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.


  • Displacement & Humanitarian Intervention Short Course

    The Centre for Minorities Research (CMR) is pleased to announce the first Centre-led online course. A 2-week intensive and bespoke professional development course on Humanitarian Intervention and Displacement, delivered by an interdisciplinary network of leading University of St Andrews experts. For more information about the course

  • Episode 6 / Season 2


    Minority Languages and their Reception in Germany Aimée Capraro, an undergraduate student of German, discusses the place of minority languages in Germany with a special focus on the linguistic varieties spoken by people of Turkish descent in urban areas in Germany and social attitudes towards them. In this episode, she breaks these varieties down from … Read more

  • Borderworlds: Temporal, Geographical and Psychosocial Exploration of Symbolic Borders


    Led by Dr Stavroula Pipyrou (University of St Andrews, UK) and Prof. Kateřina Králová (Charles University, CZ), Borderworlds is a set of webinar consultations and reciprocal in-person events with postgraduate students and young researchers.  

Pain and loss
Geographies of Diversity and Inclusion
(in)Equality and Space
Migration, Displacement and Mobility
Conflict and Human Rights

Centre for Minorities Research, University of St Andrews