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Peter Vermeersch

  • Professor of Political Science
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Research interests

anti-discriminationcentral Europenationalismmobilizationethnic politics

About

PETER VERMEERSCH is a professor at the Social Science Faculty of the University of Leuven in Belgium (KU Leuven) and a former Research Fellow of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FWO). In 2007 and 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University. He is the author of the book The Romani Movement: Minority Politics and Ethnic Mobilization in Contemporary Central Europe (Berghahn Books, 2006), which studies the recent attempts of Romani activists in Central Europe to influence domestic and international politics and policies. His current research focuses on ethnic mobilization, minority politics, resurgent nationalism and party politics in the new EU member states in Central Europe. Other work by Peter Vermeersch has appeared in academic journals such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, and East European Politics and Societies. In addition he publishes essays and poetry. He is a graduate of the University of Leuven, but he also studied in Kraków, Warsaw, and Venice. He lives in Brussels.

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  • Anna Mirga

    Anna Mirga

  • Vera Ventura

    Vera VenturaUniversity of Bologna School of Political Science

  • IULIUS-CEZAR MACARIE

    IULIUS-CEZAR MACARIECentral European University

  • Laszlo Foszto

    Laszlo FosztoRomanian Institute for Research on National Minorities

  • Tina Magazzini

    Tina MagazziniUniversity of Deusto

  • Judith Claessen

    Judith Claessen

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Publications (5)

  • The Romani perspective: experiences and acts of citizenship across Europe

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  • Nationalism and political competition in Central Europe: the case of Poland

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  • Passion pieces

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  • The European Union and the Roma : An Analysis of Recent Institutional and Policy Developments

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  • Roma and mobility in the European Union

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Professional experience

Professor of Political Science

Flanders Make

October 2007 - Present