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Herrmann, Thora Martina

Professeure agrégée

  • Responsable de programme de 1er cycle
  • Responsable des échanges étudiants
  • Membre du CSBQ, centre de la science de la biodiversité du Québec.

Contact :

  • Téléphone 514-343-8044 Pav. PAV.520 CH.COTE STE-CATHERINE \ bur. 329-1
Herrmann, Thora Martina

Expertises de recherche

Mes intérêts de recherche  portent sur :

  • l’impact des changements socio-environnementaux sur les espèces animales et végétales et les répercussions sur les modes de vie, les cultures et les traditions des peuples autochtones dans les régions sub-polaires et polaires;
  • la protection des espèces menacées en intégrant les dimensions géographiques, écologiques et socioculturelles (approche bioculturelle de la conservation).

Champs d'expertise

Projets en cours

  • The Power of the Lens: building bridges for cross-cultural video-mediated Indigenous research on territory,identity, and bio-cultural diversity. Chercheurs principaux: Thora Herrmann & Catherine Potvin. Financement: CRSH.
  • Uniting traditional ways and science around medicinal plants/foods for the better prevention and management of Type 2 Diabetes in Canadian First Nations. Chercheurs principaux: Pierre Haddad & Ashley Simon Iserhoff. Financement: IRSC
  • SEQINEQ: Équipe de recherche franco-québécoise pour initier la réponse à la problématique de l’insécurité alimentaire et énergétique dans l'Arctique Canadien. Chercheurs principaux: Sébastien Rioux & Didier Haillot. Financement: CFQCU
  • AQUABIO 2 - Consolidation et expansion de la biosurveillance aquatique communautaire à l'échelle du bassin-versant de la rivière George, Nunavik. Chercheurs principaux: Esther Lévesque & Jean-Pierre Dedieu. Financement: OHMi Nunavik LabEx DRIIHM
  • SANAAQ - Quel rôle les femmes inuit pourraient joueras le dispositif d'amélioration de la sécurité et de la souveraineté alimentaire au Nunavik via l'implantation des serres horticoles? Chercheures principales: Véronique Coxam & Thora Herrmann. Financement: OHMi Nunavik LabEx DRIIHM
  • NUNA selon la jeunesse nunavimmiut aujourd'hui: filmer son territoire pour mieux le conter. Chercheures principales: Laine Chanteloup & Thora Herrmann. Financement: OHMi Nunavik Labex DRIIHM
  • Health from our Land - A Cultural Journey with our Elders: Naskapi Youth Learn about Plants, Animals and Places. Chercheurs principaux: Thora Herrmann & Alain Cuerrier. Financement: FQRNT/CSBQ, DIALOG

Publications principales

Publications récentes choisies

Heinämäki L, Herrmann TM (Dirs.) 2017. Experiencing and protecting Sacred Natural Sites of Sámi and other Indigenous Peoples: The Sacred Arctic. Springer International Publishing. Book Series: Polar Science. 192 p.

Brammer J, Brunet N, Burton C, Cuerrier A, Danielsen F, Dewan K, Herrmann TM, Jackson M, Kennett R, Larocque G, Mulrennan M, Prathast A, St-Arnaud M, Scott C, Humphries M. 2016. The role of digital data entry in participatory environmental monitoring. Conservation Biology 30(6):1277-1287.

Herrmann TM, Martin T. (Dirs) 2016. Indigenous Peoples' Governance of Land and Protected Territories in the Arctic. Cham: Springer, 256 p.

Herrmann TM, Heinämäki L, Morin C, 2016: Protecting Sacred Sites, Maintaining Cultural Heritage, and Sharing Power: Challenges and Opportunities in combining State governance and Indigenous involvement through co-management of SGang Gwaay UNESCO World Heritage Site, Canada. Dans: L. Elenius, C.Allard, C. Sandstorm (Dirs), Indigenous Rights in Modern Landscapes - Nordic conservation in global context, Rutledge, London. 62-82.

Rain J, Contreras R, Painefil F, Berrocal G, Orbach A, Herrmann TM, Barbeau M. 2015. Projets de cinema communautaire et recherche territorial: mise au point de nouvelles méthodes de recherche selon le point de vue des Mapuches. Dans: Basile S, Gentelet K, et Gros-Louis McHugh N (Dirs) Boite à Outils des Principes de la Recherche en Contexte Autochtone: Ethique, Respect, Équité, Réciprocité, Collaboration, Culture. CSSSPNQL, CRDP, UQAT, et Réseau DIALOG. 155-170.

