Thomas ACTON  

Country of residence

United Kingdom

Brief introduction

Professor Emeritus of Romani Studies, University of Greenwich


Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, Oxford 1974

Academic profile

Organisational and cultural developments in Romani/Gypsy/Traveller politics.


  • Gypsy Politics and Social Change, Routledge 1974
  • Scholarship and the Gypsy Struggle, UHP 2000
  • Second Site -  Avere Yakha – Avere Thana;  Catalogue of an Exhibition by Daniel Baker, Ferdinand Koci, Damien LeBas, and  Delaine Le Bas, University of Greenwich, Stephen Lawrence Gallery 2006 (edited with Grace Acton)


Roma/Gypsy Politics; Commercial Nomadism

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