The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Outreach: Caribbean Public Policy Lectures


Marginal or Mainstream?  What can Out-of-School Youth in Haiti Teach us about Development Policies?
Dr. Diane Hoffman
Associate Professor, Anthropology of Education, University of Virginia



Westminster Challenged, Westminster Confirmed: Which Way Caribbean Constitutional Reform?
Dr. Paul Sutton
Retired Senior Professor, Caribbean Studies Centre, London Metropolitan University.


Sustainably Improving Caribbean Livelihoods: Public Policy Challenges
Dr. Compton Bourne, O.E., Professor Emeritus
Former President, Caribbean Development Bank, Barbados.
[The lecture was presented on 12 April  2011 in association with the Nation Publishing Co. Limited].


Migration and Challenges to Caribbean
Professor Rosina Wiltshire
Former UNDP Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and former Professorial Fellow of the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.


The Economic Partnership Agreement and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME)
Professor Norman Girvan
Professorial Research Fellow, Graduate Institute of International Relations, UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 33 No. 2, June 2008).


A Novel Caribbean Model of Psychotherapy
Professor Frederick Hickling
Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Community Health and Psychiatry, UWI, Mona Campus, Jamaica.


Ten Years After Beijing: What More do Caribbean Women Want?
Dr. Joycelin Massiah
Honorary Professor, SALISES, UWI
[The lecture was delivered on October 19, 2005 in collaboration with The Nation Publishing Co. Ltd.].
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 31 No. 1, March 2006).


Reconfiguring a Human Development Resource Strategy for the Caribbean : Beyond the Global Market Place.
Professor Emeritus Edward Greene
Assistant Secretary-General (Human and Social Development) CARICOM Secretariat , Guyana.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 32 No. 4, December 2007).


The Caribbean Single Market And Economy-Is It Realistic Without Commitment to Political Unity?
Ambassador Havelock Brewster
Alternate Executive Director for the Caribbean IADB.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 28 No. 3, September 2003).


Legal Reform in the Caribbean : The Social and Cultural Realities
Professor Barry Chevannes
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, UWI, Mona , Jamaica.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 27 No. 2, June 2002).


International Competitiveness And Public Policy In The Caribbean
Professor Alvin Wint
Head, Department of Management Studies, UWI, Mona , Jamaica.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 25 No. 1, March 2000).


Caribbean Civilization: Retrospect and Prospect
Dr. Ralph Gonsalves
Attorney-at-Law, Kingston , St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 23 No. 1, March 1998).


Global Change, Enterprise Culture and Innovation-Mediated Production: Critical Factors Influencing Development Options in Barbados
Professor Hilbourne Watson
Professor of International Relations, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, USA.
(J.E.C.S. Vol. 22 No. 3, September 1997).


A State of Disarray: Public Policy at the End of the 20th Century
Professor Clive Y. Thomas
Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Guyana..
(B.E.C.A. Vol. 21 No. 2, June 1996).

B.E.C.A. - Bulletin of Eastern Caribbean Affairs                               
J.E.C.S. - Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies
What's New

SALISES Developmental Talks - Eastern Caribbean
The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute, Cave Hill campus, participated in the Anguilla Country Conference. The theme of the conference was "Anguilla: The Unfinished Revolution? Considering Nation Building and Self-Determination". Read more »

SALISES 18th Annual Conference 2017
The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), UWI, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago hosted its 18th Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago from 26-28 April 2017.

The Conference theme was: "Small Nations, Dislocations, Transformations: Sustainable Development in SIDS" Read more »

SALISES Developmental Talks Eastern Caribbean
The first SALISES Developmental Talks Eastern Caribbean Lecture was held on 30 March 2017 in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, Saint Lucia. Read more »

Latest Issue - Journal of Eastern Caribbean Studies
Volume 41, No. 1 - April 2016 is now available from:

UWI Bookshop, Cave Hill Campus, St. Michael, Barbados

Days Books, Independence Square, Bridgetown, Barbados

Sir Arthur Lewis Institute, CARICOM Research Building,
CARICOM Research Park,
Cave Hill Campus, St. Michael, Barbados Read more »

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