Barbara ČURDA

Researcher – Marie Curie Fellowship

  barbara.curda AT ifpindia DOT org


Bio

Diploma:

  • PhD in anthropology (UniversitéBlaise Pascal, France).

Enjeux identitaires, relationnels et esthétiques de la transmission de la danse Odissien Inde. Le cas d’une école émergente à Bhubaneswar dans l’Etat d’Orissa

[Identity, relational and aesthetic issues in the transmission of Odissi dance in India. The case of an emerging dance school in Bhubaneswar in the State of Orissa]

  • Master in sociology of gender (Université de Toulouse-le-Mirail, France)
  • Diploma on pedagogy in higher education (Université Blaise Pascal, France)
  • Diploma in Odissi dance: Alankarpurna (Akhil Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai, India)

Experience:

Teaching experience in higher education at Université Clermont Auvergne, France (6 years) and at University of Vienna, Austria.

Disciplinary fields: general anthropology, sociology, anthropology of dance.



Research

Relational asymmetries – gender –know-how – corporeal practices – dance - Odisha




Other Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Barbara Čurda. Aurélie Épron, Ronan Le Coadic, Bretagne, migrations et identités, Rennes, Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017, 388p.. L'Ethnographie : création, pratiques, publics, L'Entretemps / Société d'ethnographie de Paris / Maison des sciences de l'homme Paris-Nord, 2019, Renouveau et revitalisation des arts scéniques asiatiques, 1 | 2019. ⟨hal-03051814⟩

Barbara Čurda. Asymmetrical dynamics in the transmission of Odissi dance in Bhubaneswar, India. Transverse, as2emi transverse edition, 2018, Interactions and dynamics of asymmetries, pp.77-91. ⟨hal-01822088⟩

Barbara Čurda. The contradictory apprehensions of the texts in the choreographies of the Odissi dance in India. Malice, le Magazine des Littératures et des Cultures à l'ère numérique , Centre interdisciplinaire d'étude des littératures d'Aix Marseille (Cielam), 2016, Transnationalité & Transculturalité - L'Expérience de l'ailleurs, pp.en ligne. ⟨hal-01680522⟩

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Barbara Čurda. Re-examining the myths of antiquity of "Indian classical" dances: the case of odissi dance. The Real and the Virtual - 144th National Congress of Historical and Scientific Societies,CTHS, May 2019, Marseille, France. ⟨hal-02131720⟩

Barbara Čurda. Interplay between institutional policies and dance practitioners: the case of a seminar aiming at regulating choreographies in the "Indian classical dance" Odissi. 25TH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES (ECSAS), CEIAS (UMR 8564), 54 Blvd Raspail, 75006, Paris, Jul 2018, Paris, France. ⟨hal-01916965⟩

Barbara Čurda. Controversies on "correct performance" of the classical dance form Odissi in Bhubaneswar in India. 30TH SYMPOSIUM ICTM STUDY GROUP ON ETHNOCHOREOLOGY, ICTM study group on ethnochoreology, Jul 2018, Szeged, Hungary. ⟨hal-01916967⟩

Barbara Čurda. Transmission of know-how and genealogical order in odissi dance in Bhubaneswar, India. 143rd Congress of Historical and Scientific Societies: The Transmission of Knowledge,CTHS, Apr 2018, Paris, France. https://books.openedition.org/cths/14782. ⟨hal-01778669⟩

Barbara Čurda. Legacy, ritual and the dancer's trajectory in the Indian classical dance Odissi. 44th ICTM World Conference,International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM), Jul 2017, Limerick, Ireland. ⟨hal-01683412⟩

Barbara Čurda. The communicative modalities according to the position of the interlocutor. Plural Ethnographies # 7 - Ethnographies and Commitments,French Ethnology Society, CETAPS, Dysolab, University of Rouen Normandy, IRIHS, UFR Sciences of Man and Society, EGN, Nov 2017, Rouen, France. ⟨hal-01680499⟩

Barbara Čurda. Relationship between foundation myth, social order of the practitioner community and perception of aesthetic qualities in Odissi dance practices in Bhubaneswar, India. Traditions in motion - dance workshop n°7,Nice Sophia Antipolis University (UNS) – UFR Lettres, Arts and Human Sciences - Department of Arts, Dance Section; Centre Transdisciplinaire d'Epistémologie de la Littérature et des Arts Vivants (CTEL EA 6307); Centre National de la Danse (CND); Cannes Dance Festival, Nov 2015, Cannes, France. ⟨hal-01683454⟩

