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 […]

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 Celebration Week 7-11 March ’22 The University of St Andrews will hold a Sanctuary Celebration Week from 7-11 March to […]

Stavroula Pipyrou Journal Publication

Dr Stavroula Pipyrou, the Centre’s Founding Director, has a new paper On Security, Minorities, and Opportunistic Narcissism, published in the Special Issue of the JEMIE – Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, an ECMI peer-reviewed electronic journal.

ECMI Social Movements and Minority Rights Workshop

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) is conducting the Social Movements and Minority Rights workshop 20 May 2021 – 21 May 2021 The thematic angle chosen for the event of the interaction between social movements and minority identity is by design interdisciplinary and responds to an existing research gap in social science research. The […]

Futures in Post-displacement Italy

Please join us for a one-day workshop to plan/discuss the papers for a special issue of the Journal of Modern Italian Studies that is being edited by CMR directors Stavroula Pipyrou and Emma Bond When: December 18th, 2020; 2pm-5pm (UK) / 3pm-6pm (Italy) / 9am-12pm (EST) Where: Teams  

Virtual Tour to the exhibition Mundos Indígenas/Indigenous Worlds

Espaço do Conhecimento / Space of Knowledge of the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (UFMG) launched on September 21st the Virtual Tour to their exhibition Mundos Indígenas / Indigenous Worlds. In the exhibition Mundos Indígenas the public is presented with ways of living, knowing, and taking care of the Maxakali, Pataxoop, Xakriabá, Yanomami, and Ye’kwana […]

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 […]


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 […]