Kapcia, Antoni



Simon Collins

Antoni Kapcia has been researching and writing prolifically on Cuba since 1971.  His books include Cuba. Island of Dreams, about the workings of ideology and political myth, and the cultural history Havana: The Making of Cuban Culture.  After studying at University College London (B.A. and Ph.D.), Kapcia lectured in Latin American studies (1974-2003) at what eventually became the University of Wolverhampton, then moved to the University of Nottingham where he become Professor of Latin American History and Director of the Centre for Research on Cuba / Cuba Research Forum.  He was made Profesor Invitado at the University of Havana in 1998.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Cuba in Revolution: A History Since the Fifties
(Our Cover Feature of March 30, 2009)