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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.

Creative Activism Now!: Andrew Salkey and Today’s Diasporic Cultural Networks

June 20, 2020 - 12:00am

A celebratory conference placing Andrew Salkey’s legacy in the modern moment and exploring the Caribbean diasporic networks of today will be held at The Knowledge Centre, The British Library, London on Saturday 20th June 2020.

Keynote speakers:

National Theatre at Home: Small Island

June 18, 2020 - 7:00pm to June 25, 2020 - 10:00pm [AST -04:00]

National Theatre at Home: Small Island

adapted by Helen Edmundson
based on the novel by Andrea Levy

From 7pm on 18 June to 25 June
Running Time: 2 hours 55 minutes including a short interval


“Caribbean-American Connections, Social Justice and Shared Dreams”

June 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to June 30, 2020 - 4:00pm [AST -04:00]

U.S. Embassy Guyana in collaboration with Caribbean Studies Association, celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month with a webinar series under the theme:

“Caribbean-American Connections, Social Justice and Shared Dreams”

When: June 16, June 23 & June 30 at 2:00 pm EST

Creative Workshop #2: Using speculative writing to tell stories

June 11, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

You are invited to the second of a series of five collaborative workshops that aim to offer the public a common space to come together and explore various ways to engage creatively with the “runaway slave ads” in digitized Barbadian newspapers.

Colonial & Postcolonial Print Mobilities, Black Periodicals and Local Publications, 1880-present (CANCELLED)

June 10, 2020 - 1:00pm to June 12, 2020 - 2:30pm [AST -04:00]

This workshop will explore local and global networks of circulation for literary and political writing produced by black authors, editors and readers, and will showcase the rich resources in Newcastle University’s archives on black print networks in Africa, Britain and the Caribbean.

Caribbean Urban Forum 2020 - Guyana (POSTPONED)

June 10, 2020 - 12:00am to June 12, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]