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ARTS & HUMANITIES NEWS AND EVENTS

The goal of the Arts & Humanities Division is to enable the IE community to experience the Arts & the Humanities both inside and outside the classroom with the goal of forging better-prepared individuals, citizens and professionals.

SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH LISBETH SALAS

Last month, the IE Arts & Humanities Division, with the collaboration of the IE Photo Club and the support of the IE Foundation, hosted a series of photography workshops at the Segovia campus and the IE Tower.  

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JAZZ CONCERTS AT THE CíRCULO DE BELLAS ARTES IN MADRID

Since October, the IE Arts & Humanities Division offers IE community members the opportunity to experience live Jazz on Friday evenings as part of the ´Jazz Círculo´ agenda at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, an emblematic institution in the center of Madrid.

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IE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS TO DISCOVER HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE MUSEO DEL PRADO’S COLLECTION

IE University students will discover artistic gems from the Museo del Prado collection thanks to the lecture series ‘Beyond the Museo del Prado: creativity, innovation and hidden treasures in the collection’ organized by the Friends of the Museo del Prado Foundation, the IE Foundation and IE University’s Arts and Humanities Division. 

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IE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ¨LA UNIVERSIDAD A ESCENA¨ AT THE TEATRO REAL IN MADRID

Last month, a group of IE University undergraduate students participated in the program La universidad a escena at the Teatro Real in Madrid.  Students experienced firsthand how one of the most prestigious theatres in Europe is managed and also attend the preview of Aida, an opera by Giuseppe Verdi.  

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OUTING TO TEATRO FERNáN GóMEZ TO SEE THEATER PRODUCTION, EL MISáNTROPO DE MENANDRO

Last month, the IE Arts & Humanities Division provided IE community members with the opportunity to see the Spanish theater production ¨El Misántropo de Menandro¨ at Teatro Fernán Gómez in Madrid.

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IS THE FUTURE OF MUSEUMS DIGITAL? BRENDAN CORMIER, SENIOR DESIGN CURATOR AT THE VICTORIA & ALBERT MUSEUM, FOR IE INSIGHTS

The digital transformation has seen museums showcasing their collections online, but can 2D screens replace 3D spaces?

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IE SUSTAINABILITY WEEK

Last month, IE University students from 140 countries took part in IE Sustainability Week.  The protection of the planet, the promotion of projects that promote the circular economy and social volunteering were the focus on IE University campuses through October 29.

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SOPHIE NEUENDORF, VICE PRESIDENT AT ARTNET, GIVES MASTERCLASS ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ART AT THE IE TOWER

Last week, Sophie Neuendorf, Vice President at artnet visited IE University to give a masterclass on data-driven decision-making, the online art market, NFTs, and contemporary issues in art.

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MASTERCLASS WITH MARíA MACíAS RUBIO, FOUNDER OF ARTIZENSE, ON ART, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION

María F. Macías Rubio, Director and Founder of ARTIZENSE, a communication consultancy specializing in art and culture, visited the IE Tower in Madrid recently to give a masterclass on marketing and communication in the art and culture industry. 

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CICLO DISCURSOS ALTERNATIVOS EN LA CASA DE MéXICO EN ESPAñA

Last month, the IE Arts & Humanities Division with the support of the IE Foundation launched the conference cycle ¨Discursos alternativos.  Rock, punk y teatro en México y España¨ with the Fundación Casa de México en España.

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IE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION LAUNCHES A SERIES OF WORKSHOPS AHEAD OF THE 2023 IE FOUNDATION PRIZES IN THE HUMANITIES

The IE Arts & Humanities Division has launched the IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities Workshop Series, which encourages the IE community to unlock their creativity and submit work to the IE Foundation Prizes in Humanities.

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CONTEMPORARY DANCE SHOW ¨PHARSALIA¨ BY ANTONIO RUZ AT TEATROS DEL CANAL IN MADRID

Last weekend, the IE Arts & Humanities Division offered the IE community tickets to the contemporary dance show ¨Pharsalia¨ by Antonio Ruz at Teatros del Canal in Madrid.  

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2022-2023 ¨PPLE PHILOSOPHY SERIES¨ LAUNCH

Last week, the IE Arts & Humanities Division, in partnership with the IE Law School launched the 2022-2023 PPLE Philosophy Series.

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IE UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZES TEACHING EXCELLENCE IN THE FACULTY AWARDS 2022 WITH A MUSICAL COMPOSITION THAT REINFORCES COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION AND THE HUMANITIES

IE University professors were acknowledged with a piece of music written by the composer Uge Pañeda, OKKRE.

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GUIDED VISIT TO ESTAMPA CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR

The IE community had the opportunity to visit another edition of Estampa Contemporary Art Fair.

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IE UNIVERSITY AND LINKEDIN ¨BLUE TALKS¨ CHAPTER 4 - CONNECTING ART AND SCIENCE

The latest episode of the Blue Talks is out, the fourth installation in the joint initiative organized by IE University and LinkedIn. This episode is an inspirational conversation about connection with Kate Daudy, Visual Artist, Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov, Physicist and Nobel Prize winner, and Diego del Alcázar Benjumea, CEO at IE University.

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ELISA HERNANDO, FOUNDER AND CEO OF ARTE GLOBAL AND REDCOLLECTORS, SPEAKS WITH IE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ABOUT THE ART MARKET

Elisa Hernando, Founder and CEO of art advisory companies Arte Global and RedCollectors, visited the IE Tower as a guest of the IE Arts & Humanities Division.

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SCREENING OF THE OPERA ¨COSì FAN TUTTE¨ WITH A MASTERCLASS BY JUSTIN WAY, DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION AT THE TEATRO REAL

Last week, the IE community enjoyed a screening of the opera ¨Così fan tutte¨, a production by the Teatro Real in Madrid.  Catalina Tejero, Vice Dean of the Arts & Humanities Division, introduced this third edition of IE´s opera screening series, held in collaboration with the Fundación Amigos del Teatro Real. 

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GREGORIO CáMARA CASTELLANOS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AT MAX ESTRELLA GALLERY IN MADRID VISITS ELECTIVE COURSE ¨ART: A BUSINESS & SOCIAL PERSPECTIVE¨

Gregorio Cámara Castellanos, Artistic Director at Max Estrella Gallery in Madrid, visited IE University yesterday to speak in the IE Arts & Humanities Division elective course ¨Art:  A Business and Social Perspective¨ taught by Vice Dean of the Arts & Humanities Division, Catalina Tejero. 

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IE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION LAUNCHES FIRST ACADEMIC PROGRAM: PROFICIENCY DIPLOMA IN ARTS, HUMANITIES AND TECHNOLOGY

The IE Arts & Humanities Division will launch the Proficiency Diploma in Arts, Humanities and Technology in Spring of the 2022-2023 academic year.  As the first academic program of the Arts & Humanities Division, it builds upon the expertise gained by the Division´s wide offer of transversal Arts & Humanities courses and extracurricular programs. 

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IE FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL

Today, the IE Arts & Humanities Division launched the IE French Film Festival in collaboration with the Alliance Française of Madrid.

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IE DAY 2022

The IE Arts & Humanities Division awarded prizes during yesterday´s IE Day festivities organized by Campus Life.  

