Lucie Fremlova Consultancy
Lucie Fremlova Consultancy

 

I authored the following reports, presentations and articles:

LGBTIQ Roma 

Non-Romani Researcher Positionality and Reflexivity: Queer(y)ing One’s Own Privilege
This paper considers the positionality and reflexivity of non- Romani, ally-identified researchers vis-à-vis insider/outsider research by critically examining – or queer(y)ing – non-Romani researcher identity and the privilege that goes with it. On a theoretical level this can be facilitated by, for example, queer theoretical concepts and the concept of critical whiteness. Critical whiteness is “queer” by virtue of being counter/non/ anti-normative in relation to whiteness as a social norm (white- normativity). In practical terms, employing queer, feminist, and critical whiteness methodologies means that reflective and reflexive researchers conducting research “with,” “for,” and “on” Roma do not “have to be” Romani in order to participate in knowledge production on
Non-Romani Researcher Positionality and [...]
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The Experiences of Romani LGBTIQ people: Queer(y)(ing) Roma
Doctoral thesis
Experiences of LGBTIQ Roma.pdf
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Mainstream education

University of Southampton's event 'Children's rights and the global economic crisis' Desegregation and access to quality education for Roma in the face of the financial crisis
Working with Roma Communities: Every child matters
Working with Roma Communities, Winterhill Secondary School, Rotherham, 24 June, 2013
Working with Roma Communities_Every chil[...]
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Every child matters: promoting access to quality education for Roma children
Conference presentation, International Conference “Quality Education for Roma: Sustainability of Education Policy developed within the Decade on European level ", April 22nd – 23rd 2013, Zagreb, C
Every child matters_promoting access to [...]
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From segregation to inclusion: Roma pupils in the UK
From-Segregation-to-Inclusion.pdf
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From segregation to inclusion
Presentation of the research at CAHROM meeting in Skopje
From segregation to inclusion.pdf
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Od segregacie k inkluzii
Od-segregacie-k-inkluzii.pdf
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Dva roky pote aneb segregace v ceskem skolstvi jako motiv odchodu romske komunity do Anglie
Dva-roky-pote-aneb-segregace-v-českem-šk[...]
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Romské děti v hlavním vzdělávacím proudu ve Velké Británii
Romské děti v hlavním vzdělávacím proudu[...]
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Romské děti v hlavním vzdělávacím proudu ve Velké Británii
Romske děti v hlavnim vzdělavacim proudu[...]
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The movement of Roma to the UK

Working with Eastern European Children and their Families through Court Proceedings
CAFCASS event entitled "Working with Eastern European Children and their Families through Court Proceedings"
Working with Eastern European Children a[...]
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Who are Roma
Cafcass event entitled "Working with Eastern European children and their families through court proceedings", Maidstone, 17 October 2013
Who are the Roma.pdf
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Working with Eastern European Roma Settled in the UK
Two training sessions for British Transport Police officers, delivered on 13 September, 2013
BTP- Who are the Roma.pdf
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Roma in the UK: Working with Eastern European Roma settled in the UK
Two training sessions for British Transport Police officers, delivered on 13 September, 2013
BTP- Roma UK London.pdf
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Příklady dobré praxe v práci s romskými komunitami na místní úrovni v kontextu britské politiky sociální koheze
Prezentace z konference, Sokolov, 4.10. 2012
Příklady dobré praxe s romskými komunita[...]
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The Movement of Roma from New EU Member States (2009)
A Mapping Survey of A2 and A8 Roma in England
The-Movement-of-Roma-From-New-EU-Member-[...]
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New Roma Communities in England
Strategic Guide
New Roma Communities in England.pdf
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Getting to know the Roma communities in England
Getting-to-Know-the-Roma-Communities-in-[...]
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Report of the Slovak and Czech Roma Meeting
Report of the first meeting of Roma in G[...]
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Zprava ze setkani slovenskych a ceskych Romu
Czech version
Report-on-the-meeting-of-Slovak-and-Czec[...]
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Barabaripen: Young Roma speak about multiple discrimination
barabaripen.pdf
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The sexual and reproductive rights of Romani women

Coercive sterilisation of Romani women
Czech version
Coercive-sterilisation-of-Romani-women.p[...]
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Coercive sterilisation of Romani women
Romani version
Coercive-sterilisation-of-Romani-women-R[...]
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Coping with coercive sterilisation
Article published in ERRC's journal Roma Rights Quarterly 4/2006
Coping with coercive sterlilisation.pdf
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Other reports I contributed to:

Access and Health of Roma Communities in the UK
Training resource and information pack
pdf_training_module_h1_roma.pdf
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Breaking the Silence: Trafficking in Romani Communities
breaking-the-silence-19-march-2011.pdf
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The situation of Roma EU citizens moving to and settling in other EU Member States
Roma_Movement_Comparative-final_en.pdf
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Social Inclusion Through Social Services: The Case of Roma and Travellers
m00000223.pdf
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The Glass Box: Exclusion of Roma From Employment
m00000214.pdf
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Lucie has successfully started her PhD at the School of Applied Social Sciences, University of Brighton, after being awarded a three-year scholarship to do her PhD research on transformations that have occurred in LGBTIQ GRT communities.

 

On 29 May, 2014, Lucie will be one of the presenters talking at the specialised seminar "Equal access to quality education for Roma chidren in the Czech Republic" as part of the World Festival Khamoro. The seminar is convened by the OSCE ODIHR Contact Point for Roma and Sinti issues, Minister for Human Rights, Equal Opportunities and Legislation of the Government of the Czech Republic, and Slovo 21.

