Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Public Lecture and Open Seminar on Current US-Cuba Relations and Cuba's Environmental Sustainability

March 11th, 2015
3:30PM

Location
Greenleaf Conference Room, 100A Jones Hall

“A Historical Perspective on Present Day Transformations in US-Cuba Relations” and “Going Green: Saving the Earth, Environmental Sustainability, and Civil Society in Cuba”

Henry Heredia, Director of International Relations at the Juan Marinello Institute in Havana and Luis Martínez Fernández, Professor of History at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, will join us for a public lecture and open seminar. The lecture by Martínez Fernández on the historical transformation of US-Cuba relations and the recent changes in Cuba will complement Heredia’s seminar on the opening of civil society on the island. Heredia will also address collaborative, ongoing opportunities for academic exchange and research between Cuban and US students and scholars. Audience participation is highly encouraged.

The event is co-sponsored by the Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute African and African Diaspora Studies, and the Department of History, and the Louisiana State University Honors College.

For more information please contact Guadalupe Garcia, ggarcia4@tulane.edu.

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