Join the Transatlantic Institute to participate in a round table discussion about the political future of Cuba in light of recent developments on the island. Speakers include: Mark Falcoff, American Enterprise Institute, Emeritus and author of Cuba the Morning After: Confronting Castro's Legacy; William Navarrete, Cuban Writer, President and founder of the Association for the Third Republic of Cuba; and Dr Emanuele Ottolenghi, Executive Director of the Transatlantic Institute.
Mark Falcoff is an American scholar and policy consultant who has worked with a number of important think tanks, such as the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the Hoover Institution, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
Falcoff earned a B.A. in political science from the University of Missouri in 1963, and would later earn a Ph.D. and M.A. at Princeton University. He served as a consultant and staff member on a number of important committees and commissions, including the 1983 National Bipartisan Commission on Central America and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. He has taught and lectured at several universities.
William Navarrete is a Cuban born Writer and the President and founder of the Association for the Third Republic of Cuba.
Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi is Executive Director at the Transatlantic Institute in Brussels. He previously taught Israel Studies at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies and at the Middle East Centre of St. Antony's College, Oxford University.
He holds a degree in Political Science from University of Bologna, Italy, and a Ph.D. in political theory from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Since 1998 he is at Oxford.
His research focuses on Israeli domestic politics, specifically coalition and party politics, and elections, post-Zionism, the Arab-Israeli conflict (mainly the Oslo era), Europe's new anti-Semitism and European attitudes to the Middle East. He is currently finishing a book on Israel's electoral reforms in the 1990s.