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The Cuban Missile Crisis - regional perspectives 50 years on

October 18, 2012, 12:00am BST - 2:00am
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Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE
99 Aldwych
London WC2B 4JF
United Kingdom

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October 2012 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis. To mark this event, the IDEAS Cold War Studies Programme, Transatlantic Programme and Latin American Programme organise a panel discussion looking at the regional impact of the Cuban missile crisis.

Speakers:

Professor Antony Kapcia is Professor in Latin American History at the University of Nottingham. His research expertise is concentrated on modern Cuban political history and contemporary Cuban politics.

Professor Hal Klepak is Professor of History and Warfare Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada and Special advisor to the Department of National Defense, the Department of Foreign Affairs.

Dr. Carlos Alzugaray Treto is Professor at the Center for Hemispheric and United States Studies (CEHSEU), at the University of Havana. From 1961 to 1996 he was Foreign Service Officer, being posted at Cuban diplomatic and consular missions.

Chair:

Dr N. Piers Ludlow is Head of the Cold War Studies Programme and Reader in International History at the LSE.

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LSE IDEAS

Contact(s)

Luc Brunet, Ideas.Coldwar@lse.ac.uk

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