Roderyk Lange passed away on March 16. He was a devoted Polish researcher of dance, a founder of the Polskie Forum Choreologiczne, and a long-time editor of StudiaChoreologica.
Roderyk Lange had lived in the Great Britain since 1967. In 1975 he earned a doctorate degree in ethnography. From 1979-1992 he worked as a professor in the PUNO Polish University Abroad where he taught ethnography. He was also giving lectures at the Laban Art of Movement Center in Addlestone, Center for Dance Studies in Jersey, Queen’s University in Belfast, University of Edinburgh and Goldsmiths’ College at the University of London. He cooperated with the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and, during the years 2009-2014, served as president of the Polskie Forum Choreologiczne. Throughout his life he wrote many books and articles, edited several magazines, published sources and research papers about dance.