Press release and invitation - Presentation 7th Higher Education in the World Report "Humanities & Higher Education: Synergies between Science, Technology & Humanities"
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10th December 2019 - CaixaForum Barcelona - Registration is now open!
Presentation of the 7th Higher Education in the World Report HEIW7
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Presentation of the 7th Higher Education in the World Report "Humanities
and Higher Education: Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities"
Registration is now open!
10th December 2019 · 10.30h - 14h Venue: CaixaForum Barcelona (Av.
Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia, 6-8, Barcelona - map
Under the title 'Humanities and Higher Education: Synergies between
Science, Technology and Humanities', the 7th edition of the HEIW Report
focuses on the future of the humanities and the relations between science,
technology and humanities at the beginning of the 21st Century.
The presentation will count on the keynote speech "How to Humanize Humans
in an Inhuman Age?" given by Rob Riemen, Writer and Founder of the Nexus
Institute; and on the debate facilitated by the Editorial Team of the
Report composed by Marina Garcés, David Bueno and
Josep Casanovas. Josep M. Vilalta, GUNi Director, will present the
Report, wherein around one hundred of international authors have
contributed to a dissection of the topic and the identification of good
practices that can help academic leaders and policy-makers to realize the
highest purposes of education and research.
entrance. Limited places. Registration is now open and free of charge.
Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis through the
registration form below.
Looking forward to meeting you on December 10th in Barcelona!
Free registration here
GUNi Talks Reflections on the future of the humanities and the relation
between science, technology and humanities in the 21st Century.
Interview to the Editorial Team
and Local Advisory Board of the Higher Education in the World Report 7.
10:30h - Welcome words
Joan Elías - GUNi and ACUP President
Àngel Font - Corporate Director of Research & Strategy, "La Caixa"
Francesc Pedró - Director of IESALC-UNESCO
10:50h - Keynote "How to Humanize Humans in an Inhuman Age?"
Rob Riemen - Writer and Founder of the Nexus Institute
11:40h - Presentation of the HEIW7 Report
Josep M. Vilalta - GUNi Director and ACUP Executive Secretary
12:20h - Debate with the Editorial Team
Marina Garcés - Prof. of Philosophy at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)
David Bueno - Prof. of Biology at Universitat de Barcelona (UB)
Josep Casanovas - Prof. of Simulation at Universitat Politècnica de
13:30h - Closing remarks
Francesc Xavier Grau - Secretary of Universities and Research, Government
José Manuel Pingarrón (TBC) - Secretary General for Universities, Spanish
Joan Subirats (TBC) - Sixth Deputy Major at the Area of Culture, Education
and Science, Barcelona City Council
13:45h - Refreshment
At the end of the presentation, a glass of cava will be offered and a copy
of the reduced version of the Report will be given to each attendee.
Presentations will be held in English and Catalan. Simultaneous
interpretation will be provided.
Free registration here
Higher Education in the World (HEIW) is a collective work published as
part of the GUNi Series on the Social Commitment of Universities. It is
the result of a global and regional analysis of higher education in the
world. With a specific subject chosen for each edition, the Report reflects
on the key issues and challenges facing higher education and its
institutions in the 21st century.
GUNi has published six issues of Higher Education in the World Report
(HEIW). More than 380 internationally renewed authors from 67 countries
have contributed in the GUNi Reports and 19.000 copies have been
distributed in 130 countries.
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