wASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF PROFESSIONAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS

2 short term positions on gender and land

13 Oct 2015 5:28 PM | Dolores Koenig

The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is looking for interested and qualified researchers and PhD students in the fields of Cultural Anthropology, Women and Gender Studies and/or Cultural Geography with immediate availability to assist in the following short-term research assignments:

  • 1.       Literature review of the differential impacts of the statutory recognition of customary, collective rights (versus those situations where customary tenure institutions are not recognized by their governments) on women and men’s right to access, benefit from, and maintain control over natural resources, especially land and forests.
  • 2.       Literature review of the impacts of large-scale land acquisitions on women’s right to access, benefit from, and maintain control over natural resources, especially land and forests.

We would be grateful if you could please post/share the attached Terms of Reference (please contact Annie Thompson for these) to eligible candidates in your department. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, CV and abstracts of related work to Annie Thompson (athompson@rightsandresources.org).

Applications will be accepted until October 25, 2015 or until the position is filled. Do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or comments.

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