Conference to commemorate 40th anniversary of the Grenada Revolution

Dr. Didacus Jules, OECS Director-General will speak at the conference
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The University of the West Indies (UWI), Faculty of Social Sciences, Cave Hill Campus and The UWI Open Campus Grenada, in partnership with the St George’s University, are hosting a three-day conference that will provide an opportunity for the Grenadian public to engage with regional and international scholars, students and activists to discuss the historical significance of the Grenada Revolution and the lessons that can be drawn for contemporary Grenadian and Caribbean politics and society.

Scheduled for 27-29 May 2019, sessions will be held at the St George’s University, where a number of topics are on the agenda for deliberation. Among them are: “The Economic Model of the PRG: Lessons for the Contemporary Grenadian Economy”; “Women in the Grenada Revolution: Lessons for the Contemporary;” “The Grenada Revolution: Arts & Culture;” “Foreign Policy”; “Regionalism” among other thought-provoking themes.

The activities include 2 public lectures. On Monday, 27 May 2019, Grenadian Professor Merle Collins from the University of Maryland will speak on the topic: “The Haunt of History: Grenada’s Story – Moving to the Future.”

On Tuesday, 28 May 2019, HE Dr Didacus Jules, Director-General, OECS will speak on the topic: “Education in the Revolution and the Revolution in Education.”

Read more at: NowGrenada

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