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    Xavier Mas Craviotto.

    Xavier Mas Craviotto.

    Xavier Mas Craviotto: “People have many prejudices against human sciences studies”

    Entrevistes

    20/12/2018

    Xavier Mas Craviotto (Navàs, 1996) is a lover of the Catalan language. Aged only twenty-two, he has received many awards already. This 2018, he has been awarded more than twelve prizes, among which are Pepi Pagès de Narrativa de Granollers, with the story El roure; the first edition of the Art Jove...

    The photograph

    The members of the team Sentit Comú, Gustavo Gómes de Oliveira and Andreu Amengual Tugores.

    The members of the team Sentit Comú, Gustavo Gómes de Oliveira and Andreu Amengual Tugores.

    The team Sentit Comú wins the 13th Internal Debate League of the UB

    Fotonotícies

    19/02/2019

    Is the European Union beneficial? This was the topic for the finalists of the 13th Internal Debate League of the University of Barcelona, which was held on February 13, in the Aula Magna of the Historical Building. It was the final session of a competition which, after three days of debates, gathered around twenty students from different faculties of the UB. ...

    Current affairs

    • The members of the team Sentit Comú, Gustavo Gómes de Oliveira and Andreu Amengual Tugores, with the vice-rector for Students and Language Policy, Mercè Puig, and the other members of the jury.- The team Sentit Comú wins the 13th Internal Debate League of the UB 19/02/2019
      The team Sentit Comú wins the 13th Internal Debate League of the UB

      Fotonotícies

      Is the European Union beneficial? This was the topic for the finalists of the 13th Internal Debate League of the University of Barcelona, which was held on February 13, in the Aula Magna of the Historical Building. It was the final session of a competition which, after three days of debates, gathered...

    • A moment during the ceremony at the Pavilion of the Spanish Republic.- Distinction to CRAI UB for its support to #SalvaPeironcely10 project on cultural heritage of Civil War 19/02/2019
      Distinction to CRAI UB for its support to #SalvaPeironcely10 project on cultural heritage of Civil War

      Cultura

      In 1936, the photographer Robert Capa published one of his most known photographs, in which we saw some kids playing around the remains after the German and Italian bombings in the neighbourhood of Vallecas. In particular, they were in front of the building number 10 in Perioncely Street, which was...

    • Aquest divendres, 15 febrer, de 10 a 12 h, s’organitza un esmorzar solidari al Pati de Ciències de l’Edifici Històric.- La UB, un any més, amb la Barcelona Magic Line 14/02/2019
      La UB, un any més, amb la Barcelona Magic Line

      Institucional

      La Universitat de Barcelona s’adhereix, un any més, a la Barcelona Magic Line (BML), la mobilització solidària que organitza l’Obra Social Sant Joan de Déu a favor de les persones en situació vulnerable. Tot i que l’esdeveniment principal d’aquesta acció és una caminada solidària...

    • The session “The University of Barcelona and the sustainable development goals: building the UB 2030 Agenda” will take place on Monday, February 18, in the Historical Building, and is open to the whole university community.  - Building the UB 2030 Agenda 14/02/2019
      Building the UB 2030 Agenda

      Acadèmic

      On September 25, 2015, a hundred and ninety-three world leaders signed the United Nations 2023 Agenda for sustainable development: a total of seventeen goals to end with poverty, to protect the planet and make human rights a reality for all people within fifteen years. Reaching these objectives does...

    • Laurà Borras, on the left, and Miquel Térmens, on the right. - Laura Borràs: “Reading is like living more, it is living borrowed lives” 13/02/2019
      Laura Borràs: “Reading is like living more, it is living borrowed lives”

      Cultura

      Today, February 13, the minister of Culture Laura Borràs has inaugurated the third edition of the postgraduate studies course of Reading Prescription of the Faculty of Library and Information Sciences, together with the dean of the Faculty Miquel Térmens. Borràs has given a lecture on the power of words...

    • The cycle includes three conferences and it starts on Wednesday, February 13.- The conference series From California to Catalonia starts 12/02/2019
      The conference series From California to Catalonia starts

      Acadèmic

      Lecturers from the universities of California will take part in the first edition of the conference series From California to Catalonia, with the subtitle “contributions to a cultural dialogue”. This approach aims to show research projects, documentaries and publications by academicians...

    • During the presentation, the shirts for the participants of the race have been shown. - Fifth edition of Unirun, the race for Catalan universities 11/02/2019
      Fifth edition of Unirun, the race for Catalan universities

      Institucional

      Today the fifth edition of Unirun has been presented. This is the race promoted by twelve Catalan universities to promote new challenges in university athletics. The race will take place on Sunday, March 3, in the cities of Barcelona and Sant Adrià de Besòs. The University of Barcelona, as the coordinator...

    • Pere Santanach, former dean of the Faculty and current emeritus professor of the UB. - Homage to Professor Pere Santanach, former Dean of the Faculty of Earth Sciences 11/02/2019
      Homage to Professor Pere Santanach, former Dean of the Faculty of Earth Sciences

      Institucional

      The Aula Magna of the Faculty of Earth Sciences will hold the ceremony paying homage to Pere Santanach, former dean of the Faculty and current emeritus professor of the UB, on Wednesday, February 13, at 11.30 a.m. During the ceremony, the special issue of the journal Geologia Acta, dedicated to the...

    • The 3rd UB Speech Competition takes within the frame of the League too.- UB Internal Debate League competitions start 11/02/2019
      UB Internal Debate League competitions start

      Acadèmic

      From February 11 to 13, the Aula Magna of the Historical Building holds the thirteenth edition of the Internal Debate League of the University of Barcelona, organized by the Debating Association of the UB (ADUB) and the Vice-Rector’s Office of Students and Language Policy, with the support of...

    • As champions of the League, the students of Hamlein Laie International School in Montgat will represent the UB in the League of Debate for Secondary Schools of the Vives Network.- Hamelin Laie International School  Wins the 4th League of Debate for Secondary Schools of the UB 08/02/2019
      Hamelin Laie International School Wins the 4th League of Debate for Secondary Schools of the UB

      Fotonotícies

      The team of Hamlein Laie International School (Montgat) won, February 6, the fourth edition of the League of Debate for Secondary Schools of the UB, organized as part of the competition by the Vives Network. The team was formed by the students Alexandra Teixidó, Blanca Jiménez, Elizaveta Korchevaya,...

    • Meeting of experts on university mediation in the morning. - What are the future challenges for university mediation services? 08/02/2019
      What are the future challenges for university mediation services?

      Acadèmic

      On Monday February 4, the University of Barcelona held the 1st Scientific Dissemination Session on Conflict Mediation Services, a meeting aiming to set synergies between the different university mediation services, to analyse its current state and to consider future challenges the universities have...

    • The website Aprenc idiomes provides content to learn languages by oneself, and offers information and documentation on the several options the students have to learn languages at the university. - Taking a third language up was never easier 07/02/2019
      Taking a third language up was never easier

      Acadèmic

      The Secretariat for Universities and Research, in collaboration with the Language Services of the Catalan Universities, launched a new website to ease the learning of third languages. This website, Aprenc idiomes (learning languages), is mainly aimed at university students in Catalonia. It provides...

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