Windrush: The voice of the vulnerable in a hostile environment
Updated: Oct 26, 2018
The Migration and Development Cluster hosted a panel discussion on 8 October entitled "Windrush: The voice of the vulnerable in a hostile environment". Presenters included Ms Beverley Lashley, National Librarian/CEO, National Library of Jamaica, who discussed the role of national institutions in preserving memory, Mr. Earl Moxam, Journalist, who took a retrospective look at the experiences of Windrush migrants based on interviews conducted with migrants in the 1990s, and Dr. Anthea Morrison, Senior Lecturer, Department of Literatures in English, UWI Mona, who examined how the arts sheds light on the reality of the lived experience of migrants. The Exhibition preceded the launch of an Exhibition on Windrush, which will run from 8 October through to 30 October. The exhibition was made possiblewith the collaboration with the National Library of Jamaica and the Gleaner Archives.