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New Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Dunja Mijatović, visits ERIAC


On April 17th 2018, newly appointed Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms Dunja Mijatović, visited the ERIAC Office and Art Space in Berlin.


Dunja Mijatović, national of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been elected last January by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, and took up office on April 1st 2018.

The meeting was hosted by Timea Junghaus, executive director of ERIAC and Anna Mirga-Kruszelnicka, deputy director. ERIAC presented the Commissioner with the timeline of ERIAC’s establishment and discussed ERIAC’s activities during its first months of existence, including the International Cultural Outreach Program and the recent exhibitions and events.


Commissioner Mijatović visited the exhibition “Transgressing the Past, Shaping the Future” and inquired about contemporary Roma arts and culture scene. She expressed her support for the work developed by the Institute and acknowledged that recognition and promotion of Roma culture is a very important step in fighting antigypsyism.


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