Short Courses

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. The course is strongly praxis based and consists of workshops, lectures, group work, … Read more

Episode 5 / Season 2

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

Episode 2 / Season 2

In this episode, Anisha Minocha and Nishita Koushik, both undergraduates in English at the University of St Andrews, will be discussing their own experiences and challenges with the structure of higher education. Stressing the importance of diversifying and decolonising the curriculum, and what steps are being done by students to improve this. [av_button label=’Listen to … Read more

CMR Podcast / New Season

The CMR Podcast is back with a new season! We are so happy with the success of the first season and the interest it gathered. We now have a new group of talented students ready to share their research interests. Please join us in our latest and first episode of the second season. Growing Flowers … Read more

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

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 … Read more