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UWI IIR hosts Distinguished Lecture by Professor Anthony Maingot

For Release Upon Receipt - September 19, 2011

St. Augustine

The Institute of International Relations at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, hosts a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Anthony Maingot, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Florida International University in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday 21st September, 2011, from 5-7 pm, at the Faculty of Engineering, Lecture Theatre 1.

Professor Maingot will deliver his lecture on the topic, "The Cuba-Venezuela Geopolitical Alliance: Implications for the Region."

Among those specially invited to this Distinguished Lecture are members of the Diplomatic Corps, the Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Organisation of American States (OAS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and students of The University’s Faculty of Social Sciences and post-graduate students.

This lecture is free and open to the public.

For further information, please contact Dr. Anthony P. Gonzales at (868) 662-2002 ext. 82010, 82011 or 83235, or via e-mail at

About UWI

Over the last six decades, The University of the West Indies (UWI) has evolved from a fledgling college in Jamaica with 33 students to a full-fledged University with over 40,000 students. Today, UWI is the largest and most longstanding higher education provider in the English-speaking Caribbean, with main campuses in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and Centres in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St Christopher (St Kitts) & Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent & the Grenadines. UWI recently launched its Open Campus, a virtual campus with over 50 physical site locations across the region, serving over 20 countries in the English-speaking Caribbean. UWI is an international university with faculty and students from over 40 countries and collaborative links with over 60 universities around the world. Through its seven Faculties, UWI offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree options in Engineering, Humanities & Education, Law, Medical Sciences, Pure & Applied Sciences, Science and Agriculture, and Social Sciences.



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