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VISIT TO THE LIRIA PALACE IN MADRID

Yesterday, a group of IE students and alumni toured the Palacio de Liria in Madrid.  

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NEW MEDIA ARTIST ENRIQUE AGUDO AS GUEST SPEAKER IN THE IE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION ELECTIVE COURSE ¨CONTEMPORARY ISSUES THROUGH ART¨

Yesterday, new media artist Enrique Agudo paid a visit to the IE Arts & Humanities Division elective course Contemporary Issues through Art taught by Claudia Rodríguez-Ponga for a discussion on queer theory.  

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GUIDED VISIT WITH FILMMAKER AND SPECULATIVE ARCHITECT LIAM YOUNG THROUGH HIS EXHIBITION ¨LIAM YOUNG. WORLDBUILDING¨ AT ESPACIO FUNDACIóN TELEFóNICA

Last week, IE University students experienced a guided tour by filmmaker and speculative architect Liam Young through his exhibition Liam Young.  Worldbuilding at Espacio Fundación Telefónica in Madrid.  

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IE UNIVERSITY HOLDS THE 2022 PRIZES IN THE HUMANITIES AWARD-GIVING CEREMONY

IE University has once again shown its commitment to the arts and humanities at the award ceremony today for the IE Foundation’s 2022 Prizes in the Humanities. The seventh edition of the event took place at IE Tower, the institution’s technological and sustainable campus in Madrid, where students from 140 countries attend classes.

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OUTING TO GALERíA ORFILA WITH ARTIST JUAN PITA

Today, IE community members visited the Galería Orfila in Madrid for a guided tour with artist Juan Pita through his exhibition ¨Digiart.¨

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YAMAHA GRAND PIANO LAUNCH AT THE IE TOWER

Last week, back-to-school reunions between IE University students, faculty and staff took place in the IE Tower lobby with musical accompaniment from the new Yamaha grand piano that will be permanently located in the IE Tower Piano Lounge.

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FILMMAKER AND SPECULATIVE ARCHITECT LIAM YOUNG AT THE HAY FESTIVAL SEGOVIA

Yesterday evening, Hay Festival Segovia 2022, filmmaker and speculative architect Liam Young gave a performative talk using Artificial Intelligence in conversation with researcher Piera Riccio.

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OUTING TO DANCE SHOW ¨GENERACIONES¨ BY THE NATIONAL BALLET OF SPAIN

Last week, IE community members were able to experience an incredible dance show Generaciones by the National Ballet of Spain at Teatros del Canal in Madrid.

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¨ISABEL II DE INGLATERRA: UN REINADO FORJADO EN TORNO A LA IDEA DEL DEBER¨ BY JULIáN M. MONTAñO, VICE DEAN FOR ACADEMIC INNOVATION AND ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AT IE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION

The IE Arts & Humanities Division is pleased to share an article regarding the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of England, published in The Conversation by Julián Montaño, Vice Dean of Academic Innovation & adjunct professor.

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ENRIQUE AGUDO, NEW MEDIA ARTIST FEATURED IN THE IE TOWER, NAMED AMONGST FORBES SPAIN ¨100 MOST CREATIVE PEOPLE IN BUSINESS¨

The IE Arts & Humanities Division would like to congratulate New Media Artist Enrique Agudo on his recent feature in Forbes Spain´s 100 Most Creative People in Business list. 

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CATALINA TEJERO AND MARíA JOSé FERRARI, VICE DEANS OF IE UNIVERSITY ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION

Manuel Muñiz, Provost of IE University, has announced the appointments of Mª José Ferrari and Catalina Tejero as new Vice Deans at IE University Arts & Humanities Division, the cross-cutting platform that reinforces the humanistic component in the curriculum of the academic institution’s programs and enriches the student experience.

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HAY FESTIVAL SEGOVIA 2022

Join the IE Foundation, together with the IE Arts & Humanities Division, for an exciting program at the Hay Festival Segovia. Events will take place on the IE University campus & beyond from September 14th-18th. The four day Festival will promote dialogues and exchange of ideas to rethink the world, with the participation of authors and artists among others.

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IE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION APPOINTS ASSISTANT PROFESSOR THEODORE LECHTERMAN

Theodore “Ted” Lechterman is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, having just joined IE from the Institute for Ethics in AI at the University of Oxford. His research addresses questions in applied ethics through the lens of political philosophy.

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NEW MEDIA ARTIST ENRIQUE AGUDO IN CONVERSATION WITH BRENDAN CORMIER, SENIOR DESIGN CURATOR AT THE VICTORIA & ALBERTO MUSUEM

Following the METAMYTHS panel earlier this month, New Media Artist Enrique Agudo and Brendan Cormier, Senior Design Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, discussed the importance of storytelling and worldbuilding through art. 

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NEW VOLUME OF "OPPIDUM. CUADERNOS DE INVESTIGACIóN" BY THE IE UNIVERSITY ARCHAEOLOGY UNIT

The IE University Archaeology Unit presents the 18th volume of the scientific journal Oppidum.

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NEW MEDIA ARTIST ENRIQUE AGUDO´S DIGITAL ARTWORKS IN THE IE TOWER FEATURED IN ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST

New media artist and IE alumni Enrique Agudo´s digital artwork has been featured in an article by Alexandra Muñoz in Architectural Digest.

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2022 IE FOUNDATION PRIZES IN THE HUMANITIES

The IE Arts & Humanities Division would like to extend our congratulations to the winners of the 2022 edition of the IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities.

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¨UNVEIL IE¨ PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AT THE IE TOWER

This month, the IE Arts & Humanities Division, in collaboration with IE Campus Life and thanks to the support of the IE Foundation, launched a student-led photography exhibition in the IE Tower.  Award-winning student photos featuring the IE campuses are now on display on the 25th floor.  

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A CONVERSATION ON MUSEUMS AND DIGITALIZATION WITH TRINIDAD NOGALES, DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ROMAN ART IN MéRIDA

Last week, Miguel Larrañaga Zulueta, Vice-Rector for Student Affairs and Head of the IE Antiquity & Middle Ages Research Centre, sat down with Trinidad Nogales, Director of the National Museum of Roman Art (Mérida) for a conversation on museums and digitalization. 

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OUTING TO THE BALLET BY THE COMPAñíA NACIONAL DE DANZA AT THE TEATRO DE LA ZARZUELA IN MADRID

Last night, a few lucky IE community members had the opportunity to experience the ballet in a beautiful setting at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid. 

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PANEL DISCUSSION: ¨THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF CRYPTOART¨ WITH THE FUNDACIóN CASA DE MéXICO IN SPAIN AND THE IE FOUNDATION

Last month, the IE Arts & Humanities Division hosted a panel ¨The present and future of cryptoart¨ with the Fundación Casa de México in Spain and the IE Foundation.  

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METAMYTHS, A DISCUSSION ON THE FUTURE OF ARTS, FASHION AND TECHNOLOGY

The IE Arts & Humanities is proud to present METAMYTHS, a discussion on the future of Arts, Fashion and Technology. Three international leading personalities debate on how the main cultural trends are transforming 21st-century society.

