Legacies of Genocide: Romani Communities in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

German police accompany a racial scientist interviewing a Romani woman (Germany, late 1930s). Bundesarchiv, R 165 Bild-244-71, via Wikimedia Commons. Moderator: Angéla Kóczé, Assistant Professor and Chair, Romani Studies Program, Central European University Speakers: Margareta Matache, Director, Roma Program, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University Practices of Denial and Distortion of the Samudaripen/Porrajmos in Southeastern Europe Ioanida Costache, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities, University…

Roma Resistance: Reclaiming Our Story

Berlin Memorial to the Roma and Sinti Murdered by Nazism /Photo by Dietmar Rabich, CC BY-SA 4.0 By Marian Mandache August 2 marks the Day of Remembrance for Victims of the Roma Holocaust. Between 500,000 and 1.5 million Roma were exterminated during the Holocaust  by the Nazi regimes and their allies. The memory of the Romani victims and survivors is yet to be fully recognize and preserved in history books,…