15 PhD positions for Early Stage Researchers
Within the ADAPTED project, 15 PhD positions for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who are interested in working on the projects overall research focus “Eradicating Poverty: Pathways towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals” are now open for applications.
The ESR positions will be located at the ADAPTED partner universities and will include a six months research period at a second university for the purpose of getting awarded a European Joint Doctorate. ADAPTED is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network project funded by the European Union under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Application documents can be submitted until 31 March 2021. Detailed information about open positions and the application procedure is available via EURAXESS and the ADAPTED website.
SR-ISC WEBINAR: Ethnographic Encounters with Morality, Crisis and Extractivism in Venezuela
Double-digit inflation, over 5 million refugees, and a political deadlock with no easy solutions: The humanitarian crisis in Venezuela boggles the mind. In this ISR webinar, Iselin Åsedotter Strønen (University of Bergen), Eva van Roekel (Vrije Universiteit), Marjo de Theije (Vrije Universiteit), and Matt Wilde (University of Leicester) draw on their ethnographic research in Venezuela to explore what anthropology can add to debates on economic crisis, natural resource extraction and environmental threats. While using an anthropological approach to morality, the social anthropologists will specifically discuss the nexus of extractive societies, grassroots politics, kinship and social responsibility as taking place in contemporary Venezuela. Read more