Articles by

RAFAEL ROJAS

Rafael Rojas (Santa Clara, Cuba, 1965). He is a historian and essayist. He has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Havana and a PhD in History from El Colegio de México. He is a regular contributor to the magazine Letras Libres and the newspaper El País, and is a member of the editorial board of the magazine Istor of the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE). He has published the books: Un banquete canónico (2000), Revolución, disidencias y exilio intelectual cubano (2006), La vanguardia peregrina. El escritor cubano, la tradición y el exilio (2013), among others. Since July 2019, he occupies chair 11 of the Mexican Academy of History.

Albert Camus on the “Media Show”

Albert Camus' articles in Combat, newspaper of the French Resistance against Nazism, between 1943 and 1949, were...

Toynbee, Gaos and the Revolutionary Analogism

Arnold Toynbee was a British historian, professor at the London School of Economics, widely read and quoted...

The features of the hero

In 1878, a 25 years old José Martí, living in Guatemala and recently married to Carmen Zayas...

Heresies of the footnote (A tribute to Manuel Moreno Fraginals)

In Manuel Moreno Fraginals’s academic transcript, preserved at El Colegio de Mexico, there is record that when...

About the False Fact

An old song by Noel Nicola, which Santiago Feliú probably performed better than anybody else, points to...

The Paradox of Authorized Independence

The ways in which culture is financed and produced in the 21st century are changing rapidly. In...

40 Degrees of Repression in Cuba

The temperature of repression in Cuba rises like the fever on the days of a pandemic. It...