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Researching the Caribbean: A Research Student Workshop

Download a presentation about the Research Collections on the Caribbean at Senate House Library given at the annual seminar and workshop of the Caribbean Postgraduate Network

PROGRAMME of the 2012 workshop

10.00 - 10.00 Welcome

10.10 - 11.10 Panel One: History

Sian Williams, Southampton and National Maritime Museum Circuits of Knowledge: The Royal Navy and the Caribbean, 1756 - 1815

Steve Cushion, The British in Cuba: Sources on the slave trade

11.10 - 11.30 Tea and Coffee break

11.30 - 12.30 Panel Two: Literature

Angela Whale, Symbolic Spaces: Identity, Borders and Migration in the Novels of Pauline Melville

Janelle Rodriques, Newcastle "Too much row an' contention in this yard": Obeah and Nationalism in Alfred Mendes' Black Fauns

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch

1.30 - 2.30 Panel Three: Identities

Shirley Pemberton, ISA The transnational socio - cultural practices of the St. Kitts - Nevis communities in 1960s Britain

Kavyta Raghunandan, Leeds University Indo - Trinidadian: Negotiating 'Indianness' among young Trinidadian women

2.30 - 3.30 Open Discussion: Theoretical Approaches to the Study of the Caribbean Chair and Introduction: Kate Quinn, ISA

3.30 - 4.00 Tea and Coffee Break

4.00 - 5.00 Panel Four: Practical Skills

Professor Liz Dore, ISA Professorial Fellow

Using Oral History in researching the Caribbean

Bill Booth, ISA Organising a Conference

5.00 Reception