IIENetwork National Conference Call on U.S.-Cuba Higher Education Collaboration

The University of Havana (Photo by Maycgx)

“U.S.-Cuba Higher Education Collaboration: Opportunities & Challenges for Advancing Academic Linkages”

February 5, 2015 | 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST | Teleconference

Following the recent broadening of diplomatic dialogue between the United States and Cuba, the Institute of International Education (IIE) invites you to attend an IIENetwork National Conference Call. This call will focus on the future of U.S.-Cuban higher education engagement, opportunities for academic collaboration, and how some institutions are addressing challenges that arise.  Speakers will discuss current modes of collaboration and the potential to advance new academic linkages and exchanges.

The call will be moderated by Allan E. Goodman, President and CEO of IIE. The distinguished participants will include:

  • Juan Antonio Blanco, Executive Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives, Miami Dade College
  • Margaret E. Crahan, Director, Cuba Program, Institute of Latin American Studies, Columbia University
  • Daniel Obst, Deputy Vice President, International Partnerships, Institute of International Education
  • Lisandro Pérez, Chair of Latin American and Latina/o Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

To participate, please register here.

Institute of International Education, February 1, 2015