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The 4th Biennial Conference of the IABA Americas Chapter

June 13, 2019 - 9:00am to June 15, 2019 - 5:00pm [EST -05:00]

The Department of Literatures in English, University of the West Indies, Mona will host the 4th Biennial Conference of the IABA Americas Chapter under the theme “Lives in Transition: Negotiating the Currents in a Changing World.”

44th Annual Caribbean Studies Association Conference

June 3, 2019 - 9:00am to June 7, 2019 - 5:00pm [-05 -05:00]

Planning the conference from the Circum-Caribbean, but always having the insular territories of the Greater Caribbean on mind, constitutes an interesting and somewhat different challenge. The voice “Caribe” evokes the Indo-American origin that today identifies the region we study.


Botany, History and Culture of Cacao

May 24, 2019 - 9:00am to May 31, 2019 - 5:00pm [CST -06:00]

A week-long course under the theme "Botany, History and Culture of Cacao" will be presented by ethnobotanist Jillian De Gezelle.


May 20, 2019 - 9:00am to May 24, 2019 - 5:00pm [-04 -04:00]

The Center for Caribbean Studies [Centro de Estudios del Caribe] at Casa de las Américas announces its forthcoming VII International Colloquium on Cultural Diversity in the Caribbean. The colloquium, organized around the concepts “Revolution and Rebel,” will take place from May 20 to 24, 2019.

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.

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.

The Museum Innovation Forum

May 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Museum Innovation Forum 2019 under the theme "Building more Equitable, Relevant and Impactful Museums" will gather at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on May 18th, 2019 to discuss innovative approaches that museums can adopt to honour their civic responsibilities.


May 8, 2019 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm [AST -04:00]

The "ICWS@70: CHILDREN OF THE WINDRUSH GENERATION" is a public event hosted by the Institute of Commonweatlh Studies which plans to include a workshop, a film screening and a panel.

Keeping History Above Water

May 5, 2019 - 9:00am to May 8, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

"Keeping History Above Water: St. Augustine" will explore the impacts of sea level rise on historic coastal and river communities and cultural resources through the lens of time. With the theme of Envision 2050, emphasis is placed on policies, programs, and projects that address the situation in the short-term (defined as 30 years).

International Heritage and Community Rights Workshop

May 1, 2019 - 9:00am to May 6, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Rights Based Approach (RBA) ICOMOS working group is organizing a "Heritage and Rights training course" in Estonia on the 1st - 6th of May.