2019 GLS Annual Meeting and Conference in Gypsy/Romani studies

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organising a conference


Convenor of a pre-arranged panel "Roma in the Period between WWI and WWII".The speakers in panel were: Emine Dingeç with: ‘Education of the Copts During the Last Period of Ottomans’, Egemen Yılgür with: ‘The State-Kıbti Relations in the Modernizing Ottoman Empire: Tax, Conscription and Denomination issues’, Lada Viková with: ‘Towards the theme of Czechoslovak Legionnaires (1914-1920) with Romani origin’, Tamás Hajnáczky with: ‘National Associations of Hungarian Gypsy Musicians 1918-1933 in Light of the Press’, Plamena Stoyanova with: ‘The first Communists among the Gypsies in Bulgaria’, Raluca Bianca Roman with: ‘From Christian mission to transnational connections: Evangelism, emancipation and social mobilisation in the inter-war publications of the Finnish “Gypsy Mission”’, Iemima Ploscariu with Beserica Credința: the growth of Roma Baptists in Interwar Romania’, Ieva Tihovska with: Jānis Leimanis and the “Awakening” of Latvian Roma, Petre Matei with: ‘Roma Movement in Interwar Romania: Between Nationalism and Pragmatism’, Viorel Achim with: ‘Relations between local-level and national-level Roma organisations in Romania in the 1930s’, Ion Dominica with: ‘Romanian Roma Congress from 1933 in archival and media sources’, Viktor Shapoval with: ‘Enthusiasm and frustration: Soviet Romani cultural Renaissance of 1925-1938 in the context of everyday life’, Elena Marushiakova and Veselin Popov with: ‘Can a non-Rom be the Progenitor of Romani literature: The Case of Alexander Germano’, Alexander V. Chernykh with: ‘The Kalderash Gypsies of Russia in the process of industrial cooperation in the 1920-1930s’, and Aleksandar G. Marinov with: ‘Images of Roma through the language of the Bulgarian State Archives’.

Period31 Dec 201819 Aug 2019
Event typeConference
LocationReykjavik, IcelandShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational