SM 629 European Policy and Practice towards the Roma Ilona Alexander, Laura Laubeova, Lucie Cviklova & guests Department of Public and Social Policy, Institute of Sociology Studies, FSV UK Summer term 2004/05 Course outline and lecturers 1. General background: Laura LaubeovГЎ, Lucie CviklovГЎ 2. Policies towards the Roma: Laura, Slawomir Kapralski, Eva Sobotka 3. Country studies: Laura, Lucie - field research, Selma Muhic, Martina Kalinova 4. Conclusion: Michal VaЕЎeДЌka Projct leader and student assessment: Dr. Ilona Alexander Syllabus & readings http://people.pwf.cam.ac.uk/ik217/courseindex.html http://tolerance.cz/courses/monnet/monnet.htm ECTS Credits: 8 (six hours of work per week) Assessment: Three written AQCIвЂ™s Written field work report Research essay (up to 3,000 words, due the first day of week 11 вЂ“ 2 May 2005) Attendance and seminar participation 30% 20% 40% 10% AQCI ARGUMENT- QUESTION- CONNECTIONS- IMPLICATIONS 1.CENTRAL QUOTATION 2. ARGUMENT 3. QUESTION 4. EXPERIENTIAL CONNECTION 5. TEXTUAL CONNECTION 6. IMPLICATIONS Examples are available on the course web page. Unit 1 Introduction to the course and terminology Laura LaubeovГЎ, 23.2. 2005 email@example.com Terminology The Roma/The Romani people/The Romanies (12 m Worldwide) Rom (sg. masc.) (husband) ; Dom, Domari Romni (fem.), Roma (pl.) Or Romani (sg.), Romanies (pl.) accepted by Sinti (Hancock) She is a Roma (sic.), Romani, a Romni Romipen, Rromanipen Gentiles: Gadje, gadjo, gorgio (gaujo, gawjo, gawja Hancock) Adjective Romani (international documents), Romany (literature) Language The Romani language, Romani, Romanes (in a Romani way, Romanily) Vakares Romanes? Do you speak in the Romani way? Kiravel Romanes. She is cooking in the Romani way Sanskrit origins: 1760 Valyi Stefan, Univ. of Leiden, NL Vienna Gazette 1776, Rudiger 1782, Grellman 1783, Marsden 1785 Introduction вЂ“ cont. Identity вЂ“ reflects attitudes of majority - Withdrawal and separation (protect values and culture) - Internalisation of stereotypes Culture & values - cleanlines, eating, treatment of animals, funerals, sexual behaviour etc (Unit 2) Romani organisations вЂ“ Unit 3 IRU; Roma National Congress ERRC, ERIO, ERFвЂ¦.. The first World Romani Congress, London, 1971: 16-spoked wheel as their international symbol, flag (green and blue), anthem (Roma arise), proclaimed April 8 international Romani day Roma as an ethnic group вЂў National minority (CEE), ethnic minority group (UK - RRA). Community / communities. вЂў Roma (Rumungro, Vlach, Romanichal, Kalderash), Sinti, Travellers, playground and circus people, bargee people, new age travellers etc вЂў Gypsy is not a lifestyle but race/ ethnic group (Hancock) вЂў Minorities autochtonous, immigrant вЂў Roma as European minority/ Roma as European nation Europe's largest transnational minority; Declaration on "non-territorial" nation Roma in society Discrimination, racism, anti-Gypsyism, denial of racism, reversed racism Majority relations twds the Roma (annihilation/extermination, persecution, segregation. Assimilation, integration, accommodation, inclusion) Major point of departures for Romani studies: a) history вЂ“ migration from India, early persecution in 1518 cent., assimilation under Habsburgs and in Portugal; Porrajmos вЂ“ Romani holocaust (0,5 m) b) family and values; c) Romani language, identity and self-determination of Romani nation But: Multi-disciplinary approach вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў вЂў Romani Studies / Romology Linguistics (Indology) History (of repression) Cultural and social antropology / ethnology Culturology, Musicology International Relations (UN, EUвЂ¦) International law (HR, minority rights law) Public and social policy Political economy (WB, UNDP) Sociology (power issues) Social psychology (in-group, out-group dynamics) Psychology (of prejudice) etc.