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Dawn Collins

Associate Lecturer in Religious Studies

Dawn lectures in Asian Religions and is a freelance writer, editor and practitioner of oriental massage therapies. She has a background in dance, having trained at the Ballet Rambert School and the London Contemporary Dance School. She has both danced professionally and taught dance across all levels and age groups. She undertook an MA in Buddhism at the School of Oriental and African Studies and her doctoral thesis, supervised by Professor G. Samuel at Cardiff University, is entitled 'Presence in Tibetan Landscapes: spirited agency and ritual healing in Rebgong'. She is interested in interdisciplinary research collaborations and belongs to an international Research Group on the Body, Health and Religion (BAHAR).