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Mathieu Dormaels, Ph.D

Researcher associated with the Chair from 2013 to 2014

Mathieu Dormaels

Mathieu Dormaels was a postdoctoral fellow (Bourse du Fonds québécois de recherche Société et culture) at the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage at the Université de Montréal. His research focused on the influence of tourist representations in the heritage transformation process at historic cities inscribed on the World Heritage List. His thesis, undertaken in a joint international program in museology, mediation, heritage at the Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) and the Université d’Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse (France), under the direction of Lucie K . Morisset (UQAM) and Jean Davallon (UAPV), examines the heritage transformation process through appropriation strategies developed by local inhabitants and changes in the urban space at the World Heritage Site of Arequipa (Peru). He is an associate member of the Canada Research Chair on Urban Heritage at UQAM (Canada) and student member of the Culture and Communication team (UAPV) of the Norbert Elias Centre – UMR 8562 (France).