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.


  • Transformative embodiments: Disruption, affect and empathy in minority lives


    You are welcome to attend the latest CMR seminar series. The event will bring together scholars working across disciplines on migration, colonialism, othering, diversity, and indigeneity beyond conventional text-centred interpretations, to explore the social, experiential, affective and relational dimensions of performative approaches. Focusing on the senses, new technologies, disability, dance, music, theatre, martial arts, sports … Read more

  • Routledge Advances in Minority Studies

    We are very happy to share a new series “Routledge Advances in Minority Studies” which Stavroula Pypirou is co-editing with Kyriaki Topidi of the European Centre for Minority Issues. The series will be home to interdisciplinary approaches to intersectional understandings of minorities.

  • 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

Centre for Minorities Research, University of St Andrews