Christina Hooson (Czech Republic)


Christina Hooson

Christina Hooson (Dženo Association): Christina completed her BA in European Studies in London. At the time of her fellowship, Christina was studying for her Masters in International Affairs and Governance at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. She first came across the issue of Roma Rights during her Bachelor studies in the context of the democratisation process in Eastern Europe.



11 Sep

Proud to be Roma.

I find myself once again back amongst mountains, cheese, and chocolates, but there is much

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Posted Sep 11, 2009

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02 Sep

Carrot eaten…what now?

My daily walks along the Vltava River watching a setting sun catch the ripples before

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Posted Sep 02, 2009

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28 Aug

That vital ingredient called trust.

Socially excluded locality – the PC term for ghetto and racial segregation at its most

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Posted Aug 28, 2009

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25 Aug

Travelling East.

“Ostrava hlavní nádraží”: the announcement resonated around the ageing train compartment. Awaking abruptly, I frantically

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Posted Aug 25, 2009

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18 Aug

Luck ain’t the half of it.

“I was beaten by other children…I was the only Roma child to survive more than

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Posted Aug 18, 2009

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13 Aug

www.pros-cons.com

The internet has undoubtedly become a valuable tool in giving voice to the voiceless. The

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Posted Aug 13, 2009

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12 Aug

Džanas peskero drom.

Džanas peskero drom – we know our way: The slogan of Romodrom, a Czech NGO

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Posted Aug 12, 2009

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02 Aug

Staircase reflections: The invisible sore thumb.

1 step 2 step 3 step 4…tired baby screams, a mother sighs…17, 18, 19…smell of

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Posted Aug 02, 2009

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27 Jul

Finding the words.

Blog references to my boss – the pragmatic yet determined Mr. Ivan Veselý, have until

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Posted Jul 27, 2009

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17 Jul

Jump aboard.

Bus timetables in London? Don’t bother. The phrase ‘just like London buses’ is no mere

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Posted Jul 17, 2009

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09 Jul

Blue Bolsheviks and a Czech’s best friend.

(Note to self: by all means gaze up at the beautiful house façades bathed in

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Posted Jul 09, 2009

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06 Jul

Roma from Rome?

It seems as though I may have been a little hasty in taking the first

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Posted Jul 06, 2009

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02 Jul

No romanticisation. No condemnation.

I took a huge step yesterday and went…grocery shopping. Momentarily daunted by the vast array

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Posted Jul 02, 2009

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30 Jun

At the heart of the matter.

DISILLUSIONMENT [click of a PC mouse] ANGER [ash falls from a cigarette butt] PASSION [coffee

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Posted Jun 30, 2009

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05 Jun

Stereotypes: Embedded, Universal, and Unfounded?

My first blog comes to you from the (relative) comfort of an economy Delta airline

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Posted Jun 05, 2009

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