Congress for everyone: Big Thinking, Congress Expo, Career Corner, Interdisciplinary symposia and more
Nour Aoude, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
Congress is a community of learning and exchanging ideas. Even if you are not an association member, you are invited to take part in Congress and benefit from the diverse opportunities for personal and professional enrichment on offer:
Big Thinking lecture series
Live an unforgettable experience in the heart of the national capital: this is what awaits some 350 volunteers that the University of Ottawa and the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences hope to recruit for the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, an event of international calibre. From May 30 to June 5, the University of Ottawa campus will be abuzz with over 8000 Congress attendees, who will enjoy a great stay thanks to volunteers who will help them settle into residences, find their way around campus, register for events, and provide catering and audio-visual support. The success of Congress 2015 depends on their invaluable support.
In return, volunteers will be at the centre of the largest interdisciplinary gathering...
Folks, the time has come!
Register today and become one of more than 8000 attendees expected to join the 2015 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, taking place May 30 to June 5, 2015 on the beautiful and bilingual campus of the University of Ottawa, in the heart of the nation’s capital.
Register by March 31 to benefit from early bird Congress rates, cheaper flights and more hotel options. With the return of warm weather in May and June, Ottawa will be bustling with festivals and tourists, here to enjoy Canada's lovely capital. Numerous events and conferences will be taking place simultaneously in this vibrant city.
The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences is proud to have brought you our 83rd Congress, the largest multidisciplinary academic gathering in Canada—indeed, one of the largest such gatherings in the world. Congress 2014 will be remembered for its interdisciplinarity, for the 75 scholarly association meetings and the 5,000+ papers presented. It took place in an outstanding setting at the beautiful Brock University campus in St. Catharines, Ontario in the heart of the Niagara region.
Creating meaningful connections between researchers and the broader community is a key goal for Congress organizers, both at the Federation and at the host university. Through proactive outreach to media, government and other stakeholders, the Federation...
Each year, Congress is an opportunity to create meaningful connections between researchers and the broader community. The Federation’s tagline “Ideas can...” invites us to make these connections by sharing, forming and transforming our ideas. Once written down, ideas can grow into something even greater, beyond their singular inception.
So the Federation started thinking, why don’t we (the greater “We”) write our ideas down, and see what happens!
At the Federation’s booth at the 2014 Congress Expo, we asked our visitors to consider what ideas mean to them, what ideas can achieve and what ideas can… do.
As visitors dropped in to our booth, they wrote their answers in...