From 2013 until present, the Academia Europaea-Barcelona Knowledge Hub (AE-BKH) has celebrated during the first days of March its annual Women’s Week, in commemoration of the UN International Women’s Day, celebrated world-wide each 8th of March (More information). The programme of the 2019 AE-BKH Women’s Week (WW2019) has the general title of “Woman, science and culture: A symbiotic connection”.

 From March 5 until March 7, 2019 the AE-BKH celebrated its annual Women’s Week with three different activities in different locations of Barcelona.

 March 5.  Concert by Kaimerata Concerts: Cello Quintet in C major (D.956) by Franz Schubert (1797-1828). At the Institute for Catalan Studies, Coromines Hall. c/ Carme, 47. 08001 Barcelona. From 18 h – 20 h. More information

March 6. Session on “The other half of science: women of the Periodic Table of Elements”. Talks by Sílvia Simon, Mercè Piqueras and Núria Salán. Presented by Kimberly Katte.  At the Reial Acadèmia de Medicina de Catalunya (c/Carme 47). From 19 h – 21 h. More information

 March 7. Session on “Women and Cities”. Brief introduction and screening of the documentary “Ciudad Infinita-Voces de El Ermitaño” (2018) filmed in Lima, Perú.
Dialogue between Kathrin Golda-Pongratz, architect and urban planner, UIC, and Marta Ballesta, journalist. Presented Mònica Rius-Piniés. At the Sala de Professorat, Fac. de Filologia. 5è pis, Aulari UB (c/Aribau 2). From 19 h – 21 h. More information