Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute

Tulane University

A New Political Uprising: Perspectives on Haitian Current Events

April 8th, 2021
12:30 PM CDT

Location
Virtual event via Zoom!
Zoom link here

Conflict over the tenure of Haitian president Jovenel Moise represents a critical moment for Haitian democratic society. The discussion brings together a panel of homegrown experts, each with a distinct disciplinary perspective, to discuss the Moise power grab, the opposition reaction, and the future of democracy in Haiti.

For more information about each of the panelists’ research and their respective institutions:

Chantalle Verna, Ph.D. (NC ’96)

Jesús Ruiz, Ph.D. (SLA ’20)

Shearon Roberts, Ph.D. (SLA ’14)

Dr. Laura Rosanne Adderley, TU Dept. of History

This event is free and open to the public.

Download the PDF of the flyer here: Haiti Panel Flyer

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