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MARíA PAGéS ¨DE SHEHERAZADE¨ AT TEATROS DEL CANAL

On Wednesday, the IE Arts & Humanities Division offered tickets to María Pagés ¨De Sheherazade¨ at Teatros del Canal in Madrid.

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¨THE IMAGE OF WOMEN IN THE MASAVEU COLLECTION¨ TOUR AT FUNDACIóN MARíA CRISTINA MASAVEU WITH THE IE GENDER EQUALITY OFFICE

This week, the IE Arts & Humanities Division teamed up with the IE Gender Equality Office for a special guided visit at the Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson.

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STAGE MANAGEMENT: THE WORKPLACE OF THEATER BY PEPA HERNáNDEZ PUBLISHED IN IE INSIGHTS

The IE Arts & Humanities Division is pleased to present an article by Pepa Hernández, Stage Manager at the Teatro Real, published today by IE Insights.

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IE FOREST BATHING & CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

The IE Arts & Humanities Division, IE Editorial, IE Sustainability Office, IE Center for Health, Well-being and Happiness, and IE Campus Life held the 1st IE Forest Bathing and Creative Writing Workshop.

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THEMATIC TOUR ¨WOMEN AND BOOKS¨ AT THE THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA MUSEUM WITH IE TALENT AND THE IE FOUNDATION

The IE Arts and Humanities Division, the IE Foundation and IE Talent Department hosted an exclusive guided visit to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum last week. 

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PROFESSOR MANUEL LUCENA GIRALDO APPOINTED AS DIRECTOR OF THE CHAIR OF SPANISH AND HISPANIC HERITAGE OF THE UNIVERSITIES OF MADRID

The IE Arts & Humanities Division is proud to announce the recent appointment of professor Manuel Lucena Giraldo as Director of the Cátedra del Español y la Hispanidad de las Universidades de Madrid.

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DEMONSTRATION OF THE BöSENDORFER DISKLAVIER GRAND PIANO WITH LAURA VáZQUEZ, PIANIST AND HEAD OF PIANO AT YAMAHA MUSIC IBERIA

Yesterday, the IE Arts & Humanities Division hosted a very special edition of Music Wednesday and an end-of-term gathering.

Laura Vázquez, pianist and Head of Piano at Yamaha Music Iberia gave a demonstration of the Bösendorfer Disklavier grand piano located in the IE Tower Piano Lounge.

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VISIT TO COLLEGIUM IN ARéVALO WITH THE IE FOUNDATION

Yesterday, the IE Arts & Humanities Division and the IE Foundation travelled to the city of Arévalo for a visit to Collegium.

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GUIDED VISIT TO CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION, ¨A BRIDGE TO STAY ON. GUILLERMO MORA¨ AT SALA ALCALá 31 WITH CURATOR PIA OGEA

IE students had the opportunity to visit contemporary art exhibition A Bridge to Stay On featuring artist Guillermo Mora´s colorful sculptures and installations.

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LAUNCH OF PIANO LOUNGE IN IE TOWER WITH BöSENDORFER PIANO, KINDLY ON LOAN FROM YAMAHA MUSIC

At this week´s Music Wednesday, we inaugurated the new ¨Piano Lounge¨ space in the IE Tower, located on level -4.  This space is supported by the IE Foundation, IE Talent, IE Campus Life and the IE Arts & Humanities Division.  

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OPPIDUM. RESEARCH NOTEBOOKS BY THE ANTIQUITY & MIDDLE AGES RESEARCH CENTRE - IE ARCHAEOLOGY UNIT

Oppidum is an annual journal published by IE University (Archaeology Unit) which includes the scientific studies on the subjects included in its own syllabus (Heritage Science and Humanities).

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VISITING PROFESSOR GORETTI GONZáLEZ REFLECTS ON THE BENEFITS OF THE ARTS & HUMANITIES AT IE

As the 21-22 academic year comes to a close, Visiting Professor Goretti González reflects on how students benefit from the arts & humanities at IE.

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ANDREA DERMAN, RECOGNIZED BY POETS&QUANTS IN THE 100 MBA BEST & BRIGHTEST RANKING FOR 2022, SPEAKS ABOUT THE ARTS & HUMANITIES AT IE.

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OUTING TO “ASYLUM” BY RAMI BE’ER/KIBBUTZ CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY AT TEATROS DEL CANAL

Yesterday, a few IE University students attended the contemporary dance show “Asylum” by Rami Be’er/Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company at Teatros del Canal

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SEEKING ANSWERS IN STOICISM

In an article published in IE Insights on May 3rd, 2022, Miguel Larrañaga explores if we can use ideas of emotional control put forward by Stoicism to help achieve happiness in our lives.  

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INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY

Happy International Dance Day from the IE Arts & Humanities Division!  

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CULTURAL VISITS DURING THE APSIA ANNUAL DEANS MEETING

The IE Arts & Humanities Division was happy to collaborate on unique cultural activities during the APSIA Annual Deans Meeting hosted by the IE School of Global and Public Affairs last week.

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WORKSHOP ON PREHISTORIC AND ANCIENT MURAL PAINTING

ast week, IE Archaeology professors Olivia Reyes and Pablo Arribas offered students a conference and workshop on Prehistoric and Ancient mural painting at the Segovia campus.

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UPCYCLING WORKSHOP WITH CONTEMPORARY TEXTILE ARTIST IRENE INFANTES

This month, the Arts & Humanities Division provided an upcycling workshop series with contemporary textile artist Irene Infantes in collaboration with the IE Fashion Club and IE Campus Life.  

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SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION ON AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY ¨LA FLOTA DE INDIAS¨

This week, the IE Arts & Humanities Division hosted a screening of the award-winning documentary, La Flota de Indias (The West Indies Fleet).

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WINNERS OF THE UNVEIL IE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

We are proud to present the winners of the Unveil IE Photography Contest, organized by the student-led IE Photo Club, IE Campus Life and the IE Arts & Humanities Division!

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SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH LISBETH SALAS

IE University students participated in a Smartphone Photography workshop with renowned photographer Lisbeth Salas.

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CONCERT & WORKSHOP ON BRAZILIAN MUSIC STYLES WITH HUMANITIES ELECTIVE ¨UNDERSTANDING LATIN AMERICA¨

Yesterday, the Humanities transversal elective course Understanding Latin America enjoyed a performance by Brazilian musicians.

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OUTING TO CONTEMPORARY DANCE SHOW ¨OCD LOVE¨ AT THE CENTRO DE CULTURA CONTEMPORáNEA CONDE DUQUE

Last week, IE community members had the opportunity to attend the spectacular contemporary dance show OCD Love by L-E-V Dance Company  at the Centro de cultura contemporánea Conde Duque in Madrid.

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PPLE PHILOSOPHY SERIES - ¨ON THE ANTHROPOCENE AND THE POST-NATURAL¨ WITH CLAUDIA RODRíGUEZ-PONGA

Last week, the IE University Arts & Humanities Division and IE Law School held a seminar as part of the PPLE (Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics) Philosophy Series.

