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Bob W. WHITE

Professor / Director

Department of Anthropology at the University of Montreal / Laboratory of Research in Intercultural Relations (LABRRI)

Bob W. White is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Montreal and the Director of the Laboratory of Research in Intercultural Relations (LABRRI). Since 2012, he has led a multi-sectoral research partnership on inclusion dynamics in urban spaces in Montreal (“Montreal Intercultural City,” SSHRC 2012-2020). He is the coordinator of the Network of Municipalities in Immigration and Intercultural Relations of Quebec (RÉMIRI) and an expert for the Intercultural Cities program of the Council of Europe.

His research focuses on intercultural communication, popular culture, and collaborative methodologies. Bob White has published numerous works on popular music, globalization, cultural policies, pluralistic thinking, public policies, and intercultural dynamics in cities. He has been a visiting professor at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS) in Paris, Cheikh Anta Diop University (UCAD) in Dakar, the Max Planck Institute in Göttingen, and Meiji University in Tokyo.

In 2014, he published “L’interculturel au Québec: rencontres historiques et enjeux politiques” (Presses de l’Université de Montréal). His latest book, released in 2022, is titled “Intercultural Cities in Quebec: Inclusion Practices in a Pluriethnic Context” (Presses de l’Université du Québec). He is currently working on a general theory of intercultural communication.

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