Brief Biography of Helen Yaffe
Dr Helen Yaffe is a Senior Lecturer in Economic and Social History at the University of Glasgow and a Visiting Fellow at the Latin America and Caribbean Centre at the London School of Economics. Since 1995 she has spent time living and researching in Cuba and participating in solidarity campaigns.
She has co-produced two documentaries: Cuba & Covid-19: Public Health, Science and Solidarity (2020) and Cuba’s Life Task: Combatting Climate Change (2021) . She is the author of Youth Activism and Solidarity: The Non-Stop Picket against Apartheid (2017), We Are Cuba! How a Revolutionary People Have Survived in a Post-Soviet World (Yale Press, 2020), and Che Guevara: the Economics of Revolution (2009).