Understanding Puerto Rico’s Past & Present Relationship to the United States


Thursday, October 19, 2017, 5:00pm to 7:00pm


79 John F. Kennedy Street, Littauer L-324 Fainsod Room, Cambridge

Speaker: Pedro Reina Pérez, Director of the Harvard Puerto Rico Institute; Former Wilbur Marvin Visiting Scholar at DRCLAS

Pedro Reina Pérez is an award-winning historian and journalist specializing in contemporary Spanish Caribbean history and is the director of the Harvard Puerto Rico Winter Institute. He will be sharing insight on the historical relationship between the United States and Puerto Rico and will provide a contemporary context on the rebuilding efforts of the island post-Hurricane Maria.

Food will be provided. Please register here if you plan to attend. 

Presented in collaboration with the Harvard Kennedy Latinx Caucus and the U.S. Latin@ Public Leadership Initiative at the Center for Public Leadership.

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