Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

Stone Center hosts Conference on Cuba

November 24th, 2009

(Photo: Carmelo Mesa-Lago, Nora Lustig and Paolo Spadoni)

On Friday, November 13th, the conference Cuba: 50 Years of Revolution was held on Tulane’s uptown campus in the Greenleaf Conference Room at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies. Members of Tulane’s Latin Americanist community were joined by national and international scholars and academics to discuss Cuban politics, economics, environmental issues, race and relations with the United States.

Conference attendees listen to a presentation by Belmont Freeman, President of Belmont Freeman Architects, New York.

Tulane Latinamericanists who presented at the conference included: Associate Provost Ana M. López, Communication; Greenleaf Distinguished Professor in Latin American Studies, Carmelo Mesa-Lago; Executive Director of the Center for Inter-American Policy & Research, Ludovico Feoli; Nora Lustig, the Samuel Z. Stone Professor of Latin American Economics; Tony Pereira, Political Science; Oliver Houck, Law; CIPR Research Fellow Paolo Spadoni; Rosanne Adderley, History; and the Executive Director of the Stone Center, Tom Reese.The event was sponsored by the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research and the Cuban & Caribbean Studies Institute.

View more photos from the conferences on the Stone Center’s Flickr site.

Read a New Wave article about the conference.