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Conflict & Peace

Violent conflict poses a central issue for global peace. The University of Edinburgh is a leading centre for Conflict Studies, with over £8m of research funding across a range of disciplines. Explore our work here.

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Human Rights & Social Justice

Human Rights and Social Justice are central to the interests of the Global Justice Academy. Alongside world-leading research, we offer two key Masters programmes in this area, and a rapid reaction events series addressing current global challenges. Read about our research, teaching, and activities here.

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Urban Justice

The Urban Justice Lab brings together those who study or operate on ‘the city’ from the University’s diverse Schools and disciplines. Alongside supporting the production and exchange of knowledge through teaching and research, the Lab focuses on the enhancement of urban justice in a way that is meaningful to citizens. Find out more here.


Gender Justice

Gender issues permeate most of the justice areas that we research and study. Our Gender Justice Lab offers the opportunity for networking and exchange between scholars, projects and approaches throughout the University. Find out more here.

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Measurement & Indicators

Questions of evidence are at the heart of global justice debates and interventions. On what grounds do we base our claims about the nature, causes and consequences of global justice and injustice? Find out more about the research projects and teaching programmes that tackle these issues here.

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Global Justice Theory

The University of Edinburgh has a critical mass of key scholars and groups working on global justice issues, including through global constitutionalism and global law. Explore our areas of world-leading expertise here.

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