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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, University of Georgia, Tbilisi
Also: Examiner: Women's Studies, University of Oxford.Formerly Lecturer, Medical Anthropology, Institute of Social & Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Tutor in Gender: Feminism, Masculinities & Anthropology at University of Oxford (IGS)
Formerly: Ordained Minister (Salvation Army) 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: Health needs & the crisis 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 in Malawi & Zimbabwe with 7 partners in Southern Africa & the UK
Regions: South America - Bolivia: South Asia - Bangladesh & Sri Lanka: sub-Saharan Africa - South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe: Georgia post-Soviet Union control
Publications: “Living Before Dying: Imagining and Remembering Home”. 2018, Berghahn Books, NY & Oxford. 'Rebuilding Body, Mind and Soul: New Life on the Cambodian Border'2016. In "War & Women across Continents Autobiographical & Biographical Experiences Eds. Shirley Ardener, Fiona Armitage and Lidia Sciama. Berghahn Books. 'The sustainability of Sexual Behaviour Change in a Zambian Community affected by HIV/AIDS' in "Women and Empowerment in the Global South" 2013. Eds. Amriah Buang & Janet Momsen. Universiti Kebangsaan Press Malaysia. "Elders and their Families in Crisis: 'Ageing and its Discontents'", 2010, in "The Journal of Anthropological Research", 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

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