Rafaëlle Pons

Rafaëlle is currently a Master's student in International Studies at Université de Montréal. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Studies from Université de Montréal as well as a Master 1 in International Cooperation and Intercultural Relations at the University of Lille (France). Her research interests focus on the translation and dissemination of ideas within urban social movements. She is particularly interested in the diffusion of the "Right to the City" and its institutionalization in Brazil by urban social movements. She is also interested in urban sociology approaches and more particularly the appropriation of urban space and its redefinition.

Fields of interest
Brazilian urban social movements
Inclusion and rights
Ideational change
Comparative politics