FIU experts to discuss Venezuela after Chavez

 

On the day of his funeral in Caracas, Florida International University will host a panel discussion on Friday on the political, economic and social implications of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

Venezuela after Chavez will be led by professors from the School of International and Public Affairs and Latin American and Caribbean Center.

Panelists will include Manuel Gomez, FIU College of Law coordinator of international legal projects and head of the Global Legal Studies Initiative; Barry Levitt, assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs in the department of politics and international relations; Astrid Arraras, senior lecturer and associate director of undergraduate programs in the department of politics and international relations and José Miguel Cruz, visiting assistant professor in the department of politics and international relations.

Eduardo Gamarra, professor in the department of politics and international relations and former director of LACC, will moderate the discussion.

The free event will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 100B in the Green Library at FIU’s Modesto A. Maidique Campus, 11200 SW Eighth St., in West Miami-Dade.

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