miércoles, 4 de noviembre de 2009

Historians of the whole country discuss around the local history

By:Amaury M. Valdivia Fernández

With a debate about the local and regional history, and its importance in the context of the investigations of the call macrohistory, continued this Tuesday the sessions of the V Encounter of Regional and Local History that organizes the Office of the Historian of the City of Camagüey (OHCC).

The linking among the historical and cultural processes was stood out by those more than sixty intellectuals gathered in the event, in which presenters of the counties of Santiago de Cuba participate, Holguín, Granma, Cienfuegos, Villa Clara, City of Havana and the own headquarters.

Investigations related with the historical sources and their protection, the archaeological prospectings, the agricultural development of different areas of the Island during the colonial period, the civic associations, and the architecture and the built patrimony, were among the main thematic analyzed in the six panels carried out during the day.

Already in the afternoon, also in the headquarters of the OHCC, was carried out the presentation of the book A fascinating history, The Conspiracy Trujillista, of the doctors Andrés Zaldívar Diéguez and Pedro Etcheverry Vázquez that had a wide and detailed conference toasted by the own Zaldívar and the doctor Reinaldo Suárez Suárez, professor of the University of East.

During the activity both specialists analyzed the characteristics of the Cuban reality to the victory of the Revolution and anlyzed the events happened then in October of 1959 by the betrayal of the major Húber Matos, of the one who detailed personal characteristics and the bonds that settled down with elements belonging to the Central Agency of Intelligence of the United States (CIA).

For today Wednesday, day of closing of the encounter, several theoretical sessions are foreseen among those that the panels stand out around the social and economic problems, the religion and society, and a special intervention about the imaginary urban that will impart the máster Félix Julio Alfonso, of the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana.

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