26 January 2017

Experts For College Lecture Series in British Virgin Islands

Dr. Carlyle Corbin
Photo Credit: United Nations
Former Minister of State for the External Affairs of the U.S. Virgin Islands, Dr. Carlyle Corbin is scheduled to kick off the 2017 Lecture Series, hosted by the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College on January 26.

Dr. Corbin, who is an international advisor on global governance, will join with legal expert Mr. Gerard Farara QC, where together, they will speak on the topic of “The Constitutional and Political Model for the Strategic Development of the BVI”.

The series will continue on February 16, on the topic of “Brexit and the Overseas Territories: Impact and Options for the BVI”, which will be led by Dr. Peter Clegg, Acting Head of Department and Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of the West of England, Bristol.

On March 16th, Dr. Rhoda Reddock, former Head of the Centre for Gender and Development Studies and Principal of the St. Augustine Campus of UWI will speak in celebration of International Women’s Day.

On April 20th, Dr. Max Hiliare, Professor & Chair of the Department of Political Science at Morgan State University, USA will headline the topic “Trump Presidency: Impact on the Caribbean and BVI”.

Other topics for the series will be on Family Structure and Values, Sustainable Environment, and Cultural Expression and Youth.

The Lecture Series is focused on getting the community engaged in purposeful discussions on topics affecting the Territory. Each guest speaker has established a reputation that informs audiences in unique and powerful ways. HLSCC aims to leverage the influence of the series guest speakers to ignite more informed dialogue in the community.