Acting Heroes: Participatory Roma and Traveller Theatre for Social Change (PARTTS)

   2019. június 27. 9:00 - 2019. június 27. 18:00

Institute for Minority Studies, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

invites you to the consortium building workshop

Acting Heroes: Participatory Roma and Traveller Theatre for Social Change (PARTTS)

in preparation for application to

H2020 Research and Innovation Call (RIA):

Societal Changes and the Tools of Art

27 June, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm

VenueMTA HTK (1097 Budapest, Tóth Kálmán u. 4.), Auditorium/Ground floor

PLEASE NOTE: Only the first part of the workshop (9.00 – 11.30) and the exhibition are open for the public.

Other program elements are available only for the project participants.

Conducted language: English


9:00 ‑ 9:10 Welcome speech

Zsolt Boda, Director General, Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (CSS HAS)

9:10 ‑ 9:15 Introduction of the proposed project’s antecedents

Judit Durst (Institute for Minority Studies, CSS, HAS)


1st Session

9:15 ‑ 11:15  Roma Theatre for Social Change: Meeting the theatre partners

Chair: Márton Obláth (Parforum)

1. Independent Theatre from Hungary, Márton Illés

2. Social theatre in Spain: AIIUN, Sonia Carmona Tapia

3. Rampa Prenestia in Italy, Sebastiano Spinella

4. Giuvlipen from Romania, Mihai Lukacs

5. Traveller Wagon Wheel from Ireland, Michael Collins

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break


2nd Session

Chair: Márton Illés (Independent Theatre, Hungary)

11:30 ‑ 12:00 Theatre partners meet their academic partners: Country specific discussions

12:00 ‑ 12:40 Summary of agreed country focuses

12:40 ‑ 13:00 Thematic discussion

13:00 ‑ 14:20 Lunch break

13:00 ‑ 13:15 Opening of the Roma Heroes Exhibition, Angéla Kóczé (CEU, Romani Studies Program)

3rd Session

14:20 ‑ 14:40 Social theatre and social change in Sociology (TBC)

14:40 ‑ 15:00 Quantitative intervention assessment, Anna Kende (ELTE, Department of Social Psychology)

15:00 ‑ 15:20 Experience, knowledge, action - Qualitative approaches in applied drama research, Márton Obláth (Parforum)

15:20 ‑ 16:00 Discussion on measuring Roma theatre induced social change

16:00 ‑ 16:15 Coffee break


16:15 ‑ 17:30 Discussion about the concept note and the aim of the project

Moderator: Margit Feischmidt (Institute for Minority Studies, CSS, HAS)

17:30 ‑ 18:00 Closing remarks and further plans

Judit Durst and Márton Illés