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The Grenada Revolution Symposium

October 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

The Department of History and Philosophy of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in association with the Nation Publishing Company Limited, presents the Grenada Revolution Symposium, Friday October 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Cynthia Wilson Arts Lecture Theatre, Cave Hill Campus.

The 34th Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture

October 10, 2019 - 7:00pm

The Department of History and Philopsophy of the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in association with the Nation Publishing Limited presents the 34th Elsa Goveia Memorial Lecture; Beyond Tragedy: Revisiting Emancipation in the Grenada Revolution.

2019 Lapidus Center Conference: "Enduring Slavery"

October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to October 12, 2019 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

Please join us for the 2019 Lapidus Center Conference entitled “Enduring Slavery: Resistance, Public Memory, and Transatlantic Archives,” which will be held on October 10-12, 2019, at the Schomburg Center. This conference will bring together scholars, visual artists, and writers to discuss the history of transatlantic slavery and its afterlives.

The Great Suriname Exhibition

October 5, 2019 - 10:00am to January 2, 2020 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

A comprehensive exhibition about Suriname opens at De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam on Saturday 5 October 2019. The Great Suriname Exhibition tells the fascinating story of the country and its inhabitants, a community of people from different backgrounds. The exhibition covers the entire cultural history of Suriname, from the earliest settlements to the independent republic it is today.


22nd IIWC International Symposium. Wooden Heritage Conservation: beyond disciplines / 1st IIWC Course on Wooden Heritage Conservation

September 30, 2019 - 9:00am to October 5, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The International Wood Committee (IIWC), is organizing the 22nd International Scientific Symposium in Bilbao (30th September- 2nd October 2019) and the 1st Course on Wooden Heritage Conservation in San Sebastian (3rd -5th October).

Guyana Speaks: Gafoor Lecture in Indentureship and Its Legacies

September 29, 2019 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

Guyana SPEAKS will be hosting an event in conjunction with the University of Warwick.



The Hakluyt Society Symposium 2019: Rethinking Power in Maritime Encounters (1400-1900)

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

The Hakluyt Society  in collaboration with the Linschoten-Vereeniging pesents its 2019 Symposium bearing the theme "Rethinking Power in Maritime History 1400-1900" to be held in the historic city of Leiden.

Living (World) Heritage Cities at the European Association for Archaeologists in Bern

September 4, 2019 - 9:00am to September 7, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Centre for Global Heritage and Development organizes a session on archaeological heritage management and governance at the 25th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Archaeologists in Bern.

CfP: ICOM Kyoto – International Museum Partnerships and Collaborations

September 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

One of the key concepts behind the ICOM 2019 theme of "Museums as Cultural Hubs" is supporting museum collaborations and partnerships.

ICOM Triennial General Conference, Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition

September 1, 2019 - 1:00am to September 7, 2019 - 1:00am [AST -04:00]

On 1-7 September 2019, Kyoto will be the city to receive some 3,000 participants to the ICOM General Conference. A flood of discussions and exchange of ideas on museum-related issues will sweep the city during the week.