The GPI is now closed

Due to the current Tier 4 restrictions, the GPI is closed until further notice. Any researcher due to visit in January will be contacted in the coming days.

Trustee Aggrey Burke awarded the President's Medal for Services to Psychiatry

Congratulations to one of our longstanding trustees Dr. Aggrey Burke on being awarded the President's Medal by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The award was in recognition of  the significant work he has undertaken in his profession over many years, especially in relation to mental illness in black families. The President's Medal was accepted at a virtual presentation ceremony during the recent lockdown period. In the 1980's Aggrey Burke co-wrote a groundbreaking paper for the Medical Education Journal which laid bare the 'colour bar' in medical schools in London.

Writers-in-Residence at the George Padmore Institute in 2021

Two exciting authorsYaba

Launch of The Lennox Oscar Pierre and John La Rose Foundation

This Sunday 29 November sees the launch of The Lennox Oscar Pierre and John La Rose Foundation in Trinidad.
Both men born in Trinidad, were rooted in cultural and political activism and were also firm friends. Some of the foundation's objectives include:

Conducting Research

Collaborating with Civil Society, Social Movements, Academic and other Institutions

Engaging in Advocacy and Campaigns on Policy and Other Issues

Reaching New Generations: Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant awarded to the GPI

The George Padmore Institute is happy to announce we have been awarded an Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant to

COVID Lockdown: Temporary Closure of GPI from 5 November

In accordance with government guidelines, the GPI will close from Thursday 5 November.

If you have already booked an appointment to visit the GPI and this falls during the lockdown period, we will contact you in the coming days.

We will continue to provide a remote enquiry service via email as best we can. Please use the address.


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