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    Robin Boadway.

    Robin Boadway.

    Robin Boadway: “We need to make sure that the society’s aging is not a burden for the younger generations”

    Institucional

    30/06/2022

    Robin Boadway, one of the leading experts in public finance, tells us in this interview —after being awarded an honorary doctorate by the UB on 16 June— the elements for a federal tax system to work properly. He warns that, in order to avoid the “predatory competition” between...

    The photograph

     

     

    The Barcelona School of Economics turns twenty

    Fotonotícies

    02/06/2022

    The celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Barcelona School of Economics, a research centre with UB participation, took place in the Historical Building. The event combined the institutional commemoration with the reflection on current economic issues. ...

    Current affairs

    •  - The effects of the pandemic on the cinema 20/07/2022
      The effects of the pandemic on the cinema

      Cultura

      From 20 to 22 July, the Faculty of Geography and History of the University of Barcelona will hold the 8th International Congress of History and Cinema, under the title Civilizational collapses. When dystopia leaves the screen. Joan Guàrdia, rector of the UB, will close the event, which is directed by...

    •  - The summer concerts of Els Vespres de la UB are here 30/06/2022
      The summer concerts of Els Vespres de la UB are here

      Cultura

      The seventeenth edition of Els Vespres, the cycle of concerts of the University of Barcelona, is hosting emerging musical proposals of local talent this July at the Agustí Pedro i Pons building.  Els Vespres offers a poster of local, relevant and charismatic artists: the inspiring folk rock brought...

    •  - The UB opens the doors of its archaeological site in Raval with ArqueUB 29/06/2022
      The UB opens the doors of its archaeological site in Raval with ArqueUB

      Cultura

      July brings back ArqueUB, the project that brings archeology closer to citizens. The activities are related to the site of the Faculty of Geography and History of the UB, in Raval, where you can find the remains of the studio of Antoni Tarrés, an important potter from Barcelona of the 19th century....

    •  - Gaudir UB presents new courses and launches a new website 20/06/2022
      Gaudir UB presents new courses and launches a new website

      Cultura

      From 27 June, registration will be open for enrolment in Gaudir UB's face-to-face and online courses for the first term of the 2022-2023 academic year, which will run from 19 September to 30 November 2022. ...

    •  - The session Memòries Subalternes addresses the struggles of the LGTB+ community 17/06/2022
      The session Memòries Subalternes addresses the struggles of the LGTB+ community

      Cultura

      On Tuesday, 21 June, at 9:00 a.m., the Chapel of the Historical Building of the UB is holding the first edition of the annual session Memòries Subalternes, dedicated to the LGTB+ community struggles against the repression they have undergone. Organized by the European Observatory on Memories (EUROM)...

    • Group photo of the awardees.- The winners of the CINTOnitzats contest on the figure of Jacint Verdaguer 15/06/2022
      The winners of the CINTOnitzats contest on the figure of Jacint Verdaguer

      Cultura

      Bernat Servitge Verdaguer, sixth-year student of the bachelor’s degree in Medicine; Lan Gonzálesz Vidal, fourth-year student of Mathematics, and Samantha López Mochales, predoctoral student of the doctoral program in Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, were the winners of the CINTOnitzats contest....

    • This book analyses the community, social and economic consequences of the lockdown and post-lockdown in the intangible cultural heritage.- The effects of the pandemic on cultural heritage 18/03/2022
      The effects of the pandemic on cultural heritage

      Cultura

      Patrimonios confinados. Retos del patrimonio inmaterial ante el COVID-19 edited by the anthropologists Xavier Roigé and Alejandra Canals, analyses the community, social and economic consequences of the lockdown and post-lockdown in the intangible cultural heritage. This book explores the COVID-19 effects...

    •  - Presentation of digital newspaper ‘Jornalet - Gaseta Occitana d’Informacions’ 23/02/2022
      Presentation of digital newspaper ‘Jornalet - Gaseta Occitana d’Informacions’

      Cultura

      On February 4, the presentation of the digital newspaper Jornalet – Gaseta Occitana d’Informacions took place in the room 105 of the Historical Building. In this presentation, Ferriòl Macip, creator and editor in chief, shared his experience with the students of the course of Aranese A1...

    • Maria Hein.- New concerts in Els Vespres d’Hivern 02/02/2022
      New concerts in Els Vespres d’Hivern

      Cultura

      The website of Els Vespres d’Hivern will offer, after February 3, invitations for the next concert of the cycle: the performance by Maria Hein, which will take place on February 18. The following week, on February 25, Nil Ciuró will give the last concert of the cycle (tickets available on February...

    • <i>Toyotomi Hideyoshi y los europeos </i>narrates the contacts of the man who unified Japan with the Portuguese and Castilians in the 16th century - A new view on the relationships between Europeans and the Japan of the samurai 28/01/2022
      A new view on the relationships between Europeans and the Japan of the samurai

      Cultura

      The author of this book, the historian Jonathan López-Vera, has studied the relationships between the government of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and the Portuguese and Castilians during the 1587-1598 period. With Portugal, the relationship was mainly established through the Jesuit mission, present in the country...

    • Flamenco Queer.- Invitations to Els Vespres d&rsquo;Hivern 19/01/2022
      Invitations to Els Vespres d’Hivern

      Cultura

      The invitations for the first concert of Els Vespres d’Hivern cycle will be available on January 20. The first concert will be the performance by Flamenco Queer, which will take place on February 4. There has been a schedule change in the second concert, which will be offered by Anna Mieke instead...

