marie.brossier@pol.ulaval.ca

Talks

2019

June

European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Edimburg, UK: Panel “The politics of dynasties in Africa” with E. Sanchez

November

African Studies Association (ASA), Annual Meeting, Boston, United States : “Women and the Hajj since 1960: Evidence from Senegal and Cameroun”.

2018

August

American Political Science Association (APSA), Annual Meeting, Boston, United States : “Hereditary and electoral politics in Africa: mapping and quantifying political dynasties since independence”.

June

International Training Program for Parliamentary Executives, Dakar, Senegal: “Socio-histoire comparée des institutions parlementaires ouest-africaines” [Comparative sociohistory of West African parliamentary institutions].

March

International workshop at CIRAM on Political parties, elections, and the vote: converging views between Africa and the Arab World, Quebec, Canada : “Comparing political dynasties in the World and in Africa”.

2017

December

CIRAM conference series at the Ministry of International Relations, Quebec, Canada : Décrypter les élections au Sénégal: quels défis pour 2017-2019.” [Decoding the elections in Senegal: what challenges lie ahead for 2017-2019].

International conference on Parliaments and the fight against corruption, Laval University, Quebec, Canada : “Hereditary politics and democratization in Africa. Tracing MP’s kinship networks in Senegal since 1960“.

November

African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, United States : “Successful Islamic Entrepreneurs from the Social Peripheries in Senegal: the case of the Hajj”.

International conference on Le Chiffre et la Carte [The number and the map], University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada : “Déconstruire l’exceptionnalité des dynasties politiques en Afrique: Exercices de mesures et de cartographies des transmissions familiales du pouvoir exécutif et législatif (cas du Sénégal).“ [Deconstructing the exceptionality of political dynasties in Africa: Exercises in measuring and mapping family transmissions of the executive and legislative branches (the case of Senegal)].

October

International Workshop on Comparing Armed Conflict, FrancoPaix, Montreal, Canada: Panel moderator: “Comparing environments of asymmetrical violence, counter-insurgency, and international interventions”.

May

Workshop on religion and migration, IRD LMI Movida-Timbuktu Institute, Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Dakar, Senegal : “Trajectoires d’éducation et d’engagements politiques à travers le Sahel: le cas des arabisants au Sénégal” [Education trajectories and political commitments across the Sahel: the case of Arabic literates in Senegal].

FrancoPaix International Conference on What does the future hold for conflict resolution in West Africa? Panel moderator: “Challenges to a sustainable peace”.

February

Conference on Parliaments in the international environment, Chair on democracy and parliamentary institutions, Quebec, Canada : Panel moderator: “On institutional strengthening of democracy”.

Carter Conference, University of Florida, United States : Panel moderator: “Religion and politics in the Sahel”.

2016

December

International workshop on Sahelian Identities in Times of Crisis, Point Sud, Bamako, Mali: “Education and politics across the Sahel: the case of Arabic literates in Senegal”.

African Studies Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., United States : “Family Party: Dynastic Successions and Political Parties in Senegal”.

November

Final conference of the Joint African Studies Program, Sciences-Po Paris, France : “Politique de la rue mobilisations citoyennes, violence et démocratie en Afrique” [Politics of popular mobilizations, violence, and democracy in Africa]: Panel moderator: “Authoritarian resistances in Central Africa and the African Great Lakes region”.

September

Conference of the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC), Montreal, Canada: “Dynasties politiques et hérédité en politique au Québec” [Political dynasties and heredity in Quebec politics]

July

Conference of the Center for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC), Montreal, Canada: “Dynasties politiques et hérédité en politique au Québec” [Political dynasties and heredity in Quebec politics]

May

St. Laurent Forum on Global Security (HEI, Chaire Raoul-Dandurand, Cerium), Quebec, Canada :“Aux risques de l’islam en Afrique de l’ouest: temporalités de la mobilisation et de la contestation religieuse” [On the risks of Islam in West Africa: temporalities of mobilization and religious conflict].

March

CIRAM round table on “Évolutions et nouvelles formes de l’Islam en Afrique de l’Ouest: vers une radicalisation?” [Evolved and new forms of Islam in West Africa: toward a radicalization?] (6 participants), HEI, Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

2015

July

European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Paris, France: Co-organized the panel “Back to the future of political parties in Africa” with Sandrine Perrot and Emmanuelle Bouilly.

February

Co-directed the ANR international closing colloquium “Models, practices, and cultures of schooling in francophone West Africa” (MOPRACS) on “Gouverner l’école aux Suds: Politiques, acteurs et pratiques.” [Governing schools in the global south: actors, policies and practices], Sciences Po Bordeaux, France.

2013-2015

Co-organized the departmental seminar series “Les midis de science politique” [Political Science over Lunch] with Ece Atickan and Thierry Giasson, Department of Political Science, Laval University, Canada.