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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

    • Ornamented hall of the Historical Building.- This holiday season, we meet again at the UB 03/12/2021
      This holiday season, we meet again at the UB

      Cultura

      This December, the University becomes a meeting point for celebration, a place with the light and joy of the holidays for the city. The lightening of sixteen Christmas trees, one per each UB centre, in the hall of the Historical Building, and the Christmas decorations have marked the beginning of the...

    • The drain cover in its original site. - Gaudí’s piece from the heritage of the UB, exhibited in MNAC 19/11/2021
      Gaudí’s piece from the heritage of the UB, exhibited in MNAC

      Cultura

      The University of Barcelona has ceded a drain cover from the Gaudí Pavilions to be part of the exhibition “(Re)discovering Gaudí”, inaugurated in MNAC, dedicated to the great architect. This is a drain cover for a sink, made of limestone, which dates from 1884. During the loan period, the...

    •  - Barcelona Pensa comes with more activities than ever 09/11/2021
      Barcelona Pensa comes with more activities than ever

      Cultura

      Coinciding with the UNESCO World Philosophy Day, the third Thursday of November, the eighth edition of the festival Barcelona Pensa is here. It will take place from November 15 to 19, in different places of the city of Barcelona, and it includes more than thirty free activities, which take different...

    • Files by Elisa Sales in the Historical Archive of the UB. - University students and the Republic: pioneers at the autonomous university of the 30s 29/10/2021
      University students and the Republic: pioneers at the autonomous university of the 30s

      Cultura

      Although in the thirties, the University of Barcelona experienced in the period of university autonomy driven by the Republic, a moment of renewal and modernization, the presence of women in the institution was scarce just like in previous times. A few pioneer women, however, enrolled in the university...

    •  - The Second Spanish Republic through its fundamental texts 29/10/2021
      The Second Spanish Republic through its fundamental texts

      Cultura

      Editions and Publications of the UB has published La Segunda República Española: textos fundamentales, a book that gathers a selection of laws, speeches and proclamations of one of the most intense periods in the history of Spain. Curated by Norbert Bilbeny, professor of Ethics, the book brings an introductory...

    •  - A concert in the Chapel to remember the great riots of the history of the 20th century 19/10/2021
      A concert in the Chapel to remember the great riots of the history of the 20th century

      Cultura

      The European Observatory on Memories (EUROM) of the UB Solidarity Foundation and the Councillorship of Democratic Memory of the Barcelona City Council are organizing the concert “Music and politics” to remember the great riots of the history of the 20th century. The activity, which is free,...

    •  - Graphic exhibition “It’s a wonderful life” in El Carme Cultural Centre Badalona 29/09/2021
      Graphic exhibition “It’s a wonderful life” in El Carme Cultural Centre Badalona

      Cultura

      From September 30 to November 28, the room Josep Uclés in El Carme Cultural Centre, in Badalona, is holding the exhibition  "It’s a wonderful life", from the photography project Leafhopper, formed by Blanca Galindo and David Simon. This initiative comes from the Vice-Rector's Office...

    • The module will be available from September 27 to October 29- The UB hosts an interactive scientific dissemination module on COVID-19 28/09/2021
      The UB hosts an interactive scientific dissemination module on COVID-19

      Cultura

      On December 31, 2019, the Chinese Government informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of the emergence of a new virus: the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the cause of the disease known as COVID-19, which has changed the daily lives of millions of people around the world. But almost two years later, what...

    • Professor Emeritus Lola Badia.- Tribute to the expert on Catalan medieval literatura, Lola Badia 17/09/2021
      Tribute to the expert on Catalan medieval literatura, Lola Badia

      Cultura

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    •  - The Back to Sport! promo is back: exercise outdoors 07/09/2021
      The Back to Sport! promo is back: exercise outdoors

      Cultura

      UB Sports has opened the registration to subscribe to its services for the academic year 2021/2022. It starts with the new edition of the Back to Sport promo, aimed at all the UB students, which, for 200 euros, allows them to use the sports facilities and classes during the academic year, from September...

    • Carlota Flâneur.- The new stage of Els Vespres seduces a thousand people 27/07/2021
      The new stage of Els Vespres seduces a thousand people

      Cultura

      Changing the location of the concerts of Els Vespres of the University of Barcelona has been a successful idea. Nearly a thousand people went to the Agustí Pedro i Pons villa, at the bottom of Vallvidrera, to enjoy good music in a unique and charismatic environment. This edition included four concerts...

    • The performance was magical, and it captivated the audience with each of the delicate songs in her repertoire.- Good music and a lot of emotion at  Carlota Flâneur's concert in Els Vespres 14/07/2021
      Good music and a lot of emotion at Carlota Flâneur's concert in Els Vespres

      Cultura

      The concert series of the University of Barcelona kicked off its sixteenth edition yesterday with the excitement of opening its new location at the Agustí Pedro i Pons building and with more enthusiasm than ever to offer live performances in the open air. The faithful audience of Els Vespres did not...

