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Postponed: Intersectional Discrimination. The Roma Case.

April 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

**Update (03/09/2020): Due to new Harvard University guidelines on international travel and events in response to COVID-19, this event has been rescheduled for Friday, November 13, 2020. Please view event details here.**

In recognition of International Roma Day, the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the Romani Studies Program of the Central European University will host “Intersectional Discrimination. The Roma Case.”

At this event, participants will:

  • Discuss realities, struggles, tactics, and paths to dismantle anti-Roma racism
  • Explore tactics to strengthen the voices and the participation of Romani feminists and Romani LGBTIQ activists in policy-making, intersectional feminism, mainstream feminism, the Roma movement, LGBTQI movement, and neighborhoods and communities
  • Harness support, learning, and cooperation from other geographies and social movements

The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited.

The event is co-sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, the Human Rights Program, Harvard Law School, and the Harvard Sexual Orientation Gender Identity and Expression Health Equity Research Collaborative (Harvard SOGIE) at Harvard University.

The morning sessions (9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) will take place in the Thompson Room at the Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

The afternoon sessions (2:30 to 5:30 p.m.) will take place in the Lamont Seminar Room at the Lamont Library, 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

View the conference agenda here.

Poster artwork by Renata Mihaly, a Romani painter from Romania. Renata is a student at the Art and Design University, Fashion Design in Cluj Napoca. For more information, please contact Renata Mihaly at mihaly_renata@yahoo.com.


April 3, 2020
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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