Caribbean Conferences: Mid-September 2016 – June 2017

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Our thanks, as always, to Peter Jordens for compiling this update on upcoming conferences for our readers. The abbreviated list is below. To download the full list, which covers the period ending in June 2017 and contains additional information about the conferences listed click here: caribbean-conferences-2016-mid-september

Caribbean Conferences for September 14 – October 12, 2016 only

September 14-16, 2016. Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

Symposium: “Memory, Word and Culture: Narratives of Cultural Representation”

Webpage http://www.unicartagena.edu.co/index.php/eventos-institucionales/item/1947-seminario-internacional-palabra-cultura-y-memoria

September 22-23, 2016. Cave Hill, Barbados

Marijuana Symposium: “Marijuana: Perpetual Problem of Potential Problem-Solver for Barbados”

Webpages http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/News-Events/Events/?id=1061, and http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fss/gssw/news-notices/the-fss-marijuana-symposium-call-for-papers.aspx

September 29 – October 2, 2016. Cave Hill, Barbados

Caribbean Sport Conference: “The Game Changer: Professionalise and Transform”

Webpages http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/sport/conference and http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/News-Events/Events/?id=1064

October 4-7, 2016. Georgetown, Guyana

13th Annual CANQATE Conference: “Sustaining a Culture of Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education for National and Regional Development”

Website http://www.canqate.org and webpage http://nac.gov.gy/index.php/canqate-conference

October 6-7, 2016. La Habana, Cuba

2nd International Conference on Economics, Accounting and Business Administration: “Sustainable Development: Local and Global Perspective”

Website http://congresoeconomia.uh.cu

October 6-8, 2016. Montego Bay, Jamaica

35th Annual West Indian Literature Conference: “Archiving Caribbean Literatures and Popular Culture”

Webpage https://caribbean.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2016/02/15/west-indian-literature-conference-cfp

October 9-11, 2016. George Town, Cayman Islands

27th Annual General Meeting and Conference of MAC: “The Essential Museum – Redefining the Role of the Cultural and Heritage Sector for 21st Century Audiences”

Website http://www.caribbeanmuseums.com, Facebook page: caribbeanmuseums

October 10-12, 2016. Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

3rd International Garifuna Conference: “The Garifuna Diaspora: Yurumein and St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Retrieval, Inclusion, and Reparations”

Webpage http://www.open.uwi.edu/events/call-papers-3rd-international-garifuna-conference-uwi-open-campus-stvincent-and-grenadines

2 thoughts on “Caribbean Conferences: Mid-September 2016 – June 2017

  1. We’re really interested in attending this year’s conferences in September and other months. I will be extremely grateful if you could be kind enough to feed us with necessary information about the conferences. I’m looking forward to hearing from you soon.
    Steven Owusu.

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