Events

  • 21st Annual Bob Marley Lecture 21st Annual Bob Marley Lecture
  • ISIC 15: “Island Festivals and Music Tourism” July 9–13 2019, University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica The Institute of Caribbean Studies (University of the West Indies, Mona Campus), the Small Island Cultures Research Initiative (SICRI) and the Sydney Institute of Music and Sound Research are jointly organizing the 15th International Small Island Cultures (ISIC) Conference – on the theme of Island Festivals and Music Tourism. ...
  • The Legacy of DJ Kool Herc: Celebrating the Jamaican Roots of Hip Hop The Legacy of DJ Kool Herc: Celebrating the Jamaican Roots of Hip Hop April 16-18, 2020Click here to register online Call for papers deadline has been extended to January 15, 2020!
  • The Rise and Fall of Rude Boys The Rise and Fall of Rude Boys In this time of heightened concern about crime and violence in Jamaica, the Institute of Caribbean Studies and Reggae Studies Unit will be hosting a talk with acclaimed reggae artist Tarrus Riley on the ‘Rise and Fall of Rude Boys’ with commentary on his recently released song ‘Grave Yard’. This event takes place in N1 on Friday, ...