Carine-Plancke-280wDr Carine Plancke is a research fellow at the Centre for Dance Research, University of Roehampton, London, where she does research on dance, identity and reconstruction in post-genocide Rwanda. She has been a Teaching and Research Fellow at the Universities of Nice and Clermont-Ferrand.

Carine gained her PhD in Ethnology and Social Anthropology from the School for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences in Paris (EHESS) and the University of Leuven (KU Leuven).

Her doctoral research dealt with the mainly female song and dance performances and rituals of rural Punu communities in Congo-Brazzaville. As a result of this research, she has published a monograph (2014, Presses Universitaires du Mirail) as well as numerous articles in international, peer-reviewed journals such as Africa, Journal of Religion in Africa, Social Analysis, Journal for Ritual Studies and Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Carine can be contacted via https://roehampton-online.academia.edu/CarinePlancke.

Image: Portrait of Carine Plancke courtesy of the University of Roehampton