The Global Justice Academy (GJA) is an interdisciplinary network that supports research, teaching and knowledge exchange on global justice issues. It seeks to build on, consolidate and expand the work of existing centres and collaborations at the University of Edinburgh.
Violent conflict poses a central issue for global peace. We are a leading centre for Conflict Studies, with over £8m of research funding across a range of disciplines.
Find out more about how we focus on Human Rights and Social Justice through research, teaching and knowledge exchange.
How can we enhance urban justice in a way that is meaningful to citizens? We bring together those who study or operate on 'the city' from across the University.
Gender issues permeate most of the justice areas that we research and study. We offer the opportunity for networking and exchange between scholars, projects and different approaches.
On what grounds do we base our claims about the nature, causes and consequences of global justice and injustice? Questions of evidence are at the heart of global justice debates and interventions.
...this volume serves to recall that despite the growing size of the machinery and unwieldy nature of states, human rights began with real people.