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Cuba’s Diaspora & its Impact on the Homeland

March 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join the Barnard Forum on Migration for a lecture by Vincent Bloch, entitled “Cuba’s Diaspora & its Impact on the Homeland.”

Exiles and emigrants have often played crucial roles in the economic and political transformation of their homeland. Is this happening in the case of Cuba, particularly in light of the recent changes in American diplomatic relations with the Castro government? Sociologist Vincent Bloch addresses these questions by discussing the different waves of the Cuban exodus, its destinations, integration into receiving societies, and interaction with the homeland.

Vincent Bloch holds a bachelors from IEP Paris, an MA in Anthropology and a PhD in Sociology from EHESS. He was the winner of the 2012 Award for the best thesis of the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences and alsocCo-winner of the 2012 Raymond Aron Prize for his doctoral thesis in sociology entitled “The yoke of lucha. The socio-historical roots the Castro regime, from 1959 to the present day “, prepared under the co-direction of Gilles and Daniel Pécaut Battalion. His research areas include political sociology, social anthropology, sociology standards, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Cuban political system since 1959, Cubans in the world today, and the changing political regimes.


March 8, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Forum on Migration


Sulzberger Parlor – Barnard College
3009 Broadway
New York , 10027 United States
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