The Congress took place from May 23rd through the 26th. On the last day, political scientist Leandro Querido provided a critical analysis of the electoral system as presented in his book “This is How You Vote in Cuba.”
Cuban historian and winner of the 2016 Ion Ratiu Prize Manuel Cuesta Morúa also attended the Congress upon invitation from CADAL.
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world that brings together individuals and institutions that are dedicated to the study of Latin America. With more than 12,000 members, of which almost sixty percent reside outside of the United States, LASA unites experts in all disciplines and occupations. LASA’s mission is to foster intellectual debate, research, and education on Latin America, the Caribbean, and their inhabitants. LASA also aims to promote the interests of its diverse members and incentivize civil compromise via the building of networks and public debate.