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2020

April

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

 

Heritage, Tourism & Hospitality International Conference

April 6, 2020 - 12:00am to April 8, 2020 - 11:45pm [AST -04:00]

Living Heritage and Sustainable Tourism

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

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.

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.

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.

May

Port Cities of the Atlantic World

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.”

Conference CFP: Port Cities in the Atlantic Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program (CLAW)

May 14, 2020 - 9:00am to May 15, 2020 - 5:00pm [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.”

Joint Meeting Society For Economic Botany International Society of Ethnobiology 2020

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

 

June

45th Annual Conference, Caribbean Studies Association (CSA)

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

 

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