Date: May 29 to June 4, 2023
Credits: 4 ECTS
Lecturers: doc. PhDr. Zuzana Jurková, PhD., prof. Carol Silverman
Language of Instruction: English
One-week course organized in the framework of the Khamoro Romani Festival (May 29 to June 4, 2023), at the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague, and intended for international university students. The summer school is set to be organized in person.
In the morning lectures, the students will become acquainted with the main areas in which Roma participated in the creation of distinctive music styles with a primary focus on the music of the Roma in Central Europe. Besides, we will discuss the most important topics of the previous years: representation of Roma through music, Romani music and emotions, Romani music and collective memory, etc.
Students will study not only with local and international ethnomusicologists specializing in Romani music, but also with organizers of the festival, and the Romani musicians themselves. Students will also take part in workshops with Khamoro festival participants, and attend evening festival concerts in the evenings.
The course will be led by prof. Zuzana Jurková, FHS UK, with guest lecturer prof. Carol Silverman, University of Oregon, USA.
Study materials are available online for students.
Download the application form here. The application deadline is March 15, 2023. Application form and your CV must be submitted to .
The participation fee for the course is 100 EUR. University accommodation is available upon request. Further information is available here.
You can find Zuzana Jurkova's biography here.
Faculty of Humanities
182 00 Praha 8 - Libeň