Apply to RGPP 2018/19 - Webinar

April 12, 2018

The Romani Studies Program organized a webinar for those interested in applying to the Roma Graduate Preparation Program to get in touch and find out about:

RGPP is looking for Academic Mentors to teach in the 2017-2018 AY

The Roma Graduate Preparation Program is looking to recruit academic mentors to teach courses in the following fields for the 2017-2018 Academic Year:

Romaphobia: The Last Acceptable Racism in Europe by Dr. Aidan McGarry

This presentation explores the relationship between identity, belonging and territoriality by highlighting how spaces can stigmatise and exclude Roma communities. Romaphobia is a manifestation of racism: it is cut from the same cloth. In this presentation, I offer a comparative case study based on field research in two of the largest Roma settlements in the world, in Skopje, the capital of Macedonia and in Košice in eastern Slovakia.

Weekly Skype Sessions for the Roma Graduate Preparation Program 2017/18 Applicants

We will be available on Skype every Friday, from March 3, 2017 until the deadline – April 16 in order to answer the prospective applicants’ questions and guide them through the application process for the Roma Graduate Preparation Program 2017/18.

You will be speaking to Jelena Jovanovic, RGPP alumna and Coordinator for Alumni Network and Outreach.

Representations of Roma - Between the myths and Roma realities by Ramona Maria Cara

With the goal of challenging the media misrepresentations of the Roma in Europe, this seminar focuses on the social exclusion of the Roma in Europe enabled in part by the pervasiveness of negative stereotypes in the mainstream media and the creative industry, where Roma are usually depicted as lazy, dishonest, and dirty.