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6 July - 24 July, 1998
As an area in the world with the largest percentage of Roma Community, Central and Eastern Europe poses as a testing ground for understanding this often misunderstood culture and for designing ideas that may help this community productively interact with the majority populations within each of the countries that they inhabit. For years as well as today, Roma have faced prejudice, impoverishment, and forced assimilation.
5 July - 23 July, 1999
Everyone knows that the problem of Roma/non-Roma relations constitutes one of the most entrenched and difficult social problems facing the post-communist societies. But why should this be? Often the Roma are blamed for their own difficulties. This course will challenge you to think more broadly about the Roma and the societies they live in.
5 July - 23 July, 2004

The course will show how it is possible to conduct important and productive research in this area, and then how to integrate Roma issues into teaching programmes, and how a richer and deeper understanding of Roma changes ones perception not just of ‘Gypsies’ but of non-Roma and the societies we all live in. It will in particular examine the current teaching of Romany Studies (Romologia) in the region from primary school through to Social Worker and Police Academies and try and devise proposal for improvements of this provision.

22 June - 10 July, 2009

This "Romany Studies" program is the last stage in a unique set of training events (March 2007 - March 2010) supported by the Marie Curie Conferences and Training Courses that CEU and its partner institutions have been hosting. The program is aimed at training graduate students and junior researchers at the outset of their careers to become the next generation of teachers and researchers in the broad field of Romany studies.

21 June - 9 July, 2010

There are scores of academically trained civil servants and NPO activists working to reduce poverty, discrimination and increase social integration of Roma. There are many academic researchers scattered through Europe working on similar topics. The links in this field between research and policy are weak.

9 July - 20 July, 2012

This sub course is aimed at doctoral students who seek an academic research career and will be largely run in the format of  a doctoral school focused on exploring the students’ work with the help and advice of senior staff. It is based on around 20 presentations by the doctoral students, discussed both by allocated peer reviewers and by the assembled senior scholars in the traditional form of a thesis writing seminar.

25 June - 20 July, 2012

This sub course is aimed at doctoral students who seek an academic research career and will be largely run in the format of  a doctoral school focused on exploring the students’ work with the help and advice of senior staff. It is based on around 20 presentations by the doctoral students, discussed both by allocated peer reviewers and by the assembled senior scholars in the traditional form of a thesis writing seminar.

25 June - 20 July, 2012

There are approximately 6-10 million people in Europe who go under the broad label of Roma.  Approximately one third of them live in enduring and transgenerational poverty. In the longue duree of modern European history the Romany peoples have been the losers of modernity. In the past few years the European Union has taken a growing interest in the plight of the largest European minority. In 2012 strategies for Romany integration are going to be presented by all national governments of the EU and all accession states.

2 July - 14 July, 2012

In this sub-course students will confront a wide range of training models and taught modules. Approaches from a number of fields will be brought together: public policy and sociology;demography; evaluation in theory and practice; the law and discrimination; The European Union Roma Strategy; the challenge of schooling.

25 June - 14 July, 2012

In this sub-course students will confront a wide range of training models and taught modules.