Dr Hetty Blades is Assistant Professor in the Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) at Coventry University. Her research considers philosophical questions posed by the making and transmission of dance works and practices. Recent edited books include, Performing Process: Sharing Dance and Choreographic Practices with Emma Meehan (2018, Intellect) and Dance, Disability and Law: InVisible Difference with Sarah Whatley, Charlotte Waelde, Shawn Harmon, Abbe Brown and Karen Wood (2018, Intellect). She worked as an Research Assistant on Resilience and Inclusion: Dancers as Agents of Change (AHRC) and was Co-Investigator on Performing Empowerment: Disability, Dance and Inclusive Development in Post-War Sri Lanka (AHRC/ESRC). She is currently Co-I on Performing Inclusion (British Council Sri Lanka).