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2019 edition of the film festival – ttff/19 carifesta edition

August 17, 2019 - 9:00am to August 23, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

The trinidad+tobago film festival is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with CARIFESTA XIV to hold the 2019 edition of the film festival – ttff/19 carifesta edition.This year’s iteration of the festival, ttff/19 carifesta edition will be held in August – rather than September – t

Tuk Band & Art

August 13, 2019 - 10:00am to August 31, 2019 - 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

'TUK BAND AND ART' is an exhibition situated in the Queen's Park Gallery featuring artists Arthur Atkinson, Ashanti Trotman, Omowale Stewart, Lisa Smith-Fields and Jacqueline Hinds.

Admission is Free

Rooted: Home & Abroad

August 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to August 31, 2019 - 4:30am [AST -04:00]

As we celebrate and reflect on Emancipation don’t miss this exhibit; ROOTED: Home and Abroad featuring the vibrant paintings of two talented Antiguans, Zucan Bandele and the late Walter J Parker. Exhibit launch is on Aug 8 at 6 pm and runs to Aug 31 at the Museum of Antigua and Barbuda.


The 5th Genealogy Marketplace

July 27, 2019 - 10:00am

The Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. is happy to invite you to the 5th Genealogy Marketplace on Saturday 27 July at the Archives Department in Black Rock, St. Michael. With Barbados being a major transportation and trade hub from the 17th and 18th centuries, millions around the world are said to be able to trace their roots to the island.

IACA 28th Congress, Re-Examining Self: Caribbean Archaeology in the 21st Century

July 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to July 27, 2019 - 3:30pm [AST -04:00]

The Congress of the I.A.C.A. is held every other year, normally in the last week in July, and is the primary venue for the presentation of recent archaeological work in the Caribbean. Typically papers are presented for 4-5 days and the conference concludes with an optional day-long field trip.

15th International Small Island Cultures Conference (ISIC 15)

July 9, 2019 - 9:00am to July 13, 2019 - 9:00am [EST -05:00]

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, the Small Island Cultures Research Initiative and the Sydney Institute of Music (SICRI) and Sound Research, welcome proposals for paper and/or panel presentations from any disciplinary field, as well as from managers and practitioners who are interested in island issues, to the 15th International Small Islan

Diasporic Dialogues’ conference "Slavery and its Afterlives: Blackness, Representation, Social Justice Vision"

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

The Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies (CCDS) in collaboration with the National Maritime Museum will host its fourth ‘Diasporic Dialogues’ conference under the theme "Slavery and its Afterlives: Blackness, Representation, Social Justice Vision." 

Clothing the Enslaved in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

July 8, 2019 - 9:00am to July 10, 2019 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Clothing the Enslaved in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World will provide a forum in which to discuss the fabrics used to dress enslaved workers in the Caribbean and British North America between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries.

43rd Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

July 3, 2019 - 9:00am to July 5, 2019 - 5:00pm [BST +01:00]

The Society for Caribbean Studies invites submissions of abstracts of no more than 250 words for research papers on the Hispanic, Francophone, Dutch and Anglophone Caribbean and their diasporas for this annual international conference.Papers from all disciplines of Caribbean Studies are welcomed.While there is no particular theme for the conference,

Stuart Hall's Archive: A One-Day Symposium

July 2, 2019 - 10:45am to 5:30pm [AST -04:00]

Stuart Hall (1932–2014), a foundational figure in the British New Left, was a Jamaican-born British intellectual and political activist. He is famous for his tenure as Director of the University of Birmingham’s Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, where he pioneered new approaches to studying the interweaving threads of culture, politics, race, and ethnicity.