PhD Studentships: Gender Violence And Adult Learning In Post-Apartheid South Africa

Started by sparrow, Feb 21, 2011, 06:00 PM


The PhD studentship aims to examine and reflect on how gender-based violence has been addressed through adult education initiatives in South Africa in the period of transition from apartheid to democratic government.

•   The candidate is required to have an excellent academic track record, with an undergraduate degree in arts, humanities or social sciences, an MA in a relevant area, and demonstrated interest and experience in gender, adult education and international development. 
•   The studentship will entail a period of six months fieldwork in South Africa.
•   The PhD student will participate in the doctoral training programmes at IoE and Birkbeck, and will in addition benefit from research exchange and training opportunities within the London International Development Centre (LIDC) and the Bloomsbury Gender Network (BGN).

Further information about PhDs at the Institute of Education is available from:
Doing research at the IOE - Institute of Education, University of London

Application forms and details about how to apply are available from: PhD or MPhil - Institute of Education, University of London

Institute of Education
20 Bedford Way
London WC1H

Contact Patricia Kelly ( or +44 (0) 207-612-6122
Departmental/School PhD Administrator Neal Carr; or +44 (0) 207-612-6632
With your application, please provide:

Academic transcripts, CV, and a full statement explaining how prior study, work experiences and range of interests have provided a suitable background to take on this study.

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2011.

Source: The Bloomsbury Colleges: Gender violence and adult learning in post-apartheid South Africa.