Book Launch of a Festschrift in Honour of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

Event Date(s): 15/12/2023

Location: Online

Join in the Book Launch of a Festschrift in honour of Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), on Friday, December 15, 2023 at the Walcott Warner Theatre, Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination, Faculty of Culture, Creative and Performing Arts, The UWI, Cave Hill Campus. The book launch is the final event in the yearlong celebrations for The University of the West Indies’ 75th and the Cave Hill Campus’ 60th Anniversaries.   

The Festschrift in academia is a volume of writings contributed by several authors which honours distinguished colleagues.  Interrogating Injustices Essays in honour of Hilary McD. Beckles is edited by Professor Verene Shepherd, Dr. Henderson D. Carter and Dr. Ahmed N. Reid. 


The book launch which starts at 7:00 p.m. will be carried live on UWItv’s cable channel, website and Facebook page.  

The programme features Barbados’ Ambassador to CARICOM, H.E. Mr. David Commissiong, an Editors’ conversation, performance by Cultural Ambassador Dr. The Most Hon Anthony “Gabby” Carter, and remarks by the honoree, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles.


Open to: | General Public |