Opinions

SELECTED INTERVIEWS

Child Abduction Scandal Highlights Roma Stereotypes, Al Jazeera America, 2013

Margareta Matache Speaks with FAIR’s CounterSpin about Recent Roma Controversy, CounterSpin, 2013

Extensive interview published in Equal opportunities for successful carriers book, Mediafax, 2012

High school for Roma sparks confusion in Romania, SETimes, 2012

 Romania’s government moves to rename the Roma, The Time, 2010

Romania in the dark over Roma facing return from France, EUbusiness, 2010

France warned on gypsy crackdown, Financial Times, 2010

L’Europe de l’Est peine à intégrer les Roms, Le Figaro, 2010

Presse par Paris, Bucarest promet de utter contre les flux migratoires de Roms, Le monde, 2010

Rentres au pays, ils attendant toujours l’argent promis, Le monde, 2010

Long Roma journeys to and from home in Romania, Euronews, 2010

No political will for Roma integration, SETimes, 2010

Where will the Roma go and stay, France 24, 2010

Extensive interview Interview with Margareta Matache in the Cadran Politic Magazine, 2007 available at

Poverty and exclusion blight Roma, BBC, 2007

The interview of the day with Magda Matache, BBC Romania, 2007

Extensive interview Roma youth, interview in the book Bucarest, le degal published by Minel Bran, 2006, Humanitas Publishing House

Extensive interview An essential step: intercultural education, interview in the Dimema Veche Magazine, 2006

also

Roma leaders to watch, Moment Magazine, 2012

Video spot encouraging women participation Equal opportunities for successful carriers, Mediafax, 2012

 Portrait-“Magda” et la cause rom, Le petit journal, 2010

SELECTED INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND TALKS

  1. Invited speaker at A People Disowned: The Roma and their Endless Struggle for Rights in Europe, Stanford University, February 2014
  2. Invited speaker at Recognizing the Roma Conflict, Brandeis University, February 2014
  3. Invited speaker, Facing History and Ourselves, November, 2013
  4. Invited speaker, prof. Bhabha’s course Children, Youth, and International Human Rights, Harvard Kennedy School, September, 2013
  5. Invited speaker, EU Government Failure at Roma Inclusion: The Case of Romani Women, Princeton University, April, 2013
  6. Invited speaker, World Bank Human Development Forum 2013, World Bank, January, 2013
  7. Invited speaker, prof. Bhabha’s course Children, Youth, and International Human Rights” Harvard Kennedy School, September, 2012
  8. Invited speaker, National Roma Strategies: Ensuring a Comprehensive and Effective European Approach conference at the European Parliament, November, 2011
  9. Invited speaker, prof. Greenberg’s course School Desegregation: U.S. and Eastern European Roma Compared, Columbia University, 2009
  10. Invited speaker, Speak truth to power, Robert F. Kennedy Foundation of Europe, April, 2009
  11. Testimony on Human Rights
Situation of Europe’s Largest Ethnic Minority before the US Helsinki Commission, Washington, June, 2006