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.
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.
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 in October 2015 a conference on the history and legacies of the rebellion. The Department invites proposals for individual papers and panels that examine the Morant Bay Rebellion from multiple perspectives.
The Department of History and Archaeology boasts a number of renowned personalities who have contributed greatly to the legacy of the Department and the society. Christena AV Williams is one such student; she is an undergraduate of History and a radical young Jamaican poet.

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There will be no seminar this week Friday, March 20, 2015. Our next Staff/Graduate Seminar will be held on Friday March 27, 2015 when Dr Birte Timm will be presenting a paper entitled, "Molding the Nation: National Heroes and Nationbuilding in Postcolonial Jamaica".


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