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.
Dr Stavroula Pipyrou, the Centre’s Founding Director from Social Anthropology, has a new book: The Grecanici of Southern Italy: Governance, Violence, and Minority Politics.
Paul A. Silverstein reviews the following four books in the History and Anthropology review essay: Minority politics in the Mediterranean World. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report, by Saba Mahmood The Grecanici…
Dr Gurchathen Sanghera, one of the Center's Assistant Directors from International Relations has a new book: Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights.
We are proud to announce the arrival of Dr Stefania Pontrandolfo, visiting scholar from University of Verona. Dr. Pontradolfo's work focuses on Roma minorities in Italy. She will be joining us in St Andrews and working with the Center for Minorities…
Welcome to the Centre for Minorities Research! This is a platform to encourage dialogue and public engagement with minority matters.