Kimmo Granqvist
  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)



1992 …2021

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Description of research and teaching

Kimmo Granqvist is an academic (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 was one of the founding members of the “Network of Academic Institutions in Romani Studies” (NAIRS). He is 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, and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

External positions

Guest Professor in Romani Studies, Uppsala University

1 Oct 201930 Sep 2023

Professor in Romani Studies, Södertörns högskola, CBEES

1 Jan 201731 May 2021

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.