Alumni conference 2018

Choreomundus Alumni Conference 2018

July 25-28, Szeged, Hungary



Accommodation provided by Choreomundus:

  • Károlyi Mihály Kollégium (KMK):
  • Kossuth Lajos sugárút 74, Szeged, 6724 Hungary
  • Visit KMK's webpage.

Agóra building: (where the conference is taking place)



Wednesday, 25 July, evening Welcome

  • An informal come-together for early arrivers 
  • VenueInformal come-together at the study room of KMK. 
  • OBS: The come-together is self-financed, which gives as the opportunity to buy/make food and drink to share with others. KMK is equiped with a fridge and a kitchen. A good start for the community spirit the Alumni Conference wishes to inspire.

Thursday, 26 July

  • Venue: Ágora


Opening, Welcoming and Presentations


Coffee break


Choreomundus Networking Roundtable (moderated by Natasa Chanta-Martin)


Professional life after graduation


Tserendorj Tsolmon "Working at the National Cultural Heritage Center"


Al Obeidyine Jana "Employing Dance Ethnography In Cultural Journalism"


Brian Jay de Lima Ambulo "The Meaning of Philippine Art:                                    Creative and Innovation Economy"


Dance and People in Crisis


Luiza Beloti Abi Saab "Refugee-Body: Rabelados Cultural Context                                  in Cabo Verde"


Szemessy Kinga "Dance as an applied art form for conflict resolution                      (Colombian case study)"


Ronald Kibirige "Ritual Dance-Musicking in the Acholi Post-War                        Communities of Northern Uganda"






Kim-Lee Campbell "Dance and ecologic awareness"


Filip Petkovski "From Community to Humanity: Dance as Intangible Cultural Heritage"


Adeniyi Adebayo "ICH in complex Nigeria / Ethnographic description"


Popular dance forms and identity


Luna-Jared Jonathan "Rated SPG: a performance research                                              on popular dance on noontime television"


Heather van Niekerk "Heritagisation in narratives of Breton-ness                          constructed through dance"


Ana Stojanovic "Dance as a Gift: Exchange procedures in the public                          mass performance of Slet in Socialist Yugoslavia"




Dance ethnography


Sozer Ozdemir - Sebnem and Aray Rakhimzhanova "Dance in Turkish Henna Night Ritual"


Dance and Education


Mohamed Farid - Muhammad Noramin "Malay Dance as Co-Curricular                   Activity in Singapore Schools: Promoting Creativity or Instilling Rigidity?"


Tsehaye Haidemariam "Dance Education in the Digital Age"


Ipshita Rajesh  "Integrating dance in education systems"


Coffee break


Questions and Answers session interrupted by short meetings with Alumni by Skype


Friday, 27 July

  • Choreomundus festival
  • Venue: Agora


Saturday, 28 July 

  • Departure 

Register here 


For your information: The 30th Symposium of the ICTM Study Group on Ethnochoreology commences at the University of Szeged on July 28, 2018.

Alumni Registration

All Choreomundus Students must register to the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association (EMA). Please verify that you are registered since membership is not automatic.


Likewise, all former and current Choreomundus almuni are encouraged to register for free at the Choreomundus Alumni Association, which aims at fostering a community of dancers and dance researchers that have taken part in Choreomundus. Registration requires only a brief biography and a profile photo