Lazo said that the Cuban people have the privilege of having a rich and beautiful history of deeds, heroism, sacrifices and setbacks, which from their own study have turned into victories.
In his message, he emphasized that “the unity of our people” must always be preserved.
The meeting, promoted by the Union of Historians of Cuba, will take place in four commissions that will address multiple topics such as the struggle for independence and national liberation, political and economic transformations, cultural and educational processes in the revolutionary period, Granma newspaper reported on Thursday.
Likewise, renowned researchers from all over the country will also discuss Cuba’s international relations, diplomatic, political, juridical and military expressions, as well as the problems in the theory and teaching of Cuban history.
Lectures, special interventions, panels and presentation of papers will cover the three days, with the participation of several national history award winners.
The 1st National History Congress was held in 1942 at the Municipal Palace of Havana and was chaired by Dr. Fernando Ortiz.