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    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

    •  - Experiences of the people in Barcelona during the confinement 20/11/2020
      Experiences of the people in Barcelona during the confinement

      Cultura

      In July 2020, the Solidarity UB Foundation European Observatory on Memories (EUROM), in collaboration with Barceloneta House 1761 and the Baró de Viver Civic Center, collected a series of stories about the experience of the home confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project is part of the “Memories...

    •  - Exhibition and session ”Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the UB with gender perspective“ 22/10/2020
      Exhibition and session ”Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the UB with gender perspective“

      Cultura

      The activity “El fons antic de la Universitat de Barcelona amb perspectiva de gènere” (Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the University of Barcelona with gender perspective) will take place on October 27 and 28. This is a dual initiative joining sessions and an exhibition and it results...

    • The UB has about thirty student unions.  - Student unions, the pulse of the university life 19/10/2020
      Student unions, the pulse of the university life

      Cultura

      The student university life, with restrictions due to the pandemic regarding face-to-face academic activities –the engine of the university experience–, is under a delicate situation. However, the university life is not only about the study and exams to get a degree. The social life of the...

    •  - The auditions to be part of the new UB Choir are here 05/10/2020
      The auditions to be part of the new UB Choir are here

      Cultura

      This Thuesay, October 6, is the first day of the auditions for those who want to be part of the new UB Choir. All those interested can register in this link, where they can choose the date for the audition and describe their previous experience. The UB Choir has been recently re-founded in order to...

    •  - The UB rescues the figure of Clotilde Cerdà from oblivion 29/09/2020
      The UB rescues the figure of Clotilde Cerdà from oblivion

      Cultura

      This is the last week to visit the exhibition “Clotilde Cerdà/Esmeralda Cervantes, una mujer ante una época” in the room 2 in Palau Robert. This is a detailed reconstruction of the life of this extraordinary harpist, composer, writer and activist, who fought for women’s rights and...

    • The Faculty of Philosophy collaborates with Vila Pensa in the Llorens i Barba Ciutat de Vilafranca Chair.- Vila Pensa Festival del Pensament del Penedès 2020 analyzes philosophical and cultural challenges of the health crisis 16/09/2020
      Vila Pensa Festival del Pensament del Penedès 2020 analyzes philosophical and cultural challenges of the health crisis

      Cultura

      Several lecturers and researchers of the University of Barcelona take part in this year’s edition of Vila Pensa, a festival on the thought, created in Vilafranca del Penedès, following the model of Barcelona Pensa and whose aim is to bring philosophy closer to citizens. With the motto “Are...

    • Rector Joan Elias visited the stand of Editions and Publications of the UB in the Catalan Book Week. - Editions and Publications of the UB receives two awards in the Catalan Book Week 10/09/2020
      Editions and Publications of the UB receives two awards in the Catalan Book Week

      Cultura

      The University Vives Network awards the Joan Lluís Vives Prize to the top edition to 150 anys de taules periòdiques a la Universitat de Barcelona, by Santiago Álvarez and Claudi Mans, and the top co-edition to Teatre complet I (1865-1873), by Rossend Arús and Arderiu, co-edited with Publications of...

    •  - The Choir of the UB starts a new chapter 29/07/2020
      The Choir of the UB starts a new chapter

      Cultura

      The Choir of the University of Barcelona, founded in 1989, starts a new chapter. Cornelia Rupert, director of the Choir of Austria and piano instructor, who is coursing direction studies at ESMUC, will be the director of the new Choir UB and will select its members through an audition call in September. ...

    • The concert will be streamed on Youtube. - Ferran Palau will present his new album in the University of Barcelona 06/07/2020
      Ferran Palau will present his new album in the University of Barcelona

      Cultura

      The singer-songwriter Ferran Palau will present his new album in the garden of the Historical Building of the University of Barcelona on July 16, at 6.30 p.m.. This will be the last concert featured in the poster of the fifteenth edition of Els Vespres de la UB and will be streamed through the Youtube...

    • 65% of participants are students - enCATERINAts beats participation records and awards two students 26/06/2020
      enCATERINAts beats participation records and awards two students

      Cultura

      The Language Services of the University of Barcelona have held for three years a contest aimed at the UB community in order to share, through games and humor, the figure of a distinguished person in the Catalan language and culture. This year’s edition is dedicated to Caterina Albert (enCATERINAts),...

    • The concert will be held on July 16, at 7 p.m., and will be available through the Youtube channel of the University. - A virtual concert for the most loyal audience of the UB Els Vespres d’Estiu 15/06/2020
      A virtual concert for the most loyal audience of the UB Els Vespres d’Estiu

      Cultura

      The fifteenth edition of Els Vespres d’Estiu had to take place this year at the gardens of the Historical Building of the University of Barcelona. Due to the current situation, it is not possible to hold the celebration of this cycle in its traditional format. Therefore, the concert will be held...

    • La UB se suma a la Setmana Internacional dels Arxius, que se celebra del 8 al 14 de juny.- The UB takes part in the International Archives Week 08/06/2020
      The UB takes part in the International Archives Week

      Cultura

      This year too, the University of Barcelona, through the Unit Records and Archives, joins the world commemoration of the International Archives Week, which takes place from June 8 to 14. Under the motto “Empowering knowledge societies”, the International Archives Week wants to highlight the...

