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General Congress

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is Canada’s largest gathering of academics, and one of the largest in the world. It’s a place to hold critical conversations of our time, hear from a diverse set of voices, share findings, refine ideas, and build partnerships to help share the Canada of tomorrow. Go to the About Congress page to learn more.    

May 12 to 20, 2022 – Congress 2022 will take place virtually. 

The Congress 2022 theme will be centred on equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization.

More details will be posted on the Congress 2022 page shortly.

Congress 2022 will take place virtually. 

Visit the Igniting Change page and read the Federation Action Plan for more information. Updates on how we’re making Congress more accessible can be found on the Accessibility page. You can also read our website accessibility statement.

Participating associations can be found here. Don’t forget that you are welcome to attend any association conference(s) that sparks your interest, regardless of your membership status, by paying the applicable conference fee. We’ll list the participating associations on the Association conferences page when confirmed.  

Information about future Congresses can be found on the About Congress page. The location, theme, and partner university for the next Congress will be announced as commitments are finalized.

Check out the Resource hub or the Blog to rediscover the research presented at past Congresses. 

If you are interested in supporting this year’s Congress, feel free to contact us at Visit the Expo page to download our prospectus for a variety of opportunities. Our team is excited to connect with you to customize an option that works best for you!

Congress policies

We work actively to foster a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive global community of scholars and practitioners, and are therefore dedicated to the creation of a safe, respectful, and collegial experience for all attendees of Congress.

Read our Code of Conduct

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Cyberbullying is real, and seven per cent of Canadians experience it personally, according to Statistics Canada. If you are the victim of online harassment or bullying, there are resources available to you, and Congress organizers encourage you to use them. See the Royal Canadian Mounted Police website resources or the Government of Canada site on How to prevent cyberbullying.

Presenting at Congress

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Programs and events

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