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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Centre of Canadian Studies student wins prestigious Quebec prize

Megan Melanson, a second year PhD student has won the 2013 postgraduate Prix du Québec.The award is designed to assist postgraduate research in Québec.


Agent General for Québec, M. Stephane Paquet, announced the prize at the British Association for Canadian Studies Conference in London.

Megan's PhD project, entitled 'Democratic Regimes and Homemade Bombs' examines the distinct patterns of violent nationalism in Québec and Corsica. The prize will contribute to Megan's forthcoming research on the activities of the Front de Liberation du Québec in the 1960s and 1970s.

The Graduate School congratulates Megan on the significant achievement.

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