Fair Trade Academic Network

Supporting the development and sharing of research on fairness in trade

Fair trade dissertation prize

Annual prizes awarded to the best dissertations relating to fairness in trade

Ethical Investment Response

JWI issue response on Edinburgh´s ethical investment strategy

Study opportunities NEW website

Find out more about doing a PhD in Political Theory at Edinburgh

JWI Blog

Our thoughts on the ethics of investment, sweatshops, Scottish independence, fair trade and more

Postgraduate study

Taught and research programmes combining normative and empirical approaches to global justice

JWI Working Papers

Current research by JWI members and associates in early view

Latest News

Stanford's Prof Rob Reich joins the JWI for three upcoming events

The Just World Institute is delighted to announce three events with visiting speaker Prof Rob Reich from Stanford University. (More)

"Should the University worry about brain drain?" Ethics Forum

All students and staff are invited to this debate on brain drain and the responsibilities of universities on Friday, March 13th at 1:10pm. (More)

Upcoming Events

22nd Apr 2015

Seminar: Speaker: Andrew Drever # University of Edinburgh Comparative and Transitional Approaches in Nonideal Theory 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Our research on ethics and justice in relation to environmental and climate change - supported by ESRC, British Academy, and Leverhulme Trust grants. More...

Conflict and Peace

Research on peace, conflict and justice at the JWI covers a wide range of issues, including classical themes of Just War Theory, ethical issues in post-conflict reconstruction, and political apologies as mechanisms of reconciliation. More...

Poverty and Wealth

Our research includes work on justice in relation to the distribution of wealth and natural resources. More...

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