Gratia Aimee Ilibagiza Mutabazi

Gratia Aimee Ilibagiza Mutabazi

Centre for the Study of the Afterlife of Violence and the Reparative Quest (AVReQ)


MA Fellow


Gratia Aimee Ilibagiza is an MA student in Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University, a Rwandan traditional dancer, educational facilitator, creative and feminist. Her current research interests explore questions of identity, belonging and embodiment amongst Rwandan refugees living in exile – in South Africa – through the lens of cultural dance and performance. She was part of the inaugural cohort of the Zanele Mbeki Fellowship program and a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship recipient. Gratia Aimee is an alumna of Wits University, where she attained her undergraduate qualifications.