CMR Inaugural Event: February 16, 2018

We are very happy to announce that the inaugural event of the Centre for Minorities Research will take place on 16th February 2018, 1-4pm, at Parliament Hall. The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews Professor Sally Mapstone will open the event and the keynote speech will be delivered by Professor Philomena Essed, Antioch University, known for her outstanding work on ‘everyday racism’ and gender studies. Members of the CMR board will engage in a panel discussion.

Drinks will follow!

All welcome!



University of Verona, Centre for Ethnographic Research and Applied Anthropology

We are very happy to announce the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Human Sciences, University of Verona, Centre for Ethnographic Research and Applied Anthropology (Centro di Ricerche Etnografiche e di Antropologia Applicata “Francesca Cappelletto” – CREAa) 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 order to promote academic and scientific links through the sharing of ideas and teaching practices, and to promote sustainable academic activity and international education.

New Logo

We would like to thank Metin Şanalan (System Support Engineer & Computer Engineer) for his imaginative contribution towards the CMR logo!


LGBT History Forum

LGBT History Forum to celebrate LGBT History month in the University of St Andrews – 23rd February 2018 – Byre Theatre Studio (Support from Saints LGB, the History Society, the School of History and Kate Ferris, head of Equality and Diversity committee, School of History).

Visiting Scholar

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 Research from 25 July until 15 September 2017.

Welcome Note

Welcome to the Centre for Minorities Research! This is a platform to encourage dialogue and public engagement with minority matters. In this section you will find updates regarding future events. During the ‘nurturing’ year of CMR we plan the launch event and a series of exciting lectures, meetings and public outreach.

Please feel free to contact us with feedback and ideas for future events and collaborations!

Stay tuned!