Jean Michel Montsion
Canadian Studies, Glendon College, York University
Research keywords: Mobility; Canada’s relations with various Asian societies and communities
JM’s research focuses on mobility questions as they arise in Canada’s relations with various Asian societies and communities. From an everyday life perspective, he examines the impact of port and airport infrastructure projects in Canadian gateway cities like Vancouver on local communities; he documents First Nations’ diplomatic efforts in China, and he analyses the migration experiences of international students from Asia to Canadian universities. He is also interested in the politics of languages in Southeast Asia, East Asia and Canada.