First Cuban Congress on Historical Archeology

The First Cuban Congress on Historical Archeology starts in Matanzas province from Tuesday to November 23 to promote aspects related to heritage.

Matanzas, Cuba.- In the presence of experts from Italy, Spain, Sweden, Mexico, the United States, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and Cuba, the Congress will become an academic, theoretical, and methodological encounter that will address issues related to the preservation of the archeological heritage in Cuba.

According to the official program, the event brings together experts with issues on several branches of archeology such as underwater, industrial and management of archeological heritage, and history in urban contexts, among others.

The presentation of projects such as Arqueo-Cuba and Cipamur, the former based on an integral and inclusive approach to the issue of sustainable urban development and the latter designed to investigate the social dimension of museums and archeological sites proactively, also stand out among the event’s proposals.

Organized by the Cabinet of Archeology at the Office of the Historian of Havana, the Cuba Arqueológica website, the Havana headquarters of the Italian agency ARCS Arci Culture Solidali, and the Office of the Curator of the City of Matanzas, the Congress will have a scientific committee consisting of experts from Cuba, Spain, Argentina, Puerto Rico, and the United States. (PL)