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Download all of our Congress 2012 press releases here.

June 1, 2021 - Press release: Congress wraps up with big numbers, Big Thinking—and big success

May 31, 2021 - Expert alert: A world in peril: leading environmentalist says we’ve waited too long

May 30, 2021 - Media advisory: Making sense of a turbulent world – Thomas Homer-Dixon to speak at Congress 2012

May 30, 2021 - Media advisory: Is the “liberal class” to blame for the American political system? - Chris Hedges

May 30, 2021 - Expert alert: What does today’s Public Safety funding announcement mean for Canadians?

May 29, 2021 - Expert alert: Don’t say “sex” or “religion” in class: Alberta’s new parental opt out clause in school

May 29, 2021 - Expert alert: Why do we still need a census?

May 28, 2021 - Media advisory: What’s next for Canada? Leading thinkers debate what lies ahead

May 28, 2021 - REAP Showcases Latest in Arts-based Innovation at Congress 2012

May 25, 2021 - Canada’s largest academic conference descends on Waterloo Region

May 3, 2021Governor General Returns to Waterloo for Keynote Address

April 30, 2021Laurier and Waterloo respond to CAUT motion

November 10, 2020 - Margaret Atwood and other luminaries join Big Thinking keynote line up for Congress 2012 in Kitchener-Waterloo

About the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Organized by the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest interdisciplinary conference in Canada. It brings together more than 70 scholarly associations in the humanities and social sciences. The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are co-hosting the 81st Congress from May 26 to June 2, 2012.

Congress brings together top experts in a variety of research areas. They are an excellent source for innovative story leads and information on cutting-edge research. Journalists interested in being accredited should email [email protected] to be added to the Congress 2012 media list.

For more information, or interview requests:
Alison Hebbs
[email protected]