YOUNG PEOPLE INVOLVED IN HISTORICAL RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTATION ACTIVITIES

Research activities
06 may 2023

In Italy, Portugal and Poland, the work of the young leaders continued during these months.

Young people are carrying out research and documentation activities on the themes of the holocaust and the history of the Roma people.

In doing so, each group also conducted interviews with some significant witnesses and experts including:

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YOUTH LEADER GROUP’S ACTIVITY BEGINS!

Tracer groups
07 feb 2023

The 6 local groups of young people who will work within TRACER project have been set up. They will collect documentation on the history of the Roma and Sinti people, narratives about the Holocaust and the Roma genocide (Porrajmos) to discover what connects Roma communities to each other and to Europe.

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INTERNATIONAL REMEMBRANCE DAY

We remember
27 jan 2023

Reclaiming a sense of history through the memory of Porrajmos so that policies directed towards discrimination are no longer possible: this is the theme that connects Tracer project groups' actions in the different territories.

Below the links to the news

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VIDEO AND OTHER MATERIALS OF TRACER LAUNCH CONFERENCE (Florence, 25th October 2022)

Photo of the Conference in Florence
05 nov 2022

Are now available the video and other materials of the conference "Art and Culture for Narrative and Inclusion. Presentation of the European project Trasformative Roma Art and Culture for European Remembrance".

Link to the video recording  https://youtu.be/FaEMQtSpHgM

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VIDEO AND OTHER MATERIALS OF TRACER CONFERENCE/DEBATE (Bologna, 20th October 2022)

Photo of the Conference in Bologna
04 nov 2022

Are now available the video and other materials of the conference "Roma Art and Culture for European History: from the Porrajmos to European Citizenship. Suggestions from the TRACER project".

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LAUNCH CONFERENCE IN FLORENCE, ITALY

Conference in Florence
25 oct 2022

The conference "Art and Culture for Narrative and Inclusion. Presentation of the European project Trasformative Roma Art and Culture for European Remembrance" will be held on 25 October at 4.30 p.m. at the University of Florence (teaching facility la Torretta).

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PROJECT CONFERENCE/DEBATE IN BOLOGNA, ITALY

International history festival
20 oct 2022

The conference "Roma Art and Culture for European History: from the Porrajmos to European Citizenship. Suggestions from the TRACER project" is in the programme of the International History Festival and will be held at the Department of Educational Sciences of the University of Bologna on 20th October at 4.30 pm.

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News

YOUNG PEOPLE JOIN ARTISTIC WORKSHOPS

artistic workshop
30 may 2024

In these monts in Italy (Modena, Firenze e Napoli), Poland (Oswiecim) and Portugal (Braga and Figueira da Foz) artistic workshop took place.

In the course of the activities young people learned specific artistic techniques that helped them to realize in their countries and cities an artistic product (graffiti, booklet on the history of Roma people, theatre, short animated film…) with an antidiscrimination message useful to preserve the memory of the holocaust of Sinti and Roma minorities in Europe.

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INFORMATIVE CAMPAIGN "Don't call me Gipsy! Do you know Roma and Sinti history?"

Immagine
04 mar 2024

In many European countries, at least one in two harbors feelings of hatred towards Sinti and Roma (Pew Research Center, 2019).

Antigypsyism is the most widespread form of racism towards these communities and feeds on stereotypes and prejudices built over the centuries and strengthened during Nazism and fascism. Hatred still affects Roma and Sinti who live in the present, although their history has always been deeply connected with the history of Europe. Knowing their history means showing their contribution to the construction of European cultural heritage.

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27th JANUARY - INTERNATIONAL REMEMBRANCE DAY

Auschwitz
24 jan 2024

The International Day of Remembrance is coming up soon. Tracer youth groups will be engaged in different cities in telling the history of Roma people and of the Porrajmos using the tools of creativity and art.

Below and attached are the different appointments and meetings:

  • January 13 in Modena: unveiling of the "DRUGA STRONA" mural

https://opengroup.eu/news/un-murales-per-raccontare-il-porrajmos/

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TRAINING PEERS ON HOLOCAUST, HISTORY AND REMEMBRANCE

trainings
30 nov 2023

During these months, the groups of young leaders reflected on how to tell the story of the Roma communities to other young peers, students and teenagers.

In doing so, they used the materials they had previously collected through action-research on Holocaust and the knowledge they acquired during their journey to Poland and the visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum.

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