26. August. 2019. | 11:42


Public call for students, “Index of ethnic stereotypes in Kosovo”



NGO AKTIV invites all students of the university of Pristina and Mitrovica to apply for participation in study related to identification and deconstruction of ethnic stereotypes in Kosovo,

In the framework of the project, students are offered the opportunity to participate in a study “Index of ethnic stereotypes in Kosovo” on the problems of ethnic stereotypes.

The selected students will lead the preparation of study, providing technical expertise in legal and policy assessments, field interviewers and monitor the polltakers.

The project is directed towards those students who want to connect to the work of regional NGOs during the study. Through this project, the students will have the opportunity to practically use the knowledge acquired during the studies, to cooperate with youth from other communities and to gain a necessary experience for further work.

NGO Aktiv will engage selected students in three types of activities:

Student authors – two position (one working with Serbian speaking community, one working with Albanian speaking community), students will, in cooperation with project staff, lead the preparation of study, providing technical expertise in legal and policy assessments, desiring the structure of study. Duration 4 month.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

- Kosovo citizens and students of Pristina or Mitrovica university,

- student of social science or similar,

- previous experience in a researches, (asset)

- show a broad understanding of the context in which research takes place

- be creative, innovative and original in approach to research

- original, independent and critical thinking, and the ability to develop theoretical concepts,

- the ability to critically analyze and evaluate findings,

 

Student field interviewers - two position (one working with Serbian speaking community, one working with Albanian speaking community), student field interviewers will, in cooperation with project staff, conduct interviews, focus groups and monitor the polltakers. Duration 3 month.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

- Kosovo citizens and students of Pristina or Mitrovica university,

- student of social science or similar,

- previous experience in conducting interviews and focus groups, (asset)

- understanding of relevant research methodologies and techniques,

- show a broad understanding of the context in which research takes place.

Students poll takers – several position (depending on territorial representation) will conduct poll based on questionnaires, will be paid by the number of questionnaires they have taken

SELECTION CRITERIA:

- Kosovo citizens and students of Pristina or Mitrovica university,

- previous experience in poll taking trough questionnaires (asset),

- understand relevant research context and demonstrate responsible working practices.

This activity is part of a broader project “Transforming conflicting perceptions through increased civic and community engagement in Kosovo” implemented by Kosovo Coalition for Reconciliation (KCR) whose NGO AKTIV is a member, project is financed by European Union's office in Kosovo.

The activities of the Kosovo Coalition for Reconciliation are focused forward all communities in Kosovo with the aim of reconciliation and common life of all.

An interested student should send basic information about himself and a short motivation letter that shows interested in getting involved in this project at applications@ngoaktiv.org deadline for application is until September 10th. 2019.

All activities are free.

You can get additional information via email aleksandar.rapajic@ngoaktiv.org or via phone numbers +381638050423 and + 38349232607.