“International Reactions to the Coup in Honduras”
November 16, 2009
A talk by Rodolfo Pastor, Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports in Honduras and Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University.
Pastor discusses the current political situation of Honduras, the Honduran political system, as well as the upcoming election.
Rodolfo Pastor is Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports of Honduras, and, since the coup of June 28 that overthrew the government of President Manuel Zelaya, he has also been Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University. Mr. Pastor is a politician who has twice been a candidate for the presidency, a businessman, and Professor Emeritus of History at the Colegio de México. He has taught as visiting professor at the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania, and other universities in the United States. His scholarly work includes: Campesinos y reformas, a history of the colonial transformations of the Mixteca region of Oaxaca; a history of Central America; and a biography of the city of San Pedro Sula.
Sponsored by the University of Chicago Center for Latin American Studies.