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The Origins of the Mexican Flag A Lecture by Dr. Enrique Florescano

  • Mexican Cultural Institute 2829 16th St NW Washington, DC, 20009 United States (map)

September 10, 6:45pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute

Considered one of the leading innovators of historical research, Dr. Enrique Florescano is a Mexican historian who has authored several books and articles on Mexican history, focusing on prehispanic culture, social and economic history, national identity, and more. His lecture will focus on the history and origins of the Mexican flag.

Dr. Florescano studied law and history at the Universidad Veracruzana and received his MA in universal history at the Colegio de Mexico and his doctorate in history at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes of the University of Paris (Sorbonne).

Since 1989 he has served as the national coordinator of Historical Projects of the National Council for Culture and the Arts, among many other positions. He is a researcher emeritus member of the National System of Researchers and in 1996 he received the highest award granted by the Mexican government: the National Prize for Arts and Sciences, in the areas of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences.

This event will be held in Spanish

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