"Justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought."  John Rawls, A Theory of Justice (revised edn, Boston MA: Harvard University Press, 1999), p. 3

Welcome!

Who we are

The International Society for Justice Research (ISJR) is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to research on justice and related phenomena of morality and ethics. Justice is a concept with vast relevance to social life and can be studied at various levels of analysis, including intraindividual processes and individual decision-making, interpersonal and intergroup relations, organizations and institutions, as well as society, politics, and culture. ISJR fosters international and interdisciplinary collaboration and promotes exchange of new ideas, research, and theories relevant to justice and related phenomena. ISJR facilitates such collaboration and exchange through the conduct of biennial scientific conferences, the publication of a scientific journal (Social Justice Research), regular newsletters, and informal discussion by means of a listserv.

 

We invite all scholars interested in justice or related areas of research to join the International Society for Justice Research and get involved in the Society's activities.




News and Announcements

2017 Early Career Contribution Award: Call for Nominations

The ISJR’s Early Career Contribution Award is presented biennially to an individual member of the society. Members of ISJR are asked to nominate excellent young justice scholars for this award. The recipient of this award may not have held a PhD for more than 10 years (as of the date nominations are due). The award winner is invited to present an address at the upcoming ISJR conference in Atlanta, July 25th to 28th 2018.

 

 

 

How to apply:

 

Nominations should include full name of nominees, a detailed statement explaining the accomplishments of the young scholar and his or her CV, including a publication list, and copies of the five most important publications for the candidate's research program.  Self-nominations are welcome. Please send your nominations, with "ISJR Early Career Contribution Award" in the subject line, to the Secretary of ISJR, Thomas Schlösser, t.schloesser@uni-koeln.de.

 

 

 

Deadline for nominations is November 26th, 2017.

 

 

 

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of three scholars, who will then recommend a winner to the Executive Board. The award winner will be announced by December 11th, 2017.

 

 

 

Best regards,

 

Thomas Schlösser

 

(ISJR Secretary)

 


2017 Lifetime Achievement Award: Call for Nominations

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award: Call for Nominations

 

 

 

ISJR members are asked to provide nominations for the ISJR's 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes senior scholars for

 

 

 

1) dedication and service to ISJR; and/or

 

2) a significant contribution to the understanding and application of

 

    justice theory and research over an entire career with a definable

 

    body of work in one or more of the following areas:

 

a) teaching, mentorship, and training

 

b) theory

 

c) research

 

d) publication record

 

 

 

The award winner will be invited to present an address at the upcoming

 

2018 ISJR conference in Atlanta, July 25th to 28th 2018.

 

 

 

How to Apply:

 

Nominations should include full name of nominees, contact information, and a short statement of recommendation (250 words or less). Current members of the ISJR Executive Committee are not eligible for the Lifetime Achievement Award. Please send your nominations, with "ISJR Lifetime Achievement Award" in the subject line, to the Secretary of ISJR, Thomas Schlösser, t.schloesser@uni-koeln.de.

 

 

 

Deadline for nominations is November 26th, 2017.

 

 

 

The award will be decided in two phases. The ISJR Executive Committee will vet nominees and solicit further information (CVs) for a short list of candidates. The final candidate will be voted on by the Executive Committee. The award winner will be announced by December 11th, 2017.

 

 

 

Best regards,

 

Thomas Schlösser

 

(ISJR Secretary)

 

 

 


Michael Platow ISJR President-elect

 

This is to inform you that Michael Platow is the new president-elect of ISJR. He won the election with an overwhelming majority. He will be member of the ISJR executive board effective immediately, and his presidency will start at the 2018 ISJR meeting in Atlanta.

 


Morton Deutsch passed away

On March 13, 2017, Morton Deutsch passed away at the age of 97. Please read his obituary in the New York Times:

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/nyregion/morton-deutsch-dead-conflict-resolution.html

 

His memorial service will take place on Friday April 14, 2017, from 4 to 5 PM, in Milbanks Chapel, with a reception to follow at Teachers college: 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10021

 


ISJR Conference 2018

Dear ISJR Members,

We now know the dates for the 2018 ISJR conferecne, which will take place at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. The dates are confirmed at July 25 to 28, 2018. Please mark these dates in your schedule! In the next few months, more details about the conference will follow.

Best wises,

Jan-Willem van Prooijen


Dr. Jan-Willem next President of ISJR

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Jan-Willem van Prooijen of VU University Amsterdam has been elected the next President of the International Society of Justice Research. His term will begin summer 2016, at our bi-annual conference. Thanks to all those who voted, and congratulations to Jan-Willem!

Aaron C Kay, ISJR President


Call for Submissions - Social Justice Research

Dear ISJR members,

Just a reminder, below, to keep SJR in mind as an outlet for your justice-related research.

Social Justice Research (ISSN 0885-7466), a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by Springer, New York, is now embarking on its 29th year. It is the official journal of the International Society for Social Justice Research (http://www.isjr.org/).

Hereby we would like to welcome researchers from a wide variety of disciplines with a common interest in justice and justice-related issues to submit their work to be considered for publication in Social Justice Research.

All manuscripts should be submitted using the online system. Instructions for Authors are available at www.springer.com/11211

Sincerely,

Ali Kazemi and Kjell Törnblom
Editors-in-chief
Social Justice Research


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