CMR Inaugural Event: February 16, 2018

We are very happy to announce that the inaugural event of the Centre for Minorities Research will take place on 16th February 2018, 1-4pm, at Parliament Hall. The Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of St Andrews Professor Sally Mapstone will open the event and the keynote speech will be delivered by Professor Philomena Essed, Antioch University, known for … Read more

University of Verona, Centre for Ethnographic Research and Applied Anthropology

We are very happy to announce the Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Human Sciences, University of Verona, Centro di Ricerche Etnografiche e di Antropologia Applicata “Francesca Cappelletto” – CREAa (Centre for Ethnographic Research and Applied Anthropology) and the Centre for Minorities Research, University of St Andrews The general purpose is to acknowledge a … Read more

New Logo

We would like to thank Metin Şanalan (System Support Engineer & Computer Engineer) for his imaginative contribution towards the CMR logo!

LGBT History Forum

LGBT History Forum to celebrate LGBT History month in the University of St Andrews – 23rd February 2018 – Byre Theatre Studio (Support from Saints LGB, the History Society, the School of History and Kate Ferris, head of Equality and Diversity committee, School of History).

Stavroula Pipyrou Book Announcement

Dr Stavroula Pipyrou, the Centre’s Founding Director, Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology, has a new book: The Grecanici of Southern Italy: Governance, Violence, and Minority Politics.

Minority Politics in the Mediterranean World

Paul A. Silverstein reviews the following four books in the History and Anthropology review essay: Minority politics in the Mediterranean World. Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report, by Saba Mahmood The Grecanici of Southern Italy: Governance, Violence, and Minority Politics, by Stavroula Pipyrou Spain Unmoored: Migration, Conversion, and the Politics of Islam, by Mikaela H. Rogozen-Soltar The … Read more

Gurchathen Sanghera Book Announcement

Dr Gurchathen Sanghera, one of the Center’s Assistant Directors from International Relations has a new book: Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children’s Rights.  

Visiting Scholar

We are proud to announce the arrival of Dr Stefania Pontrandolfo, visiting scholar from University of Verona. Dr. Pontradolfo’s work focuses on Roma minorities in Italy. She will be joining us in St Andrews and working with the Center for Minorities Research from 25 July until 15 September 2017.

Welcome Note

Welcome to the Centre for Minorities Research! This is a platform to encourage dialogue and public engagement with minority matters.