November 2018
Are you looking for humanities and social sciences video resources? Have you missed a Federation or Congress event that you'd planned on catching? Don't sweat it! Subscribe to the Federation's YouTube channel . Our channel is organized into "Playlists" and features our Big Thinking lectures (at Congress, on the Hill and on the road), webinars, as well as selected reconciliation and Congress events.

Webinar for members - Membership retention and recruitment strategies - Sherry Fox
Webinar for members - Membership retention and recruitment strategies 
Big Thinking - Joel Westheimer - Building skills for citizenship
Big Thinking - Joel Westheimer - Building skills for citizenship
Wise research practices: Reconciliation and HSS research
Wise research practices: Reconciliation and HSS research
 Congress 2019 planning underway
Organizing the annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is an exciting (albeit somewhat daunting) endeavour. This is why, last September, the  Federation and The University of British Columbia met with nearly 100 member associations' Program Chairs, Local Arrangement Coordinators and other organizers to get them started on their respective conference planning.  View the photos  online from the Planning Meeting reception.

Become a Congress presenter!
Did you know that you can submit an abstract to speak at Congress? Check out the call-for-paper deadlines on the association conference pages of the Congress 2019 website and reach out to the association that aligns with your interest for more details. We look forward to your presentation.
Big Thinking - The social implications of emerging technologies
Nominate exceptional historians
Attention, historians! Do you want to raise awareness about your excellent research and scholarly work outside Canada? The National Council on Public History (NCPH) has a number of awards that acknowledge extraordinary work in the field of history. View the full list of awards and submission details to learn how to nominate yourself or a colleague.
Speak out on federal funding
Are you a graduate or post-doctoral student? Do you have an opinion on the federal government's investment in your scholarships and fellowships? Join the national conversation and take the Science and Policy Exchange (SPE)  Survey on Canadian Scholarships & Fellowships . SPE will use  data collected to represent the student and post-doctoral voice to the Government of Canada for their consideration in Budget 2019.
Members' Corner 
Reconciliation journey at Dalhousie University
22-year-old Aaron Prosper, a Mi'kmaw Dalhousie University student, is showing Canada the way to reconciliation in his efforts at his university and in his home province of Nova Scotia. Prosper is the first Mi'kmaw student to win the bid to become President of Dalhousie's Student Union. His achievements include securing a smudging location on campus as well as a permanent installation of the Mi'kmaq flag.

2018 World Indigenous Law Conference
The University of Windsor's Faculty of Law and Sunchild Law have partnered to host the 2018 World Indigenous Law Conference from November 18-21, 2018, in Windsor, Ontario. You can still register and attend the gathering of  lawyers, judges, academics, Knowledge Keepers, policy experts, community advocates and students, who will engage in conversation about the implementation of Indigenous Law into western contemporary legal systems.
Upcoming events
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