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2020

June

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.

Free Digital PD: Smithsonian Summer Sessions for Teachers

May 18, 2020 - 11:00am to July 24, 2020 - 4:30pm [AST -04:00]

The Smithsonian has developed a unique opportunity to learn from home with four Smithsonian museums. Register for one of the free five-day Smithsonian Summer Sessions and join an online community of educators for an immersive exploration of teaching with museum objects and works of art.

Port Cities of the Atlantic World (CANCELLED)

May 14, 2020 - 1:00am to May 16, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

In order to mark the 350th anniversary of the settlement of Charles Towne, and the simultaneous 250th anniversary of the establishment of the College of Charleston, and the 25th anniversary of the Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program, CLAW will hold a major international conference entitled “Port Cities of the Atlantic World.”

Human Rights And Heritage Management Workshop

May 11, 2020 - 9:00am to May 15, 2020 - 5:00pm [AST -04:00]

What are human rights and what do they mean for heritage management? How are decisions made about the heritage? What norms are applied in decision making? Which values, principles and approaches guide those decisions?  Are all relevant rights bearers and duty holders involved?

April

Collecting Africa: Before, During and After Colonial Overrule

April 27, 2020 - 12:00am

In recent years European and US museums and libraries have been facing mounting calls for the return of objects taken or acquired from Africa and other parts of the world during the Colonial era. The objects, the ways in which they are gathered and presented, and the institutions which house them have become contested, especially when they are tied to histories of violence and dispossession.

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