédération des femmes du Québec (2001-2003), and former Bloc Quebecois MP
  • Yolande Cohen, Professor, Department of History, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
  • Chantal Maillé, Professor, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University

Discussion hosted by Miriam Fahmy

Free activity in French
Location : J. Armand Bombardier Theatre, McCord Museum

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