PhDr. Tomáš Sivák, PhD.: The Victims of Trafficking

created: 11. 04. 2024 06:26 modified: 11. 04. 2024 06:26

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
The author of the paper works at the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family of the Slovak Republic.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Tomáš Sivák academic audience internal



Petr Torák - Life in Great Britain

created: 10. 04. 2024 07:19 modified: 10. 04. 2024 07:20

Petr Torák comes from the Czech Republic, from where in 1999, after a series of racially motivated attacks, he and his whole family emigrated to Great Britain. He became a member of the local police, dealing also with the topics such as modern slavery. In 2015, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his dedicated work with Roma communities in Peterborough. After leaving the police, he devotes himself fully to community and charity work, and at the same time acts as the honorary consul of the Czech Republic in Peterborough.
In the second part of the three memoirs, Torák shares what he remembers about their arrival in Great Britain, where they applied for the asylum immediately, describes the events that followed as well as their gradual integration into society. He recalls his first work experience until joining the British police, while being an external university student. He describes the activities he carried on and which led to him being awarded the Order of the British Empire.

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tags: retrospective biographical monologue general Czech Petr Torák general audience internal



Petr Torák - Community Work

created: 10. 04. 2024 07:16 modified: 10. 04. 2024 07:17

Petr Torák comes from the Czech Republic, from where in 1999, after a series of racially motivated attacks, he and his whole family emigrated to Great Britain. He became a member of the local police, dealing also with the topics such as modern slavery. In 2015, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his dedicated work with Roma communities in Peterborough. After leaving the police, he devotes himself fully to community and charity work, and at the same time acts as the honorary consul of the Czech Republic in Peterborough.
In the last, third part of the series of memoirs, Torák talks about his decision to leave the police and devote himself fully to community work. It discusses various aspects of helping people, the importance of working with children and youth, schools; compares the education system in the Czech Republic and Great Britain. He talks about how he became the honorary consul of the Czech Republic in Peterborough and about his plans and visions for the future.

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tags: retrospective biographical monologue general Czech Petr Torák general audience internal



Petr Torák - Life in Czech Republic

created: 09. 04. 2024 07:28 modified: 09. 04. 2024 07:29

Petr Torák comes from the Czech Republic, from where in 1999, after a series of racially motivated attacks, he and his whole family emigrated to Great Britain. He became a member of the local police and also devoted himself to topics such as modern slavery. In 2015 he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his dedicated work with Romani communities in Peterborough. After leaving the ranks of the police, he works fulltime in community and charity field and at the same time acts as the honorary consul of the Czech Republic in Peterborough.
In the first part of a trio of memoirs, Torák recalls his family and childhood in the Czech Republic, his school years and the events that preceded his family's emigration to Great Britain.

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tags: retrospective biographical monologue general Czech Petr Torák general audience internal



Mgr. Klára Kohoutová, PhD.: The Communists Took My Violin and Gave Me a Pickaxe. The Democracy Took Away Even the Pickaxe

created: 08. 04. 2024 10:01 modified: 08. 04. 2024 10:02

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
The author of the papers works in the Slovak Academy of Sciences, the Center of Social and Psychologicla Sciences.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Klara Kohoutová academic audience internal



Mgr. Alexander Mušinka, Ph.D.: Several Comments on Creation the Databases on Living Conditions of Romanies in Slovakia

created: 08. 04. 2024 07:15 modified: 08. 04. 2024 07:19

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
The author of the paper works in the Institute for Romani Studies, the Center for Languages and Cultures of National Minorities in the Prešov University in Prešov.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Alexander Mušinka academic audience internal



Ing. Peter Sivák, PhD. : Research Activities in the Field of Cultural and Social life of Roma in Lunik IX. During the 30-year History of the Slovak Republic

created: 04. 04. 2024 14:37 modified: 04. 04. 2024 14:37

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
The author of the paper works at the Technical University in Košice. The paper was presented on 7.12.2023.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Peter Sivák academic audience internal



Mgr. Patrícia Fogelová, PhD., Veronika Szeghy-Gayer, PhD.: How to Research the Roma Holocaust in Southern Slovakia? A case study on Košice

created: 04. 04. 2024 13:04 modified: 04. 04. 2024 13:05

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
Mgr. Patrícia Fogelová, PhD. is a university lecturer who works at the Department of History, Faculty of Arts, P.J. Šafárik University in Košice.  
Veronika Szeghy-Gayer, PhD. is an independent researcher at the Institute of Social Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences.
The paper was presented on 7.12.2023.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Patrícia Fogelová Veronika Szeghy Gayer academic audience internal



Mgr. Lucia Segľová Mušinková, PhD.: Several Documents on the History of the Roma Community in Mošovce in the First Half of the 20th Century

created: 04. 04. 2024 10:34 modified: 04. 04. 2024 10:34

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
The author of the paper works at the Centre of Languages and Cultures of National Minorities, Institute of Roma Studies, University of Prešov. The paper was read on 7.12.2023.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Lucia Segľová Mušinková academic audience internal



prof. PaedDr. Vladimír Klein, PhD., PhDr. Viera Šilonová, PhD.: Socially Disadvantaged Children in Preschool Facilities - Implementation of Inclusive Diagnostics and Stimulation.

created: 04. 04. 2024 07:19 modified: 04. 04. 2024 07:20

The organizer of the 4th annual conference The Current State of Roma Studies IV was the State Scientific Library in Prešov, the Documentation and Information Centre of Roma Culture. The co-organisers were the Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences of the Slovak Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Roma Studies of the University of Prešov. The conference was held on 7 and 8 December, 2023 in five panels, with a total of 23 papers.  The hybrid format allowed the participation of scientists from abroad.
The authors of the paper are members of the Department of Special Education at the Faculty of Education of the University of Prešov in Prešov. In their paper they discuss methods of diagnosis and stimulation of children's development and implementation of inclusive education in kindergartens in Slovakia.

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tags: academic presentation monologue conference Slovak Vladimír Klein Viera Šilonová academic audience internal


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