CaribWorldNews, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Sept. 3, 2010: Guyana will be in the spotlight this weekend when a number of Guyanese academians and scholars gather in Brooklyn, NY, at a roundtable discussion.
The `colloquium,` is set for St. Peter Claver at 29 Claver Place in Brooklyn, NY tomorrow, Sat. Sept. 4th, and include an address by Dr. Ivelaw L. Griffith, provost and senior vice president of the university. Other scholars set to engage in `constructive dialogue to decipher a way forward` will include Dr. Aubrey Bonnett, professor at SUNY; Dr. David Hinds, a professor at Arizona State, former Guyana member of Parliament, Dr. Rupert Roopnarine and author and former political adviser in Guyana, Halim Majeed.
Topics for discussion include constitutional reform, governance and ethnic politics, racial insecurity, independent judiciary and remittances and community development.
The dialogue will commence at 1 p.m. and end at 6 p.m. For more info. call 973-625-6069 or 917-915-6762.