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Dr Janette Davies

Research Associate, International Gender Studies, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford. Research Associate, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Research Fellow at the University of Georgia (Tbilisi)


MSc (Brunel), MSt (Oxford), PhD (Brunel)
Research Associate, International Gender Studies, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. Research Associate, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Research Fellow, the University of Georgia, Tbilisi
Also: Supervisor for Women's Studies, University of Oxford. Tutor in Anthropology and Health, St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford. Previously Lecturer in Medical Anthropology, Institute of Social Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Tutor in Gender and Anthropology, University of Oxford (IGS)
Formerly: Ordained Salvation Army Minister 1973-1986. Director, Salvation Army Hospital, Cochabamba, Bolivia, SIDA (Sweden) funding. Obstetric Nurse/midwife, Sa Kaeo 2 UNHCR/UNBRO Holding Camp, Thai/Cambodian Border. Medical Director, Salvation Army, Bangladesh, USAID funding. Research Fellow, Chikankata Medical Mission Station, Salvation Army, Mazabuka, Zambia: Australia Aid funding. Research Fellow, Experimental Psychology, University of Liverpool, ESRC funding. Research Fellow: University of Oxford & University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, British Council funding. Research Fellow, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. PI Professor David Gellner, University of Oxford,EU/MIDEA funding
Areas: Anthropology and coping strategies of Frail Elders: Gender, Health and Well-being: Gender and faith-based INGOs: Gender, War and Security: Gender and Religion - Feminist Liberation Theology
Research: CURRENT RESEARCH: The crisis of health needs of peoples emerging from former Soviet rule, namely Georgia in the Caucasus and Black Sea Region: research amongst IDPs in Tbilisi, since Soviet conflict/invasion of 2008. PREVIOUS RESEARCH PROJECT 2013-2014: DFID/NERC funded project: PI Dr Willy Burgess UCL, on 'Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor'(UPGro)- DFID/NERC Research Programme entitled 'Groundwater resources in Basement Complex Aquifers in sub-Saharan Africa–limits to sustainability?' Fieldwork on MDGs as Gender Expert in Malawi & Zimbabwe with 7 partner in Southern Africa & the UK
Regions: South America - Bolivia: South Asia - Bangladesh & Sri Lanka: sub-Saharan Africa - South Africa, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe: Eurasia countries emrging from Soviet Union state control
Publications: 'The sustainability of Sexual Behaviour Change amongst a Zambian Community affected by HIV/AIDS' in "Women and Empowerment in the Global South" 2013. Eds. Amriah Buang and Janet Momsen. Universiti Kebangsaan Press Malaysia. ‘Protracted Conflict Situations and Impact on Elders’ in "The Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 3 Issue 1, 2011". Special Issue of Conference papers on 'Conflict and Transformation: State Rhetoric, Search for Identity and Citizenship in the South Caucasus'. University of Georgia, Tbilisi. "Elders and their Families in Crisis: 'Ageing and its Discontents'", 2010, in "The Journal of Anthropological Researches", Ilia Chavchavadze University, Tbilisi. Republic of Georgia 'Necessary In-betweens: Auxiliary Workers in a Nursing home Hierarchy’. In Kent Maynard, ed. "Medical Identities: Making medicine, Making the Self". Berghahn Pubs. NY & Oxford, 2007. With Waldren J. ‘Gendering Oxford: Shirley Ardener and Cross-Cultural Research’. In Eds. Bryceson, D.F. et al Identity and Networks: Fashioning Gender and Ethnicity across Cultures. Berghahn Publishers, New York & Oxford (2007) With Davies Jeffrey ‘Sources of Water Ancient and Modern: Linking Archaeology and Hydrogeology in South-west Viti Levu, Fiji’. In W.H. Waldren and J. Ensenyat (Eds), V Deya International Prehistory Conference: World Islands in Prehistory. British Archaeological Reports, Tempus Reparatum, Oxford (2002)
Other: Research Staff. Deya Archaeological Museum Research Centre (DAMARC), Deya, Mallorca, Balearic Islands