CMR Interdisciplinary online short course

We are pleased to share the success of its first Centre-led interdisciplinary online course for professional development. Displacement and Humanitarian Intervention ran for two weeks in collaboration with Graduate School for Interdisciplinary Studies, offering bespoke sessions delivered by twelve experts from the University of St Andrews. Sixteen participants from four countries attended praxis-based workshops, lectures, group … Read more

Borderworlds: Round table discussion

Join us for the “Borderworlds” roundtable this Monday 24th at the Hebdomadar’s Room, St Salvator’s Quad, University of St Andrews. From 10pm to 1pm. This roundtable discussion as part of the broader “Borderworlds” project in collaboration with Charles University. This discussion will be followed by a Conference in Prague in June 6th – 9th  Both events … Read more

Book Launch and Workshops: “Laws of the Hillside: Minoritarian Liberalism in a Brazilian Favela”

We are thrilled to invite you to the launch of “Minoritarian Liberalism: A Travesti Life in a Brazilian Favela,” a book by Moisés Lino e Silva (Universidade Federal da Bahia). The book examines the lives of residents in a favela in Brazil and their encounters with the state and law, and how minoritarian liberalism plays a role … Read more

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

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 Africa”. Event details: Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 506 626 8244 Passcode: FJe5tm All welcome!

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 Date: Thu 7 Apr Time: 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm VENUE School V and Arts Lecture

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 scarcity as the product of demographic stress on the natural environment. Event details: Wednesdays 4 – 5pm (UK TIME) *exceptionally 4.30-5.30pm on … Read more