june, 2019

14jun(jun 14)00:0015(jun 15)00:00Roma in the Centre: Narratives by Roma in oral and written culture00:00 - 00:00 (15) Veröld - House of Vigdís Event Organized By: Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur Event Type :Conference

Event Details

The aim of the workshop is to highlight, discuss and examine from different disciplinary prospective Romani “own” narrations in oral and written forms. The workshop brings 24 participants to discuss aspects of Romani accounts in oral culture, in literature, in periodical publications, media materials, educational publications among which textbooks and language learning materials. Participants of Romani background reflect on their autobiographical experience as both Romani culture “insiders” and researchers.

It will be a historical moment holding the biggest so far Romani Studies event in Iceland and bringing into light also the Romani presence in Iceland in past and present. Read the workshop programme here.

The workshop is organized in the framework of Roma in Centre project initiated by Sofiya Zahova (University of Iceland) in cooperation with Kimmo Granqvist (Södertörn University) and Risto Blomster (Finnish Literature Society), and is supported by the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS).

The event is part of the bigger Roma in the Centre initiative of Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute. For more information about the programme of the event or Roma in the Centre workshop series, please contact Sofiya Zahova, zahova@hi.is.




14 (Friday) 00:00 - 15 (Saturday) 00:00


Veröld - House of Vigdís


Stofnun Vigdísar Finnbogadóttur