Season 3 / Episode 6

In our final episode of season 3, Michelle Alm Engvall, social researcher, MA in Anthropology and Humanitarian Action; Megan Denise Smith, Protection and Gender Specialist, Independent Consultant and PhD candidate in Political and Social Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra; and Esther Neira, PhD candidate in Anthropology at Queen’s University Belfast, discuss the intersections between transactional … Read more

Season 3 / Episode 5

In this episode, Natalie Smith, a PhD candidate in the School of History, examines an anthropological account of the Roma written by the priest Cristfried Ganander in 1780, which marks the earliest study of the Roma people in Sweden. This text explored the history, culture and language of the Romani in Sweden-Finland. This episode uses … Read more

Season 3 / Episode 4

CMR’s fourth episode of season 3 is out! In this podcast, we have Yichi Zhang, a PhD student in Social Anthropology, talk to her research interlocutor, Shannon Chen-See Nehemiah. They talk about Shannon’s life experiences growing up as a fourth-generation Chinese Jamaican and an active poet and artist. They ruminate upon the commonality of minority experiences, which relates … Read more

Season 3 / Episode 3

In our third episode of season 3, Tilly Lyons, a PhD student in Italian and History, briefly overviews the history of Africans in Italy between 1922 and 1945. In this episode, she contextualises the discursive landscape in which they found themselves in a colonial time where anti-Black propaganda was rife and discusses two case studies … Read more

Season 3 / Episode 2

For the second episode of season 3 of the CMR Podcast we have Parth Pandya, a PhD student in Demography, discussing their first PhD chapter looking at the effects of ethnic concentration on the partnership, employment, and housing patterns of ethnic minorities in the UK with a special focus on the key takeaways on the … Read more

New Season / Episode 1

The CMR Podcast is back with its third season! We are so proud of all involved in the last two seasons and can’t wait to hear a new group of talented students ready to share their research interests. Please join us in our latest and first episode of the third season.    Environmental Justice and Persons … Read more

Season 2 / Episode 6

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

Season 2 / Episode 5

Reconnecting Heritage: Repatriation and Museums This CMR episode is in collaboration with Two Friends Talk History podcast, hosted and produced by Zofia Guertin, a PhD Candidate in the School of Classics. In this episode Zofia interviews Dr Barbara Winter to discuss how indigenous artefacts have traditionally been collected and displayed in western Canada. This discussion touches on the … Read more

Episode 4 / Season 2

Diversity in Green Film: A conversation with the Green Film Festival In this episode, Erica Ostlander, an undergraduate in Film Studies and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews, discusses the importance of upholding diversity in Hollywood, particularly in the realm of environmental cinema. Working as Co-director of the Green Film Festival alongside Tristan Sharman, … Read more

Episode 3 / Season 2

In this episode, listen to St. Andrews History PhD student, Jessica Secmezsoy-Urquhart, as they tell the forgotten life story of the Greatest Man from the Smallest County in all of England, Jeffrey Hudson. As a young boy of only 1 1/2 foot tall, at the age of 7 his life changed forever when Charles I … Read more