SJRI–SSJ Thematic Symposium Call for Notices of Interest

COMPETITION CLOSED:  The Faculty Steering Committee of the SJRI, in collaboration with the editors of Studies in Social Justice, invites Notices of Interest from affiliated SJRI members to mount a funded symposium around an intellectually-significant thematic/problematic that is transdisciplinary in nature and relevant to social justice.

  • a core budget of up to $25,000;
  • financial administration of the project;
  • logistical support;
  • knowledge mobilization know-how and infrastructure;
  • assistance with supplementary grant-writing if needed.

An SJRI-sponsored thematic symposium involving about 15-20 active participants in a
workshop-style event and featuring:

  • one or more invited presenters with international stature;
  • a mix of Brock and non-Brock participants;
  • a peer-reviewed call for papers;
  • manuscripts circulated in advance of symposium as a condition of participation;
  • one or more public events open to Brock faculty, students or other publics;
  • a special issue of Studies in Social Justice to be guest-edited by the organizers.

SJRI’s aims in funding and supporting this thematic symposium are to:

  • produce and disseminate world-class transdisciplinary social justice scholarship around a significant intellectual problematic relevant to SJRI;
  • cultivate Brock researchers in this endeavour;
  • initiate or advance the formation of sustained Brock-based and SJRI-affiliated research collaboration in the thematic area.