Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES)

Forum Archives: 2022 | 2021

January 26, 2023

Innovation, Change and a Sustainable Future – The Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Product

Ms. Paige De Leon, Former President and Committee member of the Trinidad and Tobago Promoters Association

Ms. Denise Hernandez, Secretary, Pan Trinbago Inc. T. C., #37 Victoria Square, Duke & Melbourne Streets, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Prof. Rudolph Ottley, Senior Instructor, Academy of the Arts, Letters, Culture and Public Affairs, The University of Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Charleston Thomas, Chairman, Tobago Festivals Commission, First Floor, Smithfield Road, No. 2 Smithfield Plaza, Scarborough, Tobago

Mrs. Rosalind Gabriel, Bandleader, Rosalind Gabriel Carnival Production Ltd, #26 O’ Conner Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain


February 24, 2023 

Tracing the Evolution/Devolution of the Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago

Prof. Anton Allahar, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology, Social Science Centre, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Marlene Attzs, Economist, Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, The UWI, St. Augustine

Dr. Jo-ann Tull, Lecturer, Carnival Studies, Creative & Festival Arts, The UWI, St. Augustine


March 24, 2023

Anchoring Sustainable Development through Spirituality, Religion and Morality in Caribbean SIDS

Dr. Latoya Lazarus, Sociologist, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, The UWI, Cave Hill, Barbados

Pastor Clive Dottin, CARU Office, Port of Spain

Dr. Nasser Mustapha, Retired Sociologist, The UWI. St. Augustine

Archbishop Jason Gordon, The Office of the Chancery, Archbishop House, Port of Spain

Mr. Ravindra Nath Maharaj, Master of Festival Development, Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, Port of Spain

Ms. Eintou Pearl Springer, Iya, Ifa Orisa Community

Mr. Ricardo Bharat Hernandez, Chief, Santa Rosa First Peoples


May 26, 2023

Anchoring Sustainable Development through Spirituality, Religion and Morality in Caribbean SIDS (PART II)

Dr. Michael Barnett, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Mona

Mr. Bobby Andrews, Tobago House of Assembly

Rev. Dr. Glenroy Lalor, President of the Jamaica Baptist Union

Dr. K. B. Dennis Meade, Department of Religious Studies, Northwestern University, Weinberg College of Arts and Science, USA

Rev. Dr. Kenneth Niles, Immanuel Ministries

Oloye Olakela Massentungi, Founder of Egbe Onisin eledumare and Head of the Council of Traditional Afrikan Chiefs, Trinidad and Tobago


August 18, 2023

Empowering Peoples and Institutions – Youth Work, Youth Development and Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Henry Charles

Dr. Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts, Research Manager, Social Policy Development, Secretary-General’s Office, Commonwealth Secretariat

Mr. Amilcar Sanatan, Assistant Director, Gender Affairs, Gender and Child Affairs, Office of the Prime Minister, Trinidad and Tobago

Ms. Dwynette Eversley, Social and Youth Policy and Development Consulting Expert, (Wider Caribbean)

Mrs. Suzette Moses-Burton, Team Lead/Child Rights Advocate, UNICEF, Netherlands

Mrs. Kemberley Gittens, Operations Officer (Social Analyst), Caribbean Development Bank


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