Caribbean Ties opens on Saba
On the 4th of December, the Sabarc opened Caribbean Ties at the Saba Heritage Center!
National Archaeology Museum Aruba and Leiden University renew Academic Cooperation Agreement
We are very happy to announce that the Academic Cooperation Agreement between the National Archaeological Museum Aruba and the Faculty of Archaeology has been renewed!
Corinne Hofman and Tibisay Sankatsing Nava guest speakers at the Dutch Womens Club
On the 20th of November, Corinne Hofman and Tibisay Sankatsing Nava were invited by the Dutch Womens Club to talk about NEXUS1492 and Caribbean Ties at their monthly lunch and lecture in Amsterdam.
Gedeeld Caribisch erfgoed; gedeelde toekomst?
On the 25th of November the Museon in The Hague hosted the symposium "Gedeeld Caribisch erfgoed; gedeelde toekomst?" [Shared Caribbean heritage; shared future?]. Corinne Hofman, Tibisay Sankatsing Nava, and partners Suzy Boekhoudt (NAMA) and Fred van Keulen (SECAR) discussed their work in the Caribbean.
Dr. Jorge Ulloa Hung recognized for outstanding publication record
Dr. Jorge Ulloa Hung has been recognized for his outstanding publication record by the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo during INTEC's second Week of Science.
Irvince Auguiste honoured with the "Community Service Award"
On November 16th, former Kalinago chief Irvince Auguiste was honoured by the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus Dominica with the "Community Service Award". The award was presented to Irvince during the Fourth Annual UWI Alumni & Friends Dinner & Dance.
Katarina Jacobson wins Emerging Caribbean Museum Professional Award
Congratulations to Katarina Jacobson for winning the Emerging Caribbean Museum Professional Award! The award was presented to her as part of the 30th Museums Association of the Caribbean Conference and General Meeting held last week in Fort-de-France, Martinique.
Caribbean Ties at the VSC Ledendag 2019
On the 5th of November the annual Ledendag VSC (Membersday of the Dutch association of science museums and centers) is taking place at the Boerhaave Museum in Leiden. Tibisay Sankatsing Nava, international coordinator of Caribbean Ties, and Diederik Veerman of the Museon will be talking about the communication of NEXUS1492 results to the general public through the Caribbean Ties exhibit at the Museon and in the Caribbean.
La Isabela: History and heritage or old foundations?
Dr. Virginia Flores Sasso visited Leiden University on occasion of Pauline Kulstad's defense and gave a talk about La Isabela and her efforts of getting this important historical site on the UNESCO World Heritage list. RMA student Anika Hellemons met with Dr. Flores to talk about her work.
Coming Soon! The Global Spanish Empire: Five Hundred Years of Place Making and Pluralism
This book is edited by Christine D. Beaule and John G. Douglas. It is expected for publication in early 2020!