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Vicissitudes of Orientalism. Re-examining the Indian Origin of the Roma. Lecture of IFK_Fellow Avishek Ray.
25. April um 18:00 – 21:00 CEST
The ostracization of European Roma populations is often premised on claims that they originated from elsewhere. Intriguingly, the idea of their Indian origins is embraced and rejected in almost equal proportions. What does this entail epistemologically? How does this (re)configure ideas about »India«?