The University of the West Indies’ Department of History and Archaeology and the Jamaica National Building Society Foundation host exciting Commemorative Conference marking the 150th anniversary of the Morant Bay Rebellion of October 11, 1865.
The Department of History and Archaeology will host the 32nd Annual Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture which is to be held on 22 March 2016 at the Sir Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts, beginning at 5:30pm.
The University of the West Indies Mona Campus, Department of Government and Department of History and Archaeology will host a public lecture entitled “ The 2016 U.S. Electoral Campaign: Process, Politics, Parties and Projections” on Wednesday 11 May 2016 at Lecture Room 1A, Faculty of Law, The UWI Mona, beginning at 6:00pm. The lecture will be delivered by Dr Raymond L. Brown
The service for the Reinterment of human remains found on The Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies in 2012 was held on Sunday, February 7, 2016, West Road Park, 11:30 am.

Staff /Graduate Seminar


Please join us this Friday 6 May 2016 for the second and last our workshop series.

This week’s topics are:

“Show Me The Wray!™”: The Heritage of Wray & Nephew White Over Proof Rum (White Rum) in Jamaica, 1655-1960’ by Lorna Bailey, UWI-Mona

A Comparative Study on the Treatment and Management of Historical Weapons as Cultural Resources by Jamaican Museums by Omar Warmington, UWI-Mona

Our Heritage: The Identification and Interpretation of the Tangible and Intangible Heritage of Buxton by Shantal Cover, UWI Mona

The workshop will be held at the usual venue, the Graduate Conference Room, @ 3pm

All are invited.

New Books


New Books/2015