Events - Past Events
VII International Garifuna Conference
VII INTERNATIONAL GARIFUNA CONFERENCE: “Indigenous Caribbean- Rethinking a Strategic Direction for Reviving Garifuna Heritage and Culture through Education”
Living Forward, Looking Back: Museum Practice for Postcolonial Futures
THE COMMONWEALTH ASSOCIATION OF MUSEUMS' 2020 TRIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE WILL EXPLORE ISSUES OF DIFFICULT HISTORIES IN POST-COLONIAL SOCIETIES.
Symposium : Stemming the Tide: Global Strategies for Sustaining Cultural Heritage Through Climate Change
ICOMOS Joins the Smithsonian Institution to Address Climate Change and Cultural Heritage
International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference
The Charles W. Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Diaspora Studies at Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina will be holding its second International Gullah Geeechee and African Diaspora Conference on March 4-7, 2020. This year’s theme will focus on the politics and mechanics of digitizing and preserving the African Diaspora.
Caribbean Without Borders 2020: Voices of Change & Resistance
The theme of Voices of Change and Resistance is broadly conceived to welcome presentations of literary, linguistic, pedagogical, and social representations that explore the voices of change and resistance within the Caribbean.
Suggested topics include but are not limited to:
Kala Pani Crossings #2: Diaspora and Gender across the Indian and Atlantic Oceans
This symposium follows up on the seminar ‘Kala pani Crossings: India in Conversation’ that was held at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla (September 23-25, 2019). Kala pani Crossings #1 had meant to throw more light on the 19th century migrations from India to Fiji, Mauritius, the Caribbean and Africa, and to revisit the history from the perspective of India.
'BLACK MIGRATIONS' Symposium
Presented by the Department of Black Studies and Department of Statistics, University of Missouri, Columbia
The International Scientific Committee on Cultural Routes, Scientific Meeting
The International Scientific Committee on Cultural Routes (CIIC) of ICOMOS, will hold its Scientific Meeting from February 10 to 17, 2020, with the theme "Living the Cultural Routes" which will take place in the city of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Mapping New Caribbean Cinema: A Meeting of Filmmakers and Film Scholars at the Festival de Cine Global Dominicano
The Caribbean is the site of an emerging film culture that has been generating interest around the world. A 2015 article in Variety cited Argentinian producer Gema Sanchez’s characterization of recent films from the region as having “a different rhythm, a different cadence. something very vibrant in terms of the human energies, textures and colors.