Heinämäki L, Herrmann TM, Neumann A. 2015. The Protection of Culturally and Spiritually Important Landscapes of Arctic Indigenous Peoples under the Convention of Biological Diversity and First Experiences from the Application of the Akwé:Kon Guidelines in Finland. The Yearbook of Polar Law: 189-225 

Herrmann TM, Sandström P, Granqvist K, D'Astous N, Vannar J, Asselin H, Saganash N, Mameamskum J, Guanish G, Loon JB, Cuciurean R. 2014. Effects of mining on reindeer/caribou populations and indigenous livelihoods: community-based monitoring by Sami reindeer herders in Sweden and First Nations in Canada. The Polar Journal 4 (1): 28-51

Heinämäki L, Herrmann TM. 2013. The Recognition of Sacred Natural Sites of Arctic Indigenous Peoples as A Part of Their Right to Cultural Integrity. Arctic Review on Law and Politics 4 (2): 206-232

Herrmann TM, Schüttler E, Benavides P, Gálvez N, Söhn L, Palomo N. 2013. Values, Animal Symbolism, and Human-Animal Relationships associated to Two Threatened Felids in Mapuche and Chilean Local Narratives. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:41

Royer MJ, Herrmann TM, Sonnentag O, Delusca K, Fortier D. 2013. Linking Cree Hunters' and Scientific Observations of Changing Inland Ice and Meteorological Conditions in the Subarctic Eastern James Bay Region, Canada. Climatic Change 119 (3-4): 719-732 

Herrmann TM, Royer MJ, Cuciurean R. 2012. Understanding Subarctic Wildlife in Eastern James Bay under Changing Climatic and Socio-Environmental Conditions: Bringing Together Cree Hunters' Ecological Knowledge and Scientific Observations. Polar Geography 35 (3-4): 245-270.

Herrmann TM, Ferguson MAD, Raygorodetsky G, Mulrennan M. 2012. Recognition and Support of Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCAs) in Canada. Dans: Kothari A, with Carrigan C, Jonas H, Neumann A, Schrumm H (Dirs). Recognising and Supporting Territories and Areas Conserved by Indingenous Poeples and Local Communities: Global Overview and National Case Studies. Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity, ICCA Consortium, Kalpavriksh, and Natural Justice, Montréal, Canada, Technical Series no. 64.

Royer MJ, Herrmann TM. 2011. Local Observations of Climate Change and Its Impacts on Traditonal Food Systems of the Cree First Nation of the Eastern James Bay in the Canadian Sub-Arctic. Cahiers Géographiques du Québec  55 (156): 575-601.

Torri MC, Herrmann TM. 2011. Spiritual Beliefs and Ecological Traditions in Indigenous Communities in India: Enhancing Community-Based Biodiversity Conservation. Nature and Culture 6 (2): 168-191.

Herrmann TM, Martin GJ, Laxmi P, Borrini-Feyerabend G, Hay-Edie T, Oldham P, Dutfield G. 2010. Biocultural Diversity and Development und Local and Global Change. Dans: Ibisch, P.L.; A. Vega, T.M. Herrmann (Dirs). Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. Technical Series No. 54, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montréal, Canada.

Ibisch PL, Vega A, Herrmann TM. 2010. Interdependence of Biodiversity and Development under Global Change. Technical Series No. 54, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montréal, Canada, 226 p.

Herrmann TM, Costina MI, Aron Costina AM. 2010. Roost Sites and Communal Behavior of Andean Condors in Chile. Geographical Review 100 (2): 246-262.

Bingham M, Herrmann TM. 2008. Magellanic Penguin (Spheniscidae) Monitoring Results for Magdalena Island (Chile) 2000-2008. Annales del Instituto de la Patagonia 36 (2): 19-32.

Herrmann TM. 2006. Indigenous Knowledge, Values and Management of the Araucaria araucana forest by the Mapuche Pewenche in the Chilean Andes: Implications for Native Forest Conservation. Biodiversity and Conservation 15: 647-662.

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