When our maracas shake, we’re on the move!

Covid-19 is hitting indigenous people violently in Brazil. It’s not just the high mortality rate; other tensions and threats are being exacerbated by social isolation during the novel Coronavirus pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) has been working in partnership with our grassroots organisations and indigenous […]

KNOWLEDGE IN TIME OF PANDEMIC

TEHÊY – FISHING OF KNOWLEDGE / TEHÊY DE PESCARIA DE CONHECIMENTO In the village Muã Mimatxi, located in the town of Itapecerica in the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil, the Pataxoop practice what is called ‘fishing of knowledge’ (pescaria do conhecimento). The knowledges, narratives and customs of the indigenous people of Minas Gerais are […]

Congratulations to Edgar Xakriabá for winning the Photography Award Art & Science

We are happy to share that Edgar Kanaykõ Xakriabá, one of our Research Collaborators in the Project ‘Capturing new education models among Indigenous and Quilombola minorities in Brazil’, has won the Photography Award in 1st place for ‘Images created by photographic cameras: Wild and anthropic environment’. The prize is given by the National Council for Scientific […]

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) EQUALITY CONCERNS SURVEY

The Coronavirus (Covid 19) has changed the way our current world operates completely.  New changes are being introduced every day.  Fife Centre for Equalities understand that some people will find it harder to adapt to the changes. The centre has created a simple survey for people to share with them their concerns https://centreforequalities.org.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-equality-concerns-survey/ Coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

THANK YOU NOTE

We want to congratulate Annabelle von Moltke on her new job at the Cairo Office of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Egypt, as an Intern with the Labour Mobility and Human Development unit. We wish her success and all the best in this new phase. We would also want to thank her for all […]

Tartan Journeys through the African Diaspora

You are welcome to attend a conversation between  Dr. Emma Bond, Assistant Director of CMR, and Teleica Kirkland, Creative Director of the Costume Institute of the African Diaspora, as they discuss the transnational journeys of tartan. A short documentary film on the Tartan Project will also be shown. Event details: Wednesday Feb 12th 2020, 6pm.  […]

3rd International Conference on Migration and Mobilities – Call for Abstracts!

The conference will be Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th July 2020, St Andrews, Scotland Check out the conference website here. The 3rd International Conference on Migration and Mobilities (iMigMob) is being hosted by the University of St Andrews 8th-10th July 2020. This three-day conference builds on the successes of the first two iMigMob conferences (in […]

ECMI event: “Insecurity from Below: Minorities, Security and Securitisation of Group Relations”

Director and Founder of CMR, Dr. Stavroula Pipyrou, has been invited to give the keynote lecture at a workshop tomorrow, held by the Conflict and Security Cluster of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI), called “Insecurity from Below: Minorities, Security and Securitisation of Group Relations”, in Flensburg, Germany. Stavroula Pipyrou’s talk will be “On […]

Capturing new education models among Indigenous and Quilombola minorities

CMR is pleased to announce a new collaborative project which focuses on Minority Education in Brazil. We will capture education models among Indigenous and Quilombola minorities in Brazil, in a time when minorities and minority education is under explicit threat from the Brazilian government. These will form the basis for a unique interactive online archive […]