This is My Face (Esta es Mi Cara) – Film Screening

This is My Face (Esta es Mi Cara)  what lies inside a journey with HIV   CMR is pleased to invite you to a screening of the film (work in progress) ‘This is My Face‘, directed and produced by Angelica Cabezas Pino in collaboration with people living with HIV in Chile. The film will be shown at […]

The Orthodox Neoliberal: Religious Ethics and Market Practices in Post-Soviet Russia

  Victoria Fomina (PhD candidate at Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology Central European University)   Thursday 22 November, 4-5.15pm, Buchanen Building, Room 216   This talk will explore how Christian Orthodox conceptions of economy come together with neoliberal visions of the market and social virtue in post-Soviet Russia. It analyzes Orthodox intellectuals’ recent attempts […]

International Minority Education: Opening New Collaborative Research Possibilities

  Itinerary: 26th -30th November (Week 11)   *********** Subject to Change *************   26/11 – Open Seminar at the Department of Anthropology “Indigenous and quilombola education in Brazil: an introduction”   27/11 – Invited meeting with research groups about minority education and collaborative research.   27/11 – Meeting in the framework of the Memorandum […]

The Impact of the UK Immigration Act on Housing and Public Services

Friday 8th June 2018, 10am-16.15pm University of St Andrews    9.30 – 10.00       Registration & Coffee 10.00- 10.05       Kim McKee (Chair), University of St Andrews – Welcome 10.05 – 11.00     Hannah Jones, University of Warwick ‘Go Home – whose home? How both immigration and the ‘hostile environment’ are ordinary in […]

Call for Papers: The Impact of the UK Immigration Act on Housing and Public Services

Date: Friday 8th June 2018 Venue: University of St Andrews Organisers: Dr Kim McKee, University of St Andrews ( and Dr Sharon Leahy, University of St Andrews ( Keynote speakers: Dr Hannah Jones (University of Warwick), Dr Sharon Leahy (University of St Andrews), Eloise Nutbrown (COSLA), Prof. David Robinson (University of Sheffield) Funded by: the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.