Book of the Week: Romani Routes

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Cultural Politics and Balkan Music in Diaspora by Carol Silverman, Professor of Anthropology, University of Oregon Over the past two decades, a steady stream of recordings, videos, feature films, festivals, and concerts has presented the music of Balkan Gypsies, or Roma, to Western audiences, who have greeted them with exceptional enthusiasm. Yet, as author Carol Silverman notes, “Roma are revered …

Dr. Adrian Marsh, Researcher in Romani Studies, Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, Turkey

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company’ 1st profile will be of Dr Adrian Marsh Dr Adrian Marsh, Researcher in Romani Studies & Romani Early Years, is of Romany-Traveller origins, who works with Roma, Gypsy, and Traveller communities in the UK, Sweden, Turkey, Egypt and Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe. He gained his PhD in Romani Studies at the University of Greenwch, London …

Professor Emeritus Thomas Acton (Consultant)

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Thomas Acton, MA, DPhil (Oxon.), FRSA, OBE Emeritus Professor of Romani Studies, University of Greenwich, Visiting Professor, Corvinus University, Budapest Senior Research Fellow, Buckingham New University Private Office: Landing Office West, North Wing, Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9 NS Tel 01277 355993 email thosacton@yahoo.co.uk Qualifications 1955 – 1965: Brentwood School, Essex: 12 O-levels, 3 A-levels, 2   S-Levels 1966 – 1969: …