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  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

1992 …2020

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Kimmo Granqvist is an academic (Professor in Romani Studies at Södertörn University, Stockholm, and University Lecturer in Romani Language and Culture at the University of Helsinki, Finland) with twenty years of experience in theoretical and participatory research with Roma communities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries, as well as in East Central Europe. He is a member of the Gypsy Lore Society since 2016. He has been involved with the organization of the Gypsy Lore Society Conferences in Helsinki (2009) and Stockholm (2016). Kimmo Granqvist has a long track-record in Romani Linguistics, but he is also interested in issues of education, employment and social inclusion of the Roma, on which he has coordinated a number of research projects. He is currently the chairperson of the “Network of Academic Institutions in Romani Studies” (NAIRS) and a member of the Reference Group of the collaborative Nordic research network “Romers och resandes historia i Norden” (Roma and Resande's history in the Nordic countries; RORHIN). He is a member of the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. He cooperates, for instance, with the Slovak and Czech Academies of Sciences, the Minority Studies Society “Studii Romani” in Bulgaria, and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. Kimmo Granqvist is currently editor of the Södertörn Series on Romani Studies, which is the only Nordic peer-reviewed publication series dedicated to Romani Studies.Kimmo Granqvist is an academic (Professor in Romani Studies at Södertörn University, Stockholm, and University Lecturer in Romani Language and Culture at the University of Helsinki, Finland) with twenty years of experience in theoretical and participatory research with Roma communities in the Nordic and Baltic Countries, as well as in East Central Europe. He is a member of the Gypsy Lore Society since 2016. He has been involved with the organization of the Gypsy Lore Society Conferences in Helsinki (2009) and Stockholm (2016). Kimmo Granqvist has a long track-record in Romani Linguistics, but he is also interested in issues of education, employment and social inclusion of the Roma, on which he has coordinated a number of research projects. He is currently the chairperson of the “Network of Academic Institutions in Romani Studies” (NAIRS) and a member of the Reference Group of the collaborative Nordic research network “Romers och resandes historia i Norden” (Roma and Resande's history in the Nordic countries; RORHIN). He cooperates, for instance, with the Slovak and Czech Academies of Sciences, the Minority Studies Society “Studii Romani” in Bulgaria, and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights. He has been elected to represent Finland in the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages during 2016-2022. Kimmo Granqvist is currently editor of the Södertörn Series on Romani Studies, which is the only Nordic peer-reviewed publication series dedicated to Romani Studies.

External positions

Professor in Romani Studies, Södertörns högskola, CBEES

1 Jan 2017 → …

Fields of Science

  • 612 Languages and Literature

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Finnish Romani: A descriptive grammar

Granqvist, K. & Laitinen, S. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Lincom Europa. (Languages of the World / Materials)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Gypsy songs

Granqvist, K., Jun 2018, In : Romani Studies. 28, 1, p. 150-155 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewScientific

Letter from the editor

Granqvist, K., Jun 2018, In : Romani Studies. 28, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientificpeer-review

Finnish Romani and its dialectology

Granqvist, K. K., 2017, Das amen godi pala Lev Čerenkov: romani historija, čhib taj kultura. Kozhanov, K., Oslon, M. & Halwachs, D. (eds.). Graz: Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Forschungsbereich Plurilingualismus, p. 221-237 7 p. (Grazer Romani Publikationen; no. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Nauczanie i kształcenie nauczycieli w języku romani w Finlandii: Raport z badań

Granqvist, K. K., 2017, In : Dialog-Pheniben. 23, p. 22-33 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Projects

Activities

Roma in the Centre: Narratives by Roma in oral and written culture

Kimmo Granqvist (Member of organizing committee)
14 Jun 201915 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Finnish Romani in its language community and society after WWII

Kimmo Granqvist (Speaker)
16 Sep 201918 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Roma in the Centre: Archiving Roma Cultural Heritage

Kimmo Granqvist (Member of organizing committee)
21 Oct 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

• Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships project thematic training event of the staff on Roma Migration

Kimmo Granqvist (Member of organizing committee)
1 Apr 20193 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Swedish Finnish kaló

Kimmo Granqvist (Speaker)
22 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Radio interview, Sisuradio, December 19, 2019

Kimmo Granqvist

19/12/2019

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media