Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Justice and Reconciliation

at King’s University College at Western University

 

Fulbright Canada Website

https://www.fulbright.ca/programs/american-scholars/research-chairs/education.html

Award Benefit

US$25,000 for one semester (four months)

Grant Activity
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing within the parameters outlined
  • Present research findings in a knowledge exchange event to members of the King’s community
  • Advise and/or train students in research and related activities
Grant Description

King’s University College seeks a Fulbright Scholar qualified to explore concepts of justice and reconciliation, with a special focus on the role of religion and religious institutions in truth and reconciliation processes in the context of colonialism and racism in the Americas or globally. Historical and theoretical approaches are welcome, but the scholar must show how the research has practical relevance for those working to address contemporary reconciliation and restorative justice initiatives.

The Fulbright Scholar will benefit from working in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment recognized for producing high-quality research into various aspects of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

King’s is a Catholic liberal arts university college formally affiliated with Western University, a top-ranked Canadian research-intensive university. Sincerely seeking to be a place of community and global engagement, King's acknowledges in a special way the need to undertake initiatives to promote social justice; to redress historical injustices that have resulted in marginalization and discrimination; to improve access to higher education for historically disadvantaged individuals and communities; and to speak “uncomfortable truths” (Ex Corde Ecclesiae, I.32) about the nature and origins of the problems of our time.

Specialization

Applicants from any Humanities or Social Science discipline are welcome. Applicants should demonstrate how past/ongoing research projects explore aspects of restorative justice and reconciliation, broadly construed.

Host Department/Group