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Canada France 1604-2004
Canada France 1604-2004
Canada a space for imagination

First call for projects
December 9, 2002 - January 31, 2003

  1. Book for Young People: Biography of Champlain (Paris, France)
    Applicant: Association France-Canada
    Description: For young people aged 8-14 years. Illustrated with photographs, period documents and drawings, the hundred or so pages of this book will cover the major events of Champlain’s life, in a simple and lively style.

  2. Symposium - International Mobility Issues (Paris, France)
    Applicant: Cité Internationale de l'Université de Paris
    Description: Searching between two languages, working between two cultures. Symposium organized in connection with the international recruitment fair.

  3. Construction of Chaloupes (Newfoundland, Canada)
    Applicant: Fédération des francophones de Terre-Neuve-et-Lab. Inc.
    Description: This project will encourage the exchange of ancestral skills and knowledge by shipwrights from France and Newfoundland and Labrador. Such knowledge and skills will be used for cultural, educational and historical purposes in the communities of Newfoundland wishing to revisit the Newfoundland deep-sea fishing adventure.

  4. Rouen School of Architecture: Norman Construction Project (Rouen, France)
    Applicant: École d'architecture de Normandie
    Description: This project involves conducting a study on the Norman half-timbering technique from the 16th to the 20th centuries. To promote this study and encourage sharing between France and Canada, the École d’Architecture de Normandie would host about fifteen students from New Brunswick in July 2003.

  5. Tour of the play Évangéline (Tassin-la-demi-lune, France)
    Applicant: Le Grand Manitou
    Description: Fabrice Blanc, a singer-songwriter with a great love of Canada, draws liberally on the poem Évangeline for his 15-scene musical performance. He brings the project to life with a dozen or so professional artists and technicians who are young but experienced. With the focus on Canadian and Acadian events (400th anniversary in 2004, Congrès Mondial Acadien in 2004, 250 years since the Great Upheaval of 2005), the project seeks of course to bridge the Atlantic, reaching out to the French people and Canadians who are at the centre of this major episode.

  6. Photo exposition, Les Terres Neuvas d’Anita Conti (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)
    Applicant: Fédération des francophones de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador Inc.
    Description: The planned photo exposition Les Terre-Neuvas d’Anita Conti will foster dialogue among various individuals, organizations and associations in France and Newfoundland and Labrador. It will put a human face on the adventure of deep-sea fishing and promote contact and discussion on a topic that is as relevant as ever.

  7. International forum of youth with integration problems (New Brunswick, Canada)
    Applicant: Association des anciens et amis du Collège communautaire de Campbellton
    Description: This forum gives young people in difficulty from France and Canada the opportunity to contribute to the development of the Canada of today through cultural, historical, heritage and economic activities.

  8. Symposium on Madeleine de la Peltrie and the pioneers of New France (Mortagne, France)
    Applicant: Perche Canada
    Description: Public university symposium. “Madeleine de la Peltrie” sound and light and sound show at Tourouvre.

  9. Mission on Conflict Mediation and Management (Pierrefitte, France)
    Applicant: Association pour la prévention et formation et accès aux droits
    Description: The AFPAD is planning to launch a Conflict Mediation and Management project and become a mediation authority promoting amicable solutions to conflicts. It will also seek to meet the need for alternative dispute resolution, especially in matters involving the family, school, neighbours and the landlord-tenant relationship.

  10. Atlas des Lieux de mémoire de la Nouvelle France 2003 (Poitiers, France)
    Applicant: Institut d’études acadiennes et québécoises de l’Université de Poitiers.
    Description: Creation of an on-line heritage database, with geographical or thematic information. Publication in 2003-2004 of the Atlas des lieux de mémoire Québec-Acadie/Poitou-Charentes.

  11. Documentary film Rencontres Indiennes (Paris, France)
    Applicant: Association nationale France-Canada
    Description: Documentary film, 52 minutes long, to be presented throughout France by France-Canada committees and on the French television network and regional cable networks. This film is based on the questions from young people belonging to Association Nationale France Canada.

  12. Tour of the exposition Sauver Montréal (Montréal, Québec, Canada)
    Applicant: Musée d'archéologie et d'histoire de Montréal
    Description: Commemorate the 350th anniversary of the arrival of the “Grande Recrue of 1653" in Montréal by raising awareness among the originating communities and their descendants of the important role their ancestors played in this event.

  13. Seminar on Languages, Cultures and Identities (Paris, France)
    Applicant: Inalco
    Description: The phenomenon of globalization, with the associated geopolitical re-configuration and migration in industrialized societies, raises the issue of the relationship among languages, cultures and identities that is of interest to those who know and use a number of languages and identify with a number of cultures. This proposed seminar would explore the relationship among languages, cultures and identities from a theoretical and multi-disciplinary perspective, focussing on multilingual and multicultural identities, whether global or local, national or regional, professional, generational, ethnic, social or sexual.

  14. International symposium on the classification of knowledge (Langres, France)
    Applicant: Pôle Diderot
    Description: To know more about the symposium, visit the website.

  15. Viatica Canada (Paris, France)
    Applicant: Centre for Travel Literature Studies of the Université de Paris Sorbonne
    Description: Objectives

    • trace the origins of the way Canada is perceived in France through illustrations in printed travel literature

    • foster cultural and university exchanges between Canada and France

    • digitize iconographic records representing Canada in connection with the discourse of travel literature

    • develop a new basic concept of expert iconographic knowledge, with the help of a specialized thesaurus disseminated electronically over the Internet.

  16. Children's choir tour of France (Prince Edward Island, Canada)
    Applicant: Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust operating as Confederation Centre of the Arts
    Description: This project is a partnership between the Confederation Centre Children’s Chorus and the choirs of Langres, France. The project will encompass a tour of the Centre’s Children’s Chorus to Langres and Paris in April 2004, followed by a return tour of the Langres choirs to Canada in the summer of 2004.

  17. Symposium on Champlain, the colonization of Canada and the dialogue of cultures (Paris, France)
    Applicant: Association Champlain-France
    Description:Four centuries later, we can take a look back while also looking forward in the context of the Francophone world. How do we perceive others and cultural diversity? How have we managed Champlain’s heritage, a man who stood up for the human dignity of those who welcomed him?

  18. Symposium on the influence of French and globalization (Boulogne-Billancourt, France)
    Applicant: Observatoire International de la langue Française
    Description: This event will work forward from the conclusions of the last symposium, held in Brussels in May 2003, and those of the Beirut Summit of October 2002, which focussed specifically on the dialogue of cultures.