Theme: Up from Enslavement
Date: Saturday 30 June, 2018
Venue: The National Library, Main & Church Streets, Georgetown.
Registration fee: GY$3,000.00/US$20.00

Abstract must be submitted on or before 8 June, 2018, to be included in the BOOK OF ABSTRACTS.

Professor Emeritus Dr. Ian Roberson of the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine Campus), is the Keynote Speaker

You are invited to form a panel or/ as an individual present a paper on one of the topics listed below:

  1. Language, Folklore and, Film.
  2. African- Guyanese and Sports.
  3. Entrepreneurship and African descendants in Latin America.
  4. African-Guyanese in Private Education.
  5. Power sharing and African-Guyanese politicians.
  6. Race and racism in Latin America.
  7. Manumission and maronage in Brazil.

*There will be two major exhibitions, in addition to the GIHR Exhibition.

Contact person: Mrs. Hazel Woolford
Phone (592) 220- 4759

Note: Successful papers will be published in peer reviewed journal.

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