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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



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




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.

Caribbean Urban Forum 2020 - Guyana (POSTPONED)

June 10, 2020 - 12:00am to June 12, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

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.

Creative Activism Now!: Andrew Salkey and Today’s Diasporic Cultural Networks

June 20, 2020 - 12:00am

A celebratory conference placing Andrew Salkey’s legacy in the modern moment and exploring the Caribbean diasporic networks of today will be held at The Knowledge Centre, The British Library, London on Saturday 20th June 2020.

Keynote speakers:

EcoSummit 2020: Building a sustainable and desirable future - Adapting to changing land and sea-scape (POSTPONED)

June 21, 2020 - 12:00am to June 25, 2020 - 11:30pm [AST -04:00]

The 6th International EcoSummit Congress - EcoSummit 2020 – Building a sustainable and desirable future: Adapting to a changing land and sea-scape , will take place at The Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia, from 21st – 25th June 2020.

Cloth and Creativity in African-Atlantic Cultures

June 30, 2020 - 9:00am


Cardiff, UK, 30 June 2020

Invited artists and keynote speakers: Lucille Junkere (Textile artist and indigo dyer), Barbara Prézeau Stephenson (Visual artist) and Rose Sinclair (Goldsmiths/Textile artist).


44th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies (CANCELLED)

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

The annual conference of the Society brings together scholars from all over the world to present the latest research on the Caribbean and its diasporas from a range of disciplines and across all the linguistic areas of the region.

Opportunities from Disaster: Lessons from 25 years living with the volcano (POSTPONED)

July 20, 2020 - 9:30am to July 24, 2020 - 5:30pm [AST -04:00]

The Montserrat Volcano Observatory (MVO) in collaboration with The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre, are pleased to invite you to participate in the Soufrière Hills Volcano 25 Years On conference in Montserrat, West Indies.