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Nov
6
Oct

Cycle of conferences “India: Present and Future”

Written on October 6, 2016 by Fernando Dameto Zaforteza in IE Humanities Center, IE University

IE Humanities Center is glad to announce that, following the great success of the Cycle “Russia: Past and Present”,  during the Academic year 2016/17 will organize cycle of conferences entitled “India: Present and Future” directed by Humanities Professor Susana Torres and hosted by IE University.

Program of lectures

Thursday October 20th 2016
Pradeep Bhargava (CaixaBank) and Patricia Gabaldón (IE Business School)
Economy: The emergence of a new player

Thursday November 24th 2016
Babita Bhatt (IE School of International Relations) and Eva Borreguero (Universidades Complutense de Madrid)
Politics: The largest democracy

Wednesday January 18th 2017
Eugenio Luján (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and Veena Venugopal (The Hindu Business Line)
Visions. India from Within

Wednesday March 15th 2017
Namita Gokhale (Jaipur Literary Festival) and Malashri Lal (University of Delhi)
Literature: 3000 years of tradition 

Thursday April 20th 2017
María de Muns (Colores de Calcuta) and Ramón Álvarez (Manos Unidas)
Cooperation in the ocean of diversity

Thursday May 2017
William Dalrymple and Javier Moro (Authors)
Visions. India from Without

 

21
Sep

Humanities Faculty at Hay Festival Segovia 2016

Written on September 21, 2016 by Fernando Dameto Zaforteza in IE Humanities Center, IE University

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Namita Gokhale and Miguel Larrañaga

Hay Festival Segovia 2016 began last Saturday September 17th and will last until Sunday 25th. This year will also see big names of the universe of the arts and letters such as writer Deborah Levy or actress Julie Christie. The present edition has India as invited country, in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Indian Spanish Diplomatic Relations.

On Monday 19th Humanities Professor Susana Torres had a conversation with journalist Dileep Padgaonkar, Former Editor at The Times of India. The event was an overview of Dr. Padgaonkar extraordinary life, from his times of doctoral student at l’Université Paris-Sorbonne to his leadership of India’s most relevant opinion maker. With an exquisite intellectual approach he shared with the audience several insights to understand the course of Indian’s history since its independence from the United Kingdom.

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Dileep Padgaonkar and Susana Torres

On Tuesday 20th Vice Rector Miguel Larrañaga held a conversation with writer and cultural activist Namita Gokhale. This interesting talk versed on two themes, her literature works and the Jaipur Literature Festival. With an amazing pedagogic style Ms. Gokhale decostructed the main themes in her literature, based in women and love. Her speech was clear and well structured, a pleasure to hear and learn. She also talked about the Jaipur Literature Festival, a project she launched 10 years ago and now co directs with writer William Dalrymple.

These two talks were the perfect warmup for this edition of Hay Festival Segovia and for this years IE University’s cycle of conferences India Present and Future. This series of lectures will officially start on October 20th with a talk on Indian Economy by Pradeep Bhargava (Chief Representative India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh La Caixa) and Patricia Gabaldón (Assistant Professor of Economic Environment at IE Business School) Chaired by Kiron Ravindran (Associate Dean of the Masters in Management Programs at IE Business School). And will also include renowned personalities such as the above mention Namita Gokhale or Spanish writer Javier Moro, among many others. Stay tuned!

20
Sep

Below you can find a list of this year’s winners covering the length and breadth of our broad spectrum of nationalities. It clearly reflects the richness and plurality of interests and culture of IE students and alumni, in all IE schools, and at every level of our higher education programs.

The winners of the IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities for the 2015/16 academic year are:

 

Short story in Spanish

First prize:

María Isabel Macías Núñez (Madrid, Spain, 1993, Master in Corporate Communication, 2016), for Un hombre con el abrigo largo.

Second prize:

Elisa Carrara (Cuneo, Italy, 1987, Master in Visual and Digital Media, 2016), for Una expresión sardónica.

Third prize:

Sofía Quetglas Diz (Madrid, Spain, 1992, Master in Management, 2016), for De vuelta a Barcelona.

Special mention:

María Isabel Macías Núñez (Madrid, Spain, 1993, Master in Corporate Communication, 2016), for Muerte en María de Molina.

 

Poem in Spanish

First prize:

Sofía Rondán González (Barcelona, Spain, 1992, Master in International Relations, 2016), for Nadie.

Second prize:

María Isabel Macías Núñez (Madrid, Spain, 1993, Master in Corporate Communication, 2016), for Primer round.

Third prize:

Jesús Arcenegui Méndez (Madrid, Spain, 1997, Bachelor in International Relations, 2019), for Quiero.

 

Short story in English

First prize:

Do Xuan Hoang (Hanoi, Vietnam, 1996, Bachelor in Architecture, 2020), for Aroma.

Second prize:

Alyssa Flora Najafi (Palo Alto, U.S.A., 1989, Master in Visual and Digital Media, 2016), for Death Valley.

Third prize:

Marieke Elisah Lensvelt (Muscat, Oman, 1991, Master in Visual and Digital Media, 2016), for The Other Side.

 

Poem in English

First prize:

Joy Cierrea Archer Holmes (Daytona Beach, U.S.A., 1993, Bachelor of Laws, 2017), for Beautuful Imperfectiums [sic].

Second prize:

Sumedha Sharma (Kanpur, India, 1987, Master in Corporate Communication, 2016), for One Place – A Haiku.

Third prize:

Malak El Halabi (Baakline, Lebanon, 1992, Master in Market Research and Consumer Behavior, 2016), for 23.

 

Photography

First prize:

Nathalie Lagard (Bratislava, Slovakia, 1994, Bachelor in Architecture, 2017), for Rendez-vous.

Second prize:

Romain Odin Lepoutre (Manila, Philippines, 1993, Bachelor in Architecture, 2019), for Hangman.

Third prize:

Jazmin Cristina Harb Andrade (Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1991, Master in Visual and Digital Media, 2016), for Dancejazz.

 

Video

Sole winner:

Montserrat Gutiérrez Mesegue (San Diego, U.S.A., 1995, Bachelor in Architecture, 2018), for Apparently.

13
Sep

“Europe, then and now” Sir John Elliott @ IE University

Written on September 13, 2016 by Administrador de IE Blogs in IE University, Video

 

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