On 16-17. november 2018 Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) hosted a kick-off meeting for the beginning of the project PolRom.
Our EU funded project “PolRom: Identifying evidence-based methods to effectively combat discrimination of the Roma in the changing political climate of Europe” has begun. The project will be carried out between 2018 and 2020. Its aim is to identify the effects of political discourse on antigypsyism, and prosocial and antisocial action intentions toward Roma people and Travellers, and to evaluate anti-discrimination interventions. The findings will be used to create a toolkit for designing interventions, and disseminate reports to inform local and EU level policy makers, practitioners, NGOs, academic researchers as well as the general public. The consortium is led by Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest in partnership with University of Limerick, Université Paris-Nanterre, Slovak Academy of Sciences, and University of Iasi. Many thanks to our invited experts and the PolRom team for these two days of intensive discussions and for the successful launching of our project during our kick-off meeting in Budapest on November 16-17 2018.
The projects PolRom (Grant No. 808062 — PolRom — REC-AG-2017/REC-RDIS-DISC-AG-2017) and ENGAGE (Grant no. 963122 — ENGAGE — REC-AG-2020 / REC-RDIS-DISC-AG-2020) are funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme (2014-2020) of the European Union.