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Published on Monday, September 06, 2010


Gypsy Lore Society meetings are held on an annual basis and are rotated among different US cities and other countries. Meetings typically include presentations of recent research, discussion sessions, exhibits and films. Gypsy Lore Society members receive discounts on meeting registration fees. The 2010 Annual Meeting and Conference on Gypsy Studies will be held in Lisbon, Portugal September 8 to 10, 2010.


Gypsy Lore Society meetings are held on an annual basis and are rotated among different US cities and other countries. Meetings typically include presentations of recent research, discussion sessions, exhibits and films. Gypsy Lore Society members receive discounts on meeting registration fees.
The 2010 Annual Meeting and Conference on Gypsy Studies will be held in Lisbon, Portugal September 8 to 10, 2010. The meeting is being organized on behalf of the Gypsy Lore Society by the team of NEC (Núcleo de Estudos Ciganos / Nucleum of Gypsy Studies) under the sponsorship of CRIA - Center for Research in Anthropology - Portugal, a research center created to link in a web the research in anthropology of four universities. NEC, founded by CEMME in 2000, is now a specialized part of CRIA. More information about the conference will be published in coming issues of the Newsletter, and on this website.

Conference Venue

The conference will be held at FCSH – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Avenida de Berna, 26-C, Lisboa). FCSH is easily accessible by bus (726) or by metro (Campo Pequeno). City maps as well as travel information can be found online at: http://maps.google.pt/maps. For a close-up use: http://maps.google.pt/maps?ll=38.707163,-9.135517&spn=0.254517,0.44014&z=11


Registration fees for the conference are € 35.00 for Gypsy Lore Society members and for postgraduate students; and € 40 for nonmembers. To be eligible for these prices, your fees must reach us by 30 June 2010. The late registration fee (after 30 June 2010) is € 45 for both members and nonmembers.
Participants registering at the conference venue itself on the day of the conference will be asked to pay the late registration fee, in cash, € 45.
Postgraduate students need to be registered either part time or full time for an MA or PhD degree at a university, and must prove their status with a letter from the university or dissertation supervisor.
All payments will be collected at the registration desk on the opening day of the conference.
To register, please send the Registration Form to cria@cria.org.pt

 Programme of Conference

Kai Viljami Åberg (University of Joensuu, Finland).
Musical Memory of the Finnish Kaale Community – Traditional Kaale Songs and the construction of the past.

Thomas Acton (University of Greenwich).
A new kind of maturity?

Ismail Altinoz (Gaziantep University Faculty of Art & Science Department of History).
Gypsy Statute Books at the Ottoman Empire.

Mirian Alves de Souza (Professor at Universidade Candido Mendes, PhD Student in Anthropology at Universidade Federal Fluminense PPGA-UFF).
The Gypsy in Brazil: processes of identity construction and state policies.

Claire Auzias ( Researcher, Technical University of Lisbon, SOCIUS).   
Samudaripen, Porrajmos, Holocauste : Roms, Sinti, Kale et Yénische dans l’Europe du Troisième Reich.

José Bastos (Associate Professor, FCSH/UNL, CRIA, IMISCOE). 
Portuguese Gypsies and Gypsyphobia in Portugal.

Margaret H. Beissinger (Princeton University).
Power, Prestige, and the Discourse of Enemies in Contemporary Romanian Romani Song.

Micol Brazzabeni (Post-doctoral researcher CRIA - Centre for Research in Anthropology / ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon).
Homeless or housed Gypsy families: an analysis of the relations among space, power, emotions.

Ana Brinca (PhD in Anthropology, CRIA / FCSH).
From the ethnic boundary to ambivalence: displaying and dealing with secrecy in the relationships between Portuguese Gypsies and Portuguese non-Gypsies. 

Maria José Casa-Nova (Universidade do Minho).
Perceptions of body and illness in the context of ethnicity.

Sarah Cemlyn (School for Policy Studies, Bristol).
Gypsies, Travellers and the Criminal Justice System in England.

Elizabeth Clanet (Paris).
Une autre approche historique sur la migration des Rroms, Sinté et Kalé.
Alexandra Clavé-Mercier (MA student in Anthropology at the university Victor Segalen, in Bordeaux 2, France).
Producing "Gypsiness"? Gypsies and School in a Transylvanian rural area.

