Events

2021

MNS Disorders in Guyana's Prisons, 1825 to the present day

Date: 23 September 2021
Venue: Copalc Colonização penitenciária na América Latina seminar (virtual).
Speakers: Clare Anderson and Kristy Warren, with Estherine Adams, Tammy Ayres, Shammane Josephine Jackson, Emma Battell Lowman, Queenela Cameron and Kellie Moss

Managing COVID-19 in Guyana's Prison Service

Date: 11 July 2021
Venue: Big Problems, Small States: A Sociology of COVID-19’, Caribbean Sociological Association e-conference.
Speakers: Clare Anderson, Mellissa Ifill, Remi Anderson and Shammane Josephine Jackson

The Two Deaths of John Klass (History: Uprising and Liberties)

Date: 8 July 2021
Venue: Society for Caribbean Studies.
Speakers: Estherine Adams

Managing COVID-19 in Guyana's jails

Date: 23 June 2021
Venue:  Working with partners in LMIC to address real world challenges: successes and challenges’, University of Leicester virtual seminar.
Speakers: Clare Anderson and Mellissa Ifill

Can history make a difference? The colonial origins of present-day challenges in Guyana's jails sector

Date: 31 May 2021/ 8 July 2021
Venue: Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) annual conference, Georgetown, Guyana/ British Society of Criminology annual conference.
Speakers: Estherine Adams, Clare Anderson, Shammane Joseph Jackson, Kellie Moss and Deborah Toner 

Incarnation, Social Control and Mental Health in Post-1966 Guyana

Date: 31 May 2021 - 8 July 2021
Venue: Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) annual conference, Georgetown, Guyana
Speakers: Martin Halliwell, Tammy Ayres, Queenela Cameron, Dylan Kerrigan and Kristy Warren

Resisting Carceral Confinement in Guyana: Legacies of a Colonial State

Date: 28 May 2021
Venue: Global Carceral States: violence, transgressions and methodologies of imprisonment conference, UCSB/ Birzeit University
Speakers: Kellie Moss and Kirsty Warren

Policy Briefing with David Lammy MP

Date: 29 January 2021
Venue: Zoom


Past Events

Browse some of our past events below.

2020

Prison Commissions and the Criminal Justice System: Empire and its Legacies in British Guiana/ Guyana

Date: 2 December 2020
Venue: DMU History/ Decolonising DMU seminar
Speaker: Clare Anderson,

Advisory Board 2

Date: 26 November 2020
Venue: Online

Thinking About Silences: Recordkeeping and the Management of Prisons in Guyana

Date: 30 October 2020
Venue: New History Lab, University of Leicester
Speakers: Dylan Kerrigan and Kristy Warren,

Plagues and Pandemics Through The Lens of History

Date: 3 July 2020
Venue: Shaping the Future workshop, British Academy
Speaker: Martin Halliwell, 

Qualitative insights on Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Guyana's Prisons Today

Date: 23 January 2020
Venue: School of Criminology, University of Leicester
Speaker: Dylan Kerrigan,


2019

"Prison is not the Marriott:" Ensuring the Human Rights of Prisoners within Guyana's Jails

Date: 18 December 2019
Venue: International Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities, Florida
Speaker: Mellissa Ifill

British High Commissioner to Guyana, 'From Northern Ireland to Guyana: Diplomacy in the Modern Age'

Date: 9 December 2019
Venue: Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road, University of Leicester
Speaker: H.E. Greg Quinn,

Mental health, Neurological and Substance Abuse Disorders in Guyana’s Jails, 1825 to the present day

Date: 8 November 2019
Venue: New History Lab, University of Leicester
Speaker: Kellie Moss

Project Trip to The National Archives

Date: 2 October 2019
Venue: The National Archives, Kew

Project Away Day

Date: 28 August 2019
Venue: College Court, University of Leicester 

GCRF Training Fellowship Programme

Date: 22-30 July 2019
Venue: University of Leicester/ The National Archives

Project Away Day

Date: 10 July 2019
Venue: College Court, University of Leicester

'MNS Disorders in Jails in British Guiana'

Date: 8 July 2019
Venue: 'Slavery and its Afterlives: Blackness, Representation, Social Justice, Vision', Conference, National Maritime Museum/ Goldsmiths (University of London)
Speakers: Estherine Adams and Kristy Warren

'MNS disorders in Guyana’s jails, 1825 to the present day: Some initial insights'

Date: 8 July 2019
Venue: 'Slavery and its Afterlives: Blackness, Representation, Social Justice, Vision', Conference, National Maritime Museum/ Goldsmiths (University of London)
Speaker: Dylan Kerrigan

Visiting Speaker, Vikram Tamboli (ILAS, University of London)

Date: 9 May 2019
Venue: 7-9 Salisbury Road, University of Leicester

Mental Health Roundtable

Date: 30 April 2019
Venue: 7-9 Salisbury Road, University of Leicester

Advisory Board 1

Date: 29 April 2019
Venue: Innovation Hub, 128 Regent Road, University of Leicester

Public Lecture: ‘The Southern Flood: American Public Health in a State of Emergency’

Date: 2 April 2019
Venue: National Library of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana
Speaker: Prof. Martin Halliwell, 

Inaugural Stakeholder Workshop

Date: 1 April 2019
Venue: Regency Hotel, Georgetown, Guyana