Green School Hosts Roundtables on Cuba’s Future in Post-Fidel and Trump Era

Faculty experts to examine Cuba’s economic, social and political future

As the world reacts to news of Fidel Castro’s death, FIU’s Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs will host a roundtable discussion with faculty experts on the impact of his death on the Cuban people and the island’s economic, social and political future.

The event will be held Friday, Dec. 2 at 10 am in GC 140.

It will also be streamed live at https:/www.facebook.comfiusipa

This is the first in a series of panels. Future panels – to be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 and Thursday, Dec. 8. – will focus on U.S.-Cuba relations and the Cuban-American community in Miami.

Faculty panelists:

Eduardo Gamarra, professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and founder of the Latino Public Opinion Forum, the first university initiative in Florida to study the impact of Hispanic voters on U.S. politics

Dario Moreno, associate professor, Department of Politics and International Relations and nationally recognized expert on Miami and Florida politics

Guillermo Grenier, professor, Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies, specializing in the Cuban-American community, particularly in Miami

Martin Palous, director, Václav Havel Initiative for Human Rights and Diplomacy and senior fellow, Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs

Brian Fonseca, director, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, technical expert on national security and foreign policy