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THE HISTORY OF OUR SEGOVIA CAMPUS: FROM ROMAN RUINS TO IE UNIVERSITY

The Convent of Santa Cruz la Real was built in 1218 and has been home to a monastery, a prison, an orphanage, a hospice, and most recently, the IE University Segovia Campus. Learn more about the rich history behind this campus which is based in the city of Segovia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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IE DAY 2022: THE DAY WE ALL TURN BLUE

IE Day is an event celebrated annually with IE Campus Life to take pride in being part of the IE community and enjoy the IE spirit and values, including the arts and humanities.

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VISIT TO THE NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM IN MADRID

This week, Professor Miguel Larrañaga brought students of the Humanities course in Archaeology to the Museo Arqueológico Nacional in Madrid, extending their education beyond the classroom.

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IE CREATIVITY DAY 2022: MIND THE BALANCE

The Arts & Humanities Division participated in IE Creativity Day: Mind the Balance last week at the IE Creativity Center in Segovia.

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DIDRIK FREIVALD OF THE BACHELOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SPEAKS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE ARTS & HUMANITIES

IE students approach their studies and careers with a humanistic mindset, prepared to take on this fast-changing and uncertain age of technology, globalization, and misinformation.

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PREVIEW OF ¨THE FIERY ANGEL¨ BY PROKOFIEV AT THE TEATRO REAL

On Sunday, IE University students had the opportunity to attend the preview of The Fiery Angel by Prokofiev at the Teatro Real in Madrid. 

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¨LAW & JUSTICE IN ART¨ TOUR AT THE MUSEO DEL PRADO FOR LSGL CONFERENCE WITH IE LAW SCHOOL AND THE IE FOUNDATION

Thanks to the support of the IE Foundation, the Arts & Humanities Division organized a custom tour on ¨Law & Justice in Art¨ at the Museo Nacional del Prado for the Law Schools Global League Conference hosted by the IE Law School last week.

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OUTING TO ¨EL MéTODO GRöNHOLM¨ AT TEATRO COFIDIS ALCáZAR

Last night, IE community members attended the play El método Grönholm at the Teatro Cofidis Alcázar as a part of the From the Page to the Stage workshop series led by the play´s director, Tamzin Townsend.

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¨LIFE´S PLEASURES¨ TOUR AT THE MUSEO THYSSEN FOR IE HAPPINESS WEEK

Yesterday, the Arts & Humanities Division offered a thematic tour called ¨Life´s Pleasures¨ at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza as a part of IE Happiness Week with the IE Center for Health, Well-Being & Happiness.

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ECONOMICS-HUMANITIES TALKS: DAVID MEJíA ON ¨WOKE CAPITALISM¨

Today, Professor David Mejía gave a seminar on ¨Woke Capitalism¨ for the second installment of the Economics-Humanities Talks hosted with IE School of Global and Public Affairs.

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OUTING TO IX CICLO SINFóNICO CONCERT WITH FUNDACIóN ORCAM

Last night, students of the Humanities elective course Essentials of Classical Music and a few lucky IE community members enjoyed another IX Ciclo Sinfónico series concert with Fundación ORCAM at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid.

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AWARDS CEREMONY FOR THE THE IE WOMEN AND THE ENVIRONMENT PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

The Arts & Humanities Division was proud to present the awards during the IE Women in Business Conference earlier this week.

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ECONOMICS-HUMANITIES TALKS WITH IE SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The IE Arts & Humanities Division and the IE School of Global and Public Affairs launched the new Economics-Humanities Talks series.  

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MASTERCLASS & SCREENING OF ¨LA BOHèME¨ WITH THE FUNDACIóN AMIGOS DEL TEATRO REAL

The Arts & Humanities Division held the second installment of our masterclass & opera screening series with the Fundación Amigos del Teatro Real. 

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN´S DAY 2022

Today, March 8th, we celebrate International Women´s Day.  At IE University, we believe the arts & humanities are important and necessary to celebrate women´s achievements and to reflect upon challenges that exist in search of gender equality.  

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PPLE PHILOSOPHY SERIES: ¨FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY: THE CASE AGAINST EPISTEMIC INJUSTICE¨ WITH CRISTINA NUALART

The IE Arts & Humanities Division and IE Law School held the second session of the PPLE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics) Philosophy Series.  

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FASHION CLUB OUTING TO CAIXAFORUM EXHIBITION ¨POR JEAN PAUL GAULTIER - CINE Y MODA¨

The Arts & Humanities Division was happy to support the IE Fashion Club´s outing to CaixaForum in Madrid yesterday.  

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COVADONGA ROMERO, 4TH YEAR BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS STUDENT, SPEAKS ON HER EXPERIENCE WITH THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES AT IE

How will the arts & humanities at IE enhance your degree of studies and influence your personal & professional life? We´ll let Covadonga Romero, 4th year Bachelor in International Relations student and President of the IE Arts & Business Club tell you herself.

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GUEST SPEAKER YANG-MAY OOI IN HUMANITIES ELECTIVE COURSE ¨FEMINISM, BUSINESS AND LITERATURE¨

Guest speaker Yang-May Ooi virtually visited the IE University Humanities elective course Feminism, Business and Literature.

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CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK IN MADRID

IE community members had the opportunity to visit contemporary art fairs:  ARCO, UVNT Art Fair, and JUSTMAD 2022.

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GUEST SPEAKER IBRAHIM AL-MARASHI VISITS THE HUMANITIES COURSE ¨WOMEN LEADERS IN ART AND HISTORY¨

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¨ARCHAEOLYMPICS¨ COMPETITION WITH HUMANITIES COURSE IN ARCHAEOLOGY

Last week, the Humanities course in Archaeology stepped outside the classroom for a fun morning of hands-on learning. 

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ZOOM WEBINAR: COLECCIONAR ARTE EN LA ERA DIGITAL - ARCO FIRST COLLECTORS

The IE Arts & Humanities Division hosted a webinar in collaboration with ARCOmadrid, Arte Global & Fundación Banco Santander. 

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: OUTING TO SEE THE ESCOLANíA YOUTH CHOIR AT THE SEGOVIA CATHEDRAL

Join us for a concert organized by Fundación Don Juan de Borbón, who in 1996 created the “Escolanía de Segovia”, a group open to all children of the city of Segovia and focused on training in the field of choral music. The concert will be held in the Segovia Cathedral. 

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: GUIDED VISIT TO JUAN FERRETE'S SLOW PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

Visit to Juan Ferrete’s exhibition Entre luces y sombras which will be guided by the artist himself and Sara Zaldivar of the Huntress of Art.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: INAUGURATION OF ¨ART IN THE CORRIDORS¨ PROJECT AT MARíA DE MOLINA CAMPUS

Inauguration of ¨Art in the Corridors¨ project at María de Molina campus

Join the inauguration of an exhibition of winning IE photography in the corridors of the Maria de Molina Campus.  

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: SCREENING OF LA TRAVIATA IN COLLABORATION WITH THE VIENNA STATE OPERA

Bogdan Roščić, Director of the Vienna State Opera will join us virtually for a conversation with Catalina Tejero, Associate Head of the IE Arts & Humanities Division.

Following this conversation, we will begin the screening of La Traviata, directly in the IE Tower Auditorium!

