Cuba is going through an intense period of change, driven by reforms to lift the country out of the economic crisis that began in the 1990s. This process of change accelerated with the arrival to the presidency of Raúl Castro in 2008. In the same period, Cuba’s international integration has increased, through the role it plays in international organizations, the multiplication of bilateral agreements with countries in South America but also with Russia and China, and the re-negotiation of relations with the European Union within a context of questioning the "Common Position".Continue reading
An informative evening for those planning their first trip to Cuba. Network with exhibitors, share plans with fellow travellers and ask questions of our expert panellists: travel writer, photographer, guidebook author and Cubaphile Claire Boobbyer; and lecturer on Cuban literature and society and chairman of the International Institute for the Study of Cuba Dr Stephen Wilkinson.Continue reading
Join Professor Raúl Rodríguez Rodríguez for a seminar on the current state of the Cuban 'updating' or reform process and how this may affect Cuba- US Relations.
Join the celebrated Cuban author Leonardo Padura Fuentes and his UK publisher Bitter Lemon Press for an evening of conversation about his latest book in translation, The Man Who Loved Dogs.
On the occasion of the publication of The Contemporary Spanish American Novel by Bloomsbury, Dr Stephen Wilkinson will deliver a lecture on the life and work of Leonardo Padura Fuentes, currently Cuba's most internationally successful author.
Join us at 1pm August 25that the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton, London for a rare chance to see Fernando Perez's lavish film about the life of famed Cuban revolutionary José Martí (1853-1895).