Romani Studies in the Digital Age
On March 7th, 2014, a special workshop on Romani Studies in the Digital Age was convened by Professor Lynne Hooker. Péter Szuhay, Senior Curator of the Hungarian Museum of Ethnography, presented two of his films about the Roma. Other presentations described on-going research projects and digital initiatives to increase information, awareness, and Roma-produced narratives of their experiences. Professor Ian Hancock from the University of Texas-Austin and Director of the Romani Archives and Documentation Center gave a keynote address entitled “Roma: Explaining Today through History”.
This workshop was co-hosted by the Department of Central Eurasian Studies, School of Global and International Studies, College Arts and Humanities Institute, Office of the Vice Provost for Research- Mellon Innovating, International Research, Teaching, and Collaboration (MIRT) program, and Office of the Vice President for International Affairs.