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„Persecution of the Tulcean Roma, 1927–1947: An Ethnography of Violence“

25 November 2021 at 6 PM (CET) Grégoire Cousin (University of Verona, Italy) with the draft article "Persecution of the Tulcean Roma, 1927–1947: An Ethnography of Violence" Discussant: Petre Matei (Elie Wiesel National...

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Jan Ort (Faculty of Arts, Charles University): ‘We weren’t nomadic gypsies but old settlers!’ Belonging and mobility of the Roma in eastern Slovakia

Jan Ort (Faculty of Arts, Charles University): ‘We weren’t nomadic gypsies but old settlers!’ Belonging and mobility of the Roma in eastern Slovakia

Discussant: Pavel Baloun (Faculty of Humanities, Charles University) Taking a microhistorical approach, the article focuses on the implementation of the central policies of socialist Czechoslovakia that aimed to regulate...

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Workshop: Romani Studies in the Age of Covid-19 – Ethics, Methods, Engagement and the Future

Workshop: Romani Studies in the Age of Covid-19 – Ethics, Methods, Engagement and the Future

22 June 2021

The Institute of Ethnology of Czech Academy of Sciences organizes in co-operation with the Prague Forum for Romani Histories at the Institute of Contemporary History a workshop about Romani Studies in the Age of Covid-19.

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Research Workshop: Memory and Recognition of the Nazi Genocide of Roma in the Baltic Context

Research Workshop: Memory and Recognition of the Nazi Genocide of Roma in the Baltic Context

16 June 2021

Research Workshop  Memory and Recognition of the Nazi Genocide of Roma in the Baltic Context  16 June 2021 (Online via Zoom)  10:00-10:15 am  Welcome by Volha Bartash (IOS Regensburg) and Neringa Latvyte (Vilnius...

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Book Launch – Protected Children, Regulated Mothers

Book Launch – Protected Children, Regulated Mothers

25 May 2021

Protected Children, Regulated Mothers - Gender and the “Gypsy Question” in State Care in Postwar Hungary, 1949–1956 (CEU Press, 2021) examines child protection in Stalinist Hungary as a part of twentieth-century East...

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Ari Joskowicz (Vanderbilt University): Reckoning with the Romani and Jewish Holocaust in Europe, 1979 to today

Ari Joskowicz (Vanderbilt University): Reckoning with the Romani and Jewish Holocaust in Europe, 1979 to today

Discussant: Ljiljana Radonić (Austrian Academy of Sciences) In the first session of the Romani History Workshop, the participants will read and discuss a pre-circulated paper by Ari Joskowicz. The paper is the seventh...

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Projection of documentary film LETY and discussion

Projection of documentary film LETY and discussion

13 May 2021

On-line projection of the documentary film. The discussion will be after the projection and will be in Czech. Hosted by Anna Štičková, guests Renata Berkyová and Viola Tokárová.

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ROMANI HISTORY WORKSHOP

Call for contributions

Romani History Workshop hosts monthly online discussions of unpublished texts, such as dissertation chapters, draft papers, and book chapters. Our goal is to bring together specialists in Romani history and scholars from...

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Prague Forum for Romani Histories on the debate around reading the names of Romani victims

Prague Forum for Romani Histories on the debate around reading the names of Romani victims

3 April 2021

Both the genocide of the Roma and Romani history in general continue to be marginalized topics in school curricula and textbooks, as well as in academia, art and the public space. This was one of the reasons why the Prague...

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Discussion: Šukares romanes – Contemporary Romani literature in Czech Republic

Discussion: Šukares romanes – Contemporary Romani literature in Czech Republic

15 April 2021, 19pm

Discussion about contemporary Romani literature in Czech Republic. The discussion will be focused on publishing, writing and promoting this literature. Speakers: publisher and editor Karolína Ryvolová and author Stanislava...

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Conversation with Elena Marushiakova & Vesselin Popov about their new sourcebook – Roma Voices in History

Conversation with Elena Marushiakova & Vesselin Popov about their new sourcebook – Roma Voices in History

19 April 2021, 10am CST | 4pm GMT | 5pm CET

 Conversation with Elena Marushiakova & Vesselin Popov of St. Andrews University about their new sourcebook – Roma Voices in History. Hosted by Ari Joskowicz (Vanderbilt University) & Helena Sadílková (Charles...

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Online lecture: Archeology of the Holocaust

7 December 2020, 6PM

The Lecture about archeology of the Holocaust will be in Czech. You can find more information here.

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2020 ASEEES Virtual Convention: Book Discussion – Jewish and Romani Families in the Holocaust and its Aftermath

2020 ASEEES Virtual Convention: Book Discussion – Jewish and Romani Families in the Holocaust and its Aftermath

6 November 2020

Information about the discussion about book which was edited by Kateřina Čapková a Eliyana Adler. Book for sale.

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The Romani Holocaust and its Aftermath: Gendered Perspectives

The Romani Holocaust and its Aftermath: Gendered Perspectives

15 December 2020

Applications are invited for an Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC DTP-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award at the University of Cambridge, in partnership with The Wiener Holocaust Library, London. For further details on how...

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The Lecture of Kateřina Čapková in Písek

The Lecture of Kateřina Čapková in Písek

30 September 2020

Lecture by historian Kateřina Čapková, Ph.D. on the Holocaust in the Czechoslovakia with a focus on Jews and Roma.

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The annual traditional commemorative ceremony at Lety u Písku

The annual traditional commemorative ceremony at Lety u Písku

2 August 2020

The annual traditional commemorative ceremony at Lety u Písku, which is always held on 13 May, will be postponed this year to 2 August 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The event is organized by Čeněk Růžička,...

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Film and Discussion: New Documentary Film LETY

Film and Discussion: New Documentary Film LETY

27 January 2020

On Monday, 27 January at 18:00 the documentary film "LETY" will be screened at BIO OKO in Prague, followed by a discussion among invited guests on the broader context of the Holocaust of the Roma in Bohemia. 27 January was...

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The Lecture about New knowledge about the Roma genocide

The Lecture about New knowledge about the Roma genocide

19 November 2019

The Lecture about archaeological research in Lety u Písku. You can find more information in Czech here.

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International Conference: Trajectories of Romani Migrations and Mobilities in Europe and Beyond (1945 – present)

International Conference: Trajectories of Romani Migrations and Mobilities in Europe and Beyond (1945 – present)

16-18 September 2019, Prague

The conference will bring together scholars from across a variety of disciplines to present empirically grounded accounts of the multiple dimensions of Romani mobilities since 1945 in order to analyse connections between...

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Family History Workshop: Tracing the Fate of Individuals in the USHMM Archives

9 September, 2019

Consultation workshop for familes of Romani and Sinti survivors in the Czech Republic. Organized in cooperation with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington Researchers from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s...

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