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April 22-29th, 2016: Professor Charles Taylor at the Institute for Social Justice

15 April 2016

Charles Taylor, one of the foremost thinkers of the last 50 years, recipient of the John W. Kluge Prize (the …

Romand Coles releases new book: 'Visionary Pragmatism: Radical and Ecological Democracy in Neoliberal Times'

15 April 2016

As neoliberal capitalism destroys democracy, commonwealth, and planetary ecology, the need for radically rethinking and generating transformative responses to these …

Everyday Humanitarianism - London School of Economics and Political Science

13 April 2016

When: 14 – 15 April 2016 Where: London School of Economics and Political Science …

Cities of refuge

29 March 2016

By Prof Costas Douzinas   The 1951 Geneva Convention on Political Asylum was a typical creation of the Cold …

What's behind the rise of Trump? Linda Martin Alcoff on Radio National

29 March 2016

The popularity of Donald Trump as a presidential nominee has surprised many, but the possibility of the property tycoon and …

On Aesthetics and Politics: Valuing Folk Art and Performance as Expressions of Radical Equality

20 March 2016

Dr Kiran Grewal at Swami Vipulanantha Institute of Aesthetics, Eastern University of Sri Lanka When: 30 March 2016 …

Dr Kiran Grewal to speak at World Theatre Day in Sri Lanka

16 March 2016

Dr Kiran Grewal on ” ‘Doing Justice’ in a Post-Conflict Society: The Role of Theatre in Processes of Redress and …

Taking back our universities - Akeel Bilgrami in The Hindu

11 March 2016

“The Indian government’s authoritarian menace is generated from within a recognisable structure and network: a Prime Minister at its inspirational …

Linda Alcoff on 'The 'pattern of ignorance' that explains Donald Trump's popularity'

10 March 2016

With Donald Trump winning primary after primary, it seems clear his extreme positions on refugees and immigration actually …

Professor Jeanne Morefield and Professor Paul Apostolidis join ISJ

08 March 2016

The Institute for Social Justice is pleased to announce the joining of two Professors from Whitman College, Jeanne Morefield and …