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2020

June

Caribbean Urban Forum 2020 - Guyana

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

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

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

CLOTH AND CREATIVITY IN AFRICAN-ATLANTIC CULTURES

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).

July

44th Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies

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

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.

August

The 13th Biennial International & Interdisciplinary Research Conference of the Afro-Latin/American Research Association (ALARA)

August 4, 2020 - 1:00am to August 8, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

Theme: "Resilience, Climate Crisis, and Social Justice"

Dates: August 4, 2020 to August 8, 2020

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Conference At A Glance:

Association of African American Museums Conference 2020

August 5, 2020 - 9:00am to August 8, 2020 - 6:00pm [AST -04:00]

 

September

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2020

September 1, 2020 - 12:00am to September 4, 2020 - 11:00pm [AST -04:00]

The RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2020 will be held the Royal Geographical Society in London, from Tuesday 1st to Friday 4th September 2020.

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