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  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

1992 …2018
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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 → …

Keywords

  • 612 Languages and Literature

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

Publications 1992 2018

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

Nordic Roma history, academic anti-Gypsyism and scholarly work on anti-Gypsyism and Roma Holocaust

Granqvist, K. K., 2017, Beyond the Roma Holocaust : from Resistance to Mobilisation. Kapralski, S. & Buchsbaum, T. (eds.). Kraków : Warsaw: Universitas ; Austrian Embassy

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Projects 2004 2017

Activities 1994 2018

Romani Studies (Journal)

Kimmo Granqvist (Editor in chief)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Slovensky Narodopis (Journal)

Kimmo Granqvist (Reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Scenarios of complex linguistic variation and change among Romani speakers in Southern Sweden

Kimmo Granqvist (Speaker)
14 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Critical evaluation of Roma inclusion strategies in Sweden and Finland

Kimmo Granqvist (Speaker)
7 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Erika Adamová

Kimmo Granqvist (Host)
29 Jan 201831 Jan 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH