About Congress

About the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

About the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences


As the organizer of Canada's largest academic gathering, the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences works to promote research and teaching for the advancement of an inclusive, democractic 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.

The Federation office is located on the traditional, unceded Algonquin territory in Ottawa. 

For more information about the Federation, visit www.ideas-idees.ca.