ISRISJ : International Seminar On Research For Social Justice

October 30, 2018

Today we are living in turbulence and chaotic times where the rise of injustice surrounding us becomes more and more pervasive. From the rise of racism, intolerance, the perpetuation of social and economic inequalities in the society, the forces of neoliberal ideology, these lead us to question the roles of research in higher education. Very often research in higher education is situated in a vacuum, unable to respond to all these issues. The robust economic models within higher education have made research merely as a vehicle to improve the economic development of a country. While economic growth is indeed essential, yet it should not make researchers overlook social justice issues. The purpose of this conference is to allow us to rethink and reconceptualize the roles of research. What are the main objectives of any research process and to what extent a research should negotiate and include issues of social justice? 

Theme / Scope

  • Power Relations within Research
  • Researching Gender
  • Social Inequalities in Society
  • Research Marginalized Groups
  • Reconceptualizing the Epistemological Foundation o
  • Hegemonic Discourses on Research
  • Redefining the Notion of Social Justice




Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
1 June 2018
Notification of Abstract Acceptance
1 July 2018
Full Paper Submission Deadline
1 August 2018
Notification of Full Paper Acceptance
25 August 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline
1 September 2018
Registration Deadline
1 October 2018
Seminar Day
30 October 2018

Information detail : http://isrisj.event.upi.edu/