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Two Win 2019 Gypsy Lore Society Young Scholars’ Prize in Romani Studies

posted Apr 29, 2020, 1:52 PM by Sheila Salo   [ updated Apr 29, 2020, 2:03 PM ]

The screening committee of the Gypsy Lore Society Young Scholar’s Prize in Romani Studies has announced two winners of the prize for the 2019 competition. The winners are Antonio Montañés Jimenez for the paper “Gitano Christian politics of memory: Remembering and belonging” and Ionela Bogdan for “Stories of their own: Roma women in Romania and the everyday life under Communist regime. An oral history research.

Abstracts of the winning papers are posted on the Gypsy Lore Society Young Scholars' Prize page of the Gypsy Lore Society website.

The Gypsy Lore Society established the Marian Madison Gypsy Lore Society Young Scholars’ Prize in Romani Studies for the best unpublished paper by a young scholar on a topic in Romani Studies. The prize is a cash award of $500.  The winning papers will be published, after any necessary revisions, in an issue of the journal Romani Studies.

The deadline for receipt of papers for the next round of the competition is November 30, 2020. The full announcement is available on the Gypsy Lore Society web site, http://www.gypsyloresociety.org.