“The Future of Cuba, Cuban-Americans, and the U.S. Government: Reconciliation or War Crime Tribunals and Property Restitution?”

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“The Future of Cuba, Cuban-Americans,

and the U.S. Government:
Reconciliation or War Crime Tribunals and Property Restitution?

with

Jorge I. Dominguez

and

Anita Snow

Date: May 4, 2010

Time: 4-6 PM

Where: CGIS Building, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs,

1737 Cambridge Street, Room N-354*, Cambridge MA

Contact Chair: Donna Hicks (dhicks@wcfia.harvard.edu).

*Please note this event is not in the usual room.

Speaker Bios

Jorge I. Domínguez is Antonio Madero Professor of Mexican and Latin American Politics and Economics, vice provost for international affairs, special advisor for international studies to the dean of the faculty of arts and sciences, and chairman of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies. He is the author or co-author of various books, among them “La política exterior de Cuba, 1962-2009”; “Consolidating Mexico’s Democracy: The 2006 Presidential Campaign in Comparative Perspective”; “The United States and Mexico: Between Partnership and Conflict, 2nd ed.”; “Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America, 3rd ed.”; “The Construction of Democracy: Lessons from Practice and Research”; “Cuba hoy: Analizando su pasado, imaginando su futuro”; “Between Compliance and Conflict: East Asia, Latin America, and the “New” Pax Americana”; “The Cuban Economy at the Start of the Twenty-First Century”; “Democratic Politics in Latin America and the Caribbean”; “Technopols: Freeing Politics and Markets in Latin America in the 1990s”; “To Make a World Safe for Revolution: Cuba’s Foreign Policy”; “Economic Issues and Political Conflict: U.S.-Latin American Relations”, and many articles on domestic and international politics in Latin America and the Caribbean.

A past president of the Latin American Studies Association and a past board chairman of the Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities, he currently serves on the editorial boards of “Political Science Quarterly”, “Foreign Affairs en español”, “Cuban Studies”, “Foro internacional”, and “Istor” and is a contributing editor to “Foreign Policy”. He was series editor for the Peabody Award-winning Public Broadcasting System television series “Crisis in Central America”. His current research focuses on the international relations and domestic politics of Latin American countries. For more information, visit http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~jidoming

Anita Snow is a 2010 Nieman fellow and a veteran journalist who has spent most of her career working for The Associated Press in Latin America. Before coming to Cambridge last year, she was the AP’s bureau chief in Havana for a decade, single-handedly opening the office in 1999 after the news organization’s 30-year absence from the island. In Cuba, she covered stories including the custody fight over Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez, who was rescued at sea off the coast of Florida after a boat wreck, and the illness and eventual resignation of leader Fidel Castro. Previously, Snow worked for the AP in Mexico and Central America for more than six years.

About the Herbert C. Kelman Seminar Series

The 2009-2010 Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution series is sponsored by the Program on Negotiation, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy, The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program, as well as Boston area members of the Alliance for Peacebuilding. The theme for this year’s Kelman Seminar is “Reconciliation: Coming together after the shooting stops”.

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