Island Studies International: Conferences and Events


2018 CONFERENCES (clicking on dates will take you to conference websites with abstract submissions information and registration deadlines)

September 26-29, 2018 | Zhoushan, China | Islands, Resources and Society: Sustainable Development under Globalization and Urbanization
Hosted by Island Dynamics

October 1-5, 2018 | Pongso no Tao, Taiwan | Indigeneous Communities, Indigenous Spaces:Tradition and Change in a Globalising World
Hosted by Island Dynamics

October 10-12, 2-18 | Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada | CRRF Rural Conference: Health & Shared Prosperity
Hosted by the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation, Saskatchewan Economic Development Association, and the University of Saskatchewan

October 25-27, 2018 | St. John’s, NL, Canada | People, Place and Public Engagement
Hosted by the Office of Public Engagement, Memorial University of Newfoundland

November 23-28, 2018 | St. John’s, NL, Canada | Engaging Islands: RETI Symposium 2018
Hosted by Memorial University of Newfoundland

November 30-December 3, 2018, Nuuk, Greenland |  Nuuk, Greenland 
Economics and Development in Microstates, Islands, and the Arctic
Island Dynamics and Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland’s Department of Economics and Business

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2019 CONFERENCES (clicking on titles will take you to conference websites with abstract submissions information and registration deadlines)

March 26-29, 2019 | Oranjestad, Aruba
Island States/Island Territories: Sharing Stories of Island Life, Governance and Global Engagement. The 1st International Conference on Small Island States (SIS) and Subnational Island Jurisdictions (SNIJs)
The UNESCO Chair in Island Studies and Sustainability at UPEI, The University of Aruba, and The Aruba Centre of Excellence (COE) for the Sustainability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

March 26-29, 2019 | St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago
Mixed Methods Conference
University of the West Indies

September 10-18, 2019 | Svaneti & Tbilisi, Georgia 
REMOTE: Rethinking Remoteness, Isolation, and Peripherality
Island Dynamics

September 24-October 2, 2019 | Svaneti & Tbilisi, Georgia
Conference on ‘Folk Belief’ and ‘The Supernatural in Literature and Film’
Island Dynamics

October 1-15, 2019 | Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation Annual Rural Conference/North Atlantic Forum
St. John’s, NL, Canada
The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, Memorial University, the North Atlantic Forum, and the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation

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2020 CONFERENCES (clicking on dates will take you to conference websites with abstract submissions information and registration deadlines)

June 22-26, 2020 | Islands of the World XVII
St. John’s NL, Canada
The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development, Memorial University and
International Small Island Studies Association (ISISA)

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