From left to right: Andres Rivarola, Director of the Institutute, Dr. EuseBio Leal and Mona Rosendal former Director of the Institute of Latin American Studies

The Institute of Latin American Studies at Stockholm University had the honour to receive the Cuban historian Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler, who made an official working visit to Sweden, invited by the Swedish government.

The title of Dr. Leals presentation was “La Restauración de La Habana Vieja – Obra Monumental y Social”. Eusebio Leal is one of the most important historians of Latin America, director of the restoration program of Old Havana and its historical center, that is UNESCO World Heritage Site. He is also President of the Commission of Monuments in the City of Havana and a specialist in Archaeological Sciences.