Sunday, December 9, 2012
Friday evening The Chirikli Collective and Roma Community Center, will present the
SAIP JUSUF LIFE'S WORK AWARD to Ronald Lee.
STATEMENT FROM THE CHIRIKLI COLLECTIVE AND ROMA COMMUNITY CENTER:
"Mr. Lee has been an activist since his youth
in Montreal, and is a co-founder of Roma Community Centre, Toronto.
He has been a sessional lecturer of Romani Diaspora Studies at University of Toronto.
His published works include the semi-autobiographical novel The Living Fire, and his two recent dictionaries, Romani-English and English-Romani, complement his grammar text
Learn Romani/ Dás Duma Rromanes.
Copies of his books will be available for purchase.
Hedina Tahirovic Sijeric, national co-ordinator for Roma in Bosnia-Herzegovina, will present the
Mike Butch, of the Gypsy Rebels, will perform Romani music."
For more information on Ronald Lee, visit his website at.
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