Big Thinking

The Big Thinking series is held throughout Congress and brings together leading scholars and public figures who present forward-thinking research, ideas and solutions to the critical questions and issues of our time. The series is open to all Congress registered attendees and to members of the general public registering with a community pass.

Big Thinking at Congress is the key opportunity at the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences for academics, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to share ideas and solutions for a more innovative, progressive, and inclusive society.

Who can attend Big Thinking? 

The Big Thinking lectures are open events. The lectures are open to all registered conference attendees, as well as members of the public with a valid community pass. 

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Discover the Big Thinking podcast, where you can listen to leading researchers in the humanities and social sciences in conversation year-round.

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