China, Latin America and Cuba: A View from the Past to the Future

China, Latin America and Cuba: A View from the Past to the Future

Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Join us for a conference focusing on the relations between Latin America and China.


8.30 – 9.00 am. Breakfast

9.00-10.45 am.

China and Latin America. Opportunities and challenges

Ariel Armony, University of Pittsburgh

How China’s National Ambitions Landed in Latin America. And What This Means for the United States.

Cui Shoujun, Renmin University

Understanding China’s Foreign Policy toward Latin America

Adrian Hearn, University of Melbourne

China and Cuba: Globalization from Below

10.45 – 11.00 am Coffee break

11.00 am – 12.30 pm.

Cuba and China. From colonial times to the present

Kathleen Lopez, Rutgers State University of New Jersey

A Transnational History of Chinese in Cuba

Mitzi Espinosa Luis, Min Chih Tang Association, Havana

Sociedad Min Chih Tang de Cuba, pasado y presente de una sociedad centenaria (in Spanish)

Sergio Valdés Bernal, Cuban Academy of Language

La presencia de China en la lengua y cultura de Cuba (in Spanish)

Reinaldo Funes Monzote, Visiting professor, the MacMillan Center at Yale University

Cuba between URSS and China. A note about the scientific connections in the 1960s

12.30 – 2.00 pm. Lunch

2.00 - 4.00 pm.

China and Cuba today and after (a future) normalization of the Cuba - US relations

Evelyn Hu-Dehart, Brown University

Hidden in Plain Sight: China in Cuba today

Carlos Alzugaray, Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC)

Revisiting Cuba’s policy towards China: Opportunities and Challenges.

Arturo Lopez-Levy, Holy - Names University, Oakland California

China, Cuba and the United States: Is there a triangular logic?

Co-sponsor: Yale Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies
China, Transregional