André Clareza Correia (MA student in Migrations and Inter-ethnic Relations, CRIA/ FCSH).
Gypsy forced ‘nomadism’ in the South of Portugal.

Vesna Delic (PhD student in Ethnology and Anthropology in Belgrade on Philosophical Faculty).
Collision of Modern and Traditional: the Mobile Phone as a Tool for Change.

Mikael Demetri and Angelina Dimiter-Taikon (head teachers, Roma Kulturklass, Nytorp school, Stockholm) and Christina Rodell Olgaç (PhD, senior lecturer, Södertörn University, Sweden).
The Kelderash group in Sweden.

Jean-Baptiste Duez (PhD in anthropology, EHESS, Paris).
Romani mobilities in Europe : the French example of the ideology of individuals and NGO’s, regarding government actions.

Elis Erolova (Sofia).
Gypsies in the Bulgarian-Romanian borderland before and after 1989 (A case study on selected Gypsy groups in North and South Dobrudzha).

Juan F. Gamella (Universidad de Granada).
Gitano Pentecostal Baptism: An Essay in Visual Anthropology.

Begoña García Pastor (Professora Associada, Universitat Jaume I de Castelló). 
Some Ethnographic Reflections on Roma Identity, Gender and Inter-ethnic Relationships.

Ana Giménez Adelantado (Universidade Jaume I, Castellón).
Intercultural mediation with the Gitanos in health care contexts.

Marta Godlewska-Goska (PhD candidate at the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology in Warsaw).
Models of motherhood among Roma women in Poland.

Santiago Gonzalez Avión (Director Territorial Galicia, Fundación Secretariado Gitano).
Las condiciones de inclusión de las poblaciones gitanas de Galícia.

Kimmo Granqvist (Adjunct Professor, Department Head, Research Institute for the Languages of Finland).
Finnish Romani - between Northwest and Northeast.

Dieter W. Halwachs (University of Graz).
Roma: a linguistic minority of Europe?

Tomá Hrustic (PhD, Department of Ethnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava).
All nations and tribes and peoples and tongues are equal before the Lamb – Ethnic discourse of Roma converted to Jehovah´s Witnesses in Eastern Slovakia.

Fabian Jacobs (Leipzig/Bautzen, Germany).
Another Indian hypothesis – the socioeconomic approach to Romany/Gypsy studies revisited.

Slawomir Kapralski  (Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities). 
European Roma between identity politics and resource redistribution.

Valdemar Kalinin  (Home School Liason Officer, department of Education, London, UK). Standardization and Russification of the Romani (Gypsy) language and its impact on the Romani Communities in the Baltic States.

Yuko Karasawa (PhD student, University of Osaka).
Gypsy Question" in the Czech Republic.

Katalin Kovalcsik (Institute of Musicology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences).
The Public Musical Life of the Roma in a Hungarian Village.

Marion Lievre (PhD Student,  CERCE – Centre d'Études et de Recherches Comparatives en Ethnologie, Paul-Valéry University – Montpellier 3).
What does it mean to be « Roma »? : The discourses of the Roma national and ethnical movement and “everyday ethnicity” of Roma people in Romania.

Óscar  López Catalán and  Meritxell Sàez Sellarés (GRAFO – Departament d’Antropologia Social i Cultural, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).
Guaranteeing access to health care or hindering it? The case of the Romanian Roma population in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona.

Gunilla Lundgren  (Sweden) Sofia Z- 4515- Zofi-Z- 4515. Important document in the history of the Romany people.

Isabel Macedo (MA Student, Universidade do Minho).
O Sucesso Escolar de Minorias: Estudo sociológico sobre trajectórias de continuidade escolar de alunos e alunas ciganos na Escola Pública.

Olga Magano (Universidade Aberta – CEMRI). 
Social integration of individuals of Gypsy origin in Portugal.

Elena Marushiakova and Vesselin Popov (Ethnographic Institute and Museum at Bulgarian Academy of Sciences).
Gypsy/Roma Housing in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.

Yaron Matras (University of Manchester).
Anglo-Romani: The afterlife of a language.

Miguel Moniz (PhD, Senior Researcher-FCT Fellow, CRIA/ISCTE-IUL). 
Marginal social identity and the law. A reflection on the European  Union.

Alain Montaclair (Professor in the IUPM, Académie de Besançon).
La situación de los niños romas, manuches y gitanos en la escuela francesa.

