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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


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).


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:


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.


Local Voices

April 27, 2021 - 9:00am to April 28, 2021 - 1:30pm [AST -04:00]

This two-day multilingual interdisciplinary virtual workshop aims at building the foundation for a community of Caribbean experts in archaeology, museology and related disciplines, indigenous leaders and governmental agencies.

A Holistic Approach to Heritage Conservation in the Greater Caribbean: Case Studies from Jamaica

April 15, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm [AST -04:00]

Afro-Cuban Legacies: Visual Arts, Literature, Theatre, Music, and Religion

April 7, 2021 - 8:00am to April 10, 2021 - 9:00pm [AST -04:00]

Afro-Cuban Legacies: Visual Arts, Literature, Theatre, Music, and Religion will be an international high impact interdisciplinary conference, bringing to MU six leading contemporary Cuban artists.