Upcoming Harvard conference on realizing Roma rights

The François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights is hosting a set of expert panel discussions to mark International Roma Day on April 8, 2013 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies (27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA).

The “Realizing Roma Rights: Addressing Violence, Discrimination and Segregation in Europe” conference will bring together policymakers, academics, and activists from across Europe and the United States to address the inter-related themes of extremism, structural discrimination and youth disempowerment.

The conference is jointly organized by the FXB Center, the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard University, the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe/Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR). The program will conclude with a cocktail reception and performance by world-renowned musician Lulo Reinhardt. To view the conference draft agenda, please click here.

To secure your participation, please email Bonnie Shnayerson (bshnayer@hsph.harvard.edu) by March 25.