Roma Graduate Preparation Program Students Present Their Final Research Papers

On June 23,18 Roma students will graduate from the Roma Graduate Preparation Program (RGPP), becoming alumni of the Roma Access Programs and CEU. As part of the celebration of their accomplishments, the students presented research in their fields in a two-day conference event June 19-20, 2017.

Maria Bogdan, junior research fellow at the Institute for Minority Studies at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and doctoral candidate at Corvinus University, opened the event with a keynote speech titled “The Roma as the Concept of the Stranger.”

RGPP Academic Director and Chair of Romani Studies Iulius Rostas stated that the end of the academic year is a time to celebrate achievements, celebrate the academic freedom we enjoy at CEU, and also an important moment for analysis and reflection on values, principles, and results.