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October 11, 2014

University of West Indies to lead Magna Carta project across the Caribbean

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad and Tobago – The University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus has been awarded a grant by the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Committee in the UK to support the work of The UWI in promoting the understanding of Magna Carta in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Through the grant, a project titled “The Impact and Influence of Magna Carta on the Commonwealth Caribbean,” is being led by Dr. Hamid Ghany, Senior Lecturer in Political Science and Coordinator of the Constitutional Affairs and Parliamentary Studies Unit (CAPSU) of The UWI’s Faculty of Social Sciences. The project will be launched with a Distinguished Lecture by Chairman of the Magna Carta 800th Anniversary Committee, Professor Sir Robert Worcester, KBE DL on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Learning Resource Centre from 7.00pm.

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