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: OUTING TO CONTEMPORARY DANCE SHOW BY LA VERONAL DANCE COMPANY

IE Arts & Humanities Division, in collaboration with the IE Dance Club, had the opportunity to see this unique contemporary dance show, «OPENING NIGHT» by the prestigious La Veronal Dance Company at Conde Duque Teatro.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: A ROUND-TABLE ON STOICISM WITH PROFESSOR MIGUEL LARRAGAñA

A discussion led by Professor Miguel Larrañaga on Lessons in Stoicism: What ancient philosophers teach us about how to live, an open debate on a book by John Sellars.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: THEATRE WORKSHOP WITH TAMZIN TOWNSEND, DIRECTOR OF "EL MéTODO GRöNHOLM"

The director of “El Método Grönholm” will kick of her four-session workshop From the Page to the Stage for the IE Community.

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ARTS & HUMANITIES WEEK: STUDENT LED ART EXHIBITION AND PANEL ON YOUNG COLLECTIONISM

Arts & Humanities Week kicked off with the inauguration of IExhibition Gallery Space and a discussion led by the IE Arts & Business Club on collectionism with Pia Rubio (Art Advisor) and Inés Sagardoy (Founders of the Young Investors Club of Madrid). Maribel Lopez, Director of ARCO, also joined us to introduce the week and speak about the importance of the arts.

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IE UNIVERSITY’S ARTS AND HUMANITIES WEEK: A CELEBRATION OF HUMAN EXPERIENCE

The institution organizes concerts, masterclasses, exhibitions and workshops this week to reinforce the presence of art, music, dance, literature and other humanities disciplines to enrich the experience of students from 140 countries.

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LAUNCH OF MUSIC WEDNESDAY, A PART OF THE IE MUSIC INITIATIVE

A joint initiative brought to you by the Arts & Humanities Division, Campus Life, IE Foundation and IE’s Talent Department!

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FIELD TRIP TO THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE OF TIERMES, IN SORIA

Last week the IEU 2021-2022 Course of Archaeology and some members of the IEU Archaeology Club visited the archaeological site of Tiermes (Soria) as part of the “Humanities-Archaeology” class.

During the day, we were able to verify on-site the way of living in a Roman city, how Romans organized their urban spaces or their adaption to the territory.

The visit was completed with the attendance to its archaeological Museum, to know more about the material culture of Termestinean society.

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VISIT TO KIDLAT TAHIMIK EXHIBITION AT THE PALACIO DE CRISTAL WITH CURATOR SOLEDAD LIAñO

The IE Community visits Kidlat Tahimik’s solo, site-specific show at Palacio de Cristal: “Magellan, Marilyn, Mickey & Fr. Dámaso. 500 Years of Conquistador RockStars”

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ADJUNCT PROFESSOR DAVID MEJíA AS A GUEST SPEAKER IN THE COURSE ¨WOMEN LEADERS IN ART AND HISTORY: FROM CLEOPATRA TO TODAY¨

Yesterday, students of the course ¨Women Leaders in Art and History: From Cleopatra to Today¨ listened to guest speaker David Mejía discuss Masculinities and the Alpha Male discourse.

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IE STUDENTS ATTEND THE VI CICLO SINFóNICO CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT, THANKS TO FUNDACIóN ORCAM

Last night, a group of IE students attended the VI Ciclo Sinfónico classical music concert at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO NEWLY APPOINTED VISITING PROFESSOR, DR. GORETTI GONZáLEZ

The IE Arts & Humanities Division would like to congratulate newly appointed Visiting Professor, Dr. Goretti González! Discover her background

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IE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN A COURSE IN ART HISTORY AT EL PRADO MUSEUM

Six students from IE University have been awarded grants from the IE University Arts and Humanities Division to participate in an Art History course offered by Fundación Amigos Museo del Prado. This course, entitled ‘Renacimiento y Barroco’ offers an extensive study, from The School of Fontainebleau to Johannes Vermeer, to revisit the richness and diversity of the Renaissance and Baroque styles.

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Anika Robinson, Winner of the 2021 Call for Photos

IE UNIVERSITY IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THE 3RD CALL FOR PHOTOS: "WOMEN AND THE ENVIRONMENT"

(Photo Credit: Anika Robinson, Winner of the 2021 Call for Photos)

Co-hosted with the IE Gender Equality Office and sponsored by Casa del Libro.

The topic of this third call for photos will explore the role of women in preserving and developing the environment in urban areas.

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UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE WALID RAAD PERFORM "TWO DROPS PER HEARTBEAT" IN HIS EXHIBITION "COTTON UNDER MY FEET" AT THE THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA

The exhibition Cotton Under My Feet is the result of three years of creative travels by the Lebanese artist Walid Raad, culminating in a series of performances which reveal the complex art-historical hypotheses that articulate this project.

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NFT: THE WRONG QUESTIONS BY HéCTOR SAN JOSé FOR IE INSIGHTS

IE Insights, in collaboration with the IE Arts & Humanities Division, published the article, ¨NFT:  The Wrong Questions¨ by Héctor San José.

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IE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION AND IE LAW SCHOOL´S PPLE PHILOSOPHY SERIES VISIT TO CENTROCENTRO

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TOURS FOR IE TALENT TO THE MUSEO DEL PRADO

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VISIT TO AD REINHARDT'S RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION AT FUNDACIóN JUAN MARCH

“Art Is Art and Everything Else Is Everything Else” is the first retrospective of Ad Reinhardt (b. 1913, Buffalo, New York; d. 1967, New York) in Spain, and one of the most comprehensive presentations in Europe. Regarded as a precursor of Minimalism and Conceptual Art, his works and writings were a key influence on some of the major figures associated with these movements.

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THEATRE OUTING TO SEE MOLIèRE'S "THE IMAGINARY INVALID"

The MORBORIA Theatre Company represents this master piece by French playwright Jean Batiste Poquelin, famously known as Molière. This year 2022 is the fourth centenary of the author’s birth (1622). The representation took place at the Fernán Gomez Theatre and we had the privilege of making the opening night, which turned into a commemorative occasion for the company.

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MARTA GARCIA ALLER ON JOURNALISM AND FREEDOM

Marta Garcia Aller, Associate Teacher of the IE School of Human Sciences and Technology, visited the Humanities Module to speak about journalism and freedom in the context of the course “Free Speech and Dangerous Ideas”, imparted by Professor María José Ferrari.

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SEARCHING FOR AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HUMANITIES

IE University’s Arts and Humanities Division seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Successful candidates will hold a PhD in History, Art History, Philosophy, Literature, Anthropology, or a related field with a comparative and transnational approach. We welcome applicants with a promising record of publication, teaching, and service, and expertise in one or more of the following areas:
1) Technology and/or digital cultures
2) Environmental humanities
3) East/West comparative approaches

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SEARCHING FOR AN ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHILOSOPHY

IE University’s Arts and Humanities Division seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Philosophy starting September 1, 2022.

Successful candidates will hold a PhD in Philosophy with a specialization in Ethics, Political Philosophy or Epistemology, a promising record of publication, teaching and service, and expertise on issues at the intersection of philosophy with science, technology and/or digital cultures.

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IE ARTS & HUMANITIES RESEARCH SEMINAR

The IE Arts & Humanities Division hosted the second installment of our 21-22 Research Seminar Series in December 2021.

