'A better world is possible': Talk by Aleida Guevara

Series Name School of Psychology
Speaker Aleida Guevara
Type Lectures & Talks
Starts at Dec 01, 2014 04:30 PM
Ends at Dec 01, 2014 05:30 PM
Venue Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Welcome Building
Open To Public
Ticket Price Free

Taking place on Monday 1st December 2014 at 4.30 pm in the Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building, University of Leicester.

Aleida Guevara is the eldest daughter of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. She is a doctor of medicine at the William Soler Children's Hospital in Havana. She has also worked as a physician in Angola, Ecuador and Nicaragua. Aleida Guevara has been an advocate for human rights and debt relief for developing nations and is the author of the book Chávez, Venezuela and the New Latin America. She participates as a public intellectual and activist in conferences, debates and festivals, such as the Subversive Festival in 2013 in Zagreb, Croatia, where she was guest speaker next to other notable public thinkers like Slavoj Zizek and Tariq Ali. She is also interviewed about the philosophy behind Cuba's universal health care in Michael Moore's film Sicko.

To book a place contact Carl Gudgeon cmg16@le.ac.uk or 0116 223 1639.

The talk is FREE.