SALISES 10th Annual Conference

Event Date(s): 25/03/2009 - 27/03/2009

Location: UWI Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.

The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) will host its 10th Annual conference from March 25th to 27th, 2009. This will take place at the UWI Cave Hill Campus, Barbados.



Papers and Panels are invited for the following topics:

Climate Change and Small States

The EPA and Doha (WTO) Agreement: Opportunities and Challenges

Frontiers of Risks: Considering Caribbean Entrepreneurship

Finance, Investment and Risks: International and Local Dimensions

Testing Neoliberalism: National Development, Social Care and InternationalCompetitiveness

Crime, Violence and Regional Security

The HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Well-being and Lifestyle Challenges

Charting New Areas in innovation and Enterprise Development

Identity at Risk: The Pillaging of Regional Cultures

Tourism at Risk

Cultural Industries in Small States: Copyright, Piracy and Technology

Caribbean Manufacturing: In the Doldrums

Vulnerable populations, Social Exclusions and Poverty

Gender, Health and Risk

The Rights of Children and Youth at Risk

Risk Management and Disaster Mitigation

Social Capital and Survival Strategies

Human Resources Development and Building Resilience

Macroeconomic Management in Small States

Other sub-themes/topics are welcome. 


The Sir Arthur Lewis Distinguished Lecturer Series

The 2009 Sir Arthur Lewis Distinguished Lecturer will be Prof. Dani Rodrik, Professor of International Political Economy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. 

The deadline for submission of abstracts is December 15, 2008.

Authors of papers accepted for presentation at the conference will be notified by January16th, 2009.

The deadline for submission of full papers in PDF format is February 15th, 2009. 

For more information check our website for updates: www.uwichill.edu.bb/salises

Or email us at salises@uwichill.edu.bb, or call (246) 417-4477/8 or Fax: (246) 424-7291 



  • Faculty/Department

    Sir Arthur Lewis Inst of SES 

  • Tel.: (246) 417-4477/8 or Fax: (246) 424-7291
  • Email: salises@uwichill.edu.bb