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International Slavery Remembrance Day

August 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to August 23, 2020 - 4:00pm [AST -04:00]

Association of African American Museums Conference 2020

August 5, 2020 - 9:00am to August 8, 2020 - 6:00pm [AST -04:00]


Dear AAAM Members and Supporters:

With your safety and well-being our main priorities, I, along with the Board of Directors and Conference Planning Committee, have decided to not convene the 42nd AAAM Conference in Miami, FL. We will identify the programming and dates to convene virtually to handle our business, connect, and network with our AAAM Members.

The 13th Biennial International & Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the Afro-Latin/American Research Association (ALARA)

August 4, 2020 - 1:00am to August 8, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

Theme: "Resilience, Climate Crisis, and Social Justice"

Dates: August 4, 2020 to August 8, 2020

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Conference At A Glance:


Inventories for Effective Heritage Management

July 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm [AST -04:00]

Getty Conservation Institute and Caribbean Heritage Network present: "Inventories for Effective Heritage Management"

Opportunities from Disaster: Lessons from 25 years living with the volcano (POSTPONED)

July 20, 2020 - 9:30am to July 24, 2020 - 5:30pm [AST -04:00]

The Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) in collaboration with The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, are pleased to invite you to participate in the Soufrière Hills Volcano 25 Years On conference in Montserrat, West Indies.

EU-LAC-MUSEUMS: Community-based museums in times of crisis

July 10, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its catastrophic effect on museum and heritage communities, three new webinars will focus on the topic of community-based museums in times of crisis.

44th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies (CANCELLED)

July 1, 2020 - 12:00am to July 3, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

The annual conference of the Society brings together scholars from all over the world to present the latest research on the Caribbean and its diasporas from a range of disciplines and across all the linguistic areas of the region.


Cloth and Creativity in African-Atlantic Cultures

June 30, 2020 - 9:00am


Cardiff, UK, 30 June 2020

Invited artists and keynote speakers: Lucille Junkere (Textile artist and indigo dyer), Barbara Prézeau Stephenson (Visual artist) and Rose Sinclair (Goldsmiths/Textile artist).

Community-Based Museums in Times of Crisis: Community Experience

June 29, 2020 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

Join the second webinar to be held on 29 June 2020, researchers from European and Latin American museums will share insights from their research case studies affected by crises via the free online webinar entitled ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis: community experience’ on 29 June, 15:00 (UTC).

EcoSummit 2020: Building a sustainable and desirable future - Adapting to changing land and sea-scape (POSTPONED)

June 21, 2020 - 12:00am to June 25, 2020 - 11:30pm [AST -04:00]

The 6th International EcoSummit Congress - EcoSummit 2020 – Building a sustainable and desirable future: Adapting to a changing land and sea-scape , will take place at The Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia, from 21st – 25th June 2020.