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Can Caribbean Environmental History Teach Us Anything About Resilience?

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Renaissance Park 909, 1135 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02129
Sponsored By: Presented by Northeastern University’s Center for International Affairs and World Cultures, the Northeastern Humanities Center, & the Department of Political Science
Contact: internationalcenter@northeastern.edu
More Information: https://macmillan.yale.edu/people/reinaldo-funes-monzote

“Contemporary Issues in Security and Resilience Studies” Speaker Series Event



Reinaldo Funes Monzote currently works at the History Department at the University of Havana and in the Antonio Nunez Jimenez Foundation in Havana. Visiting professor in the Council on Latin American & Iberian Studies at the MacMillan Center, Yale University, between 2015 and 2019. Reinaldo does research in Cuban and Caribbean Environmental History, History of Science and the History of geographical ideas and projects of geoengineering in Cuba. This include topics as the environmental impact of sugar cane, livestock economies and animal protein policies in Cuba. Their most recent publications are ‘Stefania Gallini, ed. Semillas de Historia Ambiental’, and ‘The Greater Caribbean and the Transformation of Tropicality’, in A Living Past. Environmental Histories of Modern Latin America, 2018.


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