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We are an active, growing international community of academics, activists, artists, researchers and practitioners who are committed to promoting transformative, restorative, social, economic and political justice in all areas of our lives – from the local to the global. If you are not already a member I encourage you to join. As part of your membership you will receive the Contemporary Justice Review, an interdisciplinary journal for scholars, practitioners, and activists around the globe that explores issues of justice, peacemaking, and non-violence.

for JSA 2016 Conference

Lodging and Parking Information for JSA 2016

Conference Lodging
Rooms have been reserved at Best Western Sovereign Hotel in Albany. The room rate is $79 per night plus tax (includes a full breakfast). 1228 Western Ave., Albany, NY 12203 (518) 489-2981.

On-campus Parking Permits

Parking on the University of Albany campus is $5.40 per day. Parking permits must be purchased on-line at https://epay.albany.edu/C21455_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=551

18th Annual Conference 2016
Justice Studies Association

University at Albany-SUNY
June 1-4, 2016

Deadline for Submissions:
March 15, 2016

2016 Conference Theme, Injustice, Inequality, Insecure Lives: Creating Social Justice

Please send your presentation or session title with a 200 word (maximum) abstract electronically to the program committee. All submissions must include your name, affiliation, and contact information on the abstract page.

Submit your abstracts to: JSA.CFP.2016@gmail.com

 (click here to find out about our Call for Papers 2016)

Our Annual Noam Chomsky Award for the 2015 conference will be presented to


Carole Simpson a trailblazing pioneer for both African Americans and women in the field of broadcast journalism. She is dedicated to fighting racism and sexism. Simpson used her position as a major ABC news anchor and network reporter as a platform to fight racism and sexism, for which she endured both racist and sexist attacks.



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Justice Studies Association
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Bridgewater State University
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18th Annual
JSA Conference

University at Albany - SUNY

Theme: Injustice, Inequality, Insecure Lives: Creating Social Justice

June 1 - June 4

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