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 / New Season

The CMR Podcast is back with a new season! We are so happy with the success of the first season and the interest it gathered. We now have a new group of talented students ready to share their research interests. Please join us in our latest…
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Minorities in Times of Scarcity and Conflict Seminar

We continue our Seminar Series this Wednesday 27th April 4-5pm (UK time) with Faith Mkwananzi, University of the Free State, speaking on "Capability ‘scarcity’ in times of conflict among marginalised migrant student communities in South…

Current Contentions in Gender and Social Change

The Institute for Gender Studies and the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Studies would like to invite you to the end of term event. Come join on the 7th of April to explore the current contention in gender and social change. DETAILS …
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Minorities in Times of Scarcity and Conflict

You are welcome to attend the latest CMR seminar series. The event will bring together scholars working crossdisciplinarily on migration, colonialism, othering, indigeneity and diversity who go beyond the conventional approach to resource…

Sanctuary Celebration Week 2022

This week the University of St Andrews will bring together students, staff, community members and partners to explore, share and inform about being a University of Sanctury. Find out more and register for events: Sanctuary…
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CMR Podcast / Eighth episode

In our eighth episode, Anushrut Ramakrishnan Agrwaal, a PhD Candidate in Film Studies at the University of St Andrews talks to Lara Jost, a PhD Candidate in Philosophy who also manages Philosophy's academic skills workshops for undergraduate…
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CMR Podcast / Seventh episode

New Year and a brand new CMR podcast episode! Our seventh episode is the first of many to come in 2022. In this episode Manar Kawasmi, a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews talks to Haneen Maikey, a Palestinian…
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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…