1 Postdoctoral Position
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Job description From January 1st, 2019, the Center of Cultural Anthropology of the Université libre de Bruxelles will welcome the project At a Crossroads of Bantu Expansions:
Present and Past Riverside Communities in the Congo Basin, from an Integrated Linguistic, Anthropological and Archaeological Perspective (BANTURIVERS, ERC Starting Grant). The project will study a crossroads of different Bantu expansions in the very heart of the Central-African rainforest, namely the eastern part of the Congo Basin (the Congo River and its tributaries upand downstream of Kisangani until Bumba and Kindu), with a special interest in the role of rivers in the settlement of these speech communities into the area, both as ways into the . The project is multidisciplinary and will apply an integrated linguistic, anthropological and archaeological approach to study both present and past . To execute the anthropological part of the project, the Center of Cultural Anthropology seeks a post- . He/she preferably has fieldwork experience in the tropical regions of Central Africa and expertise in ethnoecology and environmental . He/she will document subsistence and commercial activities of two fisher communities and the partners in their commercial network, with a particular attention for the role of rivers and river- related activities within the communities under study.
For this purpose the post-doctoral researcher will . He/she will also record specialized and basic vocabulary for the languages spoken by the studied . The post-doctoral researcher in anthropology will work in a team including linguists and archaeologists.
This means that the anthropological part of the project is designed in collaboration with the mentioned . Nevertheless, the anthropological research . He/she will be able to count on the advice of a senior anthropologist, Prof. Dr. Daou Véronique Joiris, who will act as .
POSTDOCTORAL POSITION ANTHROPOLOGY WITH FIELDWORK IN CENTRAL-AFRICA CENTER OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Profile - PhD in anthropology, preferably with a thesis on a theme related to the project’s objectives - Fieldwork experience, preferably in the tropical regions of Central Africa - Be able to transcribe linguistic data (vocabulary) - Required language skills: French, Lingala and/or Swahili - . Birgit Ricquier: birgit.ricquier ulb.ac.be . Please send no later than December 20th, 2018:
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