Congress 2009, Carleton University, OttawaCanadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (Congress 2009) runs from May 23 through May 31, 2009.

The theme of Congress 2009 will be “Capital Connections: nation, terroir, territoire.” This theme invites an exploration of identity, in part on the basis of physical space – the space of a people, a nation, their historic “terroir”, and the role of a “capital” in determining how those are defined. It asks the question, among others: has globalization produced a sea-change in our understanding of the relationship between place and who we are? And it also pertains to our changing understanding and ownership of intellectual territory: the space of and between traditional disciplines across the broad domain of the human sciences.

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