Resource hub

Welcome to the Federation's Resource hub! Here you will find humanities and social science articles, blog posts, videos, webinars, Congress resources, and more! Filter by topic, resource type, file type, and/or year.

The Federation blog is a space for Federation members and researchers in the humanities and social sciences to respectfully discuss ideas and issues of importance to the community. Please review the Federation's blog policy for submission information.

*Note at the time this website is launched, not all resources are illustrated or tagged by topic yet. We are aiming to finalize this content by December 2021.

A teal, blue and purple wave pattern make up the Congress 2022 logo, with English text reading “Congress 2022 of the Humanities and Social Sciences” and French text reading “Congrès 2022 des sciences humaines”. The theme name reading “Transitions” sits at the bottom of the logo.| Une forme de vague bleue sarcelle, bleue et violette constitue le logo du Congrès 2022, avec le texte en anglais « Congress 2022 of the Humanities and Social Sciences » et le texte en français « Congrès 2022 des sciences humaines »
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Reconsidering history at Congress 2022

Chalk one up for us! The Canadian Historical Association will mark its 100th anniversary this spring. Although contrived, centenaries offer a chance both to look back and to look ahead, hence our program theme: Reconsidering History. I can still...

A teal, blue and purple wave pattern make up the Congress 2022 logo, with English text reading “Congress 2022 of the Humanities and Social Sciences” and French text reading “Congrès 2022 des sciences humaines”. The theme name reading “Transitions” sits at the bottom of the logo.| Une forme de vague bleue sarcelle, bleue et violette constitue le logo du Congrès 2022, avec le texte en anglais « Congress 2022 of the Humanities and Social Sciences » et le texte en français « Congrès 2022 des sciences humaines »
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Igniting change through sociology at Congress 2022

At Congress 2022, sociologists are invited to reflect on how the pandemic has revealed inequalities of existing social structures and institutions — and how we can move forward to create just, democratic, tolerant, and flourishing societies.

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Universities and the George Floyd moment

Guest post by Temitope Oriola, joint editor-in-chief of African Security, associate professor at the University of Alberta, two-time Carnegie fellow, recipient of the Governor General of Canada Academic Gold Medal and president of the Canadian...

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We need a better understanding of ‘good’ research impacts

My starting point is to welcome the recently published Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences report, Approaches to assessing impact in the Humanities and Social Sciences as a valuable addition to a growing policy understanding of the...

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Back to school 2017 – what is the media saying?

Every September, millions of Canadian students return to campus for a new academic year. In this blog you can read about a variety of conversations happening in the post-secondary education sector this fall. A big back to school announcement from the...

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What is science worth for us?

Since the 1990s, policy makers progressively became interested in assessing scientific research not only on its merits for the scientific community, but also for society at large. However, we still do not have a widely accepted, systematic way to...