Seventh International Napoleonic Congress

Napoleon, Europe and the World

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
June 812, 2009

 

The International Napoleonic Society will hold its seventh International Napoleonic Congress in the beautiful and historic city of Montréal, Canada. Our host will be the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, one of the finest of its kind. The museum has just dedicated a permanent exhibition of INS founder Ben Weider's outstanding Napoleonic collection, and we will be given an exclusive tour of that collection as part of our activities for the week.

Montréal is one of North America's most historic cities. Founded in 1642 by French settlers, Montréal eventually became a walled city and is today a major world city that still remembers and preserves its cultural heritage. Congress participants will be given ample time to explore the city, including its beautiful waterfront parks.

As always, there will be no registration fee for participants. As this is our first Congress in North America, we encourage scholars from Canada, Mexico and the United States to take full advantage of this very special opportunity.

Further information, including hotel information and a formal call for papers will be distributed in the near future. We encourage scholars to submit paper proposals that reflect the theme of the Congress or are the result of important new research. Because of our special relation with the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, we especially encourage presentations on Napoleon and the arts. The official languages of the Congress will be English and French. Previous International Napoleonic Congresses have been held in Italy, Israel, Georgia, Poland and France. They have attracted scholars and students from around the world. We encourage all people interested in this era to attend this Congress, whether or not they wish to give a paper.

For further information, please contact:

J. David Markham, President
1841 52 nd Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501-8000
ins@napoleonicsociety.com
Phone: (360) 786-1805 - Fax: (360) 236-1821


Call For Papers

International Napoleonic Society

Seventh International Napoleonic Congress

Napoleon, Europe and the World

Montreal, Quebec, Canada June 812, 2009

The International Napoleonic Society will hold its seventh International Napoleonic Congress in the beautiful and historic city of Montréal, Canada. Our host will be the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, which has just dedicated a permanent exhibition of INS founder Ben Weider's outstanding Napoleonic collection. There will be no registration fee for this Congress.

We especially encourage papers that concentrate on Napoleon's activities in the years around 1809 that had a major impact on Europe and the Americas. Since this is our first Congress in North America, we hope to see numerous papers on Napoleon's influence on developments in Latin and North America. We also encourage papers that look at Napoleon's relationship with the arts, including his support of them and the creation of his image by artists. Other papers and themes will be given full consideration and we encourage you to submit any proposal. Special attention will be given to new research on any Napoleonic topic.

Papers should be no more than 15 pages double-spaced, and presentations are limited to 20-30 minutes. Please complete the registration form and also include a one-page summary of your paper and a résumé. We encourage you to request an electronic version of the form so that you can submit it via email. When completed, please submit a printed version of your paper as well as an electronic version via email attachment or CD, using Microsoft WORD or another major word processing program. You may give us the printed version of your paper at the Congress. If requested, you will be given an opportunity to make revisions to your paper. Selected papers will be published in a journal and/or on our website.

The official languages of the conference will be English and French. Hotel information will be forthcoming via email and on our website.

We urge you to check for further information and forms on our official website, www.napoleonicsociety.com . If you have not already done so, please send us your email address, as that is our preferred method of communication.


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MONTREAL HOTELS

International Napoleonic Society
Seventh International Napoleonic Congress
Montréal, Québec, Canada 8-12 June 2009

Each participant is responsible for his or her hotel arrangements. We recommend one of the following hotels, each of which is offering a discount to Congress participants.

Please note that it is important to follow the registration instructions exactly in order to obtain the discount. Please note that the prices given do not include the 15% tax.

Please be certain to inform the INS of your hotel arrangements via the registration form or via email: ins@napoleonicsociety.com

 

Sofitel Montréal Golden Mile *****

1155 Sherbrooke Ouest,
Montréal, Québec H3A 2N3 
Montréal, Canada
Phone: (+1)514/285-9000
Email: sofitel.montreal@sofitel.com
Website: http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-3646-sofitel-montreal-golden-mile/index.shtml

258 rooms

$189 CD (approximately $151 USD; 115 Euro) for a Superior Room with two queen beds or one king bed.

$209 CD (approximately $166 USD; 127 Euro) for a Deluxe Room with one king bed.

This hotel is only a five-minute walk from the Museum and is highly recommended. Considered among the best downtown Montreal hotels, Sofitel Montreal Golden Mile is located in the heart of the historic Golden Square Mile, at the corner of Stanley and Sherbrooke Streets. Nearby you'll find the renowned McGill University, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and art galleries and luxurious shopping venues. With works of contemporary art, intimate lighting, and expansive glass windows, our Sofitel Montreal hotel celebrates the French art de vivre.

Please Note!

