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CfP: Imagine Kingston as a Regenerative City

There are, in Kingston old quarters, a geography of dereliction, social discomfort and crime that rank this city in the top thirty in the world with respect to murder. However, this city is also a global cultural icon, the birthplace of six distinct musical genres.

In order to foster the economical grow of the Jamaican capital, the University of the West Indies in association with the Jamaica Music Museum is calling on artists, educators and scholars from a broad range of disciplines to imagine the towns creative hub in the framework of a major conference on the regeneration of Kingston. More