2022 General Assembly

Hosted by Humanist Society Scotland

  • Event Type / Conference
  • Date / 03 June 22 - 05 June 22
  • Venue / Glasgow, United Kingdom

The 2022 Humanists International General Assembly will take place in Glasgow from Friday 3d June until Sunday 5th of June. The event will be organised in collaboration with Humanist Society Scotland.

The event will take place at the Sir Charles Wilson Building which forms part of the University of Glasgow. The weekend will feature a range of cultural and intellectual experiences, including the International Humanist Conference 2022 – read more and register for the conference on Humanists Society Scotland’s website.


Conference Outline (please note this may be subject to change)

Friday 3rd June 2022
Day: European Conference and training sessions
Evening: Drinks reception
Evening: Young Humanists International Pub Quiz

Saturday 4th June 2022
Day: Humanist International Conference hosted by Humanist Society Scotland
Evening: Traditional Burns Supper and Ceilidh

Sunday 5th June 2022
Day: Humanists International General Assembly
Day: Professionals Training Sessions

Humanist Society Scotland has set up a Portal to help delegates find a suitable accommodation near the venue: hmnts.in/Glasgow-Accommodation

Travel Grants Program

In order to foster a global and diverse participation, Humanists International is making available a series of travel grants to help delegates from developing countries to attend the meeting. The travel grants cover delegates’ flight, accommodation, and visa application costs. On top of that, grant recipients will have access to complimentary tickets for all planned events, including the Conference and the Dinner on Saturday.

If you are a delegate of a Member or an Associate of Humanists International, please apply now from our Grants Portal: https://hmnts.grantplatform.com

The deadline for applications is 7 November.

Please make sure to read the Travel Grants Guidelines before applying: hmnts.in/Travel-Grants-2022-Guidelines

The timeline of this Travel Grant Program is the following:

  • 21 September 2021: call for applications
  • 7 November 2021: deadline to apply
  • 22 November: award of the grants
  • 15 December 2021: signature of agreements, invitation letters sent to delegates
  • 31 March 2022: deadline to obtain a visa for the UK
  • April 2022: payment of the travel grants (only after the obtainment of the VISA)
  • 3-5 June 2022: General Assembly and International Conference

Before applying, please make sure that you are eligible to get a visa to the UK: gov.uk/check-uk-visa

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Membership Engagement Manager, Giovanni Gaetani, at ga@humanists.international

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