Category Archive: Roma in Europe

Europe Must Hold Itself Accountable for Its Historic Treatment of the Roma

What follows is the original English version of the German text that was published on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 in FOCUS, which can be read in full HERE. It was written in anticipation of… Continue reading

Cooking in the Basement: The Invisibility of Romani Labor and the Profitable Discrimination

Cooking in the Basement: The Invisibility of Romani Labor and the Profitable Discrimination Written by Salome Kokoladze Labeling Romani people as lazy has been a part of the mainstream discourse in many countries.… Continue reading

Bepillantás a divat világába – Közelebb kerülni a roma kultúrához

A divat a társadalmi élet és érintkezés fontos része – a legkülönbözőbb módokon érvényesül ez, a kényelem vágyától kezdve az újdonság vágyáig. A divat nem egyszerűen arról szól, mit viselünk, hanem látható lenyomata… Continue reading

Displacing the Roma in Miskolc: between the rhetoric of slum eradication and the ethnicization of poverty

by Cristina Bangau Miskolc is a city in the North-Eastern part of Hungary, the seat of the Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen county, the third biggest city in Hungary. Its recent history is one typical for highly… Continue reading

Our New Film “UPROOTED”

Budapest, 1st December 2011 In October 2010, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that attempts to build a multicultural society in Germany have “utterly failed”. From the perspective of children like Anita, Sedat and… Continue reading

Living in a State of Statelessness

Somewhere to call home. It’s a modest ambition, or so you might think. For many thousands of Roma in Europe however, this is gradually becoming sheer fantasy. Romani families hailing from the Balkans… Continue reading


Dear friends and supporters. Wherever you are from, whatever your background is and whatever your reasons are for following the Romedia Foundation, we warmly welcome you to our brand new interactive weblog! “I’m… Continue reading