The lecture series is part of the undertakings falling under the UNESCO Slave Route Project and is held in gratitude of the Year of the People of African Descent.
The first in the series will be held at, and with the support of, the UWI Open Campus on Thursday, 3rd November, starting at 9:00 a.m., for public and private high school students of the 4th and 5th Forms. The former Governor of St. Kitts & Nevis, Sir Probyn Inniss has been invited to make the presentation.
A follow-up evening lecture at the same venue, the UWI Open Campus, is provided for citizens and residents of the Federation, and takes place on Tuesday, 8th November. Lectures in Nevis would begin on 30th November, targeting high school students, and the final lecture in the series occurs in February 2012 during Black History Month. Special presentations are being planned, also, for the primary schools.
The lecture series has been organized as part of the process of providing information, facilitating discussion and for helping to build greater levels of awareness and confidence among all age groups of people of African Descent in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Lecturers and other persons involved in areas such as history and heritage have been invited to make presentations during the lecture series.