Laurier Turgeon

A holder of a Canada Research Chair in Heritage, Laurier Turgeon is a full professor in the Department of History at Université Laval. From 1994 to 2000, he was director of CELAT (Interuniversity Center for Studies on Letters, Arts and Traditions).  Turgeon has gained international recognition through international publications on intangible cultural heritage, and has participated in numerous international symposia.  He strives to highlight the dynamic character of cultural heritage, tangible and intangible, and the challenges of ethnological research in the current context of globalization.