CIDRAL Roundtable: ‘Balkan Music and Roma Migrants in the UK’
|Dates:||6 November 2013|
|Times:||17:00 - 18:30|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
In the last few years thousands of Roma have emigrated to the UK and fears of Gypsy hordes have appeared in the media. Simultaneously, Balkan music is becoming increasingly popular. Dragan Ristic, Roma leader of the band KAL, Angelina Taikon, Head Teacher of the Romani School in Stockholm, and representatives of the South Manchester Roma community will discuss how Balkan music can be used to positively affect perceptions and attitudes about Roma migrants.
This roundtable chaired by Professor Yaron Matras
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