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Final ThinkFest: Performance Evaluation Of BTA

Final ThinkFest: Performance Evaluation Of BTA

ThinkFest 2019 is to end on Monday, October 7 with a presentation of researcher Cordell Riley’s evaluation of the performance of the Bermuda Tourism Authority. The talk entitled “Getting beyond the spin. Is tourism better under an Authority?” was originally supposed to take place in September but was postponed as a result of Hurricane Humberto. “Interest... Read more of this article

“Global Politics Of Traveling While Black”

“Global Politics Of Traveling While Black”

ThinkFest 2019 ends this Sunday with a talk entitled: “Vacations for Liberation? Bermuda, Black Tourism and the Global Politics of Traveling while Black”. Historian Dr Theodore Francis will discuss the ways in which the Black diaspora addressed the problem of segregated travel and highlight Bermuda’s central role in Black tourism and the island’s... Read more of this article

ThinkFest: Is Tourism Better Under An Authority?

ThinkFest: Is Tourism Better Under An Authority?

Researcher Cordell Riley is to probe the performance of the Bermuda Tourism Authority at the next ThinkFest event on Thursday. In a talk entitled “Getting beyond the spin. Is tourism better under an Authority?” Mr Riley will present data and performance metrics on Bermuda’s tourism before and after the establishment of the BTA. “Mr Riley’s... Read more of this article

Presentation: “Why Is Archaeology So White?”

Presentation: “Why Is Archaeology So White?”

Archaeologist Catherine Draycott is to probe the lack of racial diversity in her field at ThinkFest next week. In a talk entitled “Why is Archaeology so white? And what can we do about it?” Durham University professor Dr Draycott will sketch out a research proposal and pilot a survey at this year’s third ThinkFest presentation on September 12. She... Read more of this article

Ajala Omodele: “Black Stories Matter”

Ajala Omodele: “Black Stories Matter”

Writer Ajala Omodele is set to tackle “revisionist historical propaganda” at ThinkFest next month. Following last week’s successful debut is “Black stories matter: why we must write, teach and pass on the stories of the lions” presented by Mr Omodele whose work focuses on the history of people of African descent in Bermuda. Mr Omodele is the... Read more of this article

ThinkFest 2019 To Launch On August 23rd

ThinkFest 2019 To Launch On August 23rd

Think Media announced that Think Fest 2019 is to launch on Friday, August 23 with a talk by Joanne Ball-Burgess [pictured left] at the Bermuda College. “Ms Burgess-Ball will deliver a presentation entitled: The Journey to Self: Surviving a Terrorist Attack and Thriving in Kenya in which she will discuss in detail her experience of being trapped... Read more of this article

Dany Pen To Speak At Final ThinkFest Event

Dany Pen To Speak At Final ThinkFest Event

ThinkMedia announced that the next and final ThinkFest event, on Sunday, November 26, is a presentation entitled “Mental Health of Cambodian Survivors After the Khmer Rouge Genocide, Enslavement and Imprisonment: The Ethics of the Cambodian Language translated in Psychology” to be delivered by artist and MSc candidate Dany Pen. An educator, activist... Read more of this article

Should Bermuda Care About Climate Change?

Should Bermuda Care About Climate Change?

Meteorology expert Dr Mark Guishard is to deliver a presentation on climate change at the next instalment of ThinkFest. The presentation, titled “Should Bermuda Care about Climate Change?” begins at 5 pm at the Bermuda College’s North Hall Lecture Theatre on Sunday, November 19. Mark Guishard, PhD, leads the Risk Prediction Initiative at the Bermuda... Read more of this article

ThinkFest Teams Up With Age Concern Charity

ThinkFest Teams Up With Age Concern Charity

ThinkMedia and Age Concern announced that a portion of revenue from ThinkFest will benefit Age Concern’s seniors’ hardship fund. For every $30 standard ticket booked at Age Concern’s new office located in the Fort Knox building at #1 Burnaby st, $5 will go directly into the fund. ThinkMedia founder Ayo Johnson said, “This initiative actually... Read more of this article

Sherlock To Speak On Ghana At ThinkFest

Sherlock To Speak On Ghana At ThinkFest

Quinton Sherlock, MSc, made a name for himself in Bermuda as a golfer and now he is using golf to transform lives in the Republic of Ghana with his own youth development foundation. And residents will have an opportunity to hear of his work, its impact and reflect on the legacy of colonialism in the West African country at the next ThinkFest on November... Read more of this article

Math Of Invading Fish, Hostile Bacteria, Election

Math Of Invading Fish, Hostile Bacteria, Election

ThinkFest 2017 continues at the Bermuda College’s North Hall Lecture Theatre on Sunday October 22 with The Mathematics of Invading Fish, Hostile Bacteria and an Election – a talk by Kevin Minors. An overview of his recently completed PhD thesis at the University of Bath, Minors’ talk will reveal key breakthroughs on aspects of fish biology,... Read more of this article

ThinkFest Seminars Move To Bermuda College

ThinkFest Seminars Move To Bermuda College

ThinkMedia announced that the Bermuda College has agreed to host the remaining installments of ThinkFest 2017. After six successful events with three different venue partners, Bermuda College will now host ThinkFest until the end of the seminar series in late November. ThinkMedia founder Ayo Johnson said: “We’re pleased that Bermuda College has... Read more of this article

Dr Clarence Maxwell Talk: ‘Set Us Free’

Dr Clarence Maxwell Talk: ‘Set Us Free’

ThinkFest 2017 continues this Sunday [Oct 15] with ‘Set Us Free, Bermudians during the Humanitarian Revolution’, a talk by Clarence Maxwell, PhD. Dr Maxwell’s presentation will outline how Bermudians contributed to the end of slavery debates as well as the demands for equality. Presently assistant professor of Caribbean and Latin American... Read more of this article