You may make your reservation via email or phone, but not on the hotel’s website. You should make the reservation by May 8 th. You must mention that you are attending the Congress to receive the special rate.

 

Hotel Le Crystal *****

1100, rue de la montagne Montréal (QC)
Canada, H3G 0A1
Tel : (514)861-5550 Fax : (514) 861-5288
1-877-861-5550
Email: info@crystaldelamontagne.com
Website: http://www.hotellecrystal.com/

131 rooms

$189 CD for a Suite Urbaine (all rooms are suites)

This hotel is at least a ten-minute walk from the museum. The Hotel Le Crystal offers an astonishing array of first class facilities and services: luxurious suites, an haute cuisine restaurant, a conference centre, spacious reception rooms, urban spa, state-of-the-art gym equipment life fitness, sauna, indoor salt water pool and more. The hotel offers 131 tastefully appointed, luxurious suites with signature silk pillow top queen bed with 300 thread count linens and silk hypo-allergenic duvets, spa-style bathrooms and impressive views of Montreal. All suites are fully equipped and have a separate sitting area with a sofa bed, work desk, flat screen TV and WIFI.

 

Le Nouvel Hôtel ****

1740, boul. René-Lévesque Ouest
Canada H3H 1R3
Tél: (514) 931 8841
Fax: (514) 9315581
lenouvelhotel.com

A 15 minutes walk to the Museum

Spacious rooms for one or two persons at 99$
Spacious Studios for one or two persons at 129$

To qualify for the negotiated price, click on the link below to email Michelle El Fassy and make a reservation stating that you are attending the International Napoleonic Congress.
melfassy@lenouvelhotel.com

 

Hotel de la Montagne ****

430 Rue de la Montagne
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Z5
Toll Free: 1-800-361-6262
Local Phone: (514) 288-5656
Fax: (514) 288-9658
Email: reservations@hoteldelamontagne.com
Website: http://www.hoteldelamontagne.com/index.html

143 rooms

$159 CD for a deluxe room one king size bed

$179 CD for a deluxe room two queen size beds

$175 CD contemporary room, superior category, one king size bed

$199 CD contemporary room, superior category, two queen size beds

This hotel is also at five-minute walk to the museum and is also highly recommended. The Hotel de la Montagne is the most famous hotel in Montreal. It is small, very luxurious and totally devoted to the comfort (and entertainment) of its guests. Its own fine restaurants and sophisticated club are destinations in themselves. The Belle Epoque lobby, with its ornate columns and soaring ceilings provides the perfect contrast to the sleek, contemporary rooms and their stunning views of the city. The view from the rooftop pool is worthy of a special trip to Montreal.

Please Note!

Please make your room reservation at Hotel de la Montagne before May 8th. Request should be sent to reservations@hoteldelamontagne.com or by calling 514-288-5656. You must mention confirmation 48740. Your name, phone number and a valid credit card is required. Once your information is complete, the hotel reservations office will send you a confirmation.

 

 

For those who wish to be on a reduced budget, (less than 100$ per night)
we suggest the following:

 

Les Résidences Universitaires de l'UQAM (l'Université du Québec à Montréal)

2100 Saint Urbain West
Tel: (514) 987 7747
http://www.residences-uqam.qc.ca/hotel/lang/en/

Choose West 2100 St Urbain at 15 minutes walking to the Museum (Not to confuse with the residence located on René Lévesque at the East of Montréal, which is very far from the Museum). Please fill the Registration on Internet and precise the group of «The Napoleonic Congres».

We recommend the Studios at 67$ for one or two persons. But I suggest that you make your reservation early to get the best rooms.

 

Gîte touristique Le Saint-André-des-Arts

1654, rue Saint-André 
Montréal, Québec H2L 3T6
Phone : 1 (514) 527-7118
Toll Free: 1-866 527 7118
Website: http://gite-bb-montreal.com/

Two rooms with private bath, three rooms with shared bath.

The cost is approximately $80 USD, depending on the room.

This Bed and Breakfast is about a 35 minute walk from the museum, but a weekly bus pass would be about $20 CD.

The Heritage mansion was built in 1882. Large cozy apartment dedicated to our guests with their own private entrance. Air conditioning and Wi-Fi in all rooms. French quarter life in the heart of historic and cultural Ville-Marie district on a quiet residential street close to the Quartier Latin and the Village. Cable TV, living room, balcony and terrace and many more facilities. Close to all services and recreational activities: Old-Montreal, Old Port of Montreal, Jean-Drapeau Park and their biking paths.

 

Please note that the prices given do not include the 15% tax.

 

 

 

 

For further information, please contact:

J. David Markham
INS President
1841 52 nd Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501-8000
ins@napoleonicsociety.com
Phone: (360) 786-1805 Fax: (360) 236-1821