The latest issue of the French journal ‘Lignes‘ is dedicated to the Roma issue and offers a critical analysis of current discourses, policies and practices to govern the Romani minorities in France and Europe. Contributors include: Etienne Balibar, Jacques Ranciere, Jean-Loup Amselle and Cecile Canut. My contribution (co-authored with Nidhi Trehan) looks at the link between neoliberalism and anti-Gypsyism in Europe.
In response to the recent deportations of Roma from France,TCS invited sociologist Éric Fassin to give his account of why the Roma are being stigmatised by the Sarkozy administration. Theory, Culture & Society: Éric Fassin: Why the Roma?.
The statement by Viviane Reding on the French Roma expulsions is to be found on the Statewatch site, at http://www.statewatch.org/news/2010/sep/eu-reding-speech-roma.pdf.
The International Bussiness Times runs a long interview in two parts with Nando Sigona and Nidhi Trehan on the situation of Romani communities in Europe: http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/60495/20100908/roma-europe.htm