Publications

Books

2015NeveuKringelbachODPSigona N., Gamlen A., Liberatore G. & Neveu Kringelbach H. (eds.) (2015) Diasporas Reimagined. Spaces, Practices and Belonging. Oxford: ODP.
2013NeveuKringelbachDanceNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2013) Dance Circles: Movement, Morality and Self-Fashioning in Urban Senegal. Oxford: Berghahn.
2012NeveuKringelbachDancingNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène & Jonathan Skinner (eds.) (2012) Dancing Cultures: Globalisation, Tourism and Identity in the Anthropology of Dance. Oxford: Berghahn.

Articles and book chapters

2016Neveu Kringelbach, Hélène (forthcoming) ‘The paradox of parallel lives: immigration policy and transnational polygyny between Senegal and France’ in J. Cole & Ch. Groes-Green (eds) African Journeys: The Vernacular Meanings of African Migration to Europe, pp. 146-168. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Neveu Kringelbach, H. (2016) ‘Dance at the 1966 World Festival of Negro Arts: Of “fabulous dancers” and Negritude undermined’ in D. Murphy (ed) Performing Pan-Africanism. The First World Festival of Black and African Culture, Dakar 1966: Contexts and Legacies, pp. 64-82. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press.
Neveu Kringelbach, H. (2016) ‘ “Marrying out” for love: women’s narratives of polygyny and alternative marriage choices in contemporary Senegal.’ Special issue of African Studies Review on Women in Africa, J. van Allen & K. Sheldon (eds), 59(1): 155-174.
2015Neveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2015) ‘Immigration policies and the elusiveness of transnational family lives between West Africa and Europe’. In Sigona N., Gamlen A., Liberatore G. & Neveu Kringelbach H. (eds.) Diasporas Reimagined. Spaces, Practices and Belonging, pp.131-135. Oxford: ODP.
2014Neveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2014) ‘Gendered educational trajectories and transnational marriage among West African students in France’. Special issue of Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, edited by K. Fog Olwig and K. Valentin. DOI:10.1080/1070289X.2014.939190
Neveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2014). ‘Choreographic performance, generations and the art of life in post-colonial Dakar’. Africa 84(1): 36-54.
2013pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2013) ‘Transnational marriage, citizenship and the policing of intimacy in contemporary France’. Working Paper no.77, IMI (International Migration Institute) online series.
pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2013) ‘Dance revival and elite nationalism in Senegambia, 1930-2010’. In C. Bithell & J. Hill, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Revival and Post-Revival Music-Cultures. Oxford: OUP. More online material
2012pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène & Jonathan Skinner (2012) ‘Introduction: anthropology and the movement of life’ in H. Neveu Kringelbach & J. Skinner (eds) Dancing Cultures: Globalisation, Tourism and Identity in the Anthropology of Dance. Oxford: Berghahn.
pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2012) ‘Moving shadows of Casamance: performance and regionalism in Senegal’ in H. Neveu Kringelbach & J. Skinner, eds. Dancing Cultures: Globalisation, Tourism and Identity in the Anthropology of Dance. Oxford: Berghahn.
2009pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2009) Exhibition review: Studio Cameroon: the Everyday Photography of Jacques Touselle. Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, November 2007 – June 2008, in African Arts, 42(3): 85-86
2008pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2008) Book review: F. Castaldi, ‘Choreographies of African Identities’ in African Arts, 41(2): 94-95
2007pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2007) ‘Cool play: emotionality in dance as a resource in Senegalese urban women’s associations’ in H. Wulff, ed. The Emotions: A Cultural Reader. Oxford: Berg.
pdf_iconNeveu Kringelbach, Hélène (2007) ‘Le poids du succès : construction du corps, danse et carrière à Dakar’ in Politique Africaine, 107: 81-101.

