Winston Scott Memorial Lecture
The Annual Sir Winston Scott
Memorial Lecture is sponsored by the Bank and dedicated to the
memory of Barbados' first native Governor General Sir Winston
Scott who died on August 9, 1976. The lecture is held each year
in November or December and is delivered by noted intellectuals,
experts in their field. Lectures have been delivered on a range
of areas eg: Economics, Science, Culture, Health and Religion.
Copies are available from the bank.
Published: Once a year. First
Following is a list of all
lectures delivered to date:
- 1976 Dr
Ernst F. Schumacher "Independence and economic
- 1977 Prof. Sir
William Hawthorne "Economic prospects 1985 - 2000"
- 1978 Prof John. G.
Kemeny "Man and the computer"
- 1979 Dr. Jean-Pierre
Levy "The oceans: new frontiers for development"
- 1980 Dr. William G.
Sharwell "Planning for the 21st Century"
- 1981 Mr Thomas P.
Stafford "The future of man in space"
- 1982 Mr Jonathan
Frimpong-Ansah "The future of black Africa"
- 1983 Prof. Sir Kenneth
Stuart "Health trends in the Eighties"
- 1984 Prof. Sir Roy
Marshall "The role of the law in the process of
- 1985 The Rev. Dr.
Harvey Cox "Challenges to the faith and religion in the
Age of High Technology"
- 1986 Dr. DeLisle
Worrell "The Caribbean economy in the nineties:
challenge and response"
- 1987 Prof. Edward Kamau
Brathwaite "The poet and his place in Barbadian
- 1988 Dr. E. Theodore
Agard "Nuclear power and Christian ethics"
- 1989 Mr Robert Maynard
"Communications in the shrinking global village"
- 1990 Dr. C. Fred
Bergsten "The world economy after the cold war"
- 1991 Prof. Ali Mazrui
"The world with one super-power: is it a more dangerous
- 1992 Dr. Niara
Sudarkasa "Education for self-reliance and
self-respect: a continuing challenge for Africa and the
- 1993 Prof. Rudiger
Dornbusch "World economic trends - their impact on
- 1994 Professor Paule
Marshall "Language is the only homeland: Bajan poets
- 1995 Dr. Therman Evans
"Principles for living as long as you want and doing as
much as you want"
- 1996 Mr Maurice Strong
"Environmental challenges to developing states in the
- 1997 Professor Oliver
Headley "The sun will still shine when the oil runs
- 1998 Frances Cairncross
"A world without distance: small developing societies
too can prosper"
- 1999 Gordon Rohlehr
"George Lamming, Kamau Brathwaite: nationalists,
Caribbean regionalists, internationalists."
- 2000 Prof. Rex
Nettleford "The Caribbean, The African Diaspora and
The Third Millennium."
- 2001 Edie Weiner “A view from
the future : an overview of some social, economic, political
and technological trends that will shape our future over the
next ten years.”
- 2002 Sir Courtney Blackman “
The free market in the context of Globalisation : myth,
miracle or menace.”
Professor Ian Wilmut
“Cloning in biology and medicine”
Dr David Suzuki
“The Environment or the economy, what is the bottom
Dr. Edward de Bono "Moving from Information to
Dr. Carlisle Boyce "Asia Pacific
as an Emerging Economic Powerhouse: Implications for
Barbados and the Caribbean Region"
Professor Joseph Stiglitz "Making Globalization
Work For Developing Countries"
Copies of the compilation "Sir
Winston Scott Memorial Lectures : 1976 - 1996" are
If you are interested in securing
any of these publications or require further information, kindly
|Mr Neville Pollard
Senior Administrative Officer
Central Bank of Barbados
P.O. Box 1016
Tel: (246) 436-6870
Fax: (246) 427-1431