AXE II – Événements

CONFERENCE Phenomenological Approaches to Social Perception

C’est avec grand plaisir que nous annonçons la tenue de la conférence Phenomenological Approaches to Social Perception, qui se tiendra à l’Université de Montréal du 6 au 8 avril 2022 au Carrefour des arts et des sciences (3150 rue Jean-Brillant).

L’événement réunira les invités suivants

Elisa Magrì (Boston College)
Sophie Loidolt (TU Darmstadt)
Thiemo Breyer (Université de Cologne)
Felipe León (Université de Copenhague)
Sara Heinämaa (Université de Jyväskylä)
Don Landes (Université Laval)
Bettina Bergo (Université de Montréal)
Dan Zahavi (Université de Copenhague)
Maxime Doyon (Université de Montréal)

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Mercredi – 6 avril – Carrefour des arts et des sciences local – Local 3061

  • 17h00 – Mot du doyen (Frédéric Bouchard
  • 17h10 – Mot de bienvenue (Maxime Doyon)
  • 17h15 – Dan Zahavi (Copenhague): Observation, participation, communication: The role of the second person.

Jeudi – 7 avril – Carrefour des arts et des sciences local – Local 2059

  • 9h30 – 10h30 – Felipe León (Copenhagen): Joint attention, communication, and the we.
  • 10h45 – 11h45- Thiemo Breyer (Cologne): Social perception as expressive understanding.
  • 13h00 -14h00 – Don Landes (Laval): Seeing Double, Together. Thinking the Social via Figure-Ground .and Binocular Vision in Merleau-Ponty and Simondon – Online.
  • 14h15-15h15- Sophie Loidolt (Darmstadt):  Public Perception? Social Perception in Public Space.

Vendredi – 8 avril – Carrefour des arts et des sciences local – Local 2059

  • 9h30– 10h30 – Elisa Magrì (Boston): Habit and Social Perception.
  • 10h45-11h45 – Bettina Bergo et David M. Bertet (Montréal): Social Perception as Mediatic .Perception: A Case in the Fabricaciόn de culpables (Manufactor of Guilt).
  • 13h00-14h00 – Sara Heinämaa (Jyväskylä): Visceral Perception: Seeing Humans as Animals? Online.
  • 14h15-15h15 – Maxime Doyon (Montréal): The Norms in Perceiving Others.

Things to do!

Nick Cave – Stranger than Kindness
Leonard Cohen – Virtual Exihibition at the Montreal Contemporary Arts Museum. Can only be watched in Canada
Bolero by the Montreal Symphonic Orchestra until the 9th of April
Free trumpet and piano concert at the St. James Church on April 10th
Nicolas Party and ecology exhibit at the Montreal Fine Arts Museum (MBAM).
Atwater market and Lachine Canal stroll.
SAT free virtual space
Montreal Botanical Garden Especially nice if the weather is agreeable since it is blooming season.
Phi Centre (audiovisual shows)
Hockey Montreal Canadiens in Bell Center


Public transport – bus and metro
To and from Pierre-Elliott Trudeau airport
747 bus line service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, between the Montréal-Trudeau airport and the Gare d’autocars de Montréal terminal (Berri-UQAM métro station). WiFi service on most 747 buses.
Tickets: Fares can be purchased from the automated dispensers on the international arrivals level. The $10 fare can also be paid in cash with exact change on boarding the bus. Only coins are accepted (no bank bills).

In the city
Single ticket for bus and metro is 3.25$ and valid for 2 hours. 3 day passes, unlimited evening passes and unlimited weekend passes are also available. Metro runs until about 1.30 am every night, so make sure not to miss the last one. A few night buses also run all night along Montreal’s busiest streets.

Tickets can be bought at all metro stations (credit, debit and cash) or paid when getting on the bus (exact change only).

More info on transportation: or download the mobile app for free!

Other things to do in Montreal

To discover

Cité Mémoire

… an amazing new way to get to know Montreal’s history through music and wall-projections in the old town. Note: download the app before getting started.

Observatoire de la Place Ville-Marie

“Offering stunning views of Montreal, the Observation Deck Au Sommet Place Ville Marie enables Montrealers, as well as visitors, to discover a new and unique view of the city’s main landmarks and cultural pillars.”

Record stores

Aux 33 tours
1373 Mont-Royal East
On the Plateau Mont-Royal, so you can walk around in the neighbourhood.

Cheap Thrills
2044 Metcalfe
Downtown- don’t be afraid of the stairs!

207 Bernard West
On Bernard Street, in the Mile-End. Also a nice neighbourhood to walk around. Be sure to also check out Drawn and Quarterly! (42)


Le port de tête
Books both used and new; they specialize in philosophy.

Librairie Henri-Julien
Tons of used books piled up to the ceiling- worth seeing.

Bonheur d’Occasion
Very nice second hand book store close to Aux 33 tours.

Librairie Olivieri
New books only. Close to the conference. Same location as Olivieri bistro (15).

The Word Bookstore
Best English used bookstore in Montreal! You can grab a coffee at Pikolo (4) on your way there.

SW Welch Bookseller
English used bookstore in Mile-End.

Galleries and museums

(A lot of other galleries are on St-Paul Street in Old Montreal or on Sherbrooke near the museum of Fine Arts.)

