Seminars and Conferences

Socialism in the English-Speaking Caribbean seminar series

The Socialist History Society, The Institute of Commonwealth Studies and The Society for Caribbean Studies will be holding a series of online research seminars.

The participants have been invited to submit written papers in advance of the seminars. These will be available to everyone who registers.

Attendance is free, but advance registration is necessary.

You can download the programme and the abstracts of the presentations here…

16th March – register here:–vqTgoGdbtgRcXT2iQMtBrSmDvk_Wu

  • Ozzi Warwick: History of Socialism in the English-speaking Caribbean
  • Valentine Smith: The New Left and the Black Power Movement in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Ben Gowland: Black Power and Socialism in the West Indies

23rd March – register here:

  • Michael Niblett & Chris Campbell: Caribbean Socialism, Revolutionary Literature, and the Education of Feeling
  • Loraine Thomas: Politics and Caribbean Literature – The Case of St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Era of Independence.
  • Tennyson Joseph: The Caribbean Left since the Collapse of the Grenada Revolution

30th March – register here:–srDwoGdPcbCS9vlSPeSE49e9Lnm2R

  • Matthew Myers: ‘Jamaica – Britain – One Struggle!’: Transnational socialisms and black workers’ newspapers between the Caribbean and Britain (Flame, 1975-1979)
  • Marsha Hinds: Woman and Caribbean Socialism
  • Anne’el Bain: Under The Eagle’s Eye: Cooperation As A Survival Mechanism Among Leftist Cuba, Grenada And Nicaragua, 1979-1990