What can ordinary people do about racial, ethnic and cultural tensions and violence in their neighborhoods? What can media, mayors, police, religious leaders and teachers do? What can the Not In Our Town model offer Hungarian communities that are experiencing tensions between their Roma and non-Roma populations?
George Soros on Tuesday condemed Europe's treatment of the Roma, calling widespread hostility by the public toward the region's largest ethnic minority a "mockery of European values" and a "stain Europe’s conscience." His statement came in reaction to the French government's recent explusion of members of its Roma population, which put an
A group of Roma rights activists and scholars will meet today at CEU to discuss Romani Politics in Contemporary Europe: Poverty, Ethnic Mobilization, and the Neoliberal Order, a new volume onpolitical participation of Roma citizens in Eastern and Western Europe and the Roma’s political footing within an enlarged EU.
Márton completed his PhD at the International Relations and European Studies Department of Central European University. In the course of his doctoral research, Márton studied cosmopolitan theories and the notion of trasncendence of national citizenship in the light of the case of Roma, an allegedly non-territorial nation.
Márton holds an MA of International Relations and Economics (Budapest University of Economic Sciences) and a DEA of Relations Internationales (Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris). He has been a visiting fellow at the Sociology Department of Yale University, the Hungarian Institute of International Affairs, and the Research Institute of Ethnic and National Minorities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Márton's research interests include: theories of cosmopolitan democracy, global civil society, transnational social movements, international politics of multiculturalism, the Romani movement.