Ms. Estherine G. H. Adams

About The Head of Social Studies Department

Education

  • University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana
  • Master of Arts, History, 2012  Thesis: Eusi Kwayana [Sydney King] and National Politics in British Guiana, 1950-1961
  • University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, 2005                     
  • Cyril Potter College of Education, Turkeyen, Georgetown, Guyana
  • Trained Teacher’s Certificate, (Social Studies) 1999

 

Publications

  1. “Eusi Kwayana and National Politics in British Guiana, 1950-1961,” History This Week, Stabroek News, 18 December 2008,
  2. “Eusi Kwayana the Village Politician,” History This Week, Stabroek News,  6 October 2011.
  3. “Guyana’s Delayed Political Independence (2 Parts),” History This Week, Stabroek News, 1 and 8 October 2009.
  4. “Constitutional Development in British Guiana and Jamaica between 1890 and 1945,” History This Week, Stabroek News,  18 December 2008.
  5. “History of the Early Development of the Mazaruni Penal Settlement,” History This Week, Stabroek News, April 14 2011, August 26 2010.
  6. “Glory Hallelujah Down in Baboon Hole: The Bartica Tragedy,” Heritage Guyana,Vol. 2, (2014.)
  7. “Lyla Kissoon”, “Margery Kirkpatrick”, “Sister Rose Magdalene D’Órnellas” in Fifty Nationa Builders of Guyana. Georgetown: Ministry of Education, 2016.

 

Conference Papers

  1. “One Step Forward Three Years Backwards: Guyana’s Delayed Political Independence”, presented at 9th Annual Conference of the Guyana Institute of Historical Research, Georgetown, Guyana, 2016.
  2. “Sydney King [Eusi Kwayana]: Genesis of a Guyanese Politician.” Paper presented at 41st Annual Conference of Caribbean Studies Association, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 2016.
  • Estherine Adams and Shammane, “Partition or Perish: Eusi Kwayana’s Peculiar Solution to Guyana’s Race Problem: 50 Years Later.” Paper presented at Guyana Golden Jubilee Symposium Series, Georgetown, Guyana, 2016.

Contact Us

Faculty of Education & Humanities

  • University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus
    Greater Georgetown
    Guyana
  • +592 222 4923
  • feh@uog.edu.gy