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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CMR Podcast / Sixth episode

The sixth episode of the CMR Podcast series is our last episode of 2021! We are so thankful to everyone that collaborated with us in this project, for all the hard work and for being willing to share your experiences, research, and voices…
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CMR Podcast / Fifth episode

We are back with a new CMR Podcast episode! Our fifth episode features Parisa Saghafian, a recent graduate student from the University of St. Andrews in the Erasmus Mundus Masters of Crossways in Cultural Narratives. Parisa reflects on…
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CMR Podcast / Fourth episode

In our fourth episode, Federica Consiglio, an undergraduate in German and Comparative Literature at the University of St. Andrews, analyses different points of view on the issue of including greater gender sensitivity in languages, both in…
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Stavroula Pipyrou Journal Publication

Dr Stavroula Pipyrou, the Centre’s Founding Director, has a new paper On Security, Minorities, and Opportunistic Narcissism, published in the Special Issue of the JEMIE - Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, an ECMI peer-reviewed…
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Anticipation and Immateriality in the Cold War

By Andy Barwick, Sian O'Sullivan, Natalie Wong Jiayi and Beth Moyes In the ‘Anthropology of the Cold War’ module, led by Dr Stavroula Pipyrou, our task was to create fortnightly group presentations that could either be based on reality…
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CMR Podcast / Third episode

Our third episode features Laura Jane Henderson, a Scottish second-year International Relations and Spanish undergraduate student at the University of St. Andrews, and Laura Moncada, an incoming NYU Abu Dhabi student from Venezuela. They discuss…
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CMR Podcast / Second episode

In our second episode, Sam Osborn, a third-year PhD student in German Studies (SoML) at the University of St Andrews, explores the life of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf through her memoir and diary. Charlotte was a transgender woman who lived in…
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ECMI Social Movements and Minority Rights Workshop

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) is conducting the Social Movements and Minority Rights workshop 20 May 2021 – 21 May 2021 The thematic angle chosen for the event of the interaction between social movements…
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CMR Podcast / Inaugural episode

In the inaugural episode, Camila Marinelli, a second-year doctoral candidate in Social Anthropology, University of St Andrews, is joined by Dr Ankur Datta, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the South Asian University. Taking the lead from…