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The Association of Study of Nationalities (ASN) World Convention is the largest international and inter-disciplinary scholarly gathering of its kind, which welcomes proposals on a wide range of topics related to nationalism, ethnicity, ethnic conflict and national identity.

Annually held in the spring in New York City at the premises of Columbia University, the ASN World Convention brings together over 800 scholars from around the world to examine and push forward research on issues of Nationalism, Ethnicity, Violence, Conflict, Economic Development and many other topics. The 2018 ASN Convention for the first time included a panel on Critical Romani Studies, which included Romani and non-Romani scholars.

Representatives of ERIAC were among the panelists of the „Critical Approaches to Romani Studies” panel.

 

The Panel was chaired by Professor Peter Vermeersch from KU Leuven in Belgium. The discussant was Ioanida Costache, PhD candidate in ethno-musicology at the Stanford University in the US.

 

Dr. Anna Mirga-Kruszelnicka, deputy director of ERIAC, presented the paper “Speaking Back: The Emergence of Romani Scholarship and its Implications for Romani Studies”.
Next, dr. Iulius Rostas from the Central European University, Assistant Professor and Chair of Romani Studies, presented the paper “The Challenge of Developing Romani Studies: The Importance of Critical and Inclusive Approaches”.

 

Then, executive director of ERIAC, Tímea Junghaus spoke about “The Epistemic, Political, and Institutional Development of Roma Art”.

 

The final paper “From Addressing Anti-Gypsyism to Remedying Racial Injustice” was presented by dr. Marton Rövid, Post-doctoral research fellow at the Central European University.

 

During the event, the Critical Romani Studies Journal was presented. Critical Romani Studies is an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, providing a forum for activist-scholars to critically examine racial oppression, different forms of exclusion, inequalities, and human rights abuses of Roma. Without compromising academic standards of evidence collection and analysis, the Journal seeks to create a platform to critically engage with academic knowledge production and generate critical academic and policy knowledge targeting—among others—scholars, activists, and policy-makers.

 

The journal is edited by a team of Roma and non-Roma scholars who cooperated in the past in organizing conferences and events, including the CEU Summer School on Romani Studies. CRS is published by CEU RSP in cooperation with the European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture and it is part of the Roma in European Societies initiative.

 

Photo credit: Marton Rovid

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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 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