Romani Writing as the Intersection of Literature and Activism: Yugoslavia Before and After WWII

  • Date: –17:00
  • Location: IRES Library, Gamla torget 3, 3rd floor
  • Organiser: Hugo Valentin Centre, Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies (IRES) and Uppsala Forum
  • Contact person: Hanna Abakunova
  • Seminarium

The fifth part of a seminar series in Romani studies arranged by the Hugo Valentin Centre, IRES and Uppsala Forum.

Join via Zoom: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/67591610982 

Abstract TBA

Sofiya Zahova holds her PhD in Ethnology from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Currently Dr. Zahova is the Director of the Vigdís International Centre for Multilingualism and Intercultural Understanding, the University of Iceland. Her interests and expertise are related to Roma, minority and language policies in Europe, Southeastern Europe, nationalism and ethnicity. Sofiya has published articles, studies and monographs on these topics. She has established the Roma in the Centre initiative and currently leads the RomIs: History and Ethnography of Roma in Iceland project supported by the Icelandic Research Fund.