Culture, Heritage and Diversity


Meetings organised by the European Academic Network on Romani Studies

 

European Academic Network on Romani Studies (RAN): Crime and Health seminar series

Two workshops organised in London on 3-4 December by Professor Margaret Greenfields from the Buckinghamshire New University in collaboration with the Centre for Rights, Equality and Diversity of the University of Warwick and the Lankelly Chase Foundation, will address the issues of Roma in the criminal justice system and Health Issues for United Kingdom and European Roma communities. The event is part of a series of workshops funded by the RAN within the framework of the call for proposals for Bridging the Gap between Academia and Policy Makers.

 

7th Meeting of the Scientific Committee (SC) of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies

The meeting was scheduled to review the project’s achievements, decide on the Network’s future after the joint programme’s term in May 2015, and to exchange with the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Roma Issues on the Roma-related work in the CoE and the RAN’s contribution to it. The Scientific Committee adopted an action plan until May 2015, decided to transfer the Network’s database of experts and resources to the University of Manchester after the project’s term, selected 6 workshop proposals for funding, and prepared for a final showcase event in conjunction with the last SC meeting (April 2015, Strasbourg).

 

Roma integration and evidence-based policy-making (RIEP) workshop

On 26 June 2014 the University of Portsmouth is organising an event to explore how community-based academic research can feed into evidence-based practice and policy-making. The workshop led by Dr. Annabel Tremlett is being held at the Romanian Cultural Centre in London (UK), gathering some 25 local, national and international researchers, key practitioners and policy-makers. The workshop is a first of a series of events organized by members of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies in order to bridge the gap between academia and policy making, and funded by the Network project budget.

 

Meeting of the Italian Network members with the UNAR Rome (Italy), 9 June 2014

Italian members of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies met with the UNAR, acting as National Roma Contact Point (NCP) in Italy, to present the Network and highlight the key role it could play for local and national authorities in terms of advice, reporting, evaluation and risk analysis in the policy making process. The meeting is part of a series of meetings of Network members with National Contact Points for Roma Inclusion (NCP) so far planned in 8 European countries.

 

Meeting of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies’ UK members with the National Contact Point  for the inclusion of Roma

On 5 June 2014 UK members of the RAN will meet with Ian Naysmith, Senior Policy Adviser at the Department for Communities and Local Government to explore the following: best practices in integrating Roma migrants on the local level, and transfer of UK knowledge on equality and integration to other European countries with large and disadvantaged Roma populations. The meeting is part of a series of events organised to intensify the relation between academia and policy making. 

 

CAHROM meeting, Strasbourg, 14-16 May 2014

Following a presentation of the work of the RAN to the 7th CAHROM meeting, concrete co-operation was agreed on in a series of bilateral meetings. This includes input on thematic country visits, the genocide of Roma during World War II as well as the Database on Roma related policies and good practices. More concrete co-operation requests are to follow shortly.

 

6th meeting of the Scientific Committee of the European Academic Network on Romani Studies (RAN), 6-7 April 2014, Cluj (Romania)

 

László Fosztó, Secretary of the Network attended the Roma Summit ‘Going local on Roma inclusion’ in Brussels (4 April 2014)

 

The first meeting of the Italian Network members was held on 17 March 2014 at the Free University of Bolzano

 

LászlóFosztó, Secretary of the Network attended Information Meeting with the European Commission (11 February 2014).

 

Report on the Membership Survey (January 2014)

A survey has been carried out in order to evaluate how the existing online infrastructure of the Network is used, which is the degree of involvement and satisfaction of the members with the communication of the Network.

 

Academic Seminar on the“European dimension of Roma Culture: scientific and political discourses” followed by a public conference "Roma culture in new European realities"

Marseilles, European Capital of Culture, 26 September 2013

 

5th meeting of the Scientific Committee

Marseilles, European Capital of Culture, 25 September 2013

 

LászlóFosztó, Secretary of the Network attended the 8th European Platform for Roma Inclusion

 Brussels, 27 June 2013

 

  Restricted meeting of the Scientific Committee for consultation on Council of Europe Roma-related actions

Strasbourg, May 22, 2013

 

  Research Seminar on “Roma Empowerment: Lessons and Potentials”

Budapest, Hungary, 29-30 May 2013

 

  Research Seminar on “The Uses of History in Romani Studies: Theory and Practice”

Liverpool, United Kingdom, 28-31 May 2013

 

 Research Seminar "Gender, Ethnicity and Class in Roma Studies: Whither Intersectionality?"

Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 11-14 April 2013

 

Research Seminar "Roma in the Post-Soviet Countries: History, Ethnography, Policy"

Chisinău (Republic of Moldova) from 2 to 4 April 2013 - Read the article about the seminar (Romani Legal Newsletter n°8, April 2013). (Russian only)

 

4th meeting of the Scientific Committee

Brussels, 13-14 December 2012

 

Election for the Scientific Committee

November 2012

 

3rd meeting of the Scientific Committee

Paris, 26 June 2012

 

2nd meeting of the Scientific Committee

Brussels, 14 December 2011

 

The European Academic Network on Romani Studies was presented at the Conference "From segregation to integration - the role of culture in Roma inclusion"

organised by the European Commission on 18 April 2012 in Brussels.

 

Members of the Network attended the Extraordinary European Platform on Roma Inclusion

organised by the European Commission on 22 March 2012 in Brussels

 

Participation of some Network's Members in the Seminar URBA-ROM 'Dynamiques d'insertion des publics en grande précarité : l'expérience des migrants Roms en France. Regards croisés action/recherche'

Paris, 5 November 2011

 

Participation of some Network's Members in the Regional Expert Meeting "Promoting the Right to Quality Education for Roma People"

Belgrade, Serbia, 17-18 October 2011

 

Participation of some Network's representatives in the Roma Youth Conference

26-30 September 2011

 

László Fosztó, Secretary of the Network attended the Summit of Mayors on Roma

Strasbourg, 22 September (the outcome of which was the decision on the creation of a European Alliance of Cities and Regions for Roma inclusion )

 

1st meeting of the Scientific Committee

Paris, 23 June 2011

 



 

  

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