On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Morant Bay Rebellion the Social History Project of the Department of History and Archaeology, The UWI-Mona, will host from October 22-24, 2015, a Conference on the history and legacies of the rebellion. Below, please see schedule of events:
SAVE THE DATE -The University College of London, Legacies of British Slave Ownership Project, in association with The University of the West Indies Mona Campus, Department of History and Archaeology present a history Workshop entitled "The Structure & Significance of British Slave-Ownership 1763-1833" on Tuesday 2 June 2015
The 31st Annual Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Emeritus Professor Patrick Bryan, Department of History and Archaeology, The UWI, Mona Campus. The lecture entitled “The Dominican Republic, 1870-1916. Socio-economic and Ideological Aspects of “Free Labour” Plantations” is scheduled for 7 April 2015 at 5:30 pm in the Sir Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts.
The Department of History & Archaeology, Mona in association with The Western Jamaica Campus, present a Public Lecture on Blacks in Post Slavery Politics by Dr Swithin Wilmot. This lecture will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:30 PM at the UWI Mona Western Jamaica Campus.

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Staff /Graduate Seminar


Join us each Friday to discuss the latest Research & Intriguining topics at  3:00pm in the Graduate Conference Room.

This week, Friday April 24, 2015, Vanessa Lyons will present on "Abandoned Forts of Jamaica: History and Heritage" and Kimberley Blackwin will present on "Preserving the Rasta Man's Heritage".

All are invited.


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