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Panel #1: “Cultural Resistance, Representation and Locations- Rethinking Caribbean Cultural Identities”

Gelien Matthews, The UWI, St Augustine Campus- “Freedom from Milner”
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Nicole Plummer, The UWI Mona Campus- “Forging Resilience: The Formation and Characteristics of Jamaican Plantation Business Culture amidst Crisis and Uncertainty, 1655-1730”
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Michelle McDonald, Stockton University, USA- “Free from the Stain of Slavery: The Cultural Representation of the Caribbean in the Free Produce Movement”
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Ale Pålsson, Uppsala University Sweden- “Bird’s Eye View: Investigating social dynamics through Geographic Information Systems and census data in the Swedish-Caribbean town Gustavia 1835–1872”
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Panel #2: “Age, Gender, Peace and Security- Reimagining Roots of Caribbean Adaptability”

Natália da Silva Perez, Recife-Amsterdam- “Barbados: An Enslaved Woman Traveling with the Burgos Household”
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Michael Becker, Bates College, USA- “Safety in Community: Fugitive Enslaved People in Nineteenth-Century Jamaica”
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Anne Ulentin, University of the Bahamas- “’She Has Not Been Seen or Heard of Since:’ Gender, Incarceration, and Punishment in The Bahamas, 1860s-1920s”
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Daniel Livesay, Claremont McKenna College, USA “Elderly Resilience in the Slave Trade to Jamaica”
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Panel #3: “Contested Indigeneity and Sovereignty in Post-Colonial Jamaica”

Erica Neeganagwedgin, Western University, Ontario “Taino Peoples Contemporary Voices and Self-determination”

Mario Nesbitt, University of Cape Coast, “The Jamaican Maroons and Their Claims to Sovereignty”

Lesley-Gail Atkinson, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, “Exploring the Concept of Indigeneity Within the Jamaican Context”

Panel #4: “The Independence Project in the Caribbean”

José Andrés Fernández Montes de Oca, Universidad de Costa Rica – “Petitions, Agricultural Planning, and Development in Jamaica, 1895-1972”
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Henrice Altink, University of York, UK – “’No Water’: the unequal impact of drought in Jamaica in the 1990s”
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Aura S. Jirau Arroyo, Albion College, USA- “Flexibility and Resilience in the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras’ 1981 Student Strike”
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Panel #5: “Pan- Caribbean Approaches to Writing Caribbean History: Social Mobilisation in the Caribbean”

Rosa de Jong, University of Amsterdam- “Interned Europeans on a short retreat: Jewish refugees in Montego Bay”
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Shantel George, University of Glasgow- “African Work and the Eastern Caribbean Sea”
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Rocío Moreno Cabanillas, Universidad Pablo de Olavide de Sevilla, Spain- “The Mobilisation of Information in the Caribbean in the 18th century”
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Ángel Dámaso Luis León, University of La Laguna, Spain- “Cuban influence on the revolutionary left in Venezuela”
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Panel #6: “World Making in a Changing Caribbean: Resistance and Building Community in the Face of Imperialism and Crisis”

Traci-Ann Wint, Smith College, USA- “Resisting Malaise: Making and Unmaking Jamaican Tourism”
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Mónica A. Jiménez, University of Texas at Austin, USA- “Experimental Station: the US and the Remaking of Puerto Rico in the Early 20th Century”
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Nicole A. Burrowes, Rutgers University USA- “Up to our Eyes in Water and Mud’: Solidarity and the 1934 Floods in British Guiana”
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Jorell Meléndez-Badillo, Dartmouth College USA- “Transregional Migrations: Radical Infrastructures, Rationalist Pedagogies, and Anarchisms in Cuba, 1911-1912.”
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Panel #7: “Race and the Limits of Resilience: Emancipation Projects across Cuban Centuries”

Raquel Otheguy, Bronx Community College, USA – “Black Education and Cuban Freedom in the Nineteenth Century”
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Romy Sánchez, Université de Lille, France-  “A Segregated Exile? Free People of Color’s within Cuba’s Separatist Exile Movement, 1830-1880”
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Anasa Hicks, Florida State University, USA- “The Color of Independence: Race and Combat in Cuba and Africa in the 1970s and 1980s”
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Panel #8: Tourism and Identity Construction in Post-Colonial Jamaica”

Andrew Spencer, Mona School of Business and Management, UWI, “The Tourism Economy: From Plantocracy to Plutocracy”

Susan Otuokon, Executive Director, Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust, “Preservation of Cultural and Natural Heritage through Sustainable Community Tourism – the Experience of the Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park and World Heritage Site”

Oshane Robinson, Heritage Officer, TPDCo, “Heritage and Economics: Safeguarding the Heritage of Hanover through Heritage Tourism for Sustainable Development”