The Center for the Study of Injustice is an interdisciplinary research center that brings together faculty and students from across KU interested in domestic and international research related to social justice. The Center is dedicated to assisting faculty develop new and existing research programs through grant writing and intellectual exchange. CSI brings together faculty, students, staff, and members of the local community to collaborate on research, teaching, and community-based projects. While the direction of CSI is based on the individual interests of affiliated faculty within IPSR, there are several key initiatives the Center is developing:
You can see our events for Fall 2020 at the Center for Migration Research and the IPSR Graduate Working Group on Qualitative Research websites. This year, CMR has partnered with the Hall Center for Humanities on their Migration Stories lecture series. All events this year will be held virtually.
The Heartland Sexual Assault Policies & Prevention on Campuses Project’s (Heartland Project) primary goal is to increase post-secondary schools’ adoption of a comprehensive, gender-centered public health approach to sexual assault campus policy and prevention. The Heartland Project uses a regionally focused and public health framework approach, designed to build and strengthen institutional level capacity and momentum to strategically change, prevent, and respond to sexual assault at post-secondary schools in Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska. The Heartland Project will also utilize a strengths-based approach in all aspects of the work. Policy analysis and assessment using a strengths-based approach will value what the schools have as resources and capabilities, and harness those to create change.
Beyond Discourse: Critical and Empirical Approaches to Human Trafficking
Beyond Discourse is an interdisciplinary conference examining critical research methods on human trafficking and related social problems. This conference offered scholars the opportunity to discuss the challenges and rewards of conducting empirical work on human trafficking, including the ways we work with affected communities, collaborate with intervention organizations, and represent our conclusions to the public.
April 4 - 5, 2019
Kansas Conference on Slavery and Human Trafficking
January 31 - Febuary 1, 2013