Political Leader of the Movement for Social Justice David Abdulah and General Secertary, Ozzi Warwick will both be presenting papers at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), University of the West Indies (UWI) at a symposium entitled “Whither the Left in the Caribbean?” .
the MSJ Political leader is expected to address the symposium on the topic "Left and Progressive Politics in the Caribbean Challenging or Succumbing to the Status Quo", while the General Secretary presents on the topic " The legacy of Chavez in the influencing the rise of a new alternative vision for the Americas".
The 2018 edition of the symposium will be chaired by the Director of SALISES, UWI St. Augustine Dr. Hamid Ghany where he is carded to give the opening and closing remarks . this year's event is in part celebrating the UWI's 70th Anniversary.
Other noteworthy presenters who have been invited to speak on various topics under the theme “Whither the Left in the Caribbean?”
Dr. Jacqueline Laguardia-Martinez - Lecuturer Institue of International Relations UWI
Dr. Roger Hosein Lecturer Dept of Economics UWIDr. Anne- Marie Pouchet Dept of mod. languages and Linguistics UWI
Amilcar Sanatan Research Assistant Institute of Gender and Development studies UWI
Tyehimba Salandy Lecturer Dept of Behavioural Science UWI
Kandis Sebro Education research officer OWTU
Dr Indira Rampersad Lecturer Dept of Political Science UWI
UWI final year students from various faculties;
Johannah Rae Reyes