Call For Papers: Morant Bay Rebellion
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.
Tribute to Professor Emeritus Keith Laurence
Keith was educated at QRC—where else?—won the Modern Studies Island Scholarship, and went to Cambridge, where he took his BA and PhD degrees. Soon after he was awarded his PhD, a pioneering study of post-emancipation immigration to Trinidad and Guyana, he came to teach at what was then the UCWI, at Mona, Jamaica. He joined the first group of West Indian historians teaching there, notably Elsa Goveia, Douglas Hall and Roy Augier.
African Soldiers During World War I
As part of the events to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the French Embassy, in collaboration with the Department of History and Archaeology and the Department of Government, present the documentary: Les Combattants Africains de la Grande Guerre (African Veterans of the Great War). The screening will take place this Thursday, April 10.
2013/2014 Visiting Professorship- Emeritus Professor Barry Higman
Visiting Research Fellow- Dr. Birte Timm