THANK YOU NOTE

We want to congratulate Annabelle von Moltke on her new job at the Cairo Office of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, as an Intern with the Labour Mobility and Human Development unit. We wish her success and all the best in this new phase. We would also want to thank her for all […]

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 […]

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 Quilombola minorities in Brazil, in a time when minorities and minority education is under explicit threat from the Brazilian government. […]

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 […]

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 is to acknowledge a mutual desire to establish specific educational relations and cooperation between the two Institutions in […]

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 studi culturali), and the Centre for Minorities Research, University of St Andrews. The general purpose is to acknowledge a mutual desire to establish […]