The United States and Cuba: Recent History and the Path Forward

Julia E. Sweig

Title Conditional: The United States and Cuba: Recent History and the Path Forward
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: 3:30 pm | Room 2060, Valley Life Sciences Building

 

Read "Cuba: A Whole New Ballgame" by Valerie Wirtschafter and Julia Sweig in the Fall 2015 Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies.

Julia E. Sweig is a leading authority on the transformation of Cuba and U.S.-Cuban relations. She is Senior Research Fellow at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at UT Austin, and previously served as the Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Sweig is the award-winning author of several books, including Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know (2013) and Inside the Cuban Revolution: Fidel Castro and the Urban Underground (2004).Co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Institute of International Studies.

Julia E. Sweig speaks at Berkeley, September 2015. (Photo by Greg Louden.)
Julia E. Sweig speaks at Berkeley, September 2015. (Photo by Greg Louden.)

Julia E. Sweig answers audience questions about U.S.-Cuba relations, September 2015. (Photo by Greg Louden.)
Julia E. Sweig answers audience questions about U.S.-Cuba relations, September 2015. (Photo by Greg Louden.)

A Cuban street scene. (Photo by John C. Bruckman.)
A Cuban street scene. (Photo by John C. Bruckman.)