4th AND 5th OF MARCH


The Barcelona Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea is joining the celebration of the International Women’s Day organising several activities in Barcelona on the 4th and 5th of March. Those activities are:


4th of March, Wednesday

5 pm–8.30 pm

Pi i Sunyer Room, Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC, Carme 47, Barcelona)


InterSection Workshop: “Women and the academic ladder”

Several talks by women at different positions of the scientific and academic scale.

Convenor: Lynn Kamerlin (Programme).




5th of March, Thursday

6 pm–7.30 pm

Pi i Sunyer Room, IEC

 Convenor and presentation of the speakers: Anna Alberni, ICREA, UB

“In Search of Truth. In memory of Lynn Margulis”, a short film in remembrance of biologist Lynn Margulis (Chicago, IL, 5th March 1938–Amherst, MA, 22nd Nov. 2011).

Comments by director, Carme Puche

 International Women’s Day Lecture: “Empowerment of women in the academic world”, by Lynn Kamerlin, Uppsala University, Chair Young Academy of Europe




7.30 pm–9 pm

Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia (RAMC, Carme 47, Barcelona)

Women’s Sephardic Songs in concert

The historical Anatomical Amphitheatre at the 18th Century building of the RAMC will embrace a concert of Women’s Sephardic Songs by soprano Olga Miracle, accompanied by Noemí M. Agell and Pere Olivé, string and percussion instruments.