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SALISES 18th Annual Conference Review

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) annual conference is a forum which provides researchers and graduate students with the opportunity to share their research with colleagues and gain valuable feedback.

This year’s conference was hosted by The U.W.I. St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago. The conference was held at the luxurious Hyatt Regency Hotel located in Trinidad’s capital Port-of-Spain from April 26th-28th, 2017. The theme for this year’s conference was “Small Nations, Dislocations, Transformations: Sustainable Development in SIDS”.

The Social Sciences Cave Hill Campus contingent was well represented at this year’s conference with research papers presented by graduate students, as well as academic staff of SALISES, the Institute for Gender and Development Studies and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Discover your colleagues and mentors research interests and works in progress below.

Conference Venue - The Hyatt Regency in Trinidad


Dr. Justin Robinson et al
Gender, Sociology and Governance

The Annual SALISES Conference provides the perfect forum for researchers to present on a wide range of issues from governance to integration to gender. The topics presented gave insight to challenges facing society including 'Crime, Violence & Regional Security', 'Sex, Class, Race & Power', 'Vulnerable Populations' and 'Constitutional Reform, Governance, Democracy & Development' more


Dr. Justin Robinson (at left) with fellow presenters at the 2017 Annual SALISES Conference


Professor Winston Moore

Professor Moore, Head
Department of Economics


Economics and Finance

The research presented also covered current topical issues in economics and finance including 'Green Economy', 'Macroeconomic Management', 'Finance and Development', 'Financial Structures and Financial Regulation', 'Debt & Multilateral Agencies' - all with a special focus on Small Island Developing States...see more

Dr. Don Marshall at the 18th Annual SALISES Conference

Dr. Don Marshall, Director
SALISES, Cave Hill Campus


Past Feature - Staff Book Publications


Faculty Research and Publications by Department

Department of Economics
Department of Government, Sociology, Social Work and Psychology
Department of Management Studies


Faculty of Social Sciences
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