Internship opportunity for young Roma at the Roma Education Fund

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Internship positions are an important component of REF activities as it allows young educated Roma to get acquainted with the organization and issues related to education of the Roma people in Central, Eastern, and South-Eastern Europe. It also helps the REF to establish a network of young and dynamic people that following their internship program at REF will support in …

The Roma and Open Society

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Who are the Roma? The Roma are an ethnic group who have lived in Europe since their migration from India over 1,000 years ago. Roma cultural heritage includes a rich oral tradition, art forms such as flamenco, an emphasis on family, and Romanës, the Roma language. Roma identity is often portrayed stereotypically as that of the exotic or outsider “gypsy” (a label …

GYPSY, ROMA & TRAVELLER HISTORY MONTH – NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 2012

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On Friday 22nd June 2012, some of the greatest academic minds working on Gypsy, Roma & Traveller issues gathered at City Hall, Cardiff. The whole day event was organised by Isaac Blake, Director of The Romani Cultural & Arts Company and focused in particular on the Romani communities within Europe and beyond. The prestigious speakers from the political sphere, academia …