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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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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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Workshop: Stereotypical Representations of Roma and Jews in Photographs

Workshop: Stereotypical Representations of Roma and Jews in Photographs

15th October 2018

For an invitation in pdf, please download here. For a poster in pdf, please download here. The workshop will take place at the French Institute, Štěpánská 35, Prague 1 Program of the workshop 16:30-18:00 HISTORICAL...

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Lecture: Jan Grill – Normalizing Uncertainty. Tracing Brexit-Effects in the Lives Slovak and Czech Roma Migrants in Britain (and Beyond)

Lecture: Jan Grill – Normalizing Uncertainty. Tracing Brexit-Effects in the Lives Slovak and Czech Roma Migrants in Britain (and Beyond)

13 June 2018, 5 PM

This is a joint event with CEFRES in Prague. Jan Grill is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Valle, Colombia. He is also Research Associate at the Department of Social Anthropology at the University...

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Public discussion: Forced Sterilization of Romani Women in the Czech(oslovak) Contexts: Past and Present

Public discussion: Forced Sterilization of Romani Women in the Czech(oslovak) Contexts: Past and Present

12 June 2018, 6 PM

A public discussion with participants in the academic workshop focused on analysing the reasoning behind the forced sterilization of Roma in the Czech(oslovak) Republic in the context of eugenics and the welfare state. Invited...

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Workshop: Forced Sterilization of Romani Women in the Czech(oslovak) and European Contexts: Past and Present

Workshop: Forced Sterilization of Romani Women in the Czech(oslovak) and European Contexts: Past and Present

An international workshop for registered participants organized at NYU in Prague. The workshop will focus on analysing the reasoning behind the forced sterilization of Roma in the Czech(oslovak) Republic in the context of...

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Exhibition by Zdeněk Daniel: My Black-and-White Shadows – Memento Mori

Exhibition by Zdeněk Daniel: My Black-and-White Shadows – Memento Mori

May 9-29 2018

“My Black-and-White Shadows: Memento Mori” is an exhibition of paintings by Zdeněk Daniel (born 1970), an architect and artist from Jablonec nad Nisou. His father, Zdeněk Daniel, Senior (born 1929), was saved from the...

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Workshop: Holocaust of the Roma: Contemporary Research in Czechoslovak Context

Workshop: Holocaust of the Roma: Contemporary Research in Czechoslovak Context

21 May, 2018, 6:00 PM

This public discussion about future research into the Holocaust of Roma and the Lety site will feature Czech and Slovak speakers, Romani as well as non-Romani. The reflection of the topics central to this research and the...

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Exhibition: “…don’t forget the photos, it’s very important…” The National Socialist Persecution of Central German Sinti and Roma

Exhibition: “…don’t forget the photos, it’s very important…” The National Socialist Persecution of Central German Sinti and Roma

23 September to 3 November 2017 - PROLONGED! until 12 November 2017

Authors: Eve Rosenhaft, University of Liverpool Jana Müller, Alternatives Jugendzentrum Dessau The exhibition presents case studies of the persecution of German Sinti and Roma (‘Gypsy’) families under National Socialism...

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International Conference: Tracing the Legacies of the Roma Genocide. Families as Transmitters of Experience and Memory

International Conference: Tracing the Legacies of the Roma Genocide. Families as Transmitters of Experience and Memory

20-21 September 2017, Prague

The conference is a joint event bringing together two recent academic initiatives focusing on the research on the history of the Roma and supporting new approaches in the field: the Prague Forum for Romani Histories and the...

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Discussion with Members of Czech and German Roma and Sinti Genocide Survivor’s Families

Discussion with Members of Czech and German Roma and Sinti Genocide Survivor’s Families

20 September 2017

Plus, an exhibition opening: "…don’t forget the photos, it’s very important…" The Nazi  Persecution of Central German Sinti and Roma Expanding the programme of the conference beyond academia, the evening...

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