Ended on 29th June 2018
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42nd Annual Conference of the Society for Caribbean Studies
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London 4-6 July, 2018

If you have submitted an abstract for the 2018 SCS conference, you will already have a password for this system. To retrieve your details, please enter this password, or use the registration link in the email you received informing you that registration was open. If you enter your details without using the password or registration link, you will receive an error message.

If you did not submit an abstract this year, you do not need to use a password. Just enter your details below and click register.

If you have forgotten your password, please click here to have it emailed to you. A reminder of your password will be sent to the email address that you supplied on submitting your abstract. If you have problems or further queries, please contact the our technical support (Email:
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Please note: Presenters must register on-line by Friday 26 May 2018 , or the conference committee will be unable to include their papers in the final programme. Non-presenting delegates should register by 17th June 2018. Accommodation must be booked separately. For links to accommodation possibilities, the conference programme and other details see

You can use this page to book your conference place online. If you have any queries about the booking process, please contact the Administrator for the Society (Email: )
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Registration fees: Please select EITHER the appropriate Full Conference Registration rate, OR the individual days on which you wish to attend.

Full conference fees include all refreshments, lunch on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July, rum punch reception, buffet dinner on Wednesday 4 July and formal conference dinner on Thursday 5 July. 220 pounds
Concessionary rates are available for postgraduate students and those with low or insecure wages. If in doubt, contact the organisers.

A limited number of bursaries are available to postgraduate students and scholars based in the Caribbean who are presenting papers at the conference. If you have been awarded a bursary, you will have received an email notifying you of this and this option will be available from the list below. If it is not available, you have not been granted a bursary.

Daily rates:
(Concessionary rates are available for postgraduate students and those with low or insecure wages. If in doubt, contact the organisers.)
WEDS 4 JULY: Includes refreshments and buffet dinner 80 pounds
THURS 5 JULY: Includes lunch and refreshments, the David Nicholls reception and award presentation, but EXCLUDES CONFERENCE DINNER which should be booked separately if you wish to attend. 90 pounds
FRIDAY 6 JULY: Includes lunch and refreshments. 60 pounds
Day delegates wishing to attend the conference dinner on Thursday 5th July should add the additional ticket price to their fee.

Membership of the Society is mandatory for conference attendance and should be added to the conference fee. Members receive the Society newsletter, announcements of upcoming events through our email list and eligibility for Society prizes and awards.
Full Conference Registration (includes buffet dinner and rum punch reception on Wednesday 5 July, formal dinner on Thursday 5 July, lunch on Thursday 5 July and Friday 6 July, and refreshments throughout the conference).  
Daily Registration: Wednesday 4 July (INCLUDES refreshments, rum punch reception and buffet dinner)  
Daily Registration: Thursday 5 July (includes lunch and refreshments, the David Nicholls reception and award presentation, but EXCLUDES formal dinner which should be booked separately)  
Daily Registration: Friday 6 July (includes lunch and refreshments)  
Conference Dinner is included as part of the Full Conference Registration - please select from the list below only if you have registered as a Day Delegate for Thursday 5th July and wish to attend the Conference Dinner.
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Bridget Jones Award Optional Donation: We ask conference participants to consider making a donation towards the costs of the Bridget Jones Award. The Award enables an artist from the Caribbean to travel to the conference in order to present their work, and is an important but expensive part of the conference. For more information, please see the main SCS website. If you would like to contribute a donation towards the costs of offering the Award in future years, please insert the amount here. (Please insert 0 if you do not wish to make a donation.)

The Society for Caribbean Studies is a registered charity. This allows the Society to claim back tax paid by UK taxpayers on donations that are given as Gift Aid. If you are making a donation and are a UK taxpaper, please check the Gift Aid box to indicate that: a) you have paid, or will pay, at least as much UK tax this financial year as the amount the Society will reclaim on your donation (i.e. 28% of the donation) and b) that you want the Society to claim tax back for this donation.
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SCS membership (mandatory for conference delegates, unless you already pay by standing order or are an Honorary Life Member of the Society). If you have a valid 5-year membership, click on that option in the drop down menu below.  
Payment Options
The options available are:

a) send your payment by cheque or International Money Order in pounds sterling payable to Society for Caribbean Studies. The address to which you should send the cheque will appear once you click register

b) transfer your payment via BACS (direct online bank transfer). The details for this are available from the Treasurer (

c) non-UK delegates can pay using PayPal. The details for this are available here (this is only for non-UK delegates as there is a cost to the Society using this method and UK based delegates can pay at no cost using the methods a or b above)
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Select Password If you do not already have a password for the conference registration, please select a password of 6-15 letters and numbers. You will be able to use this password together with your email address to review your membership and registration details at a future date.
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When you click the REGISTER button below, you will be provided with a summary of the options you have selected and the total fee. You will be able to confirm your registration, and, for those paying by cheque, will be provided with the address to which you should send it.

Ended on 29th June 2018