Haris Papoulias, PhD in Philosophy and the History of Philosophy & Doctor Europaeus led the seminar, “Iconophilia, Iconophobia and other Philos-optical Perversions,” exploring the history of iconoclasm from Byzantium to Hollywood and beyond.

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IE & MUSEO THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA COLLABORATION CONTINUES, BRINGING ART TO THE IE COMMUNITY INSIDE & OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

At IE University, we bring the Arts & Humanities experience to our IE community, both inside and outside the classroom.

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ALICE RIPOLL DANCE SHOW "SUAVE" AT CENTRO CULTURAL CONDE DUQUE

IE community members enjoyed the contemporary dance show, ¨Suave¨ by Alice Ripoll / Compañía Suave at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea Conde Duque.

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"PRIVACIDAD" AT THE TEATRO MARQUINA (IN COLLABORATION WITH THE STUDENT-LED BIG DATA & AI CLUB)

The Arts & Humanities Division promotes and fosters an understanding of the humanities in order to confront issues that have become relevant in this fast-changing and uncertain age of technology, globalization, and misinformation. In collaboration with the student-led Big Data & AI Club, we offered our IE community an opportunity to attend the theater production, ¨PRIVACIDAD¨ at the Teatro Marquina in Madrid.

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OPERA TEATRO REAL

IE University and Madrid’s Teatro Real bring the opera to students from 140 countries.

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LA UNIVERSIDAD A ESCENA WILL OFFER OPERA FROM MADRID’S TEATRO REAL TO IE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Madrid, November 2021. This month, IE University students will be able to take part in La Universidad a Escena (The University to the Stage) at the Teatro Real opera house in Madrid. Students will be introduced to the process of creating and staging Partenope, by Georg Frideric Handel, by experts from the Teatro Real, winner of the International Opera Awards 2021 for opera company of the year.

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IE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ATTENDED THE DANCE SHOW ¨MADE OF SPACE¨ BY GUY NADAR & MARIA CAMPOS AT THE CENTRO CULTURAL CONDE DUQUE

Last week, a group of IE community members attended the spectacular contemporary dance show, ¨Made of Space¨ by Guy Nadar & Maria Campos at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea Conde Duque.

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MADRID WALKING TOUR, ¨MADRID´S INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE¨, WITH PROFESSOR CRISTINA NUALART

Students enjoyed the Madrid walking tour, ¨Madrid´s Industrial Heritage¨ with Professor Cristina Nualart.

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ART HAS THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD

A conversation with IE Arts & Humanities Division’s Catalina Tejero and Evelio Acevedo, Managing Director of the Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

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ANGEL SáENZ DE CENZANO, CEO OF LINKEDIN SPAIN, VISITS OUR CRITICAL THINKING COURSE IN THE TECH MBA.

Angel Sáenz de Cenzano, CEO of Linkedin Spain, paid a visit to our Critical Thinking course in the Tech MBA. He spoke about the impact of tech companies on society and matters such as platform moderation, distribution of opportunities, and algorithmic bias.

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WALKING TOUR OF THE MALASAñA NEIGHBORHOOD IN MADRID

A group of students from our Segovia campus explored Madrid during a walking tour of the Malasaña neighborhood. Students enjoyed learning about the neighborhood´s rich history and visited key locations of the underground counterculture of ¨La Movida Madrileña¨ of the 1980´s guided by David Alvarez, the Director of the Medialab at IE UNIVERSITY.

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THEATRE OUTING TO SEE ¨TU MANO EN LA MíA¨ AT TEATRO FERNáN GóMEZ

Members of our IE community enjoyed the theatre production, ¨Tu mano en la mía¨ at Teatro Fernán Gómez, a play suggested by the love letters of Anton Chekhov and Olga Knipper.

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IE FACULTY AWARDS

The IE Arts & Humanities Division launches a digital award for the 2021 Awards in Teaching Excellence. Renowned dancers appear in a video in recognition of recipients and performed live for the IE University faculty awards ceremony.

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IE COMMUNITY MEMBERS VISIT THE 29TH EDITION OF ESTAMPA CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR

A group of IE students, faculty and staff enjoyed a weekend at the 29th edition of Estampa contemporary art fair.

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GALLERY WALK SERIES, OCTOBER 2021

The IE Arts & Humanities Division, in collaboration with the student-led IE Arts & Business Club, offered a Gallery Walk series during the month of October 2021.

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IE UNIVERSITY CEO DIEGO DEL ALCáZAR BENJUMEA SPEAKS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF THE HUMANITIES

IE University CEO Diego del Alcázar Benjumea speaks on the importance of the humanities.

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BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAñA, COMPAñíA NACIONAL DE DANZA, AND THE BALLET OPERA DE PARIS, PERFORM BETWEEN THE #IETOWER AND THE SEGOVIA CAMPUS.

This year, the video-diploma features dancers from renowned institutions, Ballet Nacional de España, Compañía Nacional de Danza, and the Ballet Opera de Paris, performing between the #IETower and the Segovia campus.

Faculty members also enjoyed a live performance at the awards ceremony recently held in the IE Tower auditorium.

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INAUGURATION OF 5 LARGE-SCALE SUSTAINABLE REPLICAS FROM THE MUSEO THYSSEN-BORNEMISZA AT THE IE TOWER

The Arts & Humanities Division, along with the IE Foundation welcomed Evelio Acevedo, Managing Director of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza to inaugurate a new art installation of 5 large-scale, sustainable replicas from the museum, now on display in the #IETower. As a part of #SustainabilityWeek, the aim of this installation is to encourage reflection and conversation regarding our relationship with the environment and our commitment to sustainable development models.

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DAVID MEJíA PRESENTS THE FIRS SEMINAR OF THE 21-22 PPLE PHILOSOPHY SERIES

The Arts & Humanities Division along with IE Law School are proud to present the first seminar of the 21-22 PPLE Philosophy Series.

David Mejía will discuss ¨The Trouble with Gender,¨ with a focus on the origins, influences and consequences -both theoretical and social- of contemporary gender theory.

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THEATER OUTING TO SEE "LOS PAZOS DE ULLOA" AT THE TEATRO FERNáN GóMEZ

This week, a group of students, faculty and staff attended the theater production, ¨Los Pazos de Ulloa,¨ based on the renowned novel by Emilia Pardo Bazán (The House of Ulloa), at the Teatro Fernán Gómez.

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FIRST AUTUMN ARCHAEOLOGY CAMP

It’s been a great pleasure to share the first Autumn Archaeology Camp with our IEU students last October (23-25th).

On this occasion, the IEU Archaeology Club, the IEU Antiquity & Middle Ages Research Center, IE Campus Life and the IE Arts & Humanities Division hosted this activity in Herrera de Pisuerga (Palencia).

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IE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ATTENDED THE DANCE SHOW ¨STELLA¨ BY MAR AGUILó AT TEATROS DEL CANAL

Last Sunday, a group of IE community members enjoyed the contemporary dance show, ¨Stella¨ by Mar Aguiló at Teatros del Canal.

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FIRST INSTALLMENT OF THE ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION TOUR SERIES: ¨MADRID THROUGH THE AGES¨ LED BY PROFESSOR GORETTI GONZáLEZ, PHD.

