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SICRI holds annually an Island Studies International Conference (ISIC). Since its inception in 2004, it has organized several ISIC events with hosting institutions, organizations and local authorities in small islands around the world including:


Kagoshima (2005)      Norfolk Island (2006)      Prince Edward Island (2007)     Korppoo, Turku Archipelago (2008)

Sado Island (2009)     Guernsey Island (2010)  Whitsundays Queensland – Airlie Beach, Whitsunday (2011)

Nova Scotia (2012)     Kei Islands (2013)           Fernando de Noronha Archipelago (2014)         Okinawa  (2016)   Gozo Island (2015)     Newfoundland (2017)      Tatihou Island (2018)                                          Jamaica (2019)


Hawai'i (2020) and  Barra Island (2021) canceled due to Covid-19

Proceedings are available for the ISIC 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 (the proccedings for 2019 will published in edited anthology volume by UWI Press). Below you will find information on past and upcoming events.

If your institution, organization, local authority is interested in hosting an ISIC, a Research Symposium or other event, please contact the SICRI co-convenors here.

Recent and Upcoming Conferences & Events


Research Symposium

6 November 2021 NZ

Center for Global Migrations


Innovation, Ingenuity, & Practice

June, 2022

Center for Rural Creativity - University of Highlands & Islands - Shetland, Scotland


Island Innovation, Resilience, & Revitalization

June, 2023

Miyajima, Hiroshima, Japan

Past ISIC Conferences Programs & Proceedings

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