Alice Servy

Status: Postdoctoral fellow, ATER Aix-Marseille University (LPED)

 

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http://ehess.academia.edu/AliceServy

 

 

 


Research interests

• Melanesia - Vanuatu
• Urban, urbanization
• Gambling
• Gender relationships, gender violence
• Medicine, health, illness and sexualities
• Personhood, morality


Fieldwork

• 2009 : Anthropological Fieldwork in Vanuatu (4 months)
• 2011 : Anthropological Fieldwork in Vanuatu (8 months)
• 2012 : Anthropological Fieldwork in Vanuatu (6 months)
• 2013 : Condom Strategic Analysis in Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Kiribati (3 months)


International collaborations

• Since December 2010 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).

 

Publications

• SERVY Alice, 2009. La dimension sociale de la mort : L’organisation sociale de funérailles au Botswana, Techniques et Cultures, numéro spécial Master 2008-2009 : 74-87
• SERVY Alice, 2011. Bingo in C. Terrier, M. Abong, and D. Tryon (eds.), Le Vanuatu, 101 mots pour comprendre, Nouméa, GRHOC : 37-38
• SERVY Alice, 2011. Bingo et enjeux sociaux : L’exemple de la communauté urbanisée de Seaside Tongoa (Port-Vila, Vanuatu), Journal de la Société des Océanistes 133 : 285-298
• SERVY Alice, ABONG Marcellin and DOUSSET Laurent, 2012. Ded Seremoni long Malekula. Funérailles à Malekula. Funerals in Malekula (Catalogue documenté d'une exposition photographique), Marseille, CREDO et VKS [Buy online]
• SERVY Alice, 2013. Les transactions sexuelles à Port-Vila, in B. Andrieu et G. Boëtsch (eds.), Corps du monde, Paris, Armand Colin: 134-138
• 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, Revue Hermès 65: 137-143
• SERVY Alice, 2013. Vanuatu MDG Acceleration Framework, Improving access to reproductive health services, Report prepared for Government of Vanuatu and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
• SERVY Alice, 2014. Strategic Analysis to Improve Distribution and Uptake of Condoms in Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Kiribati, Report prepared for United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


Communications

Invited papers
• 2010 Usage and representation of money in Seaside Tongoa: Perceptions of a Vanuatu’s urban community through its socioeconomic relations: Conference: Urban life and articulation of modernity in the Pacific (18/10/2010) at the University of Bergen (Norway)
• 2011 Prévention des Infections Sexuellement Transmissibles et relations de « genre » autour de la sexualité à Port-Vila, Vanuatu : Colloque International : Des Femmes et des Hommes dans le Pacifique, la question du « genre » et des pouvoirs (05/10/2011) at the University of New-Caledonia (New-Caledonia) [http://tv.univ-nc.nc/a400/20111005103025/]
• 2012 Prevention of STIs and the concept of transactional sexuality in Port-Vila, Vanuatu: Workshop: Sexualities, sexual rights, and HIV in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific (11/07/2012) at the Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)
• 2012 Church, gender and health in Port-Vila: a comparative approach of SDA and Presbyterian Churches’ health programs in Seaside Tongoa area: Esfo Conference: Session 9. The Gendered Power of the Church in Melanesia (06/12/2012) at the University of Bergen (Norway)
• 2015 Transactional sexuality in Port-Vila: Between gift and market economies: Bergen Pacific Studies Research Group Seminar (08/01/2015) at the University of Bergen (Norway)


Seminars and colloquium

• 2009 Valeurs de la monnaie en Mélanésie: Research seminar: “Anthropologie économique” at the EHESS Marseille (26/05/2009)
• 2009 Les rôles et leurs représentations dans les maisonnées urbaines du Vanuatu: Research seminar : “Anthropologie et histoire de l'Océanie” at the CREDO Marseille (12/06/2009)
• 2009 Les rôles sexués à Vanuatu: Research seminar : “Histoire et épistémologie de la distinction de sexes” at the EHESS Marseille (18/06/2009)
• 2010 Relations socio-économiques dans la communauté urbaine de Seaside Tongoa à Vanuatu: Research seminar : “Anthropologie et histoire de l'Océanie” at the CREDO Marseille (15/01/2010)
• 2010 Youth and information about sexuality in Vanuatu: Knowledge and risk management in relation to sexual activities in urban areas: Research seminar : “English for Social Sciences” at the EHESS Marseille (01/06/2010)
• 2010 Usages et représentations de l’argent à Seaside Tongoa : Perceptions d’une communauté urbaine du Vanuatu à travers ses faits économiques : Research seminar : “Espaces et objets politiques” at the EHESS Marseille (28/06/2010)
• 2012 Prévention des IST et relations de « genre » autour de la sexualité à Port-Vila, Vanuatu : Research seminar : “Anthropologie et histoire de l'Océanie” at the CREDO Marseille (13/04/2012)
• 2013 Sexualité, TIC et moralité en milieu urbain au Vanuatu: Colloquium e-toile Pacifique, Session: "Le changement social dans le Pacifique" at the EHESS Paris (03/10/2013)
• 2014 Transactional sexuality in Port-Vila, Vanuatu: MEDUSA Conference, Panel: Productive Tensions of Global/Local Identities at the University of Toronto, Canada (20/03/2014)
• 2014 "Do you have a boyfriend? No, I don't have a phone" Sexuality, Morality and Mobiles Phones in Port-Vila, Vanuatu: CASCA Conference, Session Melanesian Promise(s) at the York University, Toronto, Canada (30/04/2014)
• 2014 "Do you have a boyfriend? No, I don't have a phone" : Sexuality, Morality and Mobiles Phones in Port-Vila, Vanuatu : Workshop on Urban Vanuatu, Melanesia Research Seminar at the British Museum, London, UK (14/11/2014)
• 2015 Les "violences" à l'encontre des femmes à Port-Vila, Vanuatu: Analyse de trois lieux d'opposition entre les organismes de sensibilisation et la population locale : Research seminar : “Anthropologie et histoire de l'Océanie” at the CREDO Marseille (03/04/2015)
• 2015 with Jocelyn AZNAR "Faire du terrain au Vanuatu: Contextualiser la littérature orale ou les "violences" à l'encontre des femmes": Social Anthropology Seminar at Centre pénitentiaire des Baumettes Marseille (12/06/2015)


Scientific diffusion

• 2012 Funerals in Malekula: Exhibition Curator, at the VKS Port-Vila, Vanuatu
• 2013 Association for the Social Sciences and Humanities in HIV (ASSHH) Conference: Volunteer to help register and guide participants and ensure smooth running of conference, Paris, France (7-10/07/2013)
• 2013 National Science Week: Presentation of the CREDO, its activities and its library to groups of high-school students, at the CREDO Marseille (10/10/2013)


University education

• Since December 2010 PhD in Social Sciences at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS Marseille, France), Centre for Research and Documentation on Oceania (CREDO), supervised by Pascale Bonnemère (CREDO) and Knut Rio, Bergen Pacific Studies Group (BPS Group), Norway
• 2010 M.A., Social Sciences: comparative research in History, Sociology and Anthropology at the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS Marseille, France), Centre for Research and Documentation on Oceania (CREDO), Second prize in the 2012 Prix Thèse-Pac (Category: Grand Jury, South Pacific)
2008 B.A.,Social Sciences, speciality in « ethnology », at the University of Paris Descartes, France