Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

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.