Congress 2022

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Land acknowledgement

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

Land acknowledgement 

Congress events will include participants and audience members from various ancestral homelands across Canada and, indeed, around the world. This interactive map will allow you to understand the land on which you are situated. The map was produced by Native Land Digital, an Indigenous-led not-for-profit organization. This map is not to be used as an academic or legal resource, and should be used with an understanding that areas may be incorrect to local nations and individual interpretation. 

We extend our respect to all First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples for their valuable contributions, past and present.

Read the Federation’s land acknowledgement.  


Congress is brought to life by a team of over 100 individuals, including Federation staff and board members, Program Chairs and Local Arrangement Coordinators, and partners. 

Check back soon to learn more about the Congress team.



Congress 2022 comes at an extraordinary time, as we hope to finally emerge from a global pandemic that has stolen millions of lives and disrupted the world as we knew it.  

At this crucial moment, Congress invites participants to reflect on the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to lead challenging new conversations that can help us understand and shape our changing reality.  

Congress 2022 will feature a thought-provoking mix of panels, presentations, speakers, and workshops addressing issues of social and racial injustice and other pressing challenges for Canada and the world. The Congress program will enable participants to examine and strengthen their commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonizaton (EDID), and build collaborative strategies to entrench these principles in our disciplines, institutions, associations and in Congress itself.

Our theme is Transitions, and our goal is to inspire ideas, dialogue, and action. At Congress 2022, we invite members of the social sciences and humanities community to re-imagine the world we inhabit, so that together we can build a future that is more diverse, sustainable, democratic, and just. 

Connect with us

Our office remains closed to visitors and guests at this time.

Contact to get in touch with a member of our team. You can also leave us a voicemail at 613-238-6112 ext. 320. Please note that our voicemail is monitored intermittently as our staff continue to work remotely.

For media enquiries, go to our Media page.  

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