Director's Message

Welcome to the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, generally referred to as SALISES. The Institute's history goes back to the early days of The University of the West Indies, with the formation of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) in 1948. ISER was established in advance of the faculty of Social Sciences in order to build a solid foundation of empirical data on the Caribbean region and functioned...READ MORE

Featured News

Honorary Visiting Fellow at SALISES

SALISES, UWI, Mona, is proud to announce that Dr Erna Brodber will be a Honorary Visiting Fellow at SALISES Mona for the 2014-2015 academic year. Read more ...

SALISES Faculty Research Fellowship for  Semester 1

SALISES, UWI, Mona, is pleased to announce that Dr. Claudette Crawford-Brown, Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Psychology and Social work has been awarded the SALISES Faculty Research Fellowship Read more ...

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Upcoming Events




SALISES 16th Annual Conference

January 23, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of W Arthur Lewis in Castries, St Lucia. Given the continued and growing interest in his work, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and The University of the West Indies (UWI)

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Dr. Patricia Northover

Dr. Northover received the Mellon Visiting Professorship, at the Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies for the Spring Semester, 2015.

Get in touch

The University of the West Indies

Mona Campus

Kingston 7, JAMAICA, West Indies

Tel: (876) 927-1020 / 927-1234

Fax: (876) 927-2409

Email: salises@.uwimona.edu.jm

Students' Testimonials

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