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“Policy and Reflexivity in Romani Studies” Launch of the Second Issue of the Critical Romani Studies (CRS) Journal

January 21, 2019

Date: Monday, 28 January, 2019

Time: 16.30

Location: Central European University

Address: Budapest, Nador utca 15, Room 103

EXTENDED DEADLINE! Postgraduate summer course “ Romani Identities and Antigypsyism” at Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, 1 July - 12 July, 2019

The Summer School will focus on the nexus between Romani identities and antigypsyism. Antigypsyism is a core concept of critical Romani Studies and can be used methodologically, analytically and theoretically as a way of understanding the position of Roma in Europe historically and in the present moment. A growing body of scholarship grounds our understanding of antigypsyism in the Europeanization of the Roma issue and neoliberal regime expansion following the fall of communism.

Knowledge Production: The Role of Researchers, Academics and Civil Society - International Seminar in Braga, Portugal

December 10, 2018

Knowledge Production: The Role of Researchers, Academics and Civil Society, an international seminar was held on December 6-7, 2018 at the Instituto de Educação/Institute of the Education University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.

Adrien Kovacs, CEU MA student

BUILDING POSITIVE CHANGE: Trends and Perspectives in Central European Philanthropy

December 5, 2018

A Roundtable aimed to:

• Share current data on the development of the philanthropic sector, where it is now, and where it’s headed in the future drawn from case studies across the region.

• Discuss the impact of philanthropy on NGOs, civil society and community-based initiatives.

A ROAD TO BUDAPEST - Lecture by MELANIE SEYMOUR, Head of BlackRock Budapest

December 5, 2018

On November 29, 2018, MELANIE SEYMOUR, Head of BlackRock Budapest held a lecture at CEU. The lecture was a part of CEU Philanthropy Week, hosted and organized by DEVO. 

Welcome notes were delivered by CEU President & Rector, Michael Ignatieff, followed by Melanie Seymore's personal and professional stories of challenges, choices and decisions and success in the last 30 years.