Romani dance and music in Turkey

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24 September 2019 (19:00 to 20:30) 2019 – 2020 Lecture Series The Romani and Traveller peoples of Turkey (Romanlar, Domlar, Lomlar, Gezginler, Abdallar and others), have been present in Anatolia and Thrace (Anadolu ve Trackya) since the Byzantine period, arriving at a similar time to the first Saldjûk (Selçuk) Turks began to settle in eastern regions, c.1050. Originally from India, …

Performing RomArchive Opening Festival 24th-27th January 2019

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From January 2019, RomArchive, the digital archive of the Roma, will make Romani arts and cultures visible and demonstrate their contribution to European cultural history accessible online in three languages (English, German, Romanes). At last, a counter-narrative told by Roma themselves offers a reliable source of knowledge that confronts stereotypes and prejudices with facts. On the occasion of the launch …

CURATOR | ARCHIVE SECTION DANCE

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CURATOR – ARCHIVE SECTION DANCE Company Name: RomArchive Location: EUROPE-WIDE PROJECT Isaac is leading a team of academics and researchers in collating appropriate items and artefacts for the RomArchive. RomArchive is devised as an international digital archive for art of the Roma – a constantly growing collection of art of all types, complemented by historical documents and scholarly texts. While “hegemonic” archives …