Institute of Jamaica Research Symposium – October 28, 2009

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IOJ RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2009

“Embracing our history, culture and heritage”

9: 00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks – Professor Barry Chevannes

Morning Session
9:45 – 10:10 Obeah – Through the Eyes of Practioners and Their Adherents – Miss Kesia Weise – African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/ Jamaica Memory Bank

10:10 – 10:35 Arise Jamaicans and Do” Garvey’s Political Journalism and his Vision of the New Jamaica – Miss Nicosia Shakes – Liberty Hall

10:35 – 11:00 Fly Away Home: Metaphor, Myth or Historic Reality? – Mr. Herbie Miller – Jamaica Music Museum

11:00 – 11:25 Research for Art Exhibitions- A Case Study of the Everald Brown Retrospective at the National Gallery of Jamaica. – Ms. Veerle Poupeye – National Gallery of Jamaica

11:30 – 12:30 BREAK

Afternoon Session

12:30 – 12:55 Conserving the Past: The Trafalgar House Project – Mr. Jason Ramsay – Museums of History and Ethnography

12:55 – 1:20 Plant Conservation Strategy for the Cockpit Country of Jamaica – Mr. Keron Campbell – Natural History Museum of Jamaica

1:20 – 1:45 Picture Dis – The National Online Album of Jamaica –
Miss Nicole Bryan & Miss Yulande Lindsay – National Library of Jamaica

1:45 – 2:00 Closing

Followed by a free guided tour of the Edna Manley and Historical galleries at the National Gallery of Jamaica

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