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The Games We Played

October 28, 2019 - 9:00am to January 10, 2020 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Exhibition: The Games We Played.
Date: 28th Oct. 2019 – 10th Jan. 2020
Mon. - Fri. 09:00 - 5:00 Sat. 09:00- 1:00
Venue: The Museum Exhibition Center.

Re-Scape Colloquium Water Heritage and the SDGs

October 25, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:00pm [AST -04:00]

For this edition of the Re-scape colloquium we have invited Dr. Debjani Bhattacharyya, Assistant Professor at the Department of History, Drexel University, USA.  Professor Bhattacharyya is author of Empire and Ecology in the Bengal Delta (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Post/Colonial Ports : Place and Nonplace in the Ecotone

October 24, 2019 - 9:00am to October 26, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

After conferences in Montpellier, Poitiers and La Réunion (France, 2015, 2016 and 2018), as well as Kolkata (India, 2018) and Purchase (NY, USA, 2019), this is the 6th opus of this conference cycle in Montreal, Concordia University. An “ecotone” initially designates a transitional area between two ecosystems, for example between land and sea. 

Architectures of Slavery: Ruins & Reconstructions

October 24, 2019 - 9:00am to October 26, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Art & Architectural History Department and the new Center for the Study of Slavery at the College of Charleston announce a symposium dedicated to the historic and ongoing relationships between slavery and architecture.


October 17, 2019 - 9:00am to October 19, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) 2019 presents its annual conference under the theme "Media.Genre.The Generic" to be held at Columbus, Ohio. This excting conference will be begin on October 16, 2019 and conclude on October 17, 2019.

Black Portraiture[s] V: Memory and the Archive, 1619-2019

October 17, 2019 - 9:00am to October 19, 2019 - 9:00am [EDT -04:00]

The organizers of the Black Portraiture[s] conferences invite the submission of abstracts summarizing a paper or panel related to the subject of the trans-Atlantic slavery and its profound contemporary resonances in artistic methods and archives that span visual and performing arts, architecture  and structures of public memory.The conference will explore the making of visual archives, the narr

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.