The ninth Hay Festival Segovia will take place 25–28 September, with an opening event on 20 September. IE University is principal sponsor of the festival as well as academic partner. IE will lead in the following events:
José Carlos Martínez, Enrique Loewe Lynch and Julieta Martialay
THE ART OF DANCE AND OTHER CULTURAL LUXURIES
Thursday 25 September 2014, 8.15pm • Venue: San Juan de los Caballeros
José Carlos Martínez, recognized as one of the world’s best dancers and currently serving as choreographer and artistic director of Spain’s National Dance Company, and Enrique Loewe Lynch, Honorary President of the Loewe Foundation, lecturer and active patron of the arts, will be talking to Julieta Martialay, who writes for the lifestyle section of Elle magazine, about art, culture and dance on the 35th anniversