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Internships and Fellowships



TERMS OF REFERENCE – Research Fellow


The European Roma Institute for Arts and Culture (ERIAC) is seeking a research fellow who will contribute to the mapping and drafting of the report on Roma tangible heritage in Europe and beyond.


Job title: Roma Tangible Heritage Research Fellow

Duration of appointment: November 1st – January 30th, 2019.

Deadline for applying: October 13th 2019


Background information:

ERIAC has launched its third cycle of international programming with the “Roma Tangible Heritage Network” program financed by the Federal Foreign Office of Germany. The RTHN PROJECT emphasizes the immense field of the cultural heritage of the largest European minority, the 10-12 million Roma people. This ERIAC project raises awareness about the Roma communities’ significant contribution to European culture by promoting new knowledge among majority societies, mainstream cultural institutions European governments.


Focusing on tangible heritage of the Roma past will shed light on institutional cultural histories, will identify the artifacts, archival records, and conservation strategies connected to Roma arts and culture, and will provide arguments about the need to collect, preserve and bring in front of audiences the Roma collections, storages and artifacts in Europe.


Objectives of the Assignment:

Under the direct supervision of the ERIAC management, the Researcher will work to develop the comprehensive mapping of Roma tangible heritage. The researcher will able to use ERIAC’s previous research, resources and knowledge-base.



The fellow will produce a research report (20 – 30 pages) in English. The researcher is expected to submit a comprehensive excel as background information to the paper, which will serve as a basis for developing info-graphics and statistical data on Roma tangible heritage.


Qualifications and Competencies:


The Researcher shall unconditionally be able to identify with the founding principles of ERIAC:


Application instructions:

Applications should include:

Applications should be written in English and sent to in one email not larger than 2 MB. Please write “Roma Tangible Heritage Research Fellowship” in the subject line of the email.



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