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Epistemological Foundations Conversation

Speculative Life Research Cluster

Save the date for the fourth Epistemological Foundations Conversation, delving into the fusion of Neuroscience, AI, and Indigenous Knowledges. EF04 invites you to join Dr. Karim Jerbi (Université de Montréal), Dr. ‘Ōiwi Parker Jones (University of Oxford), and Dr. Melanie Cheung (Cheung Consultancy Ltd) as they share their perspectives on knowledge creation within this intersection. […]

[Online lecture] Dr. Carlo Handy Charles: Queer Transnational Space


How Dating Apps Shape Romantic Connections and Intimate Cross-border Relationships among Haitian Queer Migrants and Nonmigrants? Join us on June 14th (2-4 pm), for a lecture followed by a Q&A featuring Dr. Carlo Handy Charles. Visiting Scholar in the Digital Intimacy Gender and Sexuality Lab (DIGS Lab), will discuss the intersection of LGBTQ+ migration and digital […]

Milieux X CCA : “Propositions: Designing through Land”

Speculative Life Research Cluster

To conclude the 2024 edition of Milieux May Madness, the Milieux Institute will host a conversation titled "Propositions: Designing through Land" on May 31st. Co-organized with the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), the event will convene nine scholars to reflect on how design disciplines and their associated practices can better align with the concept of […]

Milieux Summer Coffee & Chat!

Join us on Wednesday 29th from 2 to 4 p.m on the 11th floor terrace!  We are very happy to invite ALL Milieux members for the last gathering before summer! As we all know, May is a busy month at the institute and this year is no exception! This event will be a great opportunity […]

Morphoses: Post Residency Open Studio Visit

Video Performance Studio EV 10.760

Join Sofian Audry and Rosalie D. Gagné on Friday, May 17 from 5 to 7 p.m for an open studio visit! Sofian and Rosalie have spent 10 days at Milieux, working on their project Morphoses initiated in 2017. "Morphoses" is a research-creation project involving artificial life forms featuring three autonomous spheroid robots. The installation proposes […]

Embodied Interventions 2024: Performance showcase

On May 4th and 5th, join us for the 5th edition of the renowned Embodied Interventions! Organized by the LePARC Research Cluster in collaboration with student members and various clusters within the vibrant Milieux community, this year's event promises to offer an unparalleled exploration of performative research-creation. Spanning two days, Embodied Interventions serves as the culmination […]

Milieux experiential learning workshop series | Coded Biophilia

MilieuxMake Space (EV-10.825)

Special Edition Thursday Experiential Working Workshop at Milieux to start off May! This special end-of-term session is 'Coded Biophilia' taught by special guest gi! Thursday May 2nd 2024 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. with gi (Giulia Tomasello) & Alexandra Bachmayer. Coded Biophilia is a workshop designed to learn basics of soft wearables and the exploration […]

Intro to Bookbinding Workshop

The Textile and Materiality Research cluster is excited to announce an upcoming event where participants will learn the art of bookbinding. In this engaging workshop, attendees will have the opportunity to explore fundamental bookbinding techniques applicable to both paper and textile materials. The session will commence with an overview of various techniques through samples and […]

Nazan Üstündağ : The mother, the politician and the guerrilla

On April 25, the Concordia Ethnography Lab will host a discussion with author Dr. Nazan Üstündağ at the Speculative Life Research Cluster (EV 10.625).   Nazan Üstündağ will discuss her recent book Mother, Politician and Guerrilla. The book intervenes in debates on feminist political theory, political imaginaries, gendered subjectivities, and state violence in Kurdistan with a […]

Brother embroidery machine training

On April 22th, Textile and Materiality Research cluster is organizing a 3-hour training session for those intrigued by the art of embroidery. Whether you're a novice eager to embark on a new creative journey or a seasoned embroiderer seeking to refresh your skills, mark your calendars. Genevieve Moisan, our expert in textile craftsmanship, graciously offers a […]

Unity Dialogue Workshop featuring Owen Hellum

TAG Lab (EV 11.435)

Curious about the world of dialogue systems? On Friday, April 19, TAG Research Cluster will host a workshop about Descant featuring Owen Hellum!   ABOUT DESCANT: Descant ( is a Unity Dialogue System plugin designed to be easy to pick up and use, but with room for growth and customization. It was developed for a […]

A SOLARPUNK Lab: Eco-anarchism and micro-power to the people & PicoPower and Energy Transition Residency demo and discussion.

Speculative Life Research Cluster

Join us Thursday, April 18th, between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm, at the Milieux Speculative Life Cluster for TeZ’s artist talk - SOLARPUNK Lab: eco-anarchism and pico-power to the people - and the Pico Power and Energy Transition residency demo and discussion. From April 3rd until April 19th, transdisciplinary artist and independent researcher TeZ will […]