Romani Studies
DisciplineRomani Studies
Edited byPetre Matei
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society
0.111 (2021)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Rom. Stud.
ISSN1528-0748 (print)
1757-2274 (web)
OCLC no.915635387
Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society
OCLC no.243499096

Romani Studies is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering all aspects of Romani/Gypsy studies. It is the official journal of the Gypsy Lore Society. It was established in 1888 and until 1982 was published as the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society. Its publication resumed in 1991 and in 2000 the journal obtained its current title. The society currently publishes it in association with the Liverpool University Press.[1][2]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2021 impact factor of 0.111.[5]


The following persons are or have been editor-in-chief:[6]


  1. ^ "Romani Studies". Project MUSE. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  2. ^ Lee, Ken (November 2000). "Orientalism and Gypsylorism". Social Analysis. 44 (2). Berghahn: 129–156. doi:10.1093/analys/44.3.129. JSTOR 23166537. p. 133: The North. American Chapter of the GLS, continued the sterling work, and in 1991 eventually reincarnated the Society, voting to incorporate it in the United States under the original name of Gypsy Lore Society and reviving the Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society, also under the original name, for the Fifth Series, which is still going strong today.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Romani Studies". MIAR: Information Matrix for the Analysis of Journals. University of Barcelona. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d "Web of Science Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Clarivate. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  5. ^ "Romani Studies". 2021 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Clarivate. 2022.
  6. ^ "Romani Studies". Gypsy Lore Society. Cheverly, Maryland, USA. Retrieved 22 June 2021.