The course will provide participants a better understanding of the cultures of northern populations, the place the North occupies in the collective imagination, and its sociopolitical development. It also explores the conflicting visions for development of the territory and give a voice to northerners and academics who work in the North. Professor in charge of this MOOC: Thierry Rodon, Department of Political Science, Laval University.

This MOOC is an initiative of the Institut nordique du Québec (INQ), which gathers three founding universities: l'Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Laval University, and McGill University.

Registration: Until October 30, 2017
Course from October 10 to December 4, 2017

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Module 1 : Envisioning the North: between science and imagination
Module 2 : Migrations and Encounters
Module 3 : Indigenous Peoples: Between Recognition and Neglect
Module 4 : Northern Development: Homeland vs Hinterland
Module 5 : Regional governances
Module 6 : The Northern Political Economy
Module 7 : Which Development for the North?