2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences features Reconciliation Event series

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Canada's largest annual academic gathering that takes place this year at Ryerson University in Toronto, May 27 to June 2, features an array of high-profile events on reconciliation.

The theme of Congress 2017 is The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands. Canada’s sesquicentennial offers an important opportunity to critically reflect on the nation’s past and seek to build a better, more inclusive and just future.

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text saying On Indigenous Lands

 

Congress 2017 invites participants to acknowledge the country’s colonial past and present practices, and forge new relationships towards positive change and reconciliation. Building upon the insights, contributions and recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Congress 2017 theme “The Next 150, On Indigenous Lands” aims to mark the achievements and character of all peoples in Canada. 

To see a list of more than 25 lectures, panels, and activities related to Indigenization, visit the Congress calendar of events and choose 'Reconciliation event' in the 'Series' drop-down menu. 


The above information is adapted from the Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences Communique and from the Congress 2017 website.