Selected special lectures and keynotes

Nov 2016‘Love and absence in Senegalese transnational families,’ Invited annual John Fage lecture, Department of African Studies and Anthropology, University of Birmingham (scheduled for 30.11.2016).
May 2016‘Doing fieldwork in Africa and beyond: some personal reflections.’ Invited keynote lecture at student-led AfNet Africa Research Day, SOAS, London (25.05.2016).
May-June 2015Evans-Pritchard Lecture series in African Anthropology, All Souls College, Oxford. Series of 5 lectures on the theme of ‘Transnational intimacies and the reconfiguration of relatedness in Senegal’ (May-June 2015).
July 2014‘Les enjeux sociaux de la création chorégraphique contemporaine dans le Sénégal urbain’, invited paper presented at colloquium ‘Rencontres Recherches et Création’, Agence Nationale de la Recherche/Festival d’Avignon (09.07.2014).
May 2013‘Historique de la danse en milieu urbain au Sénégal (1930-2010)’, invited master class at the Université Gaston Berger (UFR Civilisations, Religions, Art et Communication), Saint-Louis, Senegal (24.05.2013).

Conference papers and seminars

Sep 2016Senegalese families from regional mobility to transnational immobility.’ Paper present-ed at ASA-UK conference, UCL African Studies panel, Cambridge (09.09.2016). Also acted as panel convenor.
July 2016‘Le marriage mixte comme alternative à la polygamie au Sénégal : Perspectives féminines.’ Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the African Studies in France (REAF), Paris (06.07.2016).
June 2016‘Dance and the art of life in urban Senegal.’ Short research presentation at UCL Knowledge Africa event, London (16.06.2016).
June 2016‘Transnational polygamy and the disenchantment with absence in Senegal.’ Paper presented at AAA/ASA joint conference, Dakar (02.06.2016).
May 2016‘Marriage migration and intimate borders in France.’ Paper presented at workshop on ‘Regulating relationships’, University of Bristol (20.05.2016).
Mar 2015‘Play, experimentation and subversion in urban Senegalese dance events.’ Paper presented at ‘Music, dance and the brain’ symposium organized jointly with Morten Kringelbach. Institute of Advanced Studies, Paris (29.03.2016).
Nov. 2015Marrying out’ for love: Narratives of polygamy and alternative marriage choices in con-temporary Senegal.’ Paper presented at ASA annual meeting, San Diego (20.11.2015).
Aug. 2014‘The paradox of parallel lives: immigration policy and transnational polygyny between Sen-egal and France’, paper presented at the African Studies seminar, Cambridge University (24.11.2014)
Oct. 2014‘Dance, morality and self in urban Senegal’, paper presented at interdisciplinary social sci-ence seminar, University of East Anglia, Norwich (22.10.2014).
Oct. 2014‘Dance, morality and self in urban Senegal’. ‘Africa talk’ paper presented at the Department of African Studies and Anthropology and Centre of West African Studies, University of Birmingham (08.10.2014).
Aug. 2014‘The paradox of parallel lives: immigration policy and transnational polygyny between Sen-egal and France’, paper presented at Nordic Migration Conference, Copenhagen. Panel: Transnational migrant families: norms, laws, and lived realities (14.08.2014).
Aug. 2014‘Bending the bodies of others? Africa-Europe choreographic collaborations as intimate poli-tics’, paper presented at EASA conference, Tallinn. Panel: Collaborative intimacies in music and dance: anthropologies in/of sound and movement (01.08.2014).
July 2014‘Les enjeux sociaux de la création chorégraphique contemporaine dans le Sénégal urbain’, paper presented at colloquium ‘Rencontres Recherches et Création’, Agence Nationale de la Recherche/Festival d’Avignon (09.07.2014).
Feb. 2014‘Transnational polygyny and children left behind: immigration policies and transnational relationships between Senegal, France and the UK’, International Migration Program seminar at UCLA, Los Angeles (14.02.2014).
Feb. 2014‘The Sabar genre: embodiment and agency in urban Senegal’, Medicine, Mind and Culture seminar at the UCLA Department of Anthropology, Los Angeles (10.02.2014).
Feb. 2014‘Choreographic performance and politics in 20th-century urban Senegal’, University of Cali-fornia Irvine, Anthropology and Dance Studies seminar (06.02.2014).
Jan. 2014Choreographic performance and politics in 20th-century urban Senegal’, UCLA African Studies Seminar (28.01.2014).
Jan. 2014‘Choreographic performance and politics in 20th-century urban Senegal: a cosmopolitan history’, seminar presented at the University of California Santa Barbara Interdiscipli-nary Humanities Seminar, Santa Barbara (23.01.2014).
Dec. 2013‘ “Mixed” marriage, citizenship and the policing of intimacy in contemporary France’, seminar presented at the Culture, Power and Social Change series at the UCLA Department of Anthropology, Los Angeles (05.12.2013).
