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The Cuban Experience in East Germany: Academic Migration from 1960 to 2000

Auteur(s) et Affiliation(s)

HOLTZ, MENJA
Leibniz University


Description :
The partnership between revolutionary Cuba and the German Democratic Republic (GDR) offered a route for migration that had not been possible before. While academic exchange aimed to construct a socialist society in Cuba and strengthen the Socialist Bloc, as well as serving the economic and political interests of both states, the creation of a transnational academic elite and of intellectual collectives across borders also occurred as a by-product of the exchange. This article shows how these ‘by-products’ came into existence, and how academic exchange can be influenced by political, financial and organisational limitations.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Bulletin of Latin American research (Online), issn : 1470-9856, 2014, vol. 33, n°. 4, p. 468-483, nombre de pages : 16

Date :
2014

Identifiants :
eurl : http://www.wiley.com, doi : http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/blar.12206

Editeur :
Pays édition : Royaume-Uni, Oxford, Blackwell

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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