Senior Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland
10 Dec 2020
Dr Belluigi’s work relates to the agency and ethico-historical responsibility of artists and academics in contexts undergoing transitions in authority and in the shadow of oppression. Shaped in part by her experiences as a practitioner in creative arts education and later in academic development in her country of South Africa, she is concerned with the complexity of the conditions which enable the development of artists and academics as critical consciousness within their institutions and countries. Towards this, she has worked on projects about marginality and participation in India and South Africa, and with Syrian academics in exile. She is committed to the growth of pan-African and international networks for advancing Critical University Studies, where committed scholars, practitioners and policy makers across the globe actively pursue an emancipatory imagination for the future university. Dr Belluigi is a Senior Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, and a research associate for the Chair for the Critical Study of Higher Education Transformation at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa.