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Research Position at SEI

Category: Opportunities

22 Jun 2015

Research Fellow – Gender, environment and development in the Asia-Pacific region (Bangkok)


Research cluster: Gender, Environment and Development (GED)

Salary range: Competitive salary with benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Contract type: 24 months renewable contract with 6-month probation period

Start date: 1 October 2015 (start date is negotiable)

Duty station: Bangkok, Thailand

Application deadline: 15 July 2015 (or until the position is filled)

The Asia Centre of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) seeks a mid-level researcher to contribute to a growing research cluster on gender, environment and development in the Asia-Pacific region. Led by Dr. Bernadette P. Resurrección, the group is actively engaged in research, capacity building and advisory services in environment and development policy contexts, utilizing gender and social analytical tools and perspectives.


On 8 May 2014, at 6 pm, ISS will host Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

RTEmagicC_Kevorkian.jpgThe title of her talk will be:

“Palestinian Women and Israel’s Settler Colonialism: The case of Occupied East Jerusalem” by

The event is being organised by ISS Scholas, International Relations Committee and Gender Committee in collaboration with the Dutch NGO Palestine Link.

Dr. Jeff Handmaker (ISS) will moderate the event.

Here you will find more information about the event.

N.B. For background information, see the following video (raw footage) of Ilegal settlers raiding Im Nabil’s home in East Jerusalem

ICIMODTitle: Senior Gender Specialist

Employer:  Integrated Centre for Mountain Development

Thematic Area : Livelihoods

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge sharing centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. Our aim is to influence policy and practices to meet environmental and livelihood challenges emerging in the HKH region. To do this we bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy makers from the region and around the globe to generate and share knowledge, support evidence-based decision making, and encourage regional collaboration. ICIMOD delivers impact through its six Regional Programmes of Adaptation to Change, Transboundary Landscapes, River Basins, Cryosphere and Atmosphere, Mountain Environment Regional Information System, and Himalayan University Consortium (emerging). These regional programmes are supported by the four Thematic Areas of Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services, Water and Air, and Geospatial Solutions and underpinned by Knowledge Management and Communication. ICIMOD seeks to improve the lives and livelihoods of mountain women and men, now and for the future.
For more info, visit:  http://www.icimod.org/?q=10895

International Institute of Social Studies

Human Rights is a specialization within the Human Rights, Conflict and Gender Studies MA Major in Development Studies. This blog provides a platform for discussion for researchers, students and others interested in this field of studies. The blog is administered by the Human Rights teaching team.