Romani activism in interwar Yugoslavia

Sofiya Zahova*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The article discusses public initiatives related to self-organisation and to fulfilment of citizenship rights of Roma in Interwar Yugoslavia that illustrate some tendencies in the development of the Yugoslav Romani activism. The overview focusses mainly on civic and political activism, presenting original archival material from the time collected within project “Roma Civic Emancipation between the Two World Wars – RomaInterbellum”.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRomani history and culture
Subtitle of host publicationFestschrift in honour of Prof. Dr. Veselin Popov
EditorsHristo Kyuchukov, Sofiya Zahova, Ian Duminica
Place of PublicationMunich
PublisherLINCOM GmbH
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783969390719
Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 2021

Publication series



  • Roma
  • Yugoslavia
  • Activism
  • Romani organisations
  • Civil rights
  • Interwar period


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