July 2013‘Transnational marriage, citizenship and the policing of intimacy in contemporary France’, paper presented at ODP/COMPAS conference in Oxford (01.07.2013).
June 2013‘Gender and the experience of polygyny in transnational families between Senegal and Eu-rope’, paper presented at ECAS 2013 conference in Lisbon (29.06.2013).
April 2013‘Transnational marriage, citizenship and the policing of intimacy in contemporary France’, paper presented at ‘Intimate Migrations’ conference, Roskilde University, Denmark (04.04.2013).
Jan. 2013‘Africa dances back: artistic responses to the invention of Africa through moving bodies’, pa-per presented at ‘Afrika Nko – Speaking of Africa in the World’ conference, CODESRIA/Point Sud, Dakar (31.01.2013).
June 2012‘Images, self and movement in the Senegalese choreographic world’, paper presented at ‘Afri-can Music in the 21st Century’ workshop, University of Mainz (14.06.2012).
May 2012‘Contesting polygamy and “marrying out”: Euro-Senegalese families beyond the migration perspective’, paper presented at social sciences seminar series, St Anne’s College, Oxford (09.05.2012).
Nov. 2011‘Les enjeux politiques de la creation chorégraphique contemporaine au Sénégal‘, paper pre-sented at the ‘Art et Politique en Afrique’ seminar series, EHESS, Paris (25.11.2011).
Nov. 2011‘Images of a mobile youth: popular dances in urban Senegal’, paper presented at the AAA annual meeting, Montreal.
Nov. 2010‘Performing the Casamance in Dakar: migrant associations and the politics of performance in urban Senegal’, paper presented at annual meeting of the African Studies Association, San Francisco (19.11.2010).
Sept. 2010‘Dance troupes and “national culture” in Senegal, 1960-2010’, paper presented at the annual conference of the ASA-UK, Oxford (17.09.2010)
May 2010‘Performing the Casamance in Dakar: migrant associations, dance and intergenerational poli-tics in urban Senegal’, paper presented at conference on popular culture and the city in Af-rica, Centre of West African Studies, University of Birmingham (07.05.2010).
Dec. 2009‘Danse et régionalisme casamançais au Sénégal’, Atelier de la danse, Cannes (27.11.2009)
Nov. 2009‘Female beauty and photography in Senegal’, paper presented at African Studies seminar, University of Oxford (05.11.2009). Also presented at workshop on the anthropology of photography, Wolfson College (11.11.2009).
Sept. 2009‘Moving shadows of Casamance: performance and regionalism in Senegal’, paper presented at Anthropology Seminar, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (28.09.2009).
Nov. 2008‘The weight of success: bodily fitness, dance and career in Dakar’, paper presented at Departmental Seminar, University of Oxford (28.11.2008).
Feb. 2008‘The weight of success: bodily fitness, dance and career in Dakar’, paper presented at Departmental Seminar, University of East London (28.02.2008).
Mar. 2007‘Il faut s’enraciner avant de s’ouvrir! The evocation of Senghor’s legacy in contemporary Sen-egalese dance’, paper presented at ‘Literature and the Arts in Senegal’ symposium in Bloomington, Indiana (30.03.07).
Nov. 2006‘Action or deception? Gender and performance in Dakar, Senegal’, paper presented at Insti-tute of Gender Studies seminar, University of Oxford (16.11.06).
Sept. 2006‘Senegalese dancers, Europe and the global market’, paper presented at EASA conference, Bristol (20.09.06).
Feb. 2006‘Afééru jigéen (women’s business): popular dances and changing gender relations in urban Senegal’, paper presented at West Africa seminar, UCL (24.02.06).
Nov. 2005‘Senegalese dancers in the global world of performing arts’, paper presented at African Studies Association Annual Meeting, Washington (20.11.05).
Nov. 2005‘The devil is in the drum: Play, competition and exclusion in Senegalese women's dances’, paper presented at departmental seminar, Brunel (10.11.05).
Oct. 2005‘The devil is in the drum: Play, competition and exclusion in Senegalese women's dances’, paper presented at departmental seminar, St Andrews (20.10.05).
July 2005‘Forgetting the nation, remembering the artist: the changing uses of memory in contemporary Senegalese performance’, paper presented at AEGIS conference, SOAS (02.07.05).
June 2005‘Women’s dances in urban Senegal’, paper presented at St Anne’s College, Oxford (06.06.05).
May 2005‘New models of success? Senegalese dancers and musicians in the global performing arts world’, paper presented at African Studies seminar, Oxford (12.05.05).
Sept. 2004‘Dance, status and power in urban Senegal’, paper presented at EASA conference, Vienna (10.09.04). ‘Meaning in Motion’ panel convened jointly with J. Skinner.
Feb. 2004‘Une affaire de femmes: dance, sexuality and power in urban Senegal’, paper presented at Gender Studies seminar, QEH, Oxford (26.02.04)

