Global Reggae Conference 2017
February 9-11, 2017

Dancehall, Music and the City

The University of the West Indies, Mona - Jamaica

For artistes, industry practitioners, researchers, academics, and fans...

Global Reggae Conference 2017
February 9-11, 2017

Dancehall, Music and the City

The University of the West Indies, Mona - Jamaica

Insight into the international reggae music industry.

Global Reggae Conference 2017
February 9-11, 2017

Dancehall, Music and the City

The University of the West Indies, Mona - Jamaica

Committed to the international development of Jamaica’s music.

Global Reggae Conference 2017
February 9-11, 2017

Dancehall, Music and the City

The University of the West Indies, Mona - Jamaica

Pool of talent, skills and expertise!

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The Institute of Caribbean Studies and the Reggae Studies Unit at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus announce the fifth biennial Global Reggae Conference under the theme “Dancehall, Music and the City”.

The conference intends to open discussions about contemporary considerations for Jamaican music spaces, genres, cross-fertilization,production and economy using Kingston as a backdrop for discussing the foundational space of the dancehall as a main theme.

Programme at a Glance

Events that will excite and educate. See Kingston through the eyes of Dancehall.

Day 1 - Thursday, February 9, 2017:
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening Plenary Conversation: Dancehall, Music and the City
  • 10:00 am -10:10 am Coffee Break
  • 10:10 am - 11:30 am Roundtable: Kingston as a Creative City
  • and more...
Day 2 - Friday, February 10, 2017:
  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration
  • 8:30 am - 9:45 am Spotlight: Dancehall, In/Securities
  • 9:45 am -10:00 am Coffee Break
  • 10:00 am - 11:20 am Performing Across Borders: Jamaican Popular Music in International Locations
  • and more...

Get the details of all our events.

Register for Global Reggae Conference 2017

GRC2017 offers academics, researchers, artistes, musicians, scholars, cultural practitioners, entrepreneurs and music lovers from around the world a warm and welcoming environment to share their research, experiences, perspectives and passion for Jamaican music.

Reggae Academics with Big Ideas

meet at the Global Reggae Conference 2017. “Dancehall: Music and the City”.

David Cupples

Josef Bogdanovich

Gillian Wilkinson-McDaniel

Dennis Howard

Sonjah Stanley Niaah

David Katz

Junior Lincoln

Carolyn Cooper
Author and Literary Scholar

Kingsley Cooper

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grc@ics.org.jm

The University of the West Indies, Mona Jamaica

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