November 1995 Havana Conference (fwd)

Bill Koehnlein nyms1 at nyxfer.blythe.org
Thu Mar 30 13:09:14 MST 1995


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> From nyms1 Thu Mar 30 14:52:46 1995
> Date: Thu, 30 Mar 95 14:52:45 EST
> From: Bill Koehnlein <nyms1>
> X-Full-Name: Bill Koehnlein
> To: nyms1 at nyxfer.blythe.org
> Subject: November 1995 Havana Conference
>
> Found in soc.culture.europe. Subscribers might be interested in
> the following conference.
>
> Bill Koehnlein, New York Marxist School <nyms1 at nyxfer.blythe.org>
>
>
> "CUBA AND THE CHALLENGES OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER"
> November 7-9, 1995
> Universidad de La Habana
>
>      The Center for the Study of the United States (CESEU) of the
> University of Havana, together with Wayne Smith, Director of Latin
> American Studies Program, Johns Hopkins/Cuba Exchange and Michael
> Erisman, Chair, Dept. of Political Science, Indiana State
> University convene the International Scientific Workshop CUBA AND
> THE CHALLENGES OF THE NEW WORLD ORDER, to be held at the University
> of Havana from 7 through 9 November, 1995.
>
>      Over the last three decades Cuban foreign policy has succeeded
> in establishing diplomatic, economic, cultural and political links
> with almost all the countries of the world.  These links have been
> and remain a main factor in the development and stability of the
> Cuban national project.
>
>      The knowledge of the actual trends in the important changes
> that are taking place in the current system of international
> relations, that is, the transit from the contemporary world to a
> new world order, plays a decisive scientific and practical role for
> Cuba, as well as for other international actors.
>
>      That is why the Scientific Workshop is aimed at becoming a
> forum for the debate of the peculiarities, scope, and limits
> available to the various international actors, particularly Cuba,
> in the new world order that is still undergoing a process of
> development and organization.
>
>
>                           FORUM TOPICS
>
>      THE CHALLENGES TO THE SECURITY OF THE NATIONS:  the legacy of
> the Cold War; new concepts about security; economic confrontation
> versus strategic-military confrontation; conflicts and their impact
> on the emergence of new areas of influence.
>
>      THE ECONOMIC CHALLENGES:  globalization versus
> regionalization; North-South conflict; regional trading
> arrangements.
>
>      THE POLITICAL CHALLENGES:  unipolarism, multipolarism or
> policentrism?; multilateral organizations; contemporary society and
> cultural patterns.
>
>      THE CHALLENGES OF CUBAN FOREIGN POLICY:  relations with Latin
> America, the United States, Asia, Europe, Africa and the Middle
> East--potentialities and limits.
>
>
>                        PRE-WORKSHOP COURSE
>
>      Before holding the event, CESEU will organize a postgraduate
> course entitled:  "Challenges For The United States As It Confronts
> The Year 2000".
>
>      This course includes five two-hour lectures in the mornings
> and debates in the afternoons.
>
>      The lectures will be given by specialists from CESEU and other
> institutions from the University of Havana as well as from other
> Cuban institutions.
>
>
>                         Subject Contents
>
> 1.   The Global Challenges for the United States Foreign Policy in
>      the so-called Post-Cold War.
>
> 2.   Regional conflicts and the U.S. Foreign Policy in the so-
>      called Post-Cold War.
>
> 3.   The bilateral conflict Cuba-United States in the New World
>      Order.
>
>
>                        GENERAL INFORMATION
>
>      If you are interested in participating in the workshop you
> should:
>
> 1)   Send us the title of your paper and let us know your
>      willingness to attend the workshop before September 30th,
>      1995.
>
> 2)   Send us before October 9th, 1995 all your personal data and a
>      photocopy of your passport's first page for visa arrangements.
>
>      U.S. CITIZENS--current law and policy requires that you obtain
>      a license from the Treasury Department order to travel to
>      Cuba.  Information and application forms can be obtained by
>      contacting:  Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign
>      Assets Control, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC
>      20220.  You should familiarize yourself with the regulations
>      governing travel to Cuba (e.g., must be purely for research
>      and related academic activities) before making application.
>      Allow 4-6 weeks for processing of your application.
>
> 3)   Bring along with you ten copies of your presentation as well
>      as a WP5.1 diskette copy for a better organization of the
>      event.
>
> 4)   A U.S. $80.00 registration fee in cash is payable upon arrival
>      in Cuba.
>
> 5)   You are entitled to a University tourist package that includes
>      for U.S. $40.00/day, lodging, breakfast and dinner, in and
>      out airport transfer and transportation from/to the event.
>
> 6)   All expenses inside Cuba must be paid in cash.
>
>
>
> Esteban Morales Ph.D.
> Organizing Committee President
>
> Lic. Carlos A. Batista Odio
> Organizing Committee Vice-president
>
> Graciela Chailloux Laffita Ph.D.
> in charge of the Scientific Program
>
> Center for the Study of the United States
> CESEU
> University of Havana
> International Scientific Workshop
> Cuba and the Challenges of the New World Order
>
> Calle 33 No. 1421
> e/ 14 y 18
> Miramar, Playa
> Ciudad de La Habana
> CUBA
>
> PO BOX 23054 ZIP CODE 11600
>
> Fax:  (Country Code 53) (City Code 7)
>
>            33-1908     31-4163     78-3231
>
> Telex:  911277
>
> Tels.  (Country Code 53)  (City Code 7)
>
>            23-8541     23-5807
>
> E-Mail:  ceseu at tinored.cu
>
>
> For more information or assistance, you can contact:
>
> Dr. H. Michael Erisman
> Chair, Political Science Department
> Indiana State University
> Terre Haute, IN    47809
>
> Tel:  812/237-2429
> Fax:  812/237-3445
>
> E-Mail:  psmeris at scifac.indstate.edu
>



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