Last Friday, a group of Segovia-based students travelled to Madrid for the first installment of the Arts & Humanities Division tour series: ¨Madrid Through the Ages¨ led by Professor Goretti González, PhD.

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IE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ATTENDED THE DANCE PERFORMANCE "ИГРА //IGRA" BY KOR´SIA COLLECTIVE AT THE CENTRO CULTURAL CONDE DUQUE.

The Arts & Humanities Division closed out an eventful September last night with a viewing of the contemporary dance performance, “ИГРА //IGRA” by KOR´SIA collective at the Centro de Cultura Contemporánea Conde Duque.

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IE COMMUNITY MEMBERS ATTENDED THE DANCE SHOW ¨THE RITE OF SPRING / COMMON GROUND[S]¨ AT TEATRO DEL CANAL

A group of IE community members enjoyed the contemporary dance show, ¨The Rite of Spring/common ground[s]¨ at Teatro del Canal.

A standing ovation was in order following this energetic performance, a co-production by the Pina Bausch Foundation (Germany), Sadler´s Wells (UK), and the École des Sables (Senegal).

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TOUR OF THE MUSEO REINA SOFíA FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS

As part of an eventful orientation week held by IE Campus Life and the IEU Student Government, the IE Arts & Humanities Division collaborated on a tour of the Museo Reina Sofía for first year students.

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TOUR OF THE MUSEO NACIONAL DEL PRADO FOR FIRST YEAR STUDENTS

Last weekend, the IE Arts & Humanities Division, in collaboration with IE Campus Life and IEU Student Government, organized a tour of the Museo Nacional del Prado for first year students.

What a wonderful welcome to Madrid and introduction to the rich history & culture the city has to offer!

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ART COLLECTOR, PHILANTHROPIST AND FOUNDER OF CIFO, ELLA FONTANALS-CISNEROS VISITS THE #IETOWER.

Last week, the art collector, philanthropist and founder of CIFO https://www.cifo.org/index.php/, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros and her family, visited the #IEtower.

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STUDENTS OF THE MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PRESENT THEIR CAPSTONE PROJECT ON THE SUSTAINABLE STRATEGY OF GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO

This project falls within the framework of the collaboration agreement between IE University and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

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OUTING TO SEE "LA BELLA OTERO" AT THE TEATRO DE LA ZARZUELA

Yesterday, some lucky members of the IE community enjoyed “La Bella Otero” by the Ballet Nacional de España in the beautiful Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid.

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IE COMMUNITY ATTENDS A REHEARSAL OF PUCCINI'S OPERA "TOSCA" AT THE TEATRO REAL.

This month, a group of lucky IE students and a few young members of IE staff, attended the rehearsal of the opera Tosca, by Puccini, in Madrid´s Teatro Real.

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IE COMMUNITY VISITED THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR JUSTMAD IN PALACIO DE CIBELES

Last week, the IE community visited the contemporary Art Fair JUSTMAD in Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid.

Thank you to the director of the fair, Semiramis González, for hosting us!

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GUIDED TOUR TO THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR ARCO MADRID IN IFEMA

Yesterday, our Arts & Humanities Division organized a guided tour for our community, to the contemporary art fair ARCO Madrid in IFEMA.

Thank you students, faculty, staff and alumni for joining us!

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GUIDED TOUR OF THE IDA APPLEBROOG EXHIBITION IN MUSEO REINA SOFíA

Yesterday, the Arts and Humanities Division organized a guided visit to the temporary exhibition of Ida Applebroog in Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, conducted by its curator, Soledad Riaño.

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IE COMMUNITY ATTENDED A CONCERT BY THE ESCUELA SUPERIOR DE MúSICA REINA SOFíA IN THE NATIONAL AUDITORIUM

Yesterday, the IE community enjoyed a wonderful concert by the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in the National Auditorium in Madrid.

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ARCHAEOLOGY SUMMER CAMP FOR OUR STUDENTS IN THE CELTIBERIAN-ROMAN CITY OF TIERMES

Last week, the IE Archaeology Unit, the Antiquity and Middle Ages Research Center and the Arts and Humanities Division organized an Archaeology Summer Camp for our students in the Celtiberian-Roman city of Tiermes (Soria, Spain).

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INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY ART

The Arts and Humanities Division at IE has organised a 3-session webinar on “Introduction to Contemporary Art” given by the art critic, writer and curator Joaquín Jesús Sánchez.

These webinars offer some essential …

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PPLE PHILOSOPHY SERIES | HOPE: 'LA BIOGRAFíA COMO ESCUELA DE EMPATíA'

The PPLE Philosophy Series presented by IE Arts & Humanities Division and IE Law School, is a series of talks with 4 distinguished professors all relating to their view of the future and the overall theme of this year’s series: HOPE.

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EUROPE, ALL OF EUROPE, AND NOTHING BUT EUROPE | IE INSIGHTS

The perception of Eastern Europe is, for many of us, widely distorted from reality. In this article for IE Insights, our #humanities Professor Susana Torres analyses how the nations that make up this area have been

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Girl Heart Graffiti

A VISIT TO THE BANKSY EXHIBITION @CíRCULO DE BELLAS ARTES, MADRID

As part of the Arts and Humanities Module at IE, students studying the topic ‘Cultural Diversity Today’ with the professor, Lourdes Fernandez Bencosme, got the chance to pay a visit to the Banksy exhibition at the

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GUIDED VISIT TO CAIXAFORUM: ‘OBJETOS DE DESEO. SURREALISMO Y DESEO. 1914 – 2020’

The Arts and Humanities Division at IE is proud to co-host a visit to the surrealist, design and art-focused exhibition “Objects of Desire” at CaixaForum in Madrid. This visit is part of the Arts and Business Clubs’ weeklong collaboration with Prologue Magazine.
Part of the event will be streamed on the Arts and Business Club Instagram @ieartsbusiness for those who cannot attend physically!

When: Saturday, March 13 12pm (CET)
Where: CaixaForum Madrid (Paseo del Prado, 36, Madrid, Spain)
Entrance ticket: Complimentary

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WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP AND WOMEN'S RIGHTS

The Arts and Humanities Division, the Global and Public Affairs School and IE Women teamed up with GWL Voices for Change and Inclusion to present the “Intergenerational Dialogues”. A series of inspiring talks between outstanding women leaders and our IE students.
For the first session, we had the honor to welcome the Dean of the GPA School and Head of the Arts and Humanities Division, Susana Malcorra.  The event was moderated by the Master in International Relations student, Morgane Coquille.

When: March 10th 4pm (CET)
Where: VHUB (Velazquez 130 -2, Madrid)
Format: hybrid. You can attend Face-to-Face or online via Zoom.

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Fundacion-PONS

A PRIVATE GUIDED VIEWING OF GUILLERMO FORNES’ WORK

The ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION and the IE Arts & Business Club announce a hybrid-format exhibition visit to Fundación PONS, an innovative space for art.
The visit will be guided by Sara Zaldivar, founder of the Huntress of Art art advisory and curatorial collective, and the artist himself, Guillermo Fornes – in an intimate viewing of his solo exhibition at the Foundation.

