We're happy to share the news that Nelson Jaime Santana has successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation in sociology on skilled Cuban migrants to Chile at the Alberto Hurtado University in Santiago. Dr. Jaime Santana was a Visiting Scholar at CRI during the fall of 2018.
The Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE) will hold its Thirty-Second Annual Meeting at the FIU College of Law on September 15–17, 2022. The main theme is "Cuba—What Is Happening? Plus, Cuba and the Environment."
"It's clear that the U.S. government is trying to slow down the irregular migratory movement from Cuba (and other Latin American countries) to mitigate the migrant crisis in its southern border," said to CiberCuba Jorge Duany, professor and director of the Cuban Research Institue at FIU.
Professor Ramón Gómez will discuss the professional trajectory of the Cuban flutist José Fajardo and his orchestra. Fajardo was one of the greatest promoters of Cuban music in the United States after his exile in the 1960s.
Drs. Rita Molinero and Yolanda Izquierdo will present their new anthology of critical essays focusing on the life and work of Reinaldo Arenas. Their anthology seeks to be a sincere and deserved posthumous tribute to the writer, as well as to legitimize his work condemned to ostracism in Cuba.
Organized by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools and cosponsored by CRI and other units, this three-day training program for K-12 teachers will explore recent Cuban history and the impact of the post-1959 exodus on Miami and the United States.