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Caribbean Child Research Conference 2012 Examines Political Independence and Child Rights

Caribbean Child Research Conference 2012 Examines Political Independence and Child Rights

The Sir Arthur Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES), The UWI, Mona, in collaboration with UNICEF and several partners will stage the annual Caribbean Child Research Conference on October 24- 25, 2012 at the Jamaica Conference Centre. The theme is Political Independence and Child Rights.
 
The Caribbean Child Research Conference is a

CHDS and UWI Seminar Explores Responses to Transnational Criminal Organizations

CHDS and UWI Seminar Explores Responses to Transnational Criminal Organizations

The Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies (CHDS) in partnership with the National Security and Strategic Studies Programe at The UWI, Mona recently presented a seminar entitled “Governance, Governability, and Security in the Americas: Responses to Transnational Criminal Organizations”. The seminar targeted senior and executive level security sec

14th Annual Walter Rodney Lecture

14th Annual Walter Rodney Lecture

The Institute of Caribbean Studies will host the 14th annual Walter Rodney Lecture on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Neville Hall Lecture Room (N1), UWI, Mona. The Lecture will feature the inaugural screening in Jamaica of the film, “Songs from Walter Rodney’s Choir” by Robert Lalljie. Professor Rupert Lewis, UWI, Mona will deliver a Reflection

UWI, Mona Hosts Daphne Douglas Distinguished Lecture in Her Honour

UWI, Mona Hosts Daphne Douglas Distinguished Lecture in Her Honour

The Daphne Douglas Distinguished Lecture organized by Department of Library and Information Studies takes place on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 5:30 pm at the Faculty of Law Lecture Theatre. The Lecture seeks to hounour Professor Emerita Daphne Douglas for her contribution to Library and Information Science in the Caribbean and the development of

UWI Professor Leads UN Working Group of Experts on Mission to the UK

UWI Professor Leads UN Working Group of Experts on Mission to the UK

Professor Verene Shepherd, University Director of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies (UWI) and Chairperson of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent (WGPAD) will lead a mission to the United Kingdom from October 1-5, 2012. The Mission is designed to gather

Merger at UWI Creates Largest Business School in the Region

Merger at UWI Creates Largest Business School in the Region

The Department of Management Studies (DOMS), and The Mona School of Business (MSB) of The University of the West Indies, have merged to become Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) effective August 1, 2012 a single business school within the Faculty of Social Sciences. 
 
The UWI Mona now hosts a first of its kind business school within the

Department of Community Health and Psychiatry Raises Funds for Ward 21

Department of Community Health and Psychiatry Raises Funds for Ward 21

The Department of Community Health and Psychiatry at UWI, Mona seeks to raise funds for Ward 21, University Hospital of the West Indies for Mental Health Week. The university community is invited to support a Basil Dawkins Production entitled, "Get Your Black Hands Off Her" directed by Douglas Prout.  The Production shows on Sunday, October 7,

Sports Awards Ceremony 2012

Sports Awards Ceremony 2012

The annual Sports Awards ceremony is slated to take place on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 7 pm at the Mona Visitors Lodge and Conference Centre. On this occasion outstanding student athletes will be recognized for their participation in sporting activities at the collegiate, national and international level. 
 
By invitation only. 
 

Natural Hazards Atlas of Jamaica Launched at UWI, Mona

Natural Hazards Atlas of Jamaica Launched at UWI, Mona

Capturing the impact of common natural hazards that affect Jamaica is the newly released Natural Hazards Atlas of Jamaica by Parris Lyew-Ayee Jnr. and Rafi Ahmad, UWI experts. The book will be launched on Wednesday, September 26 at 6 pm at the Blue Room, Mona Visitors’ Lodge and Conference Centre, UWI, Mona. 
 
Natural Hazards Atlas of Jamaica is

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