 

Between 31 March and 1 April 2014, Lucie participated in a preparatory meeting for United for Dignity: Conference on the specific situation of young Roma affected by multiple discrimination The conference will take place at the Council of Europe's European Youth Centre in Strasbourg between 24 and 26 June, 2014. Lucie has contributed to conducting the desk and field research for the study and has been the main editor of the final report.

 

On 14 March 2014, Lucie was one of the main speakers presenting the issue of Roma education at the University of Essex Human Rights Society Roma Awareness Week. The other speakers include Grattan Puxon, Dr Julian Burger, Rita Chadha and Angel Lilkov Ivanov.

 

On 13 January 2014, Lucie succesfully submitted Section 7: Roma integration of FRA's Annual Report 2013 to the Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Nottingham, FRA's UK Focal Point.

 

On 3 December, Lucie delivered a presentation called  "Every child matters: promoting access to quality education for Roma children" at the conference "Perspectives on Inclusive Education. Safeguarding the Equality of Opportunities?"organised by Amaro Foro e.V., Berlin, with financial support from the Senate Administration for Labour, Integration and Women. 

 

On 17 October, 2013, Lucie presented at a CAFCASS event entitled "Working with Eastern European Children and their Families through Court Proceedings". His Honour Judge Polden and Mrs Justice Theis are among the presenters.

 

On 13 September, 2013, Lucie delivered two training sessions for the British Transport Police officers, entitled Working with Eastern European Roma settled in the UK.

 

Lucie was among 4 presenters opening a training session entitled "Defending Human Rights of Roma and Travellers on the basis of European standards", organised by the Support Team of the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Roma issues (Council of Europe), the Cardiff Law School and the AIRE Centre.

 

Lucie has been selected as one of five experts to participate in the Council of Europe's project on the Lifestories of young Roma facing multiple discrimination.

 

Lucie gave a presentation entitled "Every child matters: promoting access to high quality education for Roma children" at the conference Quality education for Roma: Sustainability of Education Policy Developed within the Decade on European level, held on April 22-23, 2013, in Zagreb, Croatia. 

 

Lucie has been commissioned by the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, the UK national focal point for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), to contribute to FRA's current survey entitled "Mapping sources of data on Roma".



On 18 March, 2013, Lucie opened the Human Rights Film series regularly held at the Human Rights Law Centre, School of Law, University of Nottingham. Since 2006 HRLC has run a Human Rights Film Series. This time, it is dedicated to Roma issues and the current challenges faced by Roma in Europe.

 

Between 3 and 6 March, 2013, Lucie accompanied a delegation of school management and senior teaching staff from Primary School Trmice to Babington Community College and other schools in Leicester as part of the Roma Education Support Trust's project Every child matters: High quality education for all. The delegation is headed by Trmice's Headteacher. 

 

Between 11 and 14 February, 2013, Lucie led a delegation of school management and senior teaching staff from Babington Community College, Leicester, who will be visiting Primary School Trmice as part of the Roma Education Support Trust's project Every child matters: High quality education for all. The delegation is headed by Babington's Vice Principal.  

 

Lucie presented the issue of school desegregation measures and the pilot study From segregation to inclusion: Roma pupils in the UK as a trainer at the Council of Europe's three day seminar entitled The role of youth work in combating segregation in school environments, held on 21 – 24 November 2012 at the European Youth Centre, Strasbourg.

 

Lucie completed a report on the situation of Roma in the United Kingdom for the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, the UK national focal point for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA).

 

From 22 to 25 October, Lucie and the Roma Education Support Trust implemented the first stage of their project Every child matters: High quality education for all at Primary School Trmice. Babington Community College got an excellent response from their project partner. The three days were concluded by a visit by the British Ambassador. 

 

On 4 October, Lucie gave a presentation on models of good practice in working with Roma communities in the UK at the Czech Interior Ministry's conference entitled "We live here together: Examples of successful practice in socially excluded localities".

 

In partnership with 198 Contemporary Arts and artist Eva sajovic, Lucie is providing supervision to DreamMakers - UK wide project with young Gypsy, Roma, Travellers, supported by the PAUL HAMLYN FOUNDATION.

 

Lucie has been commissioned by the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, the UK national focal point for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), to produce a FRANET report entitled Social Thematic Study: The situation of Roma in the EU.

 

Lucie has been appointed member of the World Roma Organisation Commissariat for Human Rights.

 

From 26 to 29 June, Lucie accompanied a delegation from the Karlovy Vary Region, led by OSF Prague, on a study visit to Leicester, designed by Lucie and Leicester City Council. The aim of the study visit was to familiarise members of the Czech delegation with inclusive strategies and mainstream education for Roma pupils at UK schools.

 

From 21 to 22 June, Lucie participated in an event organised by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Italian government in Rome, entitled Human Rights Based Policies and Roma Active Citizenship.

 

Lucie presented the study From segregation to inclusion: Roma pupils in the UK to the Council of Europe Ad Hoc Committee on Roma (CAHROM) in Skopje on 22 May 2012. 

 

Lucie completed the Ad hoc information request on issues concerning Roma for the University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre, the UK national focal point for the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA)

 

On 13 April, Lucie gave a presentation at a Transport for London, British Transport Police and the Metropolitan Police event entitled Engaging with Central and East European Roma Communities.

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