Research projects

Ongoing projects

This section presents the different research projects carried out by the VESPA research laboratory and the Canada Research Chair in Urbanity, Insecurity, and Political Action. In this section we present our recent, ongoing and forthcoming research projects.


Ongoing Projects

VESPA’s four major research topics are : mobility, informality, urbanization, and governance…

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Epistemological Reflections

Reading suggestions and methodological notes taken from our experiences in the field…

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VESPA in 360 News

04.2012 | Epistemological reflections

Presentation of VESPA. For an Epistemology of Urbanity

Pour une épistémologie de l’urbanité, Tokyo

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04.2012 | Multimedia space

Article Bank

Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal

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03.2013 | Publications en ligne [WWW]

Nathalie Boucher co-écrit : " 100, Somerville"

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