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A peer-reviewed academic journal that aims to provide a forum for objective investigation and informed debate on the nature of the Cuban experience
Part of the IISC's brief is to foster academic exchanges and to this end offers its expertise to other academic bodies by providing advice, support and personnel to those wishing to visit the island for educational purposes.
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.Continue reading
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).Continue reading
There is much debate at present regarding the direction the Obama administration might take Cuba policy during its second term. Inevitably, the debate is focused on what politicians are saying in the United States. So here at the IISC, we thought we would provide the view from the other side of the Florida Straits. Here we offer a translation of a lecture on the topic of US-Cuba relations given by Dr. Néstor García Iturbe one of the Cuban Communist Party's leading academics and experts on foreign affairs.
Once again the web is abuzz with stories of impending doom for Cuba now that Venezuela's Hugo Chavez lost his battle against Cancer. However, I do not believe that the death of Chavez will be as disastrous for Cuba as many suppose.
Aiming at wealthy individual investors, the Amsterdam-based conglomerate Romar group has launched aprivate investment fund for Cuban undertakings. Initiated by the Romar group which has had many years of operating in Cuba, the Cuba Financial Fund is a separate entity with its own organization and governance.
On the 50th anniversary of the October missile crisis in the the United States and the USSR brought the world to the brink of mass destruction the IISC and the Institute for the Studies of the Americas presents a public lecture by the esteemed Cuban expert in internaitonal affairs, Professor Carlos Alzugaray Treto. “The Origins of the Missile Crisis: An asymmetric confrontation in a Cold War context”.