Barbara Čurda. Local ways of knowing dance and identity issues amongst Odissi practitioners in Bhubaneswar in India. 10. Tage der Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie - Workshop movement as knowledge and practice, University of Vienna - Institut für Sozialanthropologie - Department of social and cultural anthropology; Welt Museum Wien, Apr 2015, Wien, Austria. ⟨hal-01689118⟩

Barbara Čurda. Implementation of standards in the transmission of Odissi dance in India. Cognitive Negotiation and Transaction,ACTé; Blaise Pascal University of Clermont-Ferrand, Mar 2014, Aubière, France. ⟨hal-01689127⟩

Barbara Čurda. Tensions around the interpretation of texts in choreographies in Odissi dance in India. 14 AJEI Young Researchers Seminar - Standards, Texts and Practices in South Asia,AJEI; Aix Marseille University; CNRS; CPAF; Cielam, Nov 2014, Aix-en-Provence, France. ⟨hal-01689121⟩

Barbara Čurda. Norm-setting and asymmetric interaction in Odissi dance transmission situations in India. Dynamics of asymmetric interactions,ACTé - axis 2; Blaise Pascal University of Clermont-Ferrand, Jun 2012, Aubière, France. ⟨hal-01689129⟩

Barbara Čurda. Transmission of a danced heritage: the case of the Odissi of East India. Intangible Heritage in Dance,Blaise Pascal University of Clermont-Ferrand 2 - UFR STAPS; ACTé; MSH of Clermont-Ferrand; City of Clermont-Ferrand; IMAf-Ivry, May 2012, Clermont-Ferrand, France. ⟨hal-01689128⟩

Barbara Čurda. Feeling of identification with the body practice in Odissi dance. Artistic bodily practices and the gaze of the other,University of Rouen; Cetaps; IRSHS, Mar 2010, Rouen, France. ⟨hal-01689124⟩

Barbara Čurda. Questioning one's own subjectivity. Atelier des phdants-danse n°4, Centre National de la Danse, Nov 2008, Pantin, France. ⟨hal-01689125⟩

Barbara Čurda. Negotiating changes in the context of Odissi dance in India. 9th EASA Biennial Conference - Europe and the World, EASA, Sep 2006, Bristol, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-01689135⟩

Barbara Čurda. Territories, multiculturalism and gendered coding in Odissi dance (India). Gender - the gendered dimension of social life: texts, lyrics, music and dances,University of Toulouse-le-Mirail; EHESS, Feb 2006, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-01689139⟩

POSTER COMMUNICATIONS

Barbara Čurda. Odissi dancers' feelings of interconnectedness of their choreographic practices with mahari and gotipua dancing. 29th Symposium, ICTM study group on ethnochoreology, Jul 2016, Graz, Austria. ⟨hal-02145377⟩

Barbara Čurda, Christele Bioche, Tejedor Marie-Pierre, Bing Xiao, Wiam Zouhair, et al. Being a student with a disability at university: Towards an inclusive university. 2nd ADMEE-Europe Summer School - Clermont Days of University Pedagogy,Jul 2014, Chamalières, France. ⟨hal-02069511⟩

BOOK SECTIONS

Barbara Čurda. Does the deity Jagannatha prefer traditionalists or innovators of Odissi dance? Federica Fratagnoli and Mahalia Lassibille. Danser contemporain - gestes croisés d'Afrique et d'Asie du Sud, Deuxième Epoque - collection Linearis, pp.51-79, 2018, 978-2-37769-024-4. ⟨hal-01916963⟩

Barbara Čurda. Establishing lineages through discursive and choreographic practices: Odissi dancers' references to mahari & gotipua dances. Kendra Stepputat. Dance, senses, urban contexts - 29th Symposium of the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM), Shaker Verlag GmbH, pp.292-296, 2017, 978-3-8440-5335-7. ⟨hal-01683427⟩

Barbara Čurda. Eroticism or moral virtue? The case of the performances of odissi dance in Bhubaneswar in India. Pierre Philippe-Meden. Érotisme et sexualité dans les arts du spectacle, éditions l'Entretemps - collection "Les anthropopages", pp.91-102, 2015, 978-2-35539-199-6. ⟨hal-01683536⟩


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