Colloquia - Symposia series



Our symposia include formal presentations by an intellectual as well small and large group discussions among individuals interested the topic discussed by the presenter. These symposia follow the Chatham House Rules, which means that  anyone who attends a symposium is free to use information from the discussion, but is not allowed to reveal who made any particular comment nor reveal who participated in the event. It is designed to increase openness of discussion. 

To attend a symposium, which are held on a regular basis, please contact Prof. Andy Sellwood at



  • Please contact Dr. Sellwood at


  • Feb 2., 2024: It's all relative: how truth became relative in Canadian higher education

  • Jan. 12, 2024: EDI and the Neoliberal Agenda

  • Dec. 1, 2023: Update on campus community activities 

  • May 5, 2023: EDI and Academic Freedom conference - reflections on the talks and panel discussions

  • Mai 26, 2023: The Courageous Dialogues Research Project

  • Juin 16, 2023: The war of theology in academia: The economists vs the woke

  • July 28, 2023:  Open Discussion for HxCanada members

  • August 18, 2023: The Rise of Critical Theory Education in K-12 and its Implications 

  • Sept. 8, 2023: The Polarized Nature of Canadian Society in 2023

  • Sept. 29, 2023: CAUT’s Academic Freedom Committee 

  • Oct. 20, 2023: Update on campus community activities 

  • Nov. 10, 2023: The Sensemaking and Construction of Political Narratives in Academic Settings