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Catalina Tesar

Cătălina Tesăr teaches Anthropology at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Sociology, and works as a researcher at the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant in Bucharest. She earned her PhD in Anthropology from University College London with a thesis about the sexual, economic and political dimensions of early age arranged marriages among the Cortorari Roma from Transylvania. During her 15-year experience of fieldwork in Roma communities, she learnt Romani language. She published extensively on such issues as marriage, begging, houses, and migration among the Roma. This is her debut documentary, which is based on her PhD research. She was awarded o Fejos Postodoctoral Fellowship of the Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research US for the production of the film: http://blog.wennergren.org/2018/06/fejos-postdoctoral-fellowship-catalina-tesar/

Catalina Tesar
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