    Research

    •  - Experiences of the people in Barcelona during the confinement 20/11/2020
      Experiences of the people in Barcelona during the confinement

      Cultura

      In July 2020, the Solidarity UB Foundation European Observatory on Memories (EUROM), in collaboration with Barceloneta House 1761 and the Baró de Viver Civic Center, collected a series of stories about the experience of the home confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project is part of the “Memories...

    •  - Exhibition and session ”Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the UB with gender perspective“ 22/10/2020
      Exhibition and session ”Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the UB with gender perspective“

      Cultura

      The activity “El fons antic de la Universitat de Barcelona amb perspectiva de gènere” (Rare Book and Manuscript Library of the University of Barcelona with gender perspective) will take place on October 27 and 28. This is a dual initiative joining sessions and an exhibition and it results...

    • The UB has about thirty student unions.  - Student unions, the pulse of the university life 19/10/2020
      Student unions, the pulse of the university life

      Cultura

      The student university life, with restrictions due to the pandemic regarding face-to-face academic activities –the engine of the university experience–, is under a delicate situation. However, the university life is not only about the study and exams to get a degree. The social life of the...

    •  - The auditions to be part of the new UB Choir are here 05/10/2020
      The auditions to be part of the new UB Choir are here

      Cultura

      This Thuesay, October 6, is the first day of the auditions for those who want to be part of the new UB Choir. All those interested can register in this link, where they can choose the date for the audition and describe their previous experience. The UB Choir has been recently re-founded in order to...

    •  - The UB rescues the figure of Clotilde Cerdà from oblivion 29/09/2020
      The UB rescues the figure of Clotilde Cerdà from oblivion

      Cultura

      This is the last week to visit the exhibition “Clotilde Cerdà/Esmeralda Cervantes, una mujer ante una época” in the room 2 in Palau Robert. This is a detailed reconstruction of the life of this extraordinary harpist, composer, writer and activist, who fought for women’s rights and...

    • The Faculty of Philosophy collaborates with Vila Pensa in the Llorens i Barba Ciutat de Vilafranca Chair.- Vila Pensa Festival del Pensament del Penedès 2020 analyzes philosophical and cultural challenges of the health crisis 16/09/2020
      Vila Pensa Festival del Pensament del Penedès 2020 analyzes philosophical and cultural challenges of the health crisis

      Cultura

      Several lecturers and researchers of the University of Barcelona take part in this year’s edition of Vila Pensa, a festival on the thought, created in Vilafranca del Penedès, following the model of Barcelona Pensa and whose aim is to bring philosophy closer to citizens. With the motto “Are...

    • Rector Joan Elias visited the stand of Editions and Publications of the UB in the Catalan Book Week. - Editions and Publications of the UB receives two awards in the Catalan Book Week 10/09/2020
      Editions and Publications of the UB receives two awards in the Catalan Book Week

      Cultura

      The University Vives Network awards the Joan Lluís Vives Prize to the top edition to 150 anys de taules periòdiques a la Universitat de Barcelona, by Santiago Álvarez and Claudi Mans, and the top co-edition to Teatre complet I (1865-1873), by Rossend Arús and Arderiu, co-edited with Publications of...

    •  - The Choir of the UB starts a new chapter 29/07/2020
      The Choir of the UB starts a new chapter

      Cultura

      The Choir of the University of Barcelona, founded in 1989, starts a new chapter. Cornelia Rupert, director of the Choir of Austria and piano instructor, who is coursing direction studies at ESMUC, will be the director of the new Choir UB and will select its members through an audition call in September. ...

    • The concert will be streamed on Youtube. - Ferran Palau will present his new album in the University of Barcelona 06/07/2020
      Ferran Palau will present his new album in the University of Barcelona

      Cultura

      The singer-songwriter Ferran Palau will present his new album in the garden of the Historical Building of the University of Barcelona on July 16, at 6.30 p.m.. This will be the last concert featured in the poster of the fifteenth edition of Els Vespres de la UB and will be streamed through the Youtube...

    • 65% of participants are students - enCATERINAts beats participation records and awards two students 26/06/2020
      enCATERINAts beats participation records and awards two students

      Cultura

      The Language Services of the University of Barcelona have held for three years a contest aimed at the UB community in order to share, through games and humor, the figure of a distinguished person in the Catalan language and culture. This year’s edition is dedicated to Caterina Albert (enCATERINAts),...

    • The concert will be held on July 16, at 7 p.m., and will be available through the Youtube channel of the University. - A virtual concert for the most loyal audience of the UB Els Vespres d’Estiu 15/06/2020
      A virtual concert for the most loyal audience of the UB Els Vespres d’Estiu

      Cultura

      The fifteenth edition of Els Vespres d’Estiu had to take place this year at the gardens of the Historical Building of the University of Barcelona. Due to the current situation, it is not possible to hold the celebration of this cycle in its traditional format. Therefore, the concert will be held...

    • La UB se suma a la Setmana Internacional dels Arxius, que se celebra del 8 al 14 de juny.- The UB takes part in the International Archives Week 08/06/2020
      The UB takes part in the International Archives Week

      Cultura

      This year too, the University of Barcelona, through the Unit Records and Archives, joins the world commemoration of the International Archives Week, which takes place from June 8 to 14. Under the motto “Empowering knowledge societies”, the International Archives Week wants to highlight the...

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