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February 20, 2020 - 12:00am

Presented by the Department of Black Studies and Department of Statistics, University of Missouri, Columbia


Kala Pani Crossings #2: Diaspora and Gender across the Indian and Atlantic Oceans

February 26, 2020 - 12:00am to February 27, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

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.


Caribbean Without Borders 2020: Voices of Change & Resistance

March 3, 2020 - 12:00am to March 5, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

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:

International Gullah Geechee and African Diaspora Conference

March 4, 2020 - 12:00am to March 7, 2020 - 11:45pm [AST -04:00]

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. 

Living Forward, Looking Back: Museum Practice for Postcolonial Futures

March 9, 2020 - 1:00am to March 14, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]


VII International Garifuna Conference

March 11, 2020 - 12:00am to March 13, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

VII INTERNATIONAL GARIFUNA CONFERENCE: “Indigenous Caribbean- Rethinking a Strategic Direction for Reviving Garifuna Heritage and Culture through Education”

10th Annual Caribbean Fine Arts Fair & Symposium

March 11, 2020 - 9:00am to March 15, 2020 - 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

Join us at the 10th Edition of CaFA Fair Barbados which will be held from March 11-15, 2020 at the Courtney Blackman Grand Salle Gallery & Annex, Tom Adams Financial Center, Spry Street, Bridgetown, Barbados.

Caribbean Conversations in Conservation, March 16-19, 2020, Barbados

March 16, 2020 - 8:30am to March 19, 2020 - 5:30pm [AST -04:00]

Caribbean Conversations in Conservation, March 16-19, 2020

Venue(s): The Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management (SCHSBM), The University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Barbados

The Biennial of Heritage Education 2020 (BEP20)

March 30, 2020 - 9:00am to April 1, 2020 - 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

The Biennial of Heritage Education 2020 (BEP20) - the first Conference of its kind in Italy - inaugurates a series of international meetings in which the global scientific community dealing with heritage education, proposes topics for reflection and future research areas.The conference encourages both research and significant experiences, as well as technological developments and applications s


Plantations and their Afterlives: Materialities, Durabilities, Struggles

April 1, 2020 - 12:00am to April 3, 2020 - 11:45pm [AST -04:00]

Organization: The Colour of Labour: The Racialised Lives of Migrants
ERC AdG 2015 – 695573, PI Cristiana Bastos
Convenors: Marta Macedo, Irene Peano, Colette Le Petitcorps
Keynote address: Prof. Deborah Thomas, Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania