Rights in Exile Programme

Refugee Legal Aid Information for Lawyers Representing Refugees Globally


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Dr Huon Wardle 

email: hobw@st-andrewsatac [dot] uk

Dr Huon Wardle, Director of the Centre for Cosmopolitan Studies at the University of St Andrews and formerly directed the Centre for Amerindian, Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the same University. He has taught at Cambridge University, Goldsmiths College, LSB College (now Dublin Business School), Queens University, Belfast, and St Andrews University. His monograph: An Ethnography of Cosmopolitanism in Kingston, Jamaica was published in 2000. Subsequently he has published numerous volumes and essays with a focus especially on the Caribbean, on Cosmopolitanism and a range of theoretical issues surrounding ethnography. He has particular expertise on family, (trans)migration, religion and interpersonal politics. He is willing to give his expertise on Guyana. 


Dr Carrie Gibson

email: carrie [dot] gibsonatcantab [dot] net
Dr Carrie Gibson received her PhD in History from Cambridge University, and prior to this worked as a journalist for The Guardian and other publications. She is most currently the author of Empire’s Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day (Pan Macmillan, 2014) and is currently at work on a book about the Hispanic history of the United States. She has lived in or travelled extensively around the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico areas of Latin America (Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Colombia, Central America) but has also spent time in other islands in the region, as well as Guyana and Suriname in South America. Her interests as a historian and researcher include economic migration, human rights, slavery and human trafficking, ethnicity/race, gay rights/homophobia. She speaks Spanish and some French.