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2022

March

Virtual 9th International Garifuna Conference

March 11, 2022 - 7:00pm to March 13, 2022 - 10:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation in collaboration with the UWI Open Campus St. Vincent and the Grenadines presents Virtual 9th International Conference under the theme "Building Resilience: Creating Cultural Capital for Sustainability of the Garifuna Heritage." This event will take place from March 11th - 13th 2022. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Darius Avila - Garifuna Entrepreneur, Belize.

February

7th Global Reggae Conference

February 16, 2022 - 9:00am to February 19, 2022 - 3:00pm [EST -05:00]

The Institute of Caribbean Studies and Reggae Studies Unit at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and the Perry Henzell Estate are delighted to announce the staging of the 7th Global Reggae Conference under the theme ‘Reggae Films, Reggae Icons, Reggae Music’ in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of The Harder They Come.

Conference of the Islands - Heritage at Risk

February 9, 2022 - 10:00am to February 10, 2022 - 2:00pm [AST -04:00]

We are delighted to welcome you to the Conference of the Islands.The Conference of the Islands will be held at Wildey House, Bridgetown, Barbados and online between 10.00am - 2.00pm ECT (14.00-18.00 GMT) on 9th & 10th February 2022. Funded by the UK High Commission in Barbados, the conference will find out what local people and organisations believe are the most pressing heritage threats an

2021

November

Coasts in Crisis: A Digital Exhibition Art After Hurricanes

November 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

Coasts in Crisis: Art and Conversation After recent Hurricanes is a digital exhibition featuring art, music, poetry, and conversation from coastal artists in the US and Caribbean who experienced the 2017 hurricane season.

Coasts in Crisis is now a freely accessible curated digital art project that will be launched on November 12th, 2021, at noon EST.

IHR Seminar Series: Unheard Voice of the English Country House

November 11, 2021 - 11:00am

The Institute of Historical Research invites you to Seminar 6: Unheard Voices of the English Country House: In this session some recent work from English Heritage will be presented on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 11am (Barbados/ Trinidad) and 10am (Jamaica) [presented via Zoom] as part of the IHR Global Partnership Seminar Series.

Cultivating Resilience in Museums & Cultural Heritage Sites

November 10, 2021 - 9:00am to November 14, 2021 - 3:00pm [AST -04:00]

UNESCO training on Museums and Risk Preparedness in the Caribbean

November 8, 2021 - 9:00am to November 26, 2021 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean in collaboration with the UNESCO Regional Office for Culture in Latin America and the Caribbean has launched a project to “Enhance regional cooperation in the fight against illicit traffic of Cultural Property in Latin America and the Caribbean”. Museums in particular need to strengthen the capacities of their staff to ensure the proper

October

UWI History Cross-Campus Seminar (Cave Hill) / History Forum

October 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

You are invited to attend the UWI History Cross-Campus Seminar (Cave Hill) / History Forum presentation entitled, “Post-Plantation Archaeologies in and of the Caribbean” presented by Dr. Matt Reilly, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, The City College of New York on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 2pm (Barbados/ Trinidad)/ 1pm (Jamaica).

August

Emancipation Day Matters?

August 2, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm [AST -04:00]

Joint the conversation on why Emancipation Day matters via the UWI Museum Youtube Livestream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiumCVuxmH0

May

Hidden Histories: Research, Representation and Reinterpretation at Caribbean Historic Sites

May 6, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm [AST -04:00]

Join us for the third seminar in the Institute of Historical Research (IHR) Series The World in a Historic House: Global Connections and Collections. Dr.

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