Public Dissemination

Advisory board member of CONTAINED, Oxford-based theatre project on migration (contained-project.com)
Project underway to use my ethnography on transnational families to develop plays in secondary schools in London. Initiated by the ActReal Company (www.actreal.org/about-actreal.html).
Chaired public discussion with filmmaker Samba Gadjigo screening of documentary on Senegalese filmmaker Sembene Ousmane ‘Sembene!’ (The Ritzy, London, 14.10.2016).
‘A French grassroots mobilization: Les Amoureux au Ban Public.’ Public presentation at workshop on ‘Intervening in the Regulation of Family Migration’, Hendon Town Hall/Middlesex University (12.07.2016).
Nov. 2014linkInvited panelist for discussion on ‘Exploring Diaspora through the arts’ as part of Doh Mix Meh Up public event on Diaspora and identity in art, Old Fire Station Theatre, Oxford (01.11.2014).
Mar. 2014Invited panelist for public discussion with Achille Mbembe, choreographer Faustin Linyekula and photographer Sammy Baloji on contemporary arts in Africa and Mbem-be’s book ‘Critique de la Raison Nègre’, KVS Theatre, Brussels (30.03.2014).
Dec. 2013 linkGuest on BBC World Service programme ‘The Forum’, on the theme ‘A rainbow nation, a rainbow world?’, first broadcast on 14.12.2013.
Dec. 2012linkGuest on BBC World Service programme ‘The Forum’, on dance and the significance of ‘breaks’ in everyday life (broadcast on 31st December 2012).
June 2012linkGuest on French radio station France Culture’s 50-minute programme ‘CulturesMonde’, on dance and social integration (broadcast live on 28th June 2012).
Feb. 2012Two interviews broadcast on RFI English (with Paul Nolan) on the Senegalese presidential election.
2002-2003Dance photographs published in Senegalese media: Scoop (02.06.03), Walfadjri (26.10.02), Kaay Fecc festival website.
June 2003Interview on dance in Senegalese daily Taxi, 06.06.2003, p.8
June 2002‘Senegal drømmer om storhed’ (‘Senegal dreams of grandeur’), Danish Dagbladet Information 5.6.2002, p.3 (with M.L. Kringelbach).
June 2002‘Hanen er slagtet’ (‘The rooster has been killed’), Danish Dagbladet Information 1.6.2002, p.8 (with M.L. Kringelbach).

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