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 congratulates Professor Matthew Smith on being awarded the 2015 Haiti Illumination Project Book Prize by the Haitian Studies Association for his book, Liberty, Fraternity, Exile. Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation.
The Third Annual CAPE History Teachers’ Workshop will be held on Saturday 5 December 2015, in SLT 2A and B, Ground Floor, School of Education beginning at 8: 30 am.This professional development session is jointly organized by the Department of History & Archaeology and the School of Education, UWI, Mona and will be facilitated by Dr Aleric Josephs and Dr Dian McCallum
The Department of History and Archaeology, UWI Mona, on September 21, 2015 received sad news of the untimely passing of a much esteemed member of our family Mrs Karen Thompson Spence, Archaeology Technologist.

Staff /Graduate Seminar


Please join us this Friday 5 February for our first seminar of the semester.

This week’s paper is:

‘Island Time: Disasters in the Comprehension of Montserrat’s Past’ by Dr James Robertson, UWI-Mona.

The seminar will be held at the usual venue, in the Graduate Conference Room at 3pm.

All are invited.




New Books


New Books/2015