2012-2013 Colloquium Series
Émilie Ruffin (Land Planning and Redevelopment Master), will present "Cultural Tourism, Development, and Local Government in Nunavik"
Friday, September 7, 4:00 PM
Faculty Staff Lounge
2nd Floor, Kroeber Hall (next to Gifford Room)
University of California, Berkeley
Mrs. Émilie Ruffin is a cultural geographer achieving a Ph.D. on housing and
urban planning in Nunavik. She has a Master's Degree in Land Planning and
Regional Development. She has participated in various research studies in
Nunavik that have led to her coordinate and realize projects in geography,
land planning, cultural tourism, place naming, as well as in governance
Her expertise includes preparation of projects with planning and
logistics, budgeting and application of subventions, collecting data through
interviews and public discussions, processing data, proceeding with synthesis
and analysis, and communicating. Her expertise comes from her various
experiences with academic, and governmental as well as non-profit
organizations. This makes her grasp the global issues and challenges of the
Nunavik region. Her dynamism, her organizational capabilities, her analyzing
skills, as well as her knowledge of the field make her an efficient worker on
projects related to the land.
Mrs. Émilie Ruffin has worked mostly in Canada, Québec and Nunavik. She is
fluent in French and is proficient in English. She is in the process of
This event is being co-sponsored with the Canadian Studies Program, UC Berkeley.