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The registration for the international conference on 'Romani Mobilities
in Europe: multidisciplinary perspectives', to be held in Oxford on
14-15 January 2010 is now open. There is a limited number of places
available and they will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Deadline for registration is 18 December 2009.
You can register online at the following link:
Registration fee is: £140
A reduced fee is available for students and Romani organisations: £80
The registration fee covers delegate pack, lunches (14 and 15 January),
conference buffet dinner (14 January), and refreshments each day.
About the conference
The conference aims to bring together Romani and non-Romani scholars,
students, activists and practitioners to discuss the multiple dimensions
and impacts of Romani mobilities in Europe.
The key themes of the conference are:
- Variety and directions of contemporary Romani mobilities into, out of,
and within the EU, in the broader political, social, historical and
- historical perspectives on policy and practice aimed at governing
- the concept, practice and limits of freedom of movement in the EU in
relation to the Roma case;
- the relationship between different legal statuses and patterns and
directions of Romani mobility;
- Romani politics in the enlarged EU and the process of Europeanisation
of the Roma issue;
- the relationship between indigenous and long-established Romani
communities and newly arrived Romani migrants;
- continuities and discontinuities in public discourses and social
policies for Roma, Gypsies and Travellers in the EU;
- issues of settlement and resettlement in the context of widespread
- the impacts of migration on identity and cultural production.
The conference is organised by the Refugee Studies Centre and made
possible by a grant from the John Fell Oxford University Press Fund and
the support of ERSTE Foundation.
For any queries concerning the registration, please contact:
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For further information on the conference:
-- Nando Sigona Research Officer Refugee Studies Centre Oxford
Department of International Development (ODID) University of Oxford 3
Mansfield Road OX1 3TB Oxford United Kingdom tel: +44(0)1865281703 fax:
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