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Faculty Emerging Researchers of the Year - Education

Dr Marelize van Heerden

The potential of dance education to create spaces for social cohesion in a post-conflict society and the educational value of the processes of movement, dance-making and movement sharing is the emphasis of Dr Van Heerden’s research.  Collaborative dance-making activities by “non-dancers” have shown to promote a personal transformation within students in the way they see themselves in relation to society.

Let us dance in times of crisis!