Culture and Society

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    The Past and Future of Rights Cinema: It Stays With You

    It Stays With You: Use of Force by UN Peacekeepers in Haiti (2017, 50 mins.) Between 2005-2007 UN peacekeeping troops…

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    A revolutionary legacy: Haiti and Toussaint Louverture

    The British Museum, in association with the The Asahi Shimbun newspaper, presents: A revolutionary legacy: Haiti and Toussaint Louverture. This temporary spotlight display…

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    The David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture

    The David Nicholls Memorial Trust Annual Lecture: ‘New’ Governors of the Dew – Professor Andrew Leak, University College London The…

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    Haiti Will Not Perish – Panel & Screening

    From Waterstones website. Original piece and tickets here. The world’s first independent black republic, Haiti was forged in the fire of…

  • Peck

    Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series

    Our Raoul Peck Chronicles of an Exile Film Series continues at the Institut Français in Edinburgh. For more information, please…

  • Akala

    Akala Presents: Legacies of the Haitian Revolution

    Black Studies at Birmingham City University to host the latest Malcolm X Study Circle in collaboration with the Harambee Organisation of…

  • Haiti Support Group to Present at “I Am Not Your Negro” Screening

    Cinema | “I Am Not Your Negro“ Tuesday 18 April 18:30-20:30 Part of the Raoul Peck, Chronicles of an Exile Film Series…

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    Gina Athena Ulysse to Visit Newcastle

    Gina Athena Ulysse to Visit Newcastle, 16th March: Vanessa Knights Memorial Lecture Vanessa Knights Memorial Lecture with Gina Athena Ulysse,…

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    The Black Jacobins Reader

    Containing a wealth of new scholarship and rare primary documents, The Black Jacobins Reader provides a comprehensive analysis of C.…

  • Writing the Border – Haiti and the Dominican Republic

    Maria Cristina Fumagalli (Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex) Respondent: Bridget Wooding (OBMICA) Chair: Luis Perez-Simon…

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    AfroKarib: The Haitian Chapter

    AfroKarib: The Haitian Chapter AfroKarib will be the first installation of a series of events that will explore and illuminate…

  • Leah Gordon at HOUSE

    Leah Gordon at HOUSE Photographer, film-maker and curator Leah Gordon registers Britain and Haiti’s junctures between their shared histories, cosmologies and the…

  • Major Writer-Artist Frankétienne in Scotland, 17-21 March 2014

    Haiti’s Major Writer-Artist Frankétienne in Scotland, 17-21 March 2014 Friday 21 March, Glasgow: Performance of Chaophonies; Tuesday 18 March, Edinburgh:…

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    Kanaval Screening – Vodou, Politics and Revolution in Haiti

    Screening of KANAVAL - Vodou, Politics and Revolution Haitian history, and not only that of the revolution, is replayed through…

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    Ghetto Biennale: UCL Seminar

    UCL Seminar: 'Haiti's Ghetto Biennale' In December 2009, Atiz Rezistans, the Sculptors of Grand Rue, hosted their first Ghetto Biennale.…

  • The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference 2013

    The Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference, Liverpool To mark seventy-five years of C.L.R. James’s pioneering anticolonial classic The Black…

  • power-haiti

    Quinn and Sutton Launch Politics and Power in Haiti

    edited by Kate Quinn and Paul Sutton Date: 25th April 2013, Time: 5.30, Venue: Room 103, Institute of the Americas,…

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    Discussion on Michel-Rolph Trouillot: University College of London

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 5:30pm The Institute of the Americas, University College of London, is pleased to invite members…

  • Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou

    Kafou: Haiti, Art and Vodou Kafou is a major exhibition featuring Haitian art inspired by Vodou. The event will run…

  • Paramilitarism in Haiti – Book Launch

    Paramilitarism and the Assault on Democracy in Haiti Tuesday, September 25th. 5:00pm-7:30pm ICC McGhee Library Georgetown University In this path-breaking…

  • Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government

    Cheering the Athletes, Booing the Government. HSG from London, UK, 09-09-2012 Third from the end on the western side, the…

  • Haiti after the Earthquake by Paul Farmer

    Photo: © Lesley University   Acute on Chronic: Lost to Follow Up? Haiti after the Earthquake, Paul Farmer (and many…

  • Qualifying after the Quake: Haiti Soccer’s World Cup Dream

    By James Montague, CNN September 6, 2011 -- Updated 1529 GMT (2329 HKT)  Port au Prince, (CNN) -- The guard…

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    Singer Faces Former First Lady in Presidential Runoff

    The Miami Herald - By Jacqueline Charles and Trenton Daniel - February 3, 2011  PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Haiti's presidential runoff election…

  • Beyond Wyclef: What Haitians Want From Elections

    Saturday 20 November 2010 by: Beverly Bell, t r u t h o u t | Report We asked dozens…

  • How to write about Haiti

    Actor Sean Penn, who is helping manage a camp of displaced earthquake victims in Haiti, is making pointed criticisms of journalists…

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    Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution

    Leah Gordon, Kanaval: Vodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti (London: Soul Jazz Publishing, 2010), ISBN: 978-0-9554817-3-4. £19.99/$39.99…

  • No Major Haiti Risk Seen from Wyclef Election Bar

    source Reuters, By Joseph Guyler Delva, Sat Aug 21, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - If protests do break out in Haiti…

  • “We’ve lost the battle – but not the war” – Post-Earthquake Haiti

    By Beverly Bell Haiti during the World Cup is much like my hometown of New Orleans was during the Superbowl.…

  • Review of “Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance”

    Why does the movement against corporate globalization protest at meetings like those of the World Economic Forum, recently completed in…

  • Libète: A Haiti Anthology

    Libète: A Haiti Anthology.Edited by Charles Arthur and Michael Dash, published by the Latin America Bureau (London), Markus Wiener (Princeton)…

  • journalism-haiti

    Journalism in Haiti

    Journalism in Haiti Haiti is a dangerous place to be a journalist. For decades, the press has been at times…

  • Jean, Wyclef

    Musician and singer – Born in 1970 in Croix-des-Bouquets, but grew up in Port-au-Prince until the age of nine when…

  • Despite Turmoil, Art Flourishes in Haiti

    "Healing Ceremony" by Bruny Gerald 11 July 2001by Trenton Daniel, Haitian Times Paintings exploding with colors line the downtown thoroughfares…

  • books-on-haiti

    Books on Haiti: Recommendations from the Haiti Support Group

    Books on Haiti: Recommendations from the Haiti Support Group. Founder and Chairman of the Haiti Support Group, and Head of…

  • book-vodou

    Book of Vodou

    Book of Vodou by Leah Gordon Published by Barron’s Educational Series. ISBN 0-7641-5249-1 Price £10.50 ‘The Book of Vodou’ is…

  • Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance

    Walking on Fire: Haitian Women’s Stories of Survival and Resistance by Beverly Bell Published by Cornell University Press Beverly Bell’s…

  • Haiti in Focus: a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture

    Haiti in Focus: a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture by Charles Arthur Published by Interlink Books, New York…

  • The Sculptors of Grand Rue

    Grand Rue is the main avenue that runs through downtown Port au Prince, Haiti. At its southern end is a…

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    The Agronomist Screening

    London audience gripped by Jean Dominique film – Haiti Support Group press release, 4 May 2004

  • FIFA vice president inaugurates soccer training center in Haiti

    27 April 2002 Michael Norton, Associated PressCroix-Des-Bouquets, Haiti FIFA Vice President Jack Warner inaugurated a soccer center Saturday on a…

  • Catching the Spirit – Vodou Art

    Catching the Spirit exhibition at London's October Gallery – review from THE TIMES newspaper, 18 October 2000

  • Soccer in Cité Soleil

    12 July, 2000 Finbarr O'Reilly, National Post (Canada) On any given Saturday, you'll find Robert Duval out on Haiti's best…

  • Reappraising Vodou in Haiti

    This special edition Haiti Briefing features an in-depth background on vodou, the religion of Haiti. Vodou is a major feature…

  • Joy for supporters as national team wins mini-tournament

    Team 2009; VictorChaps/Flikr 24 October, 1997Nicole Volpe, Reuters In a time of political and economic failures, Haitians recovered a sense…

  • Vodou Blacksmiths in Haiti

    Little Angel by Pierre Jocelyn (Croix des Bouquets, Haiti) Recycled steel oil-drum by Charles Arthur(this article originally appeared in Raw…

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    Harold Pinter and Haiti

    At the opening night of the exhibition, Haiti: Photos, Paintings, Ironworks, the internationally renowned playwright, Harold Pinter, condemned the US…

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    A Raw Vision – Contemporary Haitian Art

    Leah Gordon by Leah Gordon (This article first appeared in Haiti Briefing Number 12, April 1995) Most of the Caribbean…

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