451 St-Jean Street
Non-profit but privately curated gallery in Old Montreal. One of the best in Montreal in my opinion!

Parisian Laundry
3550 St-Antoine West
Art gallery set in an old industrial building in St-Henri neighbourhood. It might be a little out of your way, but you can spend the day in St-Henri after.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
1380 Sherbrooke West
Largest museum in Montreal. Permanent collection + temporary exhibitions.

MAC Musée d’art contemporain
185 St-Catherine
Located in the heart of Place des Arts. Temporary exhibitions are often worth seeing.

Walking around

Jean-Talon Market
7070 Henri-Julien
Beautiful outdoor public market- a must!

Parc La Fontaine
Very nice park, close to Sherbrooke metro. There’s a decent restaurant inside.

Mount-Royal Park
So beautiful in September! And you get a nice view of Montreal on top of the mountain.

Streets to walk down

(between Sherbrook and Laurier)
(from the Old port to Little Italy / Jean-Talon street)
(West of St-Laurent)
(West of St-Laurent)
(between Mt-Royal and Bernard)
(between St-Denis and Peel – downtown : for shopping only)
(between Parc and Chambord)
(between Papineau and St-Hubert)
Duluth (between Parc Lafontaine and Jeanne-Mance)

Calendar of cultural events in Montreal:

Drink & Eat


65 Beaubien East
Third-wave coffee right off Beaubien street.

Olimpico and 3 Club Social
124 St-Viateur West
180 rue St-Viateur West
Busy coffee shops in Mile-End, steps away from each other. Italian style coffee. Great patios!

Pikolo Espresso Bar
3418b Parc Avenue
Small third-wave coffee shop near The Word Bookstore and next door from a nice stationery.

In Gamba
5263 Parc Avenue
A favorite in Mile-End, with a nice patio on Parc! Small pizzas for lunch. Next door from SAQ (wine).

Caffè Italia
6840 Boul. St-Laurent
Grab a coffee here on your way to the Jean-Talon market. An institution for Italian coffee in Montreal.

Caravane Café
3506 Lacombe Avenue
Close to the conference. Study hub for UdeM students with nice patio. Pastries, salads, sandwiches.

There is so much to choose from, of course, but I tried to pick a few places worth trying!

Breakfast, brunch or lunch

Mamie Clafoutis
3660 St-Denis
Pastries and coffee on the go. Really close to all the hotels located at Sherbrooke metro station (and their almond croissant is the best!).

Byblos le Petit Café
1499 Laurier Est
Beautiful Persian restaurant in Plateau. Persian tea, omelettes and homemade jams. Also serves lunch and dinner.

Le Vieux Vélo
59 Beaubien East
All-day breakfast joint in Mile-End. Very small menu.

L’Arrivage Restaurant
350 Place Royale
One of my favorite places for lunch/brunch in Old Montreal. Located on top of the Pointe-à-Callière museum, small bistro with a great view of the water!

Café Cherrier
3635 St-Denis
Casual French bistro very close to Sherbrooke metro, with a nice patio. Also good for dinner.

3990 St-Urbain
Best sandwiches in town in my opinion. The patio in the back is a charm. Very good option for vegetarians.

Beauty’s Luncheonette
93 Mont-Royal West
Retro breakfast joint. Gets very busy on weekends!

Bistro Olivieri
Bistro with nice patio very close to the conference. Inside Olivieri bookstore (39).

You can’t leave MTL without having eaten bagels – apparently the best in the world

Fairmount Bagels
74 Fairmount West
Looks very crappy inside and that’s why I like it.

St-Viateur Bagels
263 St-Viateur West
Just as good as Fairmount!


65 Saint-Zotique East
Perhaps the best pizzeria in town, in Little Italy.
*In the same area, two other pizzerias: Napoletana (byow at 189 Dante) and Gema (6827 St-Dominique)

Le Labo Culinaire
1201 St-Laurent, third floor. Upscale cuisine. Rooftop terrasse over the Société des Arts Technologiques.

Bouillon Bilk
1595 St-Laurent
Upscale cuisine, steps from St-Laurent metro station.

Cafe Den
6576 St-Laurent
Great vietnamese, one of the best Pho in Montreal. Right across the street from Vices et Versa (28), so you can grab a beer after!

Invitation V
254 Bernard West
Vegan restaurant in the Mile-End. Also good for lunch.

Brasserie T
1425 Jeanne-Mance Street
Right on Place des Spectacles, with large glass windows. Also good for lunch. Very close to Furco (26).


La Buvette chez Simone
4869 Avenue du Parc
Great wine bar in Mile-End. You can also order tapas, cheese and meat platters, etc.

425 Mayor
‘Hip’ bar with a great cuisine.
*You can also eat at Parvis, (next door by the same owners), which serves pizzas and has a good wine selection.*

115 Laurier West
Neighbourhood bar with good tapas, right off Laurier Street.

Vices et Versa
6631 Boul. Saint-Laurent
Probably the best beer selection in town; only micro breweries; drop by on your way to Marché Jean-Talon or Little Italy, where you should definitely have dinner at least once.

Philemon Bar
111 St-Paul West
An institution in Old-Montreal. Drinks and upscale bar food (oysters, cheese, meats, etc.)

Brasserie Isle de Garde
1039 Beaubien East
Steps from Beaubien metro. Beers from microbreweries, whiskey and food.

Jazz bars

Dièse Onze
4115 St-Denis
Close to Sherbrooke metro.

Upstairs Jazz
1254 Mackay
In the downtown area.