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UWI Hosts 8th Global Reggae Conference – A Century of Sound: Technology, Culture and Performance

The UWI, Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, February 14, 2024—The region’s 8th Global Reggae Conference (#GRC2024) hosted by the Institute of Caribbean Studies and the Reggae Studies Unit at The University of the West Indies kicks off today, Wednesday, February 14….

‘Slavery Reparations are Coming’| UWI in TIME

The University of the West Indies,Regional Headquarters, W.I. WednesdayJuly 19, 2023—TIME Magazine’s current front page declaration “Slavery Reparations are coming”, has consciously foregrounded the epicentre roles of Barbados, The University of the West Indies and its Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary…

UWI invites its network to Diamond Jubilee Week celebrations

The University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, W.I. Monday July 10, 2023 —The University of the West Indies (The UWI) continues the yearlong celebrations in honour of its 75th anniversary with a special Diamond Jubilee Week of celebration from…

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Statement from Professor Sir Hilary Beckles on “Liberation Day”

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, October 22, 2021. The following statement is issued by Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The UWI. In 1636 the English Governor of Barbados, Henry Hawley, under pressure from slave investors, and with the full support…