INDIGENEITY IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD: PERFORMANCE, POLITICS, BELONGING
ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UK
A unique opportunity exists for an outstanding Post-doctoral Research Associate to contribute to a new interdisciplinary research project that will examine how Indigeneity is expressed and understood in our complex, globalising world. With funding of €2.36M over five years from the European Research Council, this frontier research, led by Professor Helen Gilbert at Royal Holloway (University of London), will develop along four broad conceptual themes: ‘Commodity and Spectacle’, ‘Heritage and Material Culture’, ‘Reconciliation and Social Cohesion’ and ‘Mobility and Belonging’. Applicants will be considered from across a range of disciplines including, but not limited to, the following: theatre/performance studies, film, cultural geography, anthropology, history, indigenous studies, sociology, politics, dance, ethnomusicology, international relations.
Full details are available at http://www.rhul.ac.uk/Personnel/Ads/Y0209-5242.html
Salary: £31,838 per year plus relocation allowance and yearly travel fund
Starting date: As soon as possible after 1 May 2009 (post funded until 2014)
Applications close: Friday 13 March (expected interview date 3 April)
Contact: helen.gilbert at rhul.ac.uk