Dr. Taka Oshikiri is Lecturer in History. She joined the Department in 2013, and teaches the undergraduate courses: History of Modern China; Modern Japan: Meiji to the Present; Asian World Prior to 1600; and History of the Middle East 1915-1973.
The Jamaica Parish Histories Project is an exciting collaborative project between the Jamaica National Foundation and the Department of History and Archaeology, The University of the West Indies, Mona. In this interview, Lead Researcher Dr Jenny Jemmott of the Department of History and Archaeology tells us about it.
The 2017 UWI Mona Archaeological Field School continued investigations started in 2016 at areas of significance in the Mona estate works yard, located between the University Chapel and the Visitors’ Lodge.
Fifty years after the riotous events surrounding the banning of historian Walter Rodney turned the Jamaican capital on its head and led to a government lockdown of the University of the West Indies, the UWI Mona Department of History and Archaeology and the UWI Museum are collaborating to explore the moment, its context, and larger meaning through a conference and exhibition.





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