Alice Servy

Status: Postdoctoral fellow Red Cross foundation, French Institute for Demographic Studies (2019-2020)

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Aix-Marseille University (LPED) (2017-2018, 2018-2019)

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https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alice_Servy
https://ined.academia.edu/AliceServy

 

 

Research interests

  • Health, cancer, STIs
  • Gender, identities, violence
  • Sexuality, contraceptive methods, childbearing
  • ICT, prevention, education, NGOs
  • Mobility, public policies, globalisation

Fieldwork

  • 2019 : Anthropological Fieldwork in French Polynesia (2 months)
  • 2018 : Anthropological Fieldwork in Vanuatu (2 months)
  • 2013 : Consultancy work in Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Kiribati (3 months)
  • 2012 : Anthropological Fieldwork and consultancy work in Vanuatu (6 months)
  • 2011 : Anthropological Fieldwork in Vanuatu (8 months)
  • 2009 : Anthropological Fieldwork in Vanuatu (4 months)

Publications

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

  • SERVY Alice, submitted. ʻWe’ve paid your vagina to make children!ʼ Bridewealth and women’s reproductive autonomy in Port-Vila, Vanuatu, Oceania.
  • SERVY Alice, accepted. Female sex worker : circulation et impact d’une catégorie transnationale de santé publique au Vanuatu (circulation and impact of a transnational category of public health in Vanuatu), Revue Française de Socio-Economie.
  • SERVY Alice, 2020. L’approche « Abstinence, Be faithful, use a Condom » au Vanuatu : Traduire une politique d’éducation à la sexualité globalisée (Translating a Globalized Sexuality Education Policy), AutrePart, Revue de sciences sociales au sud.
  • SERVY Alice, 2017. « Forcer n’est pas violer ». Violences sexuelles faites aux femmes dans un quartier défavorisé de Port-Vila ("Force is not rape": Sexual violence against women in an informal settlement of Port-Vila), Journal de la Société des Océanistes 144-145: 171-184.
  • SERVY Alice, 2013. « As-tu un petit-copain ? Non je n’ai pas de téléphone »: Moralité, progrès technique et sexualité en milieu urbain au Vanuatu (“Do you have a boyfriend? No, I don’t have a phone”, Morality, technological progress and sexuality in urban Vanuatu), Revue Hermès 65: 137-143.
  • SERVY Alice, 2011. Bingo et enjeux sociaux: L’exemple de la communauté urbanisée de Seaside Tongoa, Port-Vila, Vanuatu (Bingo and social issues: the urban community of Seaside Tongoa as a case study, Port-Vila, Vanuatu), Journal de la Société des Océanistes 133: 285-298.
  • SERVY Alice, 2009. La dimension sociale de la mort: L’organisation sociale de funérailles au Botswana (Social dimension of death: The funerals in Botswana), Techniques & Culture, special issue « Pratiques photographiques »: 74-87.

Publications in collective books

  • SERVY Alice, accepted. Les infections sexuellement transmissibles au Vanuatu: État des lieux d’un système de prévention globalisé (Sexually transmitted infections in Vanuatu: Overview of a globalized prevention system), in E. Wittersheim, M. Stern and M. Durand (eds), Le Vanuatu dans tous ses états, Marseille, Pacific-credo Publications.
  • SERVY Alice, 2013. Les transactions sexuelles à Port-Vila (Transactional sexuality in Port-Vila), in B. Andrieu and G. Boëtsch (eds), Corps du monde, Paris, Armand Colin: 134-138.
  • SERVY Alice, 2011. Bingo, in C. Terrier, M. Abong and D. Tryon (eds), Le Vanuatu, 101 mots pour comprendre, Nouméa, GRHOC: 37-38.

Reports for the United Nations

  • SERVY Alice, 2014. with United Nations Population Fund. Strategic analysis to improve distribution and uptake of condoms in Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Kiribati, published report, Suva, UNPFA, 76 p.
  • SERVY Alice, 2013. with United Nations Development Programme. Vanuatu MDG acceleration framework: Improving access to reproductive health services, Port-Vila, Vanuatu, published report, Port-Vila, UNDP, 113 p.
  • SERVY Alice, 2012. with United Nations Development Programme. Concept note : MDG 5B, Universal Access to Reproductive Health, Focus on reducing adolescent births and unmet need for family planning : MAF intervention In Vanuatu, Port-Vila, Vanuatu, rapport non-publié préparé pour le Fonds des Nations unies pour la population, 17 p.

Exhibition catalogue

  • SERVY Alice, 2012. with M. Abong and L. Dousset. Ded Seremoni long Malekula/Funérailles à Malekula/Funerals in Malekula, Documented catalogue of a photographic exhibition, Marseille, CREDO and Port-Vila, Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta, 70 p.

Teaching experience (563,5 hours)

  • 2019-2020. Anthropology of Oceania, Year 2/3, lecture courses, 2h, AMU, Department of Anthropology
  • 2018-2019. Gender and youth sociology, Year 3, lecture courses, 4 h, AMU, Department of Sociology
  • 2017-2018. Classical and Contemporary Sociology, Year 1, lecture courses, 39 h, AMU, Department of Sociology
  • 2017-2019. Introduction to sociological survey, Year 1, tutorials, 122 h, AMU, Department of Sociology
  • 2016-2017. Contemporary Sociologies, Year 1, tutorials, 20 h, AMU, Department of Sociology
  • 2016-2018. Doing Anthropology in a Post-Colonial Context, Year 4/5, lecture courses, 4 h, EHESS Paris
  • 2016-2017. Public Health and Health Economics, Year 2, lecture courses, 3 h, Nursing School of the Bouches-du-Rhône
  • 2015-2018. Demographic and Social History, Year 2, tutorials, 36 h, AMU, Department of Sociology
  • 2015-2019. Demography, Year 1, tutorials, 306 h, AMU, Department of Sociology
  • 2014-2015. Civilization: Introduction to Ethnology, tutorials, 3 h, Baumettes Penitentiary Centre in Marseille

Education

  • 2017 Ph.D. in Social Anthropology at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), Marseille, France. Title of the thesis (defended on February 13, 2017): "AIDS IS HERE!" Preventing sexually transmitted infections in Port-Vila, Vanuatu. Members of the thesis committee: Niko Besnier, University of Amsterdam; Pascale Bonnemère, CNRS (supervisor); Michel Bozon, Ined (chairman); Christine Jourdan, Concordia University; Knut Rio, University of Bergen (co-supervisor); Catherine Scornet, Aix-Marseille University; Holly Wardlow, University of Toronto; Éric Wittersheim, EHESS
  • 2010 Master of Social Sciences (MSSc): comparative research in History, Sociology and Anthropology at the EHESS, Marseille, France
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (B.Soc.Sc.) with a major in Social Anthropology at the University of Sorbonne Paris V, René Descartes, France

International collaborations

  • PhD under the joint supervision of Knut Rio, Bergen Pacific Studies Group (BPS Group), Norway [http://pacific.b.uib.no/people/research-group-associates/alice-servy/]
  • 2014 International Visiting Graduate Student at the University of Toronto, Canada, under the supervision of Prof. Holly Wardlow, Department of Anthropology (5 months)
  • 2009 International Visiting Student at the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, under the supervision of Christopher Ballard (1 month)