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ESRC-funded 3-year project 'Urban Transformation and Gendered Violence in India and South Africa'

5 December 2019

The Department of Sociology is seeking to appoint two full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associates and one full-time Project Administrator to join the ESRC-funded 3-year project 'Urban Transformation and Gendered Violence in India and South Africa,' led by PI Dr Manali Desai . The project seeks to capture the experiences of...

Former Speaker Mr John Bercow delivers the third annual Jo Cox Memorial Lecture

4 December 2019

The Department of Sociology and Murray Edwards College sponsor an annual memorial lecture to commemorate and celebrate the inspiring life and work of Jo Cox MP, former student of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Jo Cox MP, a former student of Social Political Sciences and Pembroke College...

New research project awarded £1.76m to investigate the determinants of violence against women

27 November 2019

Dr Manali Desai is the Principal Investigator on the new ESRC-funded project investigating the multiple determinants of violence against women in Delhi NCR and Johannesburg. The ESRC has awarded £1.76 million from 2020 to 2023, allocated from the Global Challenges Research Fund, to Principal Investigator Dr Manali Desai (...

Current job vacancies

The Department of Sociology is seeking to appoint two full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associates and one full-time Project Administrator to join the ESRC-funded 3-year project led by PI Dr Manali Desai.

The project seeks to capture the experiences of transition from apartheid to post-apartheid and liberalization in South Africa, and from...

ESRC-funded 3-year project 'Urban Transformation and Gendered Violence in India and South Africa'

The Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate to join...

ESRC-funded 3-year project 'Urban Transformation and Gendered Violence in India and South Africa,'

The Department of Sociology in the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a full-time Post-Doctoral Research Associate to join...

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