International Conferences

The Institute of Island Studies proudly hosts and sponsors many international conferences and events. Click here for a list of past conferences and to learn more.
International conferences will, for the most part, be hosted virtually going forward, providing an opportunity for people to attend from all over the world from the comfort of their own homes and offices.
This list of upcoming events is updated regularly, and to be the first to hear about upcoming conferences and events, be sure to connect with us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter.


April 14-16, 20215th International St Magnus Conference
Island Histories and Herstories
Lerwick, Shetland · Institute for Northern Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands

June 14-18, 202117th Annual International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA) ‘World of Islands’ Conference
Virtual Conference: Sharing Lessons, Sharing Stories
St. John’s, Newfoundland
Hosted by the Harris Centre, Memorial University, and International Small Island Studies Association (ISISA)
Abstracts due February 28, 2021Click here for call for abstracts.

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