Chan Centre Connects

The Contemporary Roma Experience

Fri October 24 2014 7pm
Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch

This is a FREE event, no RSVP or ticket required. Space is limited.

Presented by the Chan Centre

Diego El Cigala’s Romani heritage remains at the core of his borderless music, expressed through his beautiful voice and passionate interpretations.

The Chan Centre at UBC, in collaboration with the Canadian Romani Alliance and Vancouver’s Roma community, present an evening of dialogue celebrating Romani cultural identity.

Speakers from the local Roma community will engage wide range of issues pertaining to human rights, forced migration, oppression and the deconstruction of Gypsy stereotypes.

 

Program:
Preshow welcoming by local Roma musicians including Lache Cercel (violin) at 6:30 PM

 

Presentations at 7 PM:

Roma in Europe

Dr. Shayna Plaut, Liu Scholar Alum, UBC

Daniel Manson, PhD student (Anthropology), UBC

Dr. Daniel Radulescu, Sastipen European Network

Roma: Struggles and Achievements in Canada

Gina Csanyi-Robah, Director, Canadian Romani Alliance

Julia Lovell-Mohammed, activist and filmmaker

Florian Botos, visual artist, musician, and activist

Followed by questions and answers with the audience and Diego La Cigala in conversation with Jafelin Helten.

Light snacks will be served at the conclusion of the event.

 

Fri October 24 2014 7pm
Vancity Culture Lab at The Cultch

This is a FREE event, no RSVP or ticket required. Space is limited.