[URBANTH-L]ANN: ESRC CASE Collaborative PhD Studentship

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Mon Mar 21 23:04:30 EST 2005

ANN: ESRC CASE Collaborative PhD Studentship
Fellowship Deadline: May 31, 2005

 A CASE ESRC studentship on a 1+3 basis is available from October 2005 to
study for a PhD on the following topic: 'An analysis of humanitarian
accountability, identity and practice in conflict affected regions'. The
studentship will be held at the School for Policy Studies, University of

We are looking for applicants with a specific interest in how humanitarian
worker identity and practices may be shaped in the context of conflict
affected regions in Africa. Applicants should be able to work in physically
and emotionally challenging environments; and preferably have experience of
working with NGOs in post-conflict settings. The research will use
qualitative and ethnographic approaches. Candidates with a background in
sociology, anthropology or gender studies are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please note that regulations require that candidates for this award a) have
been ordinarily resident in the UK throughout the 3-year period preceding
the date of application, and b) have not been resident in the UK during any
part of that 3-year period, wholly or mainly for the purposes of full- time
education. For clarification of guidelines regarding residential status
please contact the studentship supervisor Dr Paul Higate on
paul.higate at bristol.ac.uk.
Deadline for applications for the Studentship is 31 May 2005.

The School for Policy Studies at the University of Bristol is an exciting
environment for graduate studies and was rated 5* (for Social Work) and 5
(for Social Policy) in the last RAE. We can offer supervision across a wide
range of disciplines and subject areas, including poverty and social
exclusion, family and child welfare, health and social care, and urban
studies, and welcome applications from anyone with a relevant Masters degree
or who obtained a first or upper second in their undergraduate degree (or
equivalent). See also the web address provided below.

Andrea Osborn or Kate Withers (Graduate Research Secretaries)
School for Policy Studies
University of Bristol
8 Priory Road
Bristol, BS8 1TZ, UK
T: +44 (0) 117 9546758.
Email: sps-doctoral at bristol.ac.uk
Visit the website at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/sps

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