    Research

    • Ornamented hall of the Historical Building.- This holiday season, we meet again at the UB 03/12/2021
      This holiday season, we meet again at the UB

      Cultura

      This December, the University becomes a meeting point for celebration, a place with the light and joy of the holidays for the city. The lightening of sixteen Christmas trees, one per each UB centre, in the hall of the Historical Building, and the Christmas decorations have marked the beginning of the...

    • The drain cover in its original site. - Gaudí’s piece from the heritage of the UB, exhibited in MNAC 19/11/2021
      Gaudí’s piece from the heritage of the UB, exhibited in MNAC

      Cultura

      The University of Barcelona has ceded a drain cover from the Gaudí Pavilions to be part of the exhibition “(Re)discovering Gaudí”, inaugurated in MNAC, dedicated to the great architect. This is a drain cover for a sink, made of limestone, which dates from 1884. During the loan period, the...

    •  - Barcelona Pensa comes with more activities than ever 09/11/2021
      Barcelona Pensa comes with more activities than ever

      Cultura

      Coinciding with the UNESCO World Philosophy Day, the third Thursday of November, the eighth edition of the festival Barcelona Pensa is here. It will take place from November 15 to 19, in different places of the city of Barcelona, and it includes more than thirty free activities, which take different...

    • Files by Elisa Sales in the Historical Archive of the UB. - University students and the Republic: pioneers at the autonomous university of the 30s 29/10/2021
      University students and the Republic: pioneers at the autonomous university of the 30s

      Cultura

      Although in the thirties, the University of Barcelona experienced in the period of university autonomy driven by the Republic, a moment of renewal and modernization, the presence of women in the institution was scarce just like in previous times. A few pioneer women, however, enrolled in the university...

    •  - The Second Spanish Republic through its fundamental texts 29/10/2021
      The Second Spanish Republic through its fundamental texts

      Cultura

      Editions and Publications of the UB has published La Segunda República Española: textos fundamentales, a book that gathers a selection of laws, speeches and proclamations of one of the most intense periods in the history of Spain. Curated by Norbert Bilbeny, professor of Ethics, the book brings an introductory...

    •  - A concert in the Chapel to remember the great riots of the history of the 20th century 19/10/2021
      A concert in the Chapel to remember the great riots of the history of the 20th century

      Cultura

      The European Observatory on Memories (EUROM) of the UB Solidarity Foundation and the Councillorship of Democratic Memory of the Barcelona City Council are organizing the concert “Music and politics” to remember the great riots of the history of the 20th century. The activity, which is free,...

    •  - Graphic exhibition “It’s a wonderful life” in El Carme Cultural Centre Badalona 29/09/2021
      Graphic exhibition “It’s a wonderful life” in El Carme Cultural Centre Badalona

      Cultura

      From September 30 to November 28, the room Josep Uclés in El Carme Cultural Centre, in Badalona, is holding the exhibition  "It’s a wonderful life", from the photography project Leafhopper, formed by Blanca Galindo and David Simon. This initiative comes from the Vice-Rector's Office...

    • The module will be available from September 27 to October 29- The UB hosts an interactive scientific dissemination module on COVID-19 28/09/2021
      The UB hosts an interactive scientific dissemination module on COVID-19

      Cultura

      On December 31, 2019, the Chinese Government informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of the emergence of a new virus: the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the cause of the disease known as COVID-19, which has changed the daily lives of millions of people around the world. But almost two years later, what...

    • Professor Emeritus Lola Badia.- Tribute to the expert on Catalan medieval literatura, Lola Badia 17/09/2021
      Tribute to the expert on Catalan medieval literatura, Lola Badia

      Cultura

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    •  - The Back to Sport! promo is back: exercise outdoors 07/09/2021
      The Back to Sport! promo is back: exercise outdoors

      Cultura

      UB Sports has opened the registration to subscribe to its services for the academic year 2021/2022. It starts with the new edition of the Back to Sport promo, aimed at all the UB students, which, for 200 euros, allows them to use the sports facilities and classes during the academic year, from September...

    • Carlota Flâneur.- The new stage of Els Vespres seduces a thousand people 27/07/2021
      The new stage of Els Vespres seduces a thousand people

      Cultura

      Changing the location of the concerts of Els Vespres of the University of Barcelona has been a successful idea. Nearly a thousand people went to the Agustí Pedro i Pons villa, at the bottom of Vallvidrera, to enjoy good music in a unique and charismatic environment. This edition included four concerts...

    • The performance was magical, and it captivated the audience with each of the delicate songs in her repertoire.- Good music and a lot of emotion at  Carlota Flâneur's concert in Els Vespres 14/07/2021
      Good music and a lot of emotion at Carlota Flâneur's concert in Els Vespres

      Cultura

      The concert series of the University of Barcelona kicked off its sixteenth edition yesterday with the excitement of opening its new location at the Agustí Pedro i Pons building and with more enthusiasm than ever to offer live performances in the open air. The faithful audience of Els Vespres did not...

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