Romani Life: Then and Now

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Sunday December 10

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2:00 PM  –  3:30 PM

Under the Nazi regime, 75% of Europe’s Roma and Sinti, commonly referred to as Gypsies, were killed.  Linguist and Romani scholar, Dr. Ian Hancock, professor at University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the experience of the Roma during the Holocaust, the persistence of prejudice, and the current struggle of the Romani peoples. Kelley Szany, Illinois Holocaust Museum Director of Education, will moderate.

Please note: All tickets are nonrefundable.