Key Publications


Margareta Matache, The Deficit of EU Democracies: A New Cycle of Violence Against Roma Population, Human Rights Quarterly, forthcoming May, 2014.

Margareta Matache and David Mark, Confined by narrow choices: the stories of Roma adolescents, in Jacqueline Bhabha, ed., Realizing Adolescent Rights, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming 2014.

Jacqueline Bhabha and Margareta Matache, Slippery citizenship, ed. Rhoda Howard- Hassmann and Margaret Walton Roberts, University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming 2014.

Margareta Matache, Social ecology of young Romani children: risk and protective factors for their development. A case study on Romania, forthcoming 2014.

Margareta Matache, Gender equality, sense of belonging, both?, in Iulia Motoc, ed., Women’s rights: from regional to universal in human rights-Essays in honor of Justice Bhagwati, University of Bucharest Publishing House, 2009.

Margareta Matache, Eterna umilire a rob(m)ilor lui Dumnezeu, in Rromii- de la dezrobire juridica la dezrobire spirituala , Amare Rromentza, 2006.


Margareta Matache, editor report, Reviewing five years of experience in training of minority youth leaders, Council of Europe, 2002.

Jennifer Leaning, Jacqueline Bhabha, Arlan Fuller, Margareta Matache, Bonnie Shnayerson, Carrie Bronsther, Jelena Ivanis and Katalin Dobias, Accelerating patterns of anti-Roma violence in Hungary, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University, January 2014.


Margareta Matache, Persecution of Roma in Hungary is spiralling out of control, The Conversation, February 17, 2014.

Margareta Matache, Sarah Dougherty, Equal, but not in our yard: Closed thinking on Roma inclusion in Europe, Center for European Studies and Harvard Gazette News, Harvard University, December 5, 2013.

Margareta Matache, Harvard recognizes International Roma Day with first conference on Roma rights, The Citizen, Harvard Kennedy School, 2013.

Georgian Lunca, Margareta Matache, 28 days: vitals for Florina, shocking for the society, confused for the authorities, Revista 22 Magazine, July 2008.

Margareta Matache, Roma women problems in Romania, Revista 22 Magazine, 2006.