[act-ma] 4/05 The Sixth Congress of the Cuban Communist Party Meets Next Week: Background, and Outlook

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Fri Apr 1 07:03:49 PDT 2011

*Tuesday Seminar ***
*The Sixth Congress of the Cuban Communist Party Meets Next Week: Background
and Outlook*

* Carlos Alzugaray Treto*
*Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies, University of Havana*

Date: April 5, 2011

Time: 12:00 - 2:00 pm

David Rockefeller Center For Latin American Studies
Location: CGIS South, S-250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Contact: Sophie Jampel,sjampel at fas.harvard.edu

Carlos Alzugaray Treto is a professor and researcher at the Center for
Hemispheric and United States Studies at the University of Havana. He is
also a member of the Social Sciences Section of the Cuban Academy of
Sciences and the Historical and Social Science Literature Section of Union
of Cuban Writers and Artists. Before embracing an academic career, he served
for 35 years (1961-1996) in the Cuban Foreign Service. He was posted to
Japan, Bulgaria, Argentina, Canada, Ethiopia and Belgium, where he was
Ambassador and Head of the Cuban Mission to the European Union. At the
Foreign Ministry he has been Department Head, Deputy Director and Adviser to
the Foreign Minister on Global Political Affairs. On two different
occasions, 1988-1991 and 2000-2002, he served as Deputy Rector at the Higher
Institute of International Relations in Havana, a Ministry of Foreign
Affairs training and research center. He is the author or co-editor of
several books published in Cuba, Mexico and Panama, including *Crónica de un
Fracaso Imperial: La Administración Eisenhower y el Derrocamiento de la
Dictadura de Fulgencio Batista en 1958* (La Habana: Editorial de Ciencias
Sociales, 2000).

Opportunity for comments and questions to follow presentation. The Tuesday
Seminar is co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs.

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