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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?


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.

Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) 2020

April 22, 2020 - 12:00am to April 24, 2020 - 11:45pm [AST -04:00]

The aim of the Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium (CHiPS) is non-partisan. Thier goal is to foster dialogue between various approaches to philosophy on a wide variety of topics in the hope that, even if resolution is not possible, it might at least be possible to encourage different traditions to converse with each other.

Cultural Identity: Curating the Heritage City (ONLINE)

April 18, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm [AST -04:00]

Celebrating of the #WorldHeritageDay (18 April 2020) and responding to the ICOMOS/UNESCO-WHC annual theme 2020 "Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility", #HeritageForAll Initiative has the pleasure to invite you to attend the online lecture "Cultural Identity: Curating the Heritage City".

The Legacy of DJ Kool Herc: Celebrating the Jamaican Roots of Hip Hop

April 16, 2020 - 12:00am to April 18, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

Jamaica’s musical influence is deep and wide. With the sound system as one of the earliest indigenous innovations, musical genres emerged at home and abroad. Alongside homegrown genres such as Mento, Ska, Dub, Reggae and Dancehall are international genres such as Reggaetón, Bhangra, and Dub Step that have been influenced by Jamaican music.

XIX International Conference «African and African Culture»

April 12, 2020 - 12:00am to April 15, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

The African Cultural Center "Fernando Ortiz", the Provincial Directorate of Culture, the UNESCO Chair of Afro-American Studies of the University of Alcalá, the Chair of AfroCaribbean Studies "Rómulo Lachatañeré", the Directorate of International Relations of the CAP and the Universidad de Oriente, convene the XIX International Conference of African and African-American Culture, to be held in Sa