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Enigma of Arrival

February 6, 2019 - 9:00am to February 28, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

As the 70th Anniversary marking the arrival of the SS Empire Windrush to the Tilbury Docks in Essex occurs this year, a temporary exhibition by the Barbados Museum & Historical Society, in partnership with the University of the West Indies and sponsorship from E

Cross Currents: First Cayman Islands Biennial

February 9, 2019 - 9:00am to May 4, 2019 - 5:00pm [EST -05:00]

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands in partnership with Butterfield is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Cayman Islands Biennial, and related Art Awards scheme, that will seek to showcase the very latest developments in the contemporary art

Exhibition Opening of Sea Turtles

February 17, 2019 - 9:00am to March 16, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Hosted by the Embassy of Argentina in Barbados, artist Jeena Chatrani presents ‘Sea Turtles.' The exhibtion opens with a recpetion by invitation only on February 16th, 2019 at 7pm. Following the reception on February 17th to March 16th  2019, the exhibition will be opened to the public.

Urban Roots of Creative Black Culture: Gender, Music and the Body

February 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

A co-sponsored event from the University of Birmingham, "Decolonising the Archives, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers and the Society for Caribbean Studies."

5th Annual Postgraduate Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

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

The Society for Caribbean Studies Postgraduate Caribbean Network will hosts its 5th Annual Postgraduate Conference. The conference will offer paper panels, a keynote address from Professor Carolyn Cooper, a presentation from Connie Bell and a panel of experts in Caribbean studies sharing tips and personal experiences of building an academic c


9th Annual Caribbean Fine Art Fair & Symposium

March 6, 2019 - 9:00am to March 10, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Caribbean Fine Art (CaFA) Fair Barbados will host five (5) exciting days of art, fashion, music and performance at its 9th Annual Caribbean Fine Art Fair Symposium. Over 40 of the Caribbean's finest visual artists will be featured. 

Doctoral Students Open Day 2019 – The Americas Collections

March 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:30pm [GMT +00:00]

The British Library is home to one of the world’s greatest collections of books, manuscripts, journals, newspapers, maps, philatelic material and sound recordings relating to North and South America and the greater Caribbean.

International National Trusts Organisations (INTO) Conference 2019

March 27, 2019 - 8:00am to March 30, 2019 - 8:00am [ADT -03:00]

The next INTO Conference will be held in March 2019 hosted by the National Trust of Bermuda. The Conference will be held Wednesday March 27th through Saturday March 30, 2019 (the Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday March 26th). Attendees should plan to arrive on March 26th and to depart on March 31st.


Finance Capital & the Ghosts of Empire: Revisiting Colonial Debts, Extractive Nostalgias, Imperial Insolvencies

April 5, 2019 - 9:00am to April 6, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Centre for Global Political Economy and Centre for Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in collaboration with the Reimagining Value Action Lab, Lakehead University, United Kingdom presents on April 5th and 6th, 2019 a two-day symposium.

CFP: Rebellion Resistance and Reparation in the Americas

April 11, 2019 - 9:00am to April 12, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The seminar proposed is a multidisciplinary one aimed to question the paradigms of resistance, rebellion and reparation in the New World through literature, arts, music, history, sociology, anthropology, economics, and political history.