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Emma Meehan

Emma Meehan is assistant professor in dance at Coventry University’s Centre for Dance Research. She co-edited Dance Matters in Ireland: Contemporary Performance and Practice with Aoife McGrath (Palgrave, 2018); and Performing Process: Sharing Dance and Choreographic Process (Intellect, 2018) with Hetty Blades. She is associate editor for the Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices. She was co-investigator on ‘Sensing the City: An Embodied Documentation and Mapping of the Changing Uses and Tempers of Urban Place’ and is principle investigator on ‘Somatic Practice, Chronic Pain and Self-Care Technology: Inhabiting the Lived and Contextual Body’ both funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. She has studied and explored Authentic Movement, Body Mind Centring and Amerta Movement with Joan Davis, Sandra Reeve, Kerstin Wellhofer and Suprapto Suryodarmo. In 2020, she received a Leverhulme International Academic Fellowship to study the work of Suprapto Suryodarmo and Amerta Movement colleagues in Indonesia.

Contact: ICE building, Parkside, Coventry University Technology Park, Coventry University, Coventry, CV1 2NE, UK.