Irène Hirt

  IRENE HIRT is a researcher at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) in Bordeaux, France, holds a PhD in human geography from the University of Geneva, and a Diplôme d’études approfondies (DEA) from the University of Bordeaux III. From 2010 to 2013, she was a Marie Curie Fellow and post- doctoral researcher at the Département des Sciences Géomatiques and Département de Géographie of the Université Laval in Québec. Her current research interests cover the processes of indigenous re-territorialization in the Americas, focusing comparatively on Chile, Bolivia and Canada, where she carried out several research projects with extensive fieldwork since 2001. Her main publications deal with the social uses and impacts of mapping in indigenous contexts, postcolonial or anti-colonial geographies, as well as qualitative and collaborative research methods.