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2020

June

“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]

Heritage Matters - Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability: What Policy Solutions for the Climate Emergency?

June 4, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm [AST -04:00]

The onslaught of COVID 19 and the emergencies of climate change have one thing in common - there are no borders. Hot spots are in localities with most environmental degradation, especially urban centres. Not surprisingly, lockdowns have dramatically reduced air pollution and even started healing the Ozone Layer.

45th Annual Conference, Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) (POSTPONED)

June 1, 2020 - 12:00am to June 5, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

Identity Politics, Industry, Ecology and the Intelligent Economy in Caribbean Societies

 

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May

Joint Meeting Society For Economic Botany International Society of Ethnobiology 2020 (POSTPONED)

May 31, 2020 - 12:00am to June 4, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

Joint Meeting

Society For Economic Botany

International Society of Ethnobiology

May 31 - June 4th, 2020

The University of The West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

In collaboration with The New York Botanical Garden

 

For Creatives: E-Business, Digital & Tech Opportunities in a post-COVID-19 world

May 28, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm [AST -04:00]

The ISOC Trinidad and Tobago Chapter presents:
For Creatives: E-Business, Digital & Tech opportunities in a post-COVID-19 world
Date : Thursday 28th May 2020
Start time 6:30 pm  –  8:30 pm

Register @ http://bit.ly/3cDn2XD

Coronavirus & The Trinidad & Tobago Carnival:Impact & Opportunities to Rebound after the Crisis

May 25, 2020 - 10:00am to 1:00pm [AST -04:00]

Heritage Matters - Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion

May 18, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm [AST -04:00]

The burning question across the world is - What Museums Post Pandemic? Most museums in the world are closed during the onslaught of COVID 19. No country was spared. The well-endowed institutions maximised on their digital affordances streaming their collections and exhibitions. This did not grab the attention of audiences for too long.

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