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In the framework of the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative of the Central European University (CEU), the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture is offering an internship opportunity to qualified alumni of the CEU Roma Access Programs.


RES is funded by the Velux Foundations, Roma Education Fund and the Open Society Foundations Roma Initiatives Office over the next five years. The Romani Studies Program (RSP) is a new academic unit at CEU as of August 1, 2017, encompassing the Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP), the Roma in European Societies (RES) initiative, and teaching and research by its faculty and fellows. The CEU-ERIAC Internship program provide a unique opportunity to CEU Roma graduates who will be placed in ERIAC headquarters in Berlin and will work under the supervision of the Executive Management of ERIAC.


Following a competitive call, the first two selected applicants are Almir Huseini from Serbia and Katalin Nemeth from Hungary.


Mr. Huseini holds a master’s degree in public administration from Central European University. Additionally, he has extensive experience as a consultant, social worker and researcher in organizations such as UNICEF, UNHCR, European Centre for Minority Issues etc.


Ms. Nemeth received a master’s degree in public administration from Central European University in 2016. Since then, she has worked as an assistant at the Roma Access Programs at Central European University and as a trainee at the Financial Mechanism Office – EEA and Norway Grants.

These interns, now part of the dynamic ERIAC team, will contribute to the development of ERIAC’s mission, support the building of ERIAC’s international hub which strives to promote activities of hundreds of Roma organizations, intellectuals and artists to form multilateral initiatives and regional alliances. Interns will also conduct research in connection to Roma contemporary arts and culture scene in Europe.

The FUEN Non-Kin-State Working group visits ERIAC Albania’s Roma Cultural Heritage – “ERIAC CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS NETWORK INITIATIVE” TIRANA EVENT Arts and Culture and Remembrance. A Croatian delegation visits ERIAC Stiftung EVZ´s “Latscho Diwes” programme at ERIAC The Shutka Lessons – “ERIAC Cultural Institutions Network Initiative” Skopje Event  Nicolae Gheorghe Memorial Event in ERIAC Exhibition opening  ‘Gypsyism Balkanism- Uniting peripheries’ by Sead Kazanxhiu and Selma Selman Venice – Presenting the FUTUROMA Curatorial Plan The Roma Pedagogy for Reconciliation – “ERIAC Cultural Institutions Network Initiative” Zagreb Event ERIAC at the Tomi Ungerer Museum in Strasbourg ERIAC at the 16th CAHROM Meeting in Strasbourg Against the Grain – Arbeit und Leben visit ERIAC ERIAC at the 12th European Platform for Roma inclusion Call for Curator for the Roma Exhibition at the 58th Venice Contemporary Art Biennale in 2019 Hungarian civil society association ´Cselekvö közösség´ at ERIAC OSF Youth Community Fellows visit ERIAC „Re-Inventing Roma Inclusion” Symposium and “SUKAR” Exhibition during the UN General Assembly A delegation of the Norwegian Ministry for Local Government and Modernisation visits ERIAC Visit by Ms. Katherine Watson of the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) The Trust for Mutual Understanding (TM U) visits ERIAC FOREST. An exhibition on the narratability of Roma Trauma ERIAC Participates in the Debate at the Bundestag to Discuss Holocaust Commemoration Practices OSCE PA Seminar “Addressing potential ethnic conflicts through law and good practices” Romani Identities and Antigypsyism – CEU Summer School 2018 Endangered Heritage / Endangered Values. Debate at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy Secretary General signs Memorandum of Understanding with European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture European Cultural Heritage Summit 2018 “Preserving and promoting Roma cultural heritage” The Power of Protest – Discussion at BOZAR ERIAC ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP OPENING AND BARVALIPE ACADEMY ANNOUNCEMENTS Dr. Bernd Fabritius visits ERIAC Roma Spring: Art as Resistance Resilient Cultural Heritage and Communities in Europe ERIAC participates in the ASN Convention at Columbia University New Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Dunja Mijatović, visits ERIAC A ROMA POEM THAT SHOULD BE READ THIS MONTH U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon visits ERIAC “Hidden Roma Masterpieces” EVENING GALA AT THE MAXIM GORKI THEATRE: Outreach Grand Finale VISIONS FOR A NEW HUMANITY. GAYATRI CHAKRAVORTY SPIVAK AND ROMA FEMINIST SCHOLARS CONTEMPLATE THE FUTURE Roma: contributions to the development of the Romanian state European roots of Roma Arts and Culture – Future Perspective of Roma and Sinti minority in Italy Reception hosted by Roma Integration 2020 and ERIAC for governmental officials “SAR DIČHOLA ROMAŇI KULTURA DUREDER” – The Future of Romani Culture THE FUTURE OF ROMA CULTURAL HERITAGE The Future of Roma History: Remembrance, Historical Justice and the Role of Roma Youth Déjame que te cuente / Allow me to explain Visit of Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth TRANSGRESSING THE PAST, SHAPING THE FUTURE Decolonizing the North, Stockholm, Royal Institute of Art -Konsthall C INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL OUTREACH PROGRAM “Collecting, Curating and Presenting Roma” Roma Art Label Exhibition ERIAC Launching Event