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2019

May

African Printed Cloth: Storytelling with Pattern

May 20, 2019 - 1:00am to June 30, 2019 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

African printed cloth has a complex history. Through colonisation Dutch and British companies were able to industrialise early and mechanise the process of hand made batik cloths made in Java, now Indonesia.

47th Preservation Institute Nantucket Program

May 20, 2019 - 9:00am to June 21, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Officially established in 1972, Preservation Institute Nantucket (PIN) is one of the nation’s oldest, continually operating field school for historic preservation.

June

Craft & Textiles Workshop Victoria & Albert Museum

June 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to June 20, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

#DORCAS TAKE OVER

In collaboration with the V&A Learning Academy

Workshop 1 - Wednesday 19 June 2019 - Digital Studio, Sackler Centre

Workshop 2 - Thursday 20 June 2019 – Seminar Room 2, Sackler Centre

 

11th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival

June 20, 2019 - 9:00am to June 23, 2019 - 5:00pm [EST -05:00]

The Charles Town International Maroon will hosts its 11th Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival under the theme "Peace." This conference will be held in the town’s Asafu Yard, a sacred space of Maroon dancing and drumming, surrounded by Jamaica’s beautiful Blue and John Crow Mountains.This event intends to offer a unique combination of scho

Ecotones 5 – The Caribbean: Vulnerability and Resilience

June 21, 2019 - 9:15am to June 22, 2019 - 5:15pm [AST -04:00]

An “ecotone” initially designates a transitional area between two ecosystems, for example between land and sea. The “Ecotones” program (2015-2019) is a cycle of conferences which aims to borrow this term traditionally used in geography and ecology and to broaden the concept by applying it to other disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities.

5th Immersive Learning Research Network Conference (iLRN 2019)

June 23, 2019 - 9:00am to June 27, 2019 - 5:00pm [BST +01:00]

The 5th Annual International Conference of the Immersive Learning Research Network will be an innovative hands-on and scholarly meeting for an emerging global network of developers, educators, and research professionals collaborating to develop the scientific, technical, and applied potential of immersive learning.

The 28th Annual Conference of the World History Association

June 27, 2019 - 9:00am to June 29, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The World History Association will host its 28th Annual Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, from the June 27–29 2019. This event is scheduled to be held at Caribe Hilton, San Juan.

July

Mixed Media Art Summer Camp (MMASC)

July 1, 2019 - 9:00am to July 26, 2019 - 3:00pm [AST -04:00]

The National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) is pleased to announce the return of the annual "Mixed Media Art Summer Camp (MMASC)." This year, kids ages 5 to 17 are welcome to participate and learn visual art techniques, explore different avenues of creativity and develop their knowledge of art.This summer’s theme is “Parading throu

Stuart Hall's Archive: A One-Day Symposium

July 2, 2019 - 10:45am to 5:30pm [AST -04:00]

Stuart Hall (1932–2014), a foundational figure in the British New Left, was a Jamaican-born British intellectual and political activist. He is famous for his tenure as Director of the University of Birmingham’s Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, where he pioneered new approaches to studying the interweaving threads of culture, politics, race, and ethnicity.

43rd Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

July 3, 2019 - 9:00am to July 5, 2019 - 5:00pm [BST +01:00]

The Society for Caribbean Studies invites submissions of abstracts of no more than 250 words for research papers on the Hispanic, Francophone, Dutch and Anglophone Caribbean and their diasporas for this annual international conference.Papers from all disciplines of Caribbean Studies are welcomed.While there is no particular theme for the conference,

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