Lurdes Nicolau (PhD student, UTAD, Bragança).
Inter-ethnic relations and gypsy children schooling in the Interior North of Portugal.

Christina Rodell Olgaç (PhD, senior lecturer, Södertörn University, Sweden).
The Romani minority and intercultural learning processes among teacher students in Sweden.

Pauline Padfield  (Director of the Scottish Traveller Education Programme Moray House School of Education, The University of Edinburgh). 
“Aye, I can find out things (on the Internet) and that, but I like better face to face”: Opportunities for meeting a Traveller child’s learning needs.

Tatiana Podolinská (PhD, Institute of Ethnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences).
Why classical theory of deprivation fails - Romani Pentecostalism in Slovakia.

Stefania Pontrandolfo (University of Verona, Italy).
“They are no more…” Historical anthropology of the disappearing of a Southern Italy Rom community.

David F. Richter (PhD, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Utah State University).
Green Flesh, Green Hair: Vanguardist Subversion in Federico García Lorca’s Gypsy Ballads.

Michael Rigolot  (CASNAV - Centre Académique pour la Scolarisation des élèves nouvellement arrivés en France et des enfants du Voyage, Académie de Besançon). 
Roma children in the French school, a discrepancy which should be reduced.

Donizete Rodrigues (Associate Professor, Universidade da Beira Interior, CRIA; Columbia University).
The Gypsy Evangelical Church of Philadelphia of Portugal.

Elsa Rodrigues (PhD student in anthopology, CRIA / FCSH).
Associative life of Portuguese Gypsy women: a case-study in AMUCIP.

Buket Sahin (Istanbul).
Vanished Gypsy  Neighborhoods  of  Istanbul, un-realization of economic, social, cultural Rights and self-awareness.

Julian Satterthwaite. 
Photography and Rom Identity.

Rosine Schautz  (Switzerland).
Outlines of a Nawari Grammar.

Carol Silverman (University of Oregon, Head of the Department of Anthropology).
Balkan Romani Music: State and Market Exclusions and Appropriations.

Tatiana Sirbu (PhD student at Université Libre de Bruxelles).
The deportation of Roma in Transnistria of Bessarabia (1942-1944): a perspective of oral history.

Magdalena Slavkova (Balkan Ethnology Department, Ethnographic Institute and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences).
Fieldwork Impressions from Spain (the case of Bulgarian Gypsy Migrants in Spain).

David Smith (Canterbury Christchurch University.  Senior Lecturer, Sociology and Social Sciences) and Margaret Greenfields (Buckinghamshire New University. Senior Lecturer, Social Policy). 
Work, Welfare and Economic Opportunities in Changing Times: ‘Settled’ Gypsies’ and Travellers’ Employment Careers since Residence in Housing.

Marco Solimene (PhD student in anthropology, University of Iceland). 
Extracting the gağó from the officer: xoraxané romá coping with Italian authorities.

Teresa Staniewicz (Warwick).
Unravelling the incongruities besetting Roma and Traveller Communities, as viewed via a Social Capital lens.

Dirk Suckow (Trier University).
Stereotyping Gypsies in Late Medieval and Renaissance Art.

Anne H. Sutherland (Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of California - Riverside). American Romanies and American Justice.

Yordanka Valkanova (PhD student, UK).
Educational experiences of Slovakian Roma migrants.

Adriana M. Villalón (Doutoranda em Antropologia Social, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, (PPGAS/MN/UFRJ) - Ankulegi, Basque Association of Anthropology).
Stories of Romanian Gypsy women: gender, ethnicity and social exclusion.

Jonathan Wade (PhD, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Meredith College).
A lo gitano: Locating the Gypsy in Early Modern Spanish Letters.

Charles Westin (CEIFO, Stockholm University).
Understanding the historical roots of antiziganism.

Sofiya Zahova (PhD student, Ethnographic Institute and Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences).
Gypsy Groups in Contemporary Montenegro.

Marian Zaloaga (Scientific Researcher, Gheorghe Sincaiâ Research Institute for Social Sciences and the Humanities, the Romanian Academy).
Gypsy Musical Performances in the Transylvanian - Saxon Towns. National Identity and Political Meanings of Their Performances in the 19th Century.


  • Avenida de Berna, 26-C
    Lisbon, Portugal


  • Wednesday, September 08, 2010
  • Thursday, September 09, 2010
  • Friday, September 10, 2010

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