a graduate of the Krakow Academy of Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski, Faculty of Law and Administration, field: public administration. Also completed a postgraduate studies: Vocational Counsellor at the Krakow University of Technology and postgraduate studies: “The situation of the Roma in Poland – history, law, culture, ethnic stereotypes” at the Pedagogical University in Krakow. Currently a master student at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Faculty of International and Political Studies at the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora in the field of International Migration and Ethnic Relations.
Monika is engaged in the activities focused on the development and preservation of Roma culture and tradition. She cooperates with Roma organizations and writes and translates texts into Romani. She co-authored a book Prosto z garnka. Tradycje kulinarne Romów [Eng. Straight from the pot. Culinary traditions of the Roma]. The author of the documentary film There were the blacksmiths, there were … The film was recommended by the Council of Europe as part of the European Heritage Strategy for the 21st century and included in the Golden Colection of Good Practices as a protection of the Roma heritage.
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