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Centre Events 2021 -22

Online events

Autumn term

Tuesday 26th October

The annual Walter Rodney lecture “The Responsibilities of Caribbean Intellectuals” by Professor Aaron Kamugisha, University of the West Indies.

Tuesday 23rd November

Dr Michael Mitchell

The Dream of Paradise Produces Monsters: Fictional Responses to the Jonestown Tragedy of 1978 - Paul Theroux's The Mosquito Coast (1981), Fred D'Aguiar's Children of Paradise (2014) and Wilson Harris's Jonestown (1996).

Wednesday 24 November

Department of History Research Seminar (Online)

Sudhir Hazareesingh (Oxford): ‘Republican fraternity in action: Toussaint Louverture and the Saint-Domingue revolution’

Spring term

Sunday 20th February

Dr. Yesu Persaud of Guyana: A creative, humble and wealthy philanthropist

A public meeting held on Zoom

Tuesday 1st March

"Enduring Inoculation: Smallpox Inoculation and Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century Caribbean."

By Dr Elise A. Mitchell, a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History at Princeton University.

Summer term

6 May - Sat 7 May

Online conference “Caribbean poetics: voices, aesthetics, imaginaries”

Organised by Orane ONYEKPE-TOUZET (University of Warwick/Sorbonne Université) and Rocío MUNGUIA AGUILAR (Université de Strasbourg)

Tuesday 24th May

The Annual Ameena Gafoor lecture: JANET JAGAN : FREEDOM FIGHTER OF GUYANA

by Patricia Mohammed, Professor Emeritus, Gender & Cultural Studies, University of West Indies

Thursday 26th May

School of Modern Languages and Cultures: a Postgraduate Symposium

Peripheries and Questions of Power