Events

    "Traders Without Borders”: the Transnational Networks of the Illegal Slave Trade to Cuba

    Fri Apr 20, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Speakers: Marial Iglesias Utset, Afro-Latin American Research Institute at Harvard University and Manuel Barcia, University of Leeds

    Moderator: Alejandro de la Fuente, Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics, Professor of African and African American Studies and of History, Harvard University

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    Arsenio and Bebo

    Tue Mar 6, 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard

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    Speaker: Ned Sublette, composer, musician, record producer, musicologist, and author

    Moderator: Yosvany Terry, Director of the Harvard Jazz Band

    Tresero / bandleader Ignacio Arsenio Travieso Scull (1911-1970), whose stage name was Arsenio Rodríguez, and his contemporary, pianist / bandleader Ramón "Bebo" Valdes (1918-...

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    Capitalists of Misery: Shantytown Networks and the Cuban Revolution, 1950-1963

    Fri Mar 2, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    Speaker: Jesse Horst, Sarah Lawrence College

    Challenging the notion of a "great divide" between Republic and Revolution this talk traces contentious interactions between shantytown leaders in Havana and government officials who sought to relocate them. As disputes around shantytown eradication became politicized during the...

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    Inclusive and White: State Cultural Policy in Cuba, 1940-1958

    Fri Feb 9, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    cary_garcia2.jpgSpeaker: Cary Aileen García Yero, PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

    Between 1940 and 1958, the Cuban state worked to support and develop Cuba’s artistic culture. This presentation explores how cultural administrators actively participated in discourses that defined what was valued as “culture” and what constituted Cuban “art”. It...

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    Cuba Studies Program: Ambassador Jeffrey DeLaurentis

    Fri Dec 1, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

    The Cuba Studies Program Seminar Series presents Ambassador Jeffrey Delaurentis, Former Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in Cuba; Fellow, Belfer Center, Harvard Kennedy School

    Politica social en Cuba: Oportunidades y retos

    Mon Nov 20, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    **Please note this event will be conducted in Spanish**

    Speaker: Dayma Echevarría Leon, Centro de Estudios de la Economía Cubana, Universidad de La Habana

    La Dra. Echevarria abordará los principios y principales etapas de la política social cubana desde 1959 y profundizará en las dimensiones de salud, educación y...

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    Las cooperativas no agropecuarias dentro de la actualización del modelo económico cubano

    Fri Nov 3, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

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    **Please note this event will be conducted in Spanish**

    Speaker: Dayrelis Ojeda Suris, Centro de Estudios de la Economía Cubana, Universidad de La Habana, Asociación Nacional de Economistas y Contadores de Cuba

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    Concert: Ancestral Memories

    Thu Oct 19, 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Oberon Theater, 2 Arrow Street, Cambridge

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    With grant support from the French-American Jazz Exchange Program, Cuban-American saxophonist/percussionist/composer Yosvany Terry and French pianist Baptiste Trotignon present a unique and exciting program inspired by the rich and diverse musical traditions that emerged from the African Diaspora in the United States and...

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