March 2018

Seminar: Prof Archibald McDonald Talk - Negative and positive impacts of Medicinal Ganga in Jamaica

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March 22, 2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

 

Venue: 
Executive Lecture Theatre on the ground floor of Block C of the Alister McIntyre Complex, The UWI, Mona Campus

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Staff

Target Audience: 
Students

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General Public

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COMBATING THE LOSS OF CULTURAL PROPERTY – A New Push

What is it that helps ground us in our cultures? Any answer would include histories, stories told across generations, natural specimens, and artifacts – meaningful works shaped by people – that we can relate to with a sense of belonging, wonder or curiosity. Yet the illicit traffic in historic cultural property is leaching that away and it has become a matter of serious concern in the Caribbean as in many other areas with far higher profiles.

The UWI salutes alumna Paula-Mae Weekes on becoming President of T&T

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. March 19, 2018—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) community is filled with great pride to have yet another member of its alumni ascend to one of the highest offices in the region. The UWI extends congratulations to Ms Paula-Mae Weekes on her appointment as the sixth President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. President Weekes who was inaugurated on Monday, 19 March 2018, created history, becoming the first female Head of State of the country.

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