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Lecture: Options for further autonomy in Puerto Rico and the non-independent Caribbean: looking beyond the rhetoric

Publication date: Feb 19, 2014 4:12:06 PM

Start: Mar 14, 2014 3:30:00 PM
End: Mar 14, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Location: UCL-Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PN


UCL-Institute of the Americas gladly hosts Dr Emilio Pantojas Garcia (University of Puerto Rico) to deliver this lecture, which acts as the keynote to the conference 'Politics in the UK Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies'. See more information on the conference here.

Dr Emilio Pantojas Garcia is based at the Faculty of Social Science of the University of Puerto Rico. His research interests include the political economy of the Caribbean, development theories, governance in the non-independent Caribbean, and the economy of Puerto Rico. His books include Development Strategies as Ideology: Puerto Rico's Export-Led Industrialization Experience (1990), El Caribe en el era de globalizacion: retos, transiciones y reajustes (2002), and Governance in the non-independent Caribbean: challenges and opportunities in the twenty-first century (2009), the latter co-edited with Peter Clegg. Dr Pantojas Garcia was President of the  Caribbean Studies Association (2004-2005) and was Wilbur Marvin Visiting Scholar at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, 2010-11.

Attendance is free of charge. If you wish to attend this keynote lecture only please register your attendance here. If you wish to attend the entire conference, including this lecture, please register here. If you have already registered for the conference, there's no need to re-register. Thank you.