The journal “education relative à l’environnement” celebrates 25 years at UQAM

The education relative à l’environnement journal marks a quarter-century of dedication to research and practices in the field of environmental education. Founded in 1998 at the university of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), it remains the only scholarly journal in the french language dedicated to this field of study. To commemorate this significant milestone, a special […]

The education relative à l’environnement journal marks a quarter-century of dedication to research and practices in the field of environmental education. Founded in 1998 at the university of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), it remains the only scholarly journal in the french language dedicated to this field of study.

To commemorate this significant milestone, a special event is scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Woodwork Room of UQAM (J-2805). The celebration will kick off with a special presentation titled “The twenty-five years of the environmental education journal: a research heritage,” presented by Lucie Sauvé and Étienne van Steenberghe, prominent figures in the publication.

Following the presentation, a roundtable discussion on “The future of research journals: current challenges and issues at the heart of the francophonie” will take place. Participants in this discussion include madame Louise Poissant (scientific director, fonds de recherche du Québec – society and culture), Madame Sophie Montreuil (director of Acfas), mr. Vincent Larivière (university of Montreal), and mr. Yves Gingras (university of Quebec in Montreal). madame Louise Vandelac (Institute of environmental science, UQAM) will moderate the exchanges.

After the guest presentations, the audience is invited to engage in an interactive discussion about the current challenges facing francophone scholarly journals. Among the contributors to this discussion is madame Katel Colin, director of Programs and partnerships at the fonds de recherche du Québec.

The celebration will conclude with a friendly gathering over a drink, providing an ideal opportunity to network and celebrate this outstanding achievement together.

Organizers encourage potential attendees to confirm their presence by sending an email to revue.ere@uqam.ca. For any logistical questions, feel free to contact them.

Don’t miss this significant event that highlights the rich heritage of the “education relative à l’environnement” journal and explores the future outlook of research journals in the francophone world.

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