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Carine Plancke

Postdoctoral researcher

Carine Plancke is a postdoctoral researcher on a FWO-funded project at the Centre for Research on Culture and Gender. After completing her MA studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Leuven, she enrolled for an Advanced Program in Women’s Studies at the University of Antwerp. In 2010, she gained her PhD in Ethnology and Social Anthropology from the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris and the University of Leuven. From 2011 to 2013 she was a teaching and research fellow at the universities of Nice and Clermont-Ferrand. As a Fernand Braudel and a Marie Curie fellow, she further conducted postdoctoral research at the Centre for Dance Research of the University of Roehampton (2014-2016).

Research areas:

anthropology, gender, body practices, dance, movement, performance, sexual difference, the maternal, emotion, affect, ritual and creativity, contemporary women’s spirituality, Central Africa, Western Europe