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Stories of Resistance

Centuries of Roma history in Europe are full of inspiring stories of bravery and courage, yet they often remain invisible and undocumented. Help us recover the stories of Roma Resistance so that the names of our heroes can be remembered by generations of Roma yet to come!

 

Through this form you can share the stories of important Roma individuals – have you heard of a Roma war hero or a partisan fighter? Is there a story of brave men and women from your community? Or a family member or a neighbor whose acts of courage inspire you in your life? Use the form below to submit your Roma Resistance hero story.

 

  • (e.g. Berlin, Germany). If data is not available, please write “unknown”.
  • (month day, year – e.g. November 3, 1876). If data is not available, please write “unknown”.
  • (e.g. Berlin, Germany). If data is not available, please write “unknown”. If the person is alive, please leave this field empty.
  • (month day, year – e.g. November 3, 1876). If data is not available, please write “unknown”. If the person is alive, please leave this field empty.
  • Max. 3500 characters. The biography shall be written in third person. It should include the short life story but the emphasis should be placed on the Resistance story – what happened, when and where, what was the context, why is this heroic, was it remembered and commemorated, how do we know about this story?

    Feel free to use short quotes:

    • if available, statements of the heroes themselves, or survivors/ eye witnesses/ family members etc. describing what had happened
    • quotes from archival records, police reports, news clippings etc.

    If there are footnotes, please write them next to the word between parentheses/brackets.

     

  • Provide a portrait of the hero, if possible. Otherwise, provide an image of a significant place, family or relatives related to the hero, etc.
    Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, Max. file size: 5 MB.
  • Please provide links or references to additional materials regarding this person or this resistance story. This can include, but is not limited to: academic articles, books, autobiographies, documentary films, interviews posted online etc.
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