Cuba Program

Convening for Grantees of the Ford Foundation’s Cuba Portfolio

The SSRC Cuba Program organized a meeting June 13 & 14, 2018 in New York City for the Ford Foundation’s Cuba portfolio. The meeting served as an opportunity for grantees to reflect on the current state of U.S.-Cuba relations as well as to share ideas and insights as we think about our work moving forward. In the past three years, there have been numerous changes, which have both aided as well as hindered our ability to work effectively in Cuba. In the wake of restored diplomatic relations, the Trump administration unveiled new measures to limit travel to Cuba and prohibit …

Workshop on the state of Cuban studies in the United States

The workshop on the State of Cubans Studies in the United States, which was organized in collaboration with John Jay College of the City University of New York and Cuba’s Revista Temas convened in Barcelona May 21-22, 2018 prior to the start of LASA. The workshop was a resounding success in accomplishing its stated purpose: to bring together scholars who reside in Cuba with those who reside outside the island for an intensive dialogue on the development of the field of Cuban Studies in the United States. A seminar on that same topic was held at Florida International University in …

“Doing transnational migration research” seminar

The Cuba Program sponsored a seminar titled “Doing Transnational Migration Research—Epistemological and Methodological Issues” in Havana, Cuba. Luis Guarnizo of the University of California, Davis and Jose Itzigsohn of Brown University led the seminar.

“Doing transnational migration research” seminar

The Cuba Program sponsored a seminar titled “Doing Transnational Migration Research—Epistemological and Methodological Issues” in Havana, Cuba. Luis Guarnizo of the University of California, Davis and Jose Itzigsohn of Brown University led the seminar.

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