Mair appointed Associate Fellow of Warwick University

Stabroek News
July 11, 2003

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Guyanese born, but UK based, television producer and journalist John Mair has just been appointed to the honorary role of Associate Fellow of the Warwick University Centre for Caribbean Studies.

The centre is headed by distinguished Guyanese novelist and Ambassador to UNESCO Professor David Dabydeen. Next year, the Centre will be twenty five years old and Mair will, inter alia, be involved in fundraising to help ensure it survives for another quarter of a century.

On being told of his election, Mair said: “I am thrilled to be working in such a vibrant centre of study and in an intellectual area so close to my heart. I greatly look forward to helping Professor Dabydeen and his learned colleagues achieve their financial and other goals.The Warwick Centre deserves the support of all good people in and out of the Carribean.I hope I can facilitate that”.

Mair’s Associate Fellowship runs from the Ist July 2003 to June 30th 2006. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics,Sussex University and the University of Leeds. He visits Guyana regularly.