Considering dance practices as unique cases in interdisciplinary research studies

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to present interdisciplinary considerations of relevance to strengthen dance research in relation to – and in cooperation with - other academic disciplines. I firstly describe how dance practices can be handled as “extreme cases” and cases with “maximal variations” (Flyvbjerg, 2011) in the domain of qualitative research. Such designs are of specific relevance for research projects exploring body, movement and sensing in general. Thereafter I present the results of some of my resent studies. These studies are based in a critical constructive interdisciplinary combination of observations of dance practices and phenomenology.
Original languageEnglish
Publication dateJun 2015
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015
EventCut and Paste: Dance Advocacy in the Age of Austerity: The Joint Conference of Society of DAnce History Scholars (SDHS) and the Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) - Athens , Greece
Duration: 4. Jun 20157. Jun 2015

Conference

ConferenceCut and Paste: Dance Advocacy in the Age of Austerity
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityAthens
Period04/06/201507/06/2015

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