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Social Justice in a Complex Reality

SEPTEMBER 9-12, 2012 ISRAEL

The conference will be held in September 2012 at The School of Behavioral Sciences of the College of Management, located in Rishon LeZion, nearby the metropolitan area of Tel Aviv. The College is the first and largest private college in Israel. It has over 1,000 faculty members, over 12,000 students and more than 35,000 graduates, and offers a modern venue for the conference (e.g. high tech classes, free internet access and catering facilities).
A shuttle service will be provided from and to the hotels which are located on the seashore in Bat Yam (10-15 minutes from the conference venue).
The conference will also enable an encounter with the Israeli culture and holy sites.
The conference venue is near Jerusalem (1 hour) and the Dead Sea (1 1/2 hours).


Please keep the following dates in your records:

Sept. 9 PhD Students' Workshop Call For Papers
Sept. 9 Reception Cocktail
Sept. 10-12 Conference Sessions
Sept. 13 One-day tour of Jerusalem (optional)
Sept. 13-15 Weekend at the Dead Sea (optional) cancelled

 

Three general themes were selected for the conference by the organizing committee in order to highlight major facets in the complexity of social justice,
and provide a contemporary context for an inter-disciplinary dialogue. These themes are not meant to highlight a single focus, but rather to provide
a basis for a panoramic view of social justice in a complex reality. Focal themes that will be identified as emerging from a plurality of submissions will
provide a basis for organizing relevant new sessions thus contributing to an even wider panorama of contemporary views of social justice.

Theme 1: Inter-generational justice, including young-old conflicts, future generations, sustainability and ecology, and the future workplace
Theme 2: Inequality, including legitimation of (in)equality
Theme 3: globalization
(*) Additional themes are expected to emerge from the submitted abstracts.


Organizing Committee

Dahlia Moore, COMAS (The College Of Management Academic Studies)
Conference Chairperson
Aviad E. Raz, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Head of the Organizing Committee
Clara Sabbagh, University of Haifa
President, ISJR
Ephraim Yaar, Tel Aviv University
Nura Resh, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tamar Morag, COMAS (The College Of Management Academic Studies)
Amira Dotan, COMAS (The College Of Management Academic Studies)

The College of Management Academic Studies - 7 Yitzhak Rabin Boulevard, Rishon Lezion, Israel

Tel: +972-73-2466407 | Fax: +972-3-9634173 | socialjustice@colman.ac.il

 

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