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.

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) EQUALITY CONCERNS SURVEY

The Coronavirus (Covid 19) has changed the way our current world operates completely.  New changes are being introduced every day.  Fife Centre for Equalities understand that some people will find it harder to adapt to the changes. The centre…

Insanity or enlightenment? Reasons behind COVID-denialism in Russia

By Evgeniya Pakhomova As the new reality of the world affected by the COVID-19 was becoming inevitable, many countries have witnessed an increase in the number of deniers of the virus, commonly known as COVID-dissidents. Russia was no exception…

The Gift of the Mask: Cuomo’s influence during Covid-19

By Sophia Rosenblatt The press conference looked the same as it did every day. Andrew Cuomo—New York governor and emerging stud of the pandemic (see. Cuomosexual[1])— front and centre, framed on a TV screen which displayed “Breaking…

Combate ao Coronavírus - Monitoramento comunitário Terra Indígena Xakriabá / Combating Coronavirus - Community monitoring at Xakriabá Indigenous Land

Combating Coronavirus - Community monitoring at Xakriabá Indigenous Land Among Covid-19's many challenges, indigenous populations in Brazil are particularly vulnerable, with greater vulnerability to infectious diseases and dependent on medical…

The Deadly Consequences of Reckless Speech

By Betty Andrews The Washington Post[1] actively fact checks dubious claims made by politicians and public figures and, during his time in office, Donald Trump has made false claims frequently enough to warrant an entire webpage dedicated…

UM PASSEIO POR PINHÕES QUILOMBOLA / A WALK THROUGH PINHÕES QUILOMBOLA

*** this blog post is translated into English below *** Um passeio por Pinhões quilombola Muito se tem falado em Comunidade Quilombola. Eu nasci na Comunidade Quilombola de Pinhões, no entanto, cresci sem que a comunidade, a família…

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…

Do encontro/ About meeting

*** this blog post is translated into English below *** Do encontro Encerrado em dezembro passado, o 23º forumdoc.bh apresentou a mostra/seminário Mortos e a Câmera, com curadoria do antropólogo e professor da Faculdade de Educação…
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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…