Caribbean Research Seminar in the North – 20 May 2016

in association with the Society for Caribbean Studies

Room A214, Samuel Alexander Building, University of Manchester
Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL
Friday, 20 May 2016

12:45 – 1:15pm Registration
1:15 – 1:30pm Welcome and introductions
1:30 – 2:45pm “The State of the Field: The Black Atlantic Paradigm Today” (Manuel Barcia Paz [Leeds] and Fionnghuala Sweeney [Newcastle])
2:45 – 3:15pm Break and coffee/tea
3:15 – 4:00pm “Sense of Place and Disasters: Urban Poor Adaptation to Climate Change in the Dominican Republic” (Holly Schofield [Manchester])
4:00 – 4:45pm “A Marginal Conflict: France and the Surinamese Interior War, 1986-1992” (Sarah Wood [York])
4:45 – 5:00pm Wrap-up

A reservation will be made at a reasonably priced local restaurant for those wishing to attend dinner after the seminar. Please contact for booking, and with any other enquiries, including dietary requirements.