Panel on “Thick Solidarities in Europe” at the 7th Biennial Conference of the Czech Association for Social Anthropology
Tina Magazzini and Martin Fotta organized a three-session panel on “Thick Solidarities in Europe” at the 7th Biennial Conference of the Czech Association for Social Anthropology (CASA), that took place in Prague on 6–8 October, 2023. The sessions were well attended and followed the keynote speech of João Pina-Cabral, whose work has informed and inspired some of the research questions explored by the Romani Atlantic project.
The sessions spanned a broad range of geographical and disciplinary diversity, with presentations by Petra Ezzeddine (“Gratitude or Solidarity? Domestic Work in the Humanitarian Arena in the Czech Republic”), Mary Taylor and Mariya Ivancheva (“LeftEast as Praxis: Space, Time, and Affect in Solidarity”), Marta Rawłuszko and Justyna Struzik (“Casual solidarities on activist practices of solidarity in Poland”), Iliana Sarafian and Agnieszka Caban (“Ethnographies of Solidarity and Deservingness among Ukrainian Roma Refugees in Poland”), Beniamino Peruzzi Castellani (“Challenges and Opportunities of Solidarity Practices in Natural Disasters – Exploring Cases in Japan and Italy”), Jan Ort (“Brno as a space of Roma-non-Roma relations in the context of war”), Kamila Fiałkowska, Ignacy Jóźwiak, Elżbieta Mirga-Wójtowicz, Monika Szewczyk, Sonia Styrkacz (“Claim to have rights, right to have claims − transnational mobilisation of Roma in the face of the war in Ukraine”) and Marie Heřmanová (“#IStandWithUkraine: Performative Solidarity on TikTok”).