Consultancy: Experienced researchers for study on human rights and local governance in Southern Africa and Sweden.

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (hereinafter “RWI”), Lund, Sweden, in partnership with the Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (hereinafter “ICLD”), Visby, Sweden, is launching a call (hereinafter “Call”) for applications targeting experienced researchers in the Southern Africa region. The call is aiming to recruit four (4) researchers as members of a research team within the framework of the research project “Human Rights Perceptions and Practices at the Local level: Cases from Southern Africa and Sweden” (hereinafter “research project”).

Summary

Positions: Four (4) researcher positions as member of a research team, with individual responsibility to conduct original research regarding a selected city in each of the following countries: Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana, and Zambia.

Period: 28 February – 31 December 2022, starting with a planning workshop in Johannesburg 7-10 March 2022. Research Project: Human Rights Perceptions and Practices at the Local level: Cases from Southern Africa and Sweden.

Application Procedure: Complete applications in English, including motivational letter (max2pages), a preliminary project description regarding the city case study in accordance with criteria specified below (max 2 pages), and a detailed biography including relevant publications, should be submitted by Wednesday 16 February 2022.

NB. Applicants must be nationals of the country in which the chosen city for study is located. Questions can be directed to: Helena.olsson@rwi.lu.se

 

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