Welcome to the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of the West Indies, Mona. The Department of History is one of the oldest departments of the UWI, opening its doors with the arrival of Professor John Parry in 1949.

CAPE History Teachers' Workshop 2014

The Department of History & Archaeology and The School of Education, UWI Mona, invite all CAPE History Teachers to  our CAPE History Teachers' Workshop 2014.This event will be held on  Saturday, November 2

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.

Visiting Research Fellow- Dr. Birte Timm

The Department of History and Archaeology welcomes Visiting Research Fellow, Dr Birte Timm. Dr. Birte Timm is a Marie Curie Fellow in the Gerda-Henkel-Foundations’ M4HUMAN Program. The period of the Fellowship is for April 2013- April 2015.

Staff/Graduate Seminar

Staff/Graduate Seminar

Join us to discuss the latest Research & Hot topics Fridays @ 3:00pm, Graduate Conference Room.                                                                                                                                                            

This week's topic: "Brief Acknowledgements of Personhood: Enslaved Individuality through Eighteenth Century Runaway Ads in Jamaica" by Dr Suzanne Francis-Brown, Curator of the UWI Museum

Graduate Timetable 2014/2015-Semester I


Minors with History!!

Minors History Majors May Pursue:
History Major with a Law Minor
History Major with a Minor in Journalism
History Major with a Minor in International Relations

New Book

New Books

A new book by Dr. Dave Gosse