Caribbean conferences – October 2017 update


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 July 2018 and contains additional information about the conferences listed click here: Caribbean conferences 2017 October update.

Selected Caribbean conferences for October 2017 only

October 3-4, 2017. Castellón de la Plana, Spain

International Conference: “Revolutions and Revolutionaries in Latin America ― Ernesto Che Guevarra, 1967 ― 50th Anniversary”


October 4-7, 2017. St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

36th Annual West Indian Literature Conference: “Affect and Ethical Engagement”

Webpages and

October 6-7, 2017. Königswinter, Germany

Seminar: “Democratic Socialism ― A Development Model for the Third World? Jamaica 10 Years after Michael Manley’s Death”


October 6-7, 2017. London, England, UK

Conference on the Centenary of the Abolition of Indenture in the British Empire


October 8-10, 2017. Paramaribo, Suriname

14th Annual CANQATE (Caribbean Area Network for Quality Assurance in Tertiary Education) Conference: “Promoting Regional Cooperation in Tertiary Education Quality Assurance: Strength in Sustainable Development and Harmony in Action”

Website; webdoc

October 10-13, 2017. St. George’s, Grenada

CTO (Caribbean Tourism Organisation) ‘State of the Industry (SOTI)’ Conference: “Super-Charging the Caribbean Brand ― Meeting the Needs of the New Explorers”


October 11-13, 2017. Kingston, Jamaica

4th Biennial Rex Nettleford Arts Conference: “Arts and Culture for the 21st Century ― Millennial Dis-Engagement, Engagement and Re-Engagement”


October 18-20, 2017. Montego Bay, Jamaica

Regional Housing Conference: “Providing Safe, Legal and Affordable Housing for All: From Policy to Implementation”

Webpage!/lastest-news/regional-housing-conference-2017, webdoc

October 18-20, 2017. Cable Beach, Nassau, The Bahamas

Maritime Conference Bahamas 2017: “Connecting Education, Ports and People”


October 22-25, 2017. Miami, Florida, USA

28th MAC (Museums Association of the Caribbean) Annual General Meeting and Conference: “Beyond Boundaries ― Transcending Geographies, Disciplines and Identities”

Website, FB page caribbeanmuseums

October 23-24, 2017. Washington DC, USA

Conference: “Police, Law & Society: Tying Our Caribbean Roots to the Black Experience”


October 24-26, 2017. La Habana, Cuba

2nd International Symposium: “The Cuban Revolution: Genesis and Historical Development”


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