Ethical Investment Response

JWI issue response on Edinburgh´s ethical investment strategy

JWI Blog

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

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

Postgraduate study

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

Fair Trade Academic Network

Supporting the development and sharing of research on fairness in trade

JWI Working Papers

Current research by JWI members and associates in early view

Fair trade dissertation prize

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

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"Does social responsibility limit academic freedom?" Ethics Forum

All students and staff are invited to this debate on the tensions between academic freedom and social responsibility on Friday, February 6th at 1pm. (More)

Call for applications: PhD Scolarship in Political Theory

Applications are invited to carry out doctoral research in political theory, with an emphasis on political violence. The PhD will be part of a project funded through a Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (JUDGEPOL) led by Dr Mathias Thaler. (More)

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28th Jan 2015

Seminar: Speaker: Mathias Thaler # University of Edinburgh Unhinged Frames 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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