This week I had the opportunity to interview one of the professors involved in our study abroad program here in Spain, Professor Dr. Aida Bueno Sarduy. Dr. Sarduy is our professor of Migrations and Diversity here in Madrid and is originally from Cuba. Having been exiled by the Cuban government in 1992 Dr. Sarduy was given refuge here in Madrid to live and pursue her studies in anthropology. Over the past 24 years she has studied immigrant populations here in Madrid and as well in Brazil.
The being said she is a very busy person and I was only able to get 20 minutes of her time outside of class in order to have a conversation about her opinion of African immigrants and how they are treated here in Spain. Here are the questions I used to guide this conversation:
What year did you immigrate to Spain and why?
Are you a citizen of Spain if so, what was...