Opre Khetanes! Concert and Conference
on Romani (Gypsy) Musics and Cultures

24-25 April 2015

New York University Department of Music
Room 220
24 Waverly Place
New York, NY 10003



Opre Khetanes! Concert and Conference on Romani (Gypsy) Musics and Cultures represents a major gathering on the East Coast of scholars of Romani culture and Roma who work as academics, activists, and/or performers. Presentations will be made by established scholars and by graduate students with expertise in Romani studies.

In the conference portion of Opre Khetanes!, Beyond Gypsy Stereotypes: Voicing Romani Pluralities, scholars in the fields of musicology, anthropology, Romani studies and related disciplines will present papers on subjects related to the representation of Romani people by themselves and/or others. Opre Khetanes! will also feature performances and a panel discussion.

The conference is free and open to the public.  No pre-registration is required.