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Past Speakers

Caribbean Research Institute


Please see below for information on past speakers and presentations:


“The earliest peopling of the Americas: An archaeogenetic perspective”

March 05, 2020

Dr. Cosimo Posth, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany


 “New perspectives on high-resolution environmental archaeology in Canada: Shell middens as climate archives”

February 03, 2020

Dr. Meghan Burchell, Memorial University


“Archaeological Potential of Caguanes National Park, Sancti Spiritus, Cuba”

March 14, 2019

José Armando Caraballo Yera, Cuba


“Indigenous Place Names on the Continent of Islands”

November14, 2018

Dr. Ivan Roksandic


“New Research in Bioarchaeology of Cuba and the Caribbean”

March 22, 2017

Dr. Mirjana Roksandic and Dr. Yadira Chinique De Armas

“The life and health in the British Royal Navy serving in Antigua, West Indies during the Napoleonic War era (c. 1800)”

February 8, 2017

Dr. Tamara Varney, Lakehead University


"Indigenous Passages to Cuba: The Indigenous Diaspora to Cuba (and the Caribbean) During the Last Half Millennium”

January 26, 2017

Dr. Jason Yaremko, University of Winnipeg


"Jamaican Archaeology: Outline and Issues "

November 14, 2016

Dr. Ivor Conolley


"The impact of Nicaragua Canal on Indigenous and Afrodescendant heritage"

March 23, 2016

Dr. Mirjana Roksandic, University of Winnipeg
Dr. Gabriel Nemogá, University of Winnipeg
Dr. Eric Thrift, University of Manitoba
Dr. Miguel Gonzalez, York University


“Faith Without Fidel: Censorship and Allegory in Late Socialist Cuban Bureaucrat Comedies”

January 13, 2016

Dr. Laura-Zoë Humphreys, University of Manitoba


"Recent Archeological Applications of Stable Isotopes"

November 18, 2015

Dr. William Buhay, Univerity of Winnipeg


“Subsistence Strategies and Food Consumption Patterns of “Fisher-Gatherer” Populations from Western Cuba: From Traditional Perspectives to Current Analytical Results.”

October 23, 2015

Dr. Yadira Chinique De Armas, University of Winnipeg


"Mabuiga, Garifuna: A Brief Grammatical and Phonological Sketch"

January 14, 2015

Dr. Rob Hagiwara, University of Manitoba