Video: Bankruptcy and Citizenship: Puerto Rico a 21st Century Colony?

Monday, Nov 20, 2017

On Friday, October 20, 2017 the Program in Latin American Studies at Princeton University sponsored Part I of a symposium on Bankruptcy and Citizenship in Puerto Rico, titled Debt and Colonialism in the Aftermath of Hurricane María. Invited speakers Juan González, Frances Negrón- Muntaner, Yarimar Bonilla and Rafael Cox-Alomar examined the social and political consequences of the Puerto Rican debt crisis in the context of the recent hurricane. Discussants included Princeton faculty members Jeremy Adelman, Rachel Price, Vera Candiani and Robert Karl.

Part II, titled The Future of the Puerto Rican Body, will be held on March 9, 2018.

Click here to view the videos of morning and afternoon sessions of the colloquium.