A local riot, the Morant Bay rebellion was a confrontation between men and women led by Paul Bogle against local colonial authorities in Jamaica. The rebellion was a signal event in Jamaica's struggle for self-determination and socio-economic justice. Over 400 black Jamaicans died as a result of reprisals by British troops.
This is a reminder about tomorrow’s panel discussion, Pathways of Autonomy, Thursday 29th November from 1pm to 3:30pm at the Law Auditorium. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Speaking will be:
Dr Olabisi Kuboni
The importance of people engaging in the process of institution building at the local level, and of continuously monitoring operations of national institutions. A focus on institution building is an absolute necessity for strengthening democracy.
Mrs Indera Sagewan-Alli
“Moving too slowly too fast on the highway of Sustainable Economic Development”
A discussion on what has been done right and recommendations for moving forward.
Prof Brian Copeland
On the scale of things, are we a grown up nation?
Prof Patrick Watson
Was independence our best option?" Alternative paths to decolonization
Light refreshments will be served at the Office of the Campus Principal following the discussion.
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