Elizabeth Dore

Elizabeth Dore is author of the forthcoming book We Are Not the Same Cubans We Were Before, Oral Histories of Life in Cuba (Verso Books). She headed Cuban Voices, the first large oral history project authorized by  the Cuban government since the 1970s. Cuban Voices was under the auspices of the Centro Nacional de Educación Sexual (CENESEX) in Cuba, directed by Mariela Castro, and the University of Southampton. In Cuba she also worked with the Instituto de Investigaciones Culturales Juan Marinello. Dore presents highlights from her book in the BBC World Service Programme Cuban Voices. She is a frequent guest on the BBC and Sky News. Her recent articles are published in NACLA’s Report on the Americas, Dissent, Nueva Sociedad, the Hispanic American Historical Review, and Oral History. She is Professor Emeritus of Latin American Studies at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.