Welcome to the Barcelona Knowledge Hub, the Southern European and Mediterranean Office of the Academia Europaea.
Our goal is to contribute to the consolidation of a genuine European area of research, education and innovation.

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Cloister of the Convalescent Home (mid 17th c.), formerly the Old Hospital of the Holy Cross (early 15th c.), and current headquarters of the Institute for Catalan Studies, where the AE-BKH office is located (Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona).

NEWS

PROFESSOR MARJA MAKAROW ELECTED NEXT PRESIDENT OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA

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The Barcelona Knowledge Hub congratulates Prof. Marja Makarow on being elected the next President of Academia Europaea

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CONCERT: MUSIC BY WOMEN COMPOSERS

by PILAR BAYER, piano

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Thursday, 22 October 2020, at 7:30 p.m.

In the Prat de la Riba Hall of the Institute for Catalan Studies (Carme, 47, Barcelona), and also streamed live on the IEC YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/comunicacioiec.

Concert organised in collaboration with the IEC, concluding its 2020 “Music in the Cloister” series.

MUSIC BY WOMEN COMPOSERS. Selection of classical and contemporary works composed by women.

PILAR BAYER, piano.

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DISPUTATIO OF BARCELONA 2020

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Wednesday, 18 November 2020, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC). Carme, 47, 08001 Barcelona

Advance registration required (also available on Zoom)

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BARCELONA HYPATIA EUROPEAN SCIENCE PRIZE

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The AE-BKH is pleased to announce that Italian virologist Dr. Ilaria Capua, current Director of the “One Health” Center of Excellence at the Univeristy of Florida, has been selected as winner of the second edition of the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize, for her research career conducted at the highest international level, for her leadership in the promotion of open access to genetic information on emerging viruses, and for the social impact that she has made through her contributions to the multidisciplinary concept of “one health,” encompassing human, animal and environmental health.

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BARCELONA SCIENCE PLAN

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The AE Barcelona Knowledge Hub supports the Barcelona City Council in its #Cities4Science initiative, calling for increased EU funding for research and innovation.

The Barcelona Knowledge Hub of Academia Europaea (AE-BKH) expresses its full support for the #Cities4Science initiative led by the Barcelona City Council on social media, and it encourages leaders across Europe to join their voices and push for greater support of science.

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COVID-19

The Barcelona Knowledge Hub is working remotely due to the temporary closure of the Institute for Catalan Studies, where our office is located. Questions and/or comments during this time may be sent to barcelona@acadeuro.org

To keep abreast of the latest information about this pandemic, you can access the websites of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, USA), the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Union by clicking on the corresponding organisation.

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