    • Book cover.- The end of national literatures? 10/12/2021
      The end of national literatures?

      Cultura

      The volume Weltliteratur i literatura comparada. Perspectiva des d’Europa (UB Publications and Editions, 2021), curated by Antoni Martí Monterde, lecturer of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at the UB, and Enric Sullà, professor of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature...

    Research

    •  - The effects of the pandemic on the cinema 20/07/2022
      The effects of the pandemic on the cinema

      Cultura

      From 20 to 22 July, the Faculty of Geography and History of the University of Barcelona will hold the 8th International Congress of History and Cinema, under the title Civilizational collapses. When dystopia leaves the screen. Joan Guàrdia, rector of the UB, will close the event, which is directed by...

    •  - The summer concerts of Els Vespres de la UB are here 30/06/2022
      The summer concerts of Els Vespres de la UB are here

      Cultura

      The seventeenth edition of Els Vespres, the cycle of concerts of the University of Barcelona, is hosting emerging musical proposals of local talent this July at the Agustí Pedro i Pons building.  Els Vespres offers a poster of local, relevant and charismatic artists: the inspiring folk rock brought...

    •  - The UB opens the doors of its archaeological site in Raval with ArqueUB 29/06/2022
      The UB opens the doors of its archaeological site in Raval with ArqueUB

      Cultura

      July brings back ArqueUB, the project that brings archeology closer to citizens. The activities are related to the site of the Faculty of Geography and History of the UB, in Raval, where you can find the remains of the studio of Antoni Tarrés, an important potter from Barcelona of the 19th century....

    •  - Gaudir UB presents new courses and launches a new website 20/06/2022
      Gaudir UB presents new courses and launches a new website

      Cultura

      From 27 June, registration will be open for enrolment in Gaudir UB's face-to-face and online courses for the first term of the 2022-2023 academic year, which will run from 19 September to 30 November 2022. ...

    •  - The session Memòries Subalternes addresses the struggles of the LGTB+ community 17/06/2022
      The session Memòries Subalternes addresses the struggles of the LGTB+ community

      Cultura

      On Tuesday, 21 June, at 9:00 a.m., the Chapel of the Historical Building of the UB is holding the first edition of the annual session Memòries Subalternes, dedicated to the LGTB+ community struggles against the repression they have undergone. Organized by the European Observatory on Memories (EUROM)...

    • Group photo of the awardees.- The winners of the CINTOnitzats contest on the figure of Jacint Verdaguer 15/06/2022
      The winners of the CINTOnitzats contest on the figure of Jacint Verdaguer

      Cultura

      Bernat Servitge Verdaguer, sixth-year student of the bachelor’s degree in Medicine; Lan Gonzálesz Vidal, fourth-year student of Mathematics, and Samantha López Mochales, predoctoral student of the doctoral program in Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, were the winners of the CINTOnitzats contest....

    • This book analyses the community, social and economic consequences of the lockdown and post-lockdown in the intangible cultural heritage.- The effects of the pandemic on cultural heritage 18/03/2022
      The effects of the pandemic on cultural heritage

      Cultura

      Patrimonios confinados. Retos del patrimonio inmaterial ante el COVID-19 edited by the anthropologists Xavier Roigé and Alejandra Canals, analyses the community, social and economic consequences of the lockdown and post-lockdown in the intangible cultural heritage. This book explores the COVID-19 effects...

    •  - Presentation of digital newspaper &lsquo;Jornalet - Gaseta Occitana d&rsquo;Informacions&rsquo; 23/02/2022
      Presentation of digital newspaper ‘Jornalet - Gaseta Occitana d’Informacions’

      Cultura

      On February 4, the presentation of the digital newspaper Jornalet – Gaseta Occitana d’Informacions took place in the room 105 of the Historical Building. In this presentation, Ferriòl Macip, creator and editor in chief, shared his experience with the students of the course of Aranese A1...

    • Maria Hein.- New concerts in Els Vespres d&rsquo;Hivern 02/02/2022
      New concerts in Els Vespres d’Hivern

      Cultura

      The website of Els Vespres d’Hivern will offer, after February 3, invitations for the next concert of the cycle: the performance by Maria Hein, which will take place on February 18. The following week, on February 25, Nil Ciuró will give the last concert of the cycle (tickets available on February...

    • <i>Toyotomi Hideyoshi y los europeos </i>narrates the contacts of the man who unified Japan with the Portuguese and Castilians in the 16th century - A new view on the relationships between Europeans and the Japan of the samurai 28/01/2022
      A new view on the relationships between Europeans and the Japan of the samurai

      Cultura

      The author of this book, the historian Jonathan López-Vera, has studied the relationships between the government of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and the Portuguese and Castilians during the 1587-1598 period. With Portugal, the relationship was mainly established through the Jesuit mission, present in the country...

    • Flamenco Queer.- Invitations to Els Vespres d&rsquo;Hivern 19/01/2022
      Invitations to Els Vespres d’Hivern

      Cultura

      The invitations for the first concert of Els Vespres d’Hivern cycle will be available on January 20. The first concert will be the performance by Flamenco Queer, which will take place on February 4. There has been a schedule change in the second concert, which will be offered by Anna Mieke instead...

    • Book cover.- The end of national literatures? 10/12/2021
      The end of national literatures?

      Cultura

      The volume Weltliteratur i literatura comparada. Perspectiva des d’Europa (UB Publications and Editions, 2021), curated by Antoni Martí Monterde, lecturer of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at the UB, and Enric Sullà, professor of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature...

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