Defeating Apartheid: Cuba in Southern Africa / HSRC Seminar 21st November

Invitation HSRC Seminar Series, in partnership with the Institute for Humanities in Africa, UCT, the Wits History Workshop, IFAS and NIHSS

Defeating Apartheid: Cuba in Southern Africa

Presenters:

Presenter: Prof. Piero Gleijeses, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University and author of Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria and the Struggle for Southern Africa 1976-1991

Chair: Associate Professor Shamil Jeppie, UCT

Moderator: Prof. John Stanfield, DGSD, HSRC

Venues in Pretoria, Durban and Cape Town (Videoconferencing facilities: see below)

Date: 21 November 2016

Time: 15:45 for 16:00  – 17:00 

Piero Gleijeses is a professor of US foreign policy at the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. His publications include Visions of Freedom: Havana, Washington, Pretoria and the Struggle for Southern Africa, 1976-1991 (Chapel Hill, 2013), awarded the 2014 Friedrich Katz Prize of the American Historical Association; Conflicting Missions: Havana, Washington, and Africa, 1959-1976 (Chapel Hill, 2002), awarded the 2003 Robert Ferrell Prize of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations;  Shattered Hope: The Guatemalan Revolution and the United States, 1944-1954 (Princeton, 1991); The Dominican Crisis: The 1965 Constitutionalist Revolt and American Intervention (Baltimore, 1978; rev. ed.: La Esperanza Desgarrada. La rebelión dominicana de 1965 y la invasión norteamericana, Havana, 2011).

The HSRC seminar series is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The views and opinions expressed therein as well as findings and statements of the seminar series do not necessarily represent the views of the DST.

Kindly RSVP by  20 November 2016

Cape Town : Video Conference Room, HSRC, 6th floor, Merchant House 116-118 Buitengracht Street Cape Town, Cape Town. Contact: Jean Witten, Tel (021) 4668004, Fax (021) 461 0299, or JWitten@hsrc.ac.za, or Carmen August, Tel (021) 4668099,  e-mail: caugust@hsrc.ac.za

Durban :  Video Conference Room, The Atrium, 5th Floor, 430 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Berea, 4001 , Contact Ridhwaan Khan, Tel (031) 242 5400, cell: 083 788 2786 or RKhan@hsrc.ac.za , or Hlengiwe Zulu at e-mail HZulu@hsrc.ac.za

Pretoria : HSRC Video Conference, 1st floor HSRC Library Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street, Pretoria. Arlene Grossberg, Tel: (012) 302 2811, e-mail: acgrossberg@hsrc.ac.za