When: Wednesday, February 10th at 5pm (Madrid local time)
Where: Fundación PONS (Calle de Serrano, 138, Madrid 28006, Spain)

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HUMANITIES IN CONVERSATION SERIES

The ARTS & HUMANITIES DIVISION is proud to host the first session of the “Humanities in Conversation” Series in the framework of the IE-Humanities Module.

In a hybrid event aimed at IE 1st year, undergradute students, the first roundtable will explore the gender gap in leadership, the arts and the role of the law and the social movements.

When: Tuesday, Feb 16th at 6pm (Madrid local time)
Where: Velazquez 130 (-2), V-Hub (Madrid) or Online via Zoom

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BASIC LATIN CLASSES

Whether you want to brush up your Latin or learn the basic rudiments of this Classical language, we offer you the possibility of learning the basics of this ancient and useful language in an interactive and applied form.

When: Starting Tuesday, Feb 16th – every Tuesday from 6pm to 7:30pm (Madrid local time)
Where: Segovia Campus or Online via Zoom

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Math-and-Humanities

WEBINAR: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MATHEMATICS AND THE HUMANITIES OVER THE PAST CENTURIES

This webinar will start by describing the key role played by 18th-19th century mathematics on the foundations of many of the modern disciplines of the social sciences and the humanities, as well as the advantages and some of the disadvantages brought on by that influence.

Join us on Wednesday, February 10th at 5PM (CET)

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POLICY CHALLENGES IN A GLOBAL CLIMATE EMERGENCY CONTEXT

IE Students took part in a vivid debate about environmentally displaced people, coinciding with the Climate Summit in Madrid (COP25). The panel discussion was organized by IE School of Global and Public Affairs and IE Arts & Humanities Division.

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Francesca Thyssen at IE University during COP25

FRANCESCA THYSSEN AT IE UNIVERSITY DURING COP25

Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, the internationally renowned art collector, curator and film producer, took part in a debate at IE University on ‘Art as an agent of change for sustainability’, together with artist John Gerrard and Markus Reymann, director of TBA21 Academy and The Ocean Project.

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Rembrandt: Master of the Selfie

REMBRANDT: MASTER OF THE SELFIE

In collaboration with the IE Arts & Business Club, the IE Arts & Humanities Division sponsored a lecture from Judith Grimbergen who considered the famous self-portraiture of Rembrandt in light of how the modern practice of taking selfies has shaped our thinking and approach to the idea of how we see ourselves.

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Earth Charter Initiative

EARTH CHARTER INITIATIVE

As part of IE University’s efforts to bring together students, activists, and policy-makers under the larger rubric of the COP-25 event, held in Madrid in December, the Arts and Humanities Division sponsored a talk between Paul Lubbers, promoter of The Earth Charter and Elena Herrero-Beaumont, Partner and Director of the Vinces Institute for Public Affairs.

Art, Sustainability and Climate Change

ART, SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Held at the Spanish Pavilion of the COP-25 conference on Climate Change, this event was co-sponsored by the IE Arts and Humanities Division of IE University, along with Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary. The panelists included Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, Markus Reymann and Jose Luis de Vicente.

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Ethics and Technology by Javier de la Cueva

ETHICS AND TECHNOLOGY BY JAVIER DE LA CUEVA

Professor Javier de la Cueva, an expert in issues related to cybersecurity, explored this question, drawing on his recent testimony provided to the Commission on National Security of the Spanish Congress. He considered the ethical, juridical, and technological dimensions of cybersecurity.

OKUDA STUDIO VISIT

Members of the IE community had the opportunity to visit the studio of experimental artistic innovator Okuda San Miguel, who creates installations using a multimedia, multi-disciplinary approach. In addition to an appreciation for the varied “street aesthetic” that makes Okuda’s work startlingly and sometimes unexpectedly original, the innovative aspect of his creative efforts was underlined, with the intersection between the innovation of the marketplace and that of the studio keenly observed by many in attendance.

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Collecting Art in the 21st Century - ARCO

COLLECTING ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY - ARCO

The importance of collecting art as a social exercise was highlighted in this animated and insightful engagement, which brought Catalina Tejero, Associate Head of IE Arts & Humanities Division, into conversation with noted figure Maribel López.

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The Reign of Hypermodern Individualism

THE REIGN OF HYPERMODERN INDIVIDUALISM

The highly-influential French philosopher of consumerism Gilles Lipovetsky was an honoured guest at the IE campus where he offered a review of his philosophical approach to the ways that a modern consumer society, as a result of the Neo-liberal expansion of the global economy, has resulted in a hypermodernisation of the self.

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The Society of Lightness

THE SOCIETY OF LIGHTNESS

The IE Arts and Humanities Division teamed up with the Fundación Telefonica to offer the wider public a chance to engage with noted French philosopher and professor Gilles Lipovetsky, who offered a full house his provocative and insightful reading of modern society in the context of an ever-expanding consumer culture and its impact on the psychology of the what he terms the post-modern self.

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Tour 1: Doctor Fourquet - Paseos Artísticos (Africa Club)

TOUR 1: DOCTOR FOURQUET - PASEOS ARTíSTICOS (AFRICA CLUB)

Paseos Artísticos, the first of the Arts and Business Club’s new series in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Division and IE Africa Club, took place in and around Dr. Fourquet Street yesterday evening. Students visited a total of five well-known galleries, and got to know more about their current exhibitions, as well as the business models behind each establishment.

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Chinese Buddhism in Three Objects: The Memory Palace Approach

CHINESE BUDDHISM IN THREE OBJECTS: THE MEMORY PALACE APPROACH

On Friday 21st of February, IE hosted the opening talk of the IE Humanities China Lecture Series, which is an initiative of professor Regina Llamas and IE Arts & Humanities Division. This first lecture was called “Chinese Buddhism in Three Objects: The Memory Palace Approach” and it was conducted by John Kieschnick, H.N. Ho Family Foundation Chair in Buddhist Studies in the Religious Studies Department at Stanford University.

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Art & Social Engagement: A panel discussion with Y.ES CONTEMPORARY

ART & SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT: A PANEL DISCUSSION WITH Y.ES CONTEMPORARY

This talk was presented in conjunction with the Borders of Freedom exhibition curated by Patricio Majano as part of the Y.ES Contemporary Art Loan Program. Borders of Freedom addresses the concept of freedom from different perspectives, and considers what the artists identify as constraints of freedom.

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GALDóS: CLAVES PARA ENTENDER LA SOCIEDAD CONTEMPORáNEA

IE University Professor and Associate Head of Academic Affairs, Maria-José Ferrari reviewed the life and legacy of the Spanish author Benito Pérez Galdós on the occasion of the centenary of his death. Situating her remarks in the context of a wider Spanish debate about the ongoing relevance of Galdós for Spanish literature.

Women in the Arts: Ella Fontanals-Cisneros

WOMEN IN THE ARTS: ELLA FONTANALS-CISNEROS

As part of Women’s Week at IE University, noted art collector Ella Fontanels-Cisneros sat down with Catalina Tejero, Associate Director of IE Arts & Humanities Division, to discuss her experience of collecting art across the world, and especially from Latin American artists.

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