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Big Thinking

Big Thinking

The Big Thinking lecture 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 2018 Big Thinking lecture series is organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences and the University of Regina, with the generous support of series sponsors.

This series is free and open to all Congress registered attendees and the general public. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.



Melina Laboucan-Massimo

Lubicon Cree First Nation, Climate & Energy Campaigner at Greenpeace Canada


Margaret MacMillan

Warden of St. Antony’s College and Professor of International History, University of Oxford


Marie Wilson, C.M., O.NWT.

Commissioner, 2009-2015, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada


Christiane Taubira

Former French Justice Minister

Françoise Baylis


Françoise Baylis

Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy at Dalhousie University

Alaa Murabit


Alaa Murabit 

UN High-Level Commissioner on Health, Employment & Economic Growth