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Positive end to Conference stay

IISC Director talks with Cuban Minister of Higher Education

On February 11, the IISC Director, Dr Stephen Wilkinson, had the opportunity to meet and talk with the Cuban Minister of Higher Education, Dr José Ramón Saborido Loidi, and extend good wishes on behalf of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, Professor James Tooley.

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Meeting with Missile Crisis historians and educational experts

Education, training and history exchanges

On 10 February, IISC director Dr Stephen Wilkinson held talks with the Dr Milda Díaz Masip, the Rectora of Cuba's University of Pedagogic Science Enrique José Varona and agreed to sign a memorandum of agreement to work together for mutual benefit.

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Student opportunities

IISC extending links in Cuba

IISC Director Stephen Wilkinson held talks on Wednesday 8 February with the University of Las Villas Marta Abreu to develop ways in which the Institute at the University of Buckingham can work with this highly successful institution situated in the centre of the island near the historic city of Santa Clara.

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IISC signs agreement with Havana University

International Institute for the Study of Cuba signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Havana to deepen and broaden ties.

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IISC researcher Marcel Kunzmann on how Cuba brought Covid under control

Cuba and Covid: an update

Cuba has brought the Corona virus under control, has become one of the most vaccinated countries in the world and has reopened its borders for tourism. Here, IISC researcher, Marcel Kunzmann, explains the situation and how and why Cuba, a country that was labelled as a ‘failed state’ by the US administration, has managed this transformation. 

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Dates for your diary 23 February and 9 March

SEMINAR SERIES 2022: Cuban medical internationalism

A series of seminars from the world’s leading experts on Cuba organised by the IISC and the University of Buckingham.

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