The Centre for Minorities Research (CMR) is a timely initiative that brings together interdisciplinary expertise from an outstanding pool of staff from across six Schools at the University of St Andrews. CMR explores the complexities, challenges and opportunities, continuities and discontinuities, unity and ruptures of the ‘everyday lives’ of minorities, in Scotland and beyond.

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ECMI event: "Insecurity from Below: Minorities, Security and Securitisation of Group Relations"

Director and Founder of CMR, Dr. Stavroula Pipyrou, has been invited to give the keynote lecture at a workshop tomorrow, held by the Conflict and Security Cluster of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), called "Insecurity from Below:…
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International Minority Education: Brazil

Capturing new education models among Indigenous and Quilombola minorities in Brazil CMR is pleased to announce a new collaborative project which focuses on Minority Education in Brazil. We will capture education models among Indigenous and…
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CMR-FCE Ceilidh at the St Andrews Fair

You’re invited! The St Andrews Fair Saturday International Ceilidh is organised by the Centre for Minorities Research of the University of St Andrews and the Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) for people from all nationalities and ethnicities…
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Human Trafficking and Slavery - Its closer than you think

The Fife Centre for Equalities is hosting an event on human trafficking and modern day slavery. 10:30am-12:30pm Friday, November 8th, 2019 Gillespie Centre in Dunfermline. The event is free, however requires registration. This event…
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Black Italy: In Conversation with Igiaba Scego

Thursday 31st October at 4 pm at St Mary’s College, Lecture Room 1. Igiaba Scego, born in Rome to a family of Somali origins, is a well-known writer, journalist and activist. She will be discussing race in Italian society today as…
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Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

We are very happy to announce the Memorandum of Understanding between the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG), and the Centre for Minorities Research, University of St Andrews. The general purpose…
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University of Messina, Department of Cognitive Science, Psychology, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies

We are very happy to announce the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Messina, Department of Cognitive Science, Psychology, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies (Dipertimento di Scienze cognitive, psicologiche, pedagogiche e degli…
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2019/20 Young Women Lead Project

The 2019/20 Young Women Lead (YWL) Project The Project is aimed at recruiting young women (30yrs and under) and seeks to increase the political participation of young women. The 2019/20 project is aimed specifically at young women from minority…
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Dis-Place-Ment: Reflections on being in & out of place

Please join us for a one-day workshop on 'dis-place-ment', hosted by CMR, where we shall reflect on being in and out of place. When: May 2nd, 2019; 10am-5pm Where: Arts Lecture Theatre This event is free and open to all.   Programme: 10am…