Young People and new ethnicities

Roxy Harris will talk on ‘Black & Brown British youth: from ethnic outsiders to insiders’. He will be joined by Cise Barissever, a doctoral student at Kings College London, and Aisha Phoenix, a doctoral student at Goldsmiths, University of London. They will both discuss their research on young people and ethnicities.

Feb 07, 2010
George Padmore Institute, 76 Stroud Green Road, London N4 3EN, UK

Young People and new ethnicities - Sunday 7th Feb 3-5.30pm

GPI Generation Celebrates Roxy Harris’ New Ethnicities and Language Use - a study of self-representations of the patterns of language use of a group of adolescents of mainly South Asian descent in West London. The study contributes to an analysis of the nature of ethnicity amongst Britain’s visible minorities.

The George Padmore Institute Condemns Police Attack on Peaceful Protesters

GPI statement on police response to peaceful protest outside Trinidad & Tobago Parliament in December 2009.

The George Padmore Institute  (GPI) condemns in the strongest possible terms the actions taken by the police against peaceful protestors on Friday 18th December, 2009, outside the Trinidad & Tobago Parliament during the Property Tax Debate. The GPI further condemns the arrest of David Abdulah, General Secretary of the Oilfields Workers Trade Union (OWTU) and the attempts by the police to intimidate law abiding citizens staging a legal and peaceful protest.  

The OWTU condemns threat to democracy

Friends Please see attached information on the arrest of David Abdullah - General Secretary of the OWTU and leader of FITUN - and other protesters on the Peoples Democracy demonstration against the introduction of Property Tax in Trinidad and Tobago. We have worked with David over many years on many international campaigns. The George Padmore Institute has invited David to give the inaugural "John La Rose Annual Memorial Lecture series" on 20th March at Logan hall University of London.


23 DECEMBER, 2009

The OWTU condemns threat to democracy

Building Britannia - life experience with Britain published 28 Dec 2009

New from NEW BEACON BOOKS and George Padmore institute. Building Britannia is now available from New Beacon Books and all good booksellers.

In 1999 the GPI held a very successful series of talks and converations entitled 'Life Experience With Britain'.  Building Britannia contains the text of these seven thought provoking and informative talks and conversations and the discussions that arose around them.

Dennis Bovell describes his development into a pioneering musician and producer in reggae and popular music.

Ngugi wa Thiong'o event Sunday 1st November at the GPI

Ngugi will be reading from and discussing his latest novel 'Wizard of the Crow' (2006). Set in the fictional Free Republic of Aburiria, 'Wizard of the Crow' dramatises with searing humour and piercing observation a battle for control of the souls of the Aburirian people. Fashioning the stories of the powerful and the ordinary into a dazzling mosaic, Ngugi reveals humanity in all its surprising intricacy.


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