WOMEN’S WEEK 2016 AT THE BARCELONA KNOWLEDGE HUB-ACADEMIA EUROPAEA

“WOMEN AND MIGRATIONS. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES”

 

With the support of the “Academia Europaea 2016 Hubert Curien Fund” and the collaboration of the CERCA Institute, the UNU-GCM, and the RAMC

March 3, Thursday

18.00-19.00 h.

Location: IEC, Prat de la Riba Room

Distinguished Lecture:

“Women and cultural transmission. The essential role of translation”. By Mary Ann Newman, Farragut Fund, New York

 

19.00-20.00 h.

Location: IEC, Prat de la Riba Room

GREATER THAN LIFE. IN REMEMBRANCE OF LYNN MARGULIS (1938-2011)

“Lin in Espain. How she stood our Spanish-Catalan accent”. By Ricard Guerrero, MAE, UB and UMASS-Amherst

(Documentaries selected by Rubén Duro and John Feldman, Hummingbird Films, New York, “Symbiotic Earth”)

 

20.00-21.00 h.

Location: Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia (RAMC)

Concert: Music from Syria and the Kurdistan, a nation without a State

By the Gani Mirzo Band: Neila BenBey (singer), Francesc Puig (clarinet), Juan Jose Barreda (flamenco guitar), and Gani Mirzo (ud, buzuk, composer)

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March 4, Friday

17.00-19.00 h

Location: IEC, Prat de la Riba Room

InterSection Workshop: “Women, migrations and war”. Convenor: Mitsi Ito

“How a New Yorker fell in love with Barcelona”. Mitsi Ito, New York, Barcelona

“Opportunities of Muslim women in the Western World”. Maryam Ghafouri, Teheran, Madrid

“Walking with immigrants”. Pere Castaño, Sabadell, Barcelona

“Poetry in war, poetry on war”. Carmen Chica, Barcelona

– Closing lecture: “Is war a male affair?”. Salvador Giner, MAE, University of Barcelona

 

19.00-19.30 h

Location: IEC, Prat de la Riba Room

Commemoration of the International Year of Global Understanding

“Women on the Move: The Transnational Era and the power of Art”By Silvia Pellicer, YAE, University of Zaragoza

 

19.30-20.30 h

Location: IEC, Cloister, 1st floor

Art exhibit. Curator: Anna Wasmer, BKH-AE

– Digital art: “The Book of Beasts. Palmira 2015.” Photomontage by Teresa Gironès

Reflections of the dangers of power and the horrors of war. Introduced by Núria López Ribalta, critic of art

– Paintings by Trini Sotos: “Women/Dones/Mujeres. Reflections and aesthetics of female emotions”.  Introduced by Eusebi Vila Delclòs, artist painter

 

20.30-21.00 h

Reception. IEC Cloister, ground floor

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