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.