Tartan Journeys through the African Diaspora

You are welcome to attend a conversation between  Dr. Emma Bond, Assistant Director of CMR, and Teleica Kirkland, Creative Director of the Costume Institute of the African Diaspora, as they discuss the transnational journeys of tartan. A short documentary film on the Tartan Project will also be shown. Event details: Wednesday Feb 12th 2020, 6pm.  […]

3rd International Conference on Migration and Mobilities – Call for Abstracts!

The conference will be Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th July 2020, St Andrews, Scotland Check out the conference website here. The 3rd International Conference on Migration and Mobilities (iMigMob) is being hosted by the University of St Andrews 8th-10th July 2020. This three-day conference builds on the successes of the first two iMigMob conferences (in […]

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: Minorities, Security and Securitisation of Group Relations”, in Flensburg, Germany. Stavroula Pipyrou’s talk will be “On […]

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 is particularly targeted at local professionals, although all are welcome. CMR’s Kathryn Fredricks will be attending, representing CMR. ~~~~ Event Description: […]

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 well as her recent non-fiction title, Al Roma Negata: Percorsi postcoloniali nella città (Ediesse), about Italy’s negated colonial […]

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 – 10.15am   Welcome: Dr. Stavroula Pipyrou, Founding Director, CMR 10.15am-12pm     In/Out […]

Research Activity Day – Dr. Emma Bond & Prof. Aine O’Healy In Conversation

  Please join us for a conversation between CMR’s Dr. Emma Bond (University of St Andrews) and Professor Aine O’Healy (Loyola Marymount University), who will be discussing their recent publications: Writing Migration through the Body (2018) and Migrant Anxieties: Italian Cinema in a Transnational Frame (2019), respectively. This event is hosted by the Department of Italian, […]