Petra Kuivala, a former Fulbright Scholar at CRI from the University of Helsinki, defended her doctoral dissertation on the Catholic Church in Cuba after 1959.
CRI Visiting Scholar Elaine Acosta writes about the structural crisis experienced by Cuban women today.
"Picturing Cuba," edited by Jorge Duany, brings together a distinguished group of art critics, scholars, and collectors to share their research on how Cuban culture has been defined by or reflected through art.
Dr. Richard Feinberg will analyze how recent economic trends have turned against the five provinces of eastern Cuba (Oriente), making them a development backwater and forcing many of their inhabitants to migrate to Havana in search of better economic prospects.
Edited by veteran Czech diplomat Martin Palous and senior religion scholar Glenn Hughes, "The Presence of the Past" provides new insights from a conference hosted by the Václav Havel Program for Human Rights and Diplomacy at Florida International University, in cooperation with the Czech nonprofit organization Post Bellum and the Václav Havel Library.
The Cuban Research Institute is pleased to announce the 15th installment of its annual concert series, devoted to the preservation and dissemination of Cuba's rich and diverse musical heritage. This year's program will be led by the Cuban-American pianist and composer David Virelles. For this concert, Virelles will explore a repertoire of "danzones" by some of the legendary composers of this 19th-century genre, illustrating its evolution, informed by a modern approach.