The immigration of Romanian Roma to Western Europe: Causes, effects and future engagement strategies. 2013-2017.

Arturo Alvarez


Arturo Alvarez Roldán is Associate Professor at the University of Granada (Spain) in the Department of Social Anthropology.

His current research is primarily concerned with two areas: (1) School failure among Romani students and (2) political economy of illegal drugs markets.

He is supervising the implementation of research methods in MigRom project.

Working in the history of loss and oblivion, as in the death of languages.

Recent publications:

ÁLVAREZ, A, PARRA, I. & GAMELLA, J.F. Reasons for school failure among Spanish Romani or Gitanos using concept mapping in mixed methods research. Manuscript submitted for publication.

ÁLVAREZ, A, PARRA, I. & GAMELLA, J.F. ‘Why most Gypsy/Romani students do not complete compulsory secondary education in Spain? Uncovering the view of the educational community using Concept Mapping.’ Paper presented at the ERPA International Congresses on Education. Athens, Greece, 2-7 June 2015.