Job: Research Associate ‘Non-stop against apartheid: the spaces of transnational solidarity activism’
University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is seeking to appoint a Research Associate (RA) to work on Leverhulme Trust funded project ‘Non-stop against apartheid: the spaces of transnational solidarity activism’, under the direction of Dr Gavin Brown in the Department of Geography. The post-holder will contribute to a study of the spatiality of transnational solidarity activism, using the Non-Stop Picket of the South African Embassy in London (1986 -1990) and related anti-apartheid activism as a case study. This will be the first research specifically undertaken on this high profile protest site. The post-holder will be primarily responsible for: 1) conducting archival research in the Britain and South Africa, 2) conducting and analysing semi-structured interviews with former activists. They will also work with Dr Brown to prepare research working papers and published outputs, including an exhibition. They must have clear evidence of experience in appropriate fieldwork and data analysis and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 15th May 2011
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