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Book Launch: "Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth"

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Sep 17 2013 - 6:00pm

The UWI Mona Faculty of Social Sciences cordially invites you to attend the launch of "Turnaround: Third World lessons for First World Growth" by Peter Blair Henry, Dean of New York University's Leonard N Stern School of Business.

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The Undercroft, Senate building, UWI Mona
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Annick Brissett, Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM)
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977 0640 ext 3291

IGDS/ The UWI Press Book Launch

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Apr 29 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Institute for Gender and Development Studies (IGDS) in collaboration with the UWI Press will be hosting a book launch on Monday, April 29, 2013 , starting at 6 pm, in the Faculty of Law (Lecture Room 2), Mona Campus .  The book is titled  Love and Power: Caribbean Discourses on Gender , and  is edited by Eudine Barriteau, Professor of Gender and Public Policy and Deputy Principal, UWI , Cave Hill Campus.

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The Faculty of Law, Lecture Room 2
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Ingrid Nicely
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977-7365 / Ext 2644

Vincentian Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves to headline Prof. Hilary Beckles' Book Launch: Britain's Black Debt

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May 2 2013 - 6:00pm

The University of the West Indies Press, in collaboration with the National Commission on Reparations, the Ministry of Youth and Culture and the Institute for Gender and Development Studies invites you to  the launch of Britain's Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genoicide authored by UWI Cavehill Principal, Professor Hilary Beckles. The official programme will include an address by Dr the Hon. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, and presentations by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Culture bringing greetings on behalf of the Minister of Youth and Culture, as well as remarks from Lord Anthony Gifford, QC.
 

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The Faculty of Medical Sciences Teaching and Research Complex, UWI Mona campus
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Jean Honeyghan/Khelee Williams
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977 2659

Launch of books on slavery in the Caribbean

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Mar 23 2013 - 6:00pm

The University of the West Indies Press and Lexington Books will launch two recent books on slavery in the Caribbean. They are: Aboliton and Plantation Management in Jamaica (1807 - 1838) and  Agency of the Enslaved - Jamaica and the culture of freedom in the Atlantic world
Guest speakers are Patrick Bryan, Professor Emritus, UWI; Douglas Hall, Professor of History, UWI; Verene Shepherd, Professor of Social History and UWI Director, Institute for Gender and Development Studies.

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Olson Hall, Ardenne High School, 10 Ardenne Road,Kingston 10
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The University of the West Indies Press
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977 2659

Literatures in English Month: Launch of Ralph Thompson’s Taking Words for a Walk

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Mar 24 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
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The Phillip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts
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Department of Literatures in English
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927 2217

Literatures in English Month: Launch of Velma Pollard’s And Caret Bay Again: New & Selected Poems

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Mar 17 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)
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Department of Literatures in English
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927 2217

Literatures in English Month: Launch of Curdella Forbes’ Ghosts

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Mar 14 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
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Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1)
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Department of Literatures in English
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927 2217

Book Launch: Jamaica in the Canadian Experience

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Feb 21 2013 - 6:00pm

The Faculty of Social Sciences and the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies in collaboration with the High Commission of Canada will be hosting a book launch on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 6:00pm. 

The book to be launched is “Jamaica in the Canadian Experience: A Multiculturalizing Presence” by: Carl E. James & Andrea Davis. The venue is the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) Garden.

All are invited to attend. Please Click Here for event flyer.

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Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) Garden
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debbie.dwyerhope@uwimona.edu.jm

Book Launch: Global Reggae

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Feb 17 2013 - 6:00pm

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PULSE8, 38 Trafalgar Road
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Emulating Human Speech Recognition : “A Scene Analysis Approach to Improving Robustness in Automatic Speech Recognition” - by Dr. André Coy

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Dec 6 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. André Coy, Lecturer in the Department of Physics will be launching his book entitled Emulating Human Speech Recognition : “A Scene Analysis Approach to Improving Robustness in Automatic Speech Recognition”  on December 6, 2012, 6:00pm at The University Bookshop.
 
Introductory remarks will be made by Dr. Donald Walwyn, former Head of the Department of Physics and Consultant to the Government on Telecommunications Policy. 
 

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The University Bookshop
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Mrs.Rosalene Simmond
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876-927-2480

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