Registration open!

Dear all,

We would like to inform you that the registration website for the conference is now up and running – and we are very happy to confirm that alongside keynote addresses from Prof Winston James (University of California, Irvine), Dr Cathy Bergin (University of Brighton) and Prof Hakim Adi (University of Chichester), there will also be special performances from Linton Kwesi Johnson, Tayo Aluko and David Rovics.

The registration website is here: and on IBAR website:

For advice on accommodation in Preston near the University please see this link:

We would also like to take this opportunity inform people that, thanks to funding from the Lipman-Miliband Trust, we have a number of bursaries for postgraduate students. If you know students who would like to participate please let them know that they can apply for a bursary to cover the cost of two-night accommodation and conference fee, up to £300. The deadline for applying is 22 September 2017. This offer is valid for all post-graduate students in the UK and from abroad. Please send your applications to Izabella Penier –

People can download a copy of the provisional programme of the event via this link:


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