What is the Federation?

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences promotes research and teaching for the advancement of an inclusive, democratic and prosperous society.

With a membership now comprising over 160 universities, colleges and scholarly associations, the Federation represents a diverse community of 91,000 researchers and graduate students across Canada.

We organize Canada’s largest academic gathering, the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, bringing together more than 8,000 participants each year.


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May 1

C2UEXPO 2017


C2UExpo is an immersive, dialogue-centric conference experience. We learn more when engaging in interactive dialogue...