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13,20,27 March 2018
BMHS Lecture Series 2018: Cricket as Popular Culture

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS), in partnership with the Department of History and Philosophy at the University of the West Indies and the National Cultural Foundation presents the 2018 BMHS Lecture Series.

The Barbados Museum and Historical Society series is entitled Cricket as Popular Culture.

The Lecture Series will feature a roster of panel discussions and lectures starting Mar 13 and continuing every Tuesday until Jun 5.

Mar 13th
Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Fire in Babylon
Panelists: Mr Desmond Haynes, Mr Gordon Greenidge, Mr Franklyn Stevenson
Moderator - Mr Conde Riley

Mar 20th
Schools Cricket in Barbados 1900-2010 - Trevor Marshall

Mar 27th
The Evolution of Early Club Cricket, Including BCL 1840s to 1950 - Prof. Pedro Welch
Chariperson - Mr. Owen Estwick

Apr 3rd
Cricket and Democracy - Rise of Empire - Mr. Kevin Farmer
Chariperson - Mr. Barry Wilkinson

Apr 10th
Cricket, Carnivaland Calypso - Dr. Marcia Burrowes
Chariperson - Mr. Mac Fingall

Apr 17th
Women's Cricket in the Caribbean - Ms. Margaret Broomes
, Cricket Research Centre UWI
Chariperson -
Dr. Charmaine Crawford

Apr 24th
The Impact of Technology on Cricket Photography - Mr. Gordon Brooks
Chariperson - Mr. Carlyle Best

May 8th
Cricket and the Apartheid Era - Prof. Alan Cobley
, Vice-Chancellor's Office
Chariperson -
Mr. Andrew Mason

May 15th
The Evolution & Impact of the Sir Garfield Sobers Cricket Tournament - Mr. Morris Greenidge
Chariperson - Mr. Noel Lynch, CEO, BCA

May 22nd
Negotiating the New Barbados: Suppressing the Colonial Past & Liberating the Democratic Future - Prof. Sir Hilary Beckles
Chariperson - Dr. Henderson Carter

May 29th
Reclaiming the Brand: Social Culture and Personal Empowerment in West Indian Cricket & The Caribbean, Including the Past that Cricket Commentary Played in That Development - Ms. Donna Symmonds
Chariperson - Ms. Jewel Forde

Jun 5th
Panel Discussion: Cricket and The Media
Panelists: Mr. Adrian Richards
(Senior Communications Officer, WICB), Mr. Michael White, Mr. Patrick Cozier
Moderator - Mr. David Ellis

All lectures take place at the Queen's Park Steel Shed and begin at 7:00 p.m.

For more information:
Call: 246-537-9422 or 246-537-4392
Fax: 246-429-5946

Start time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Queen's Park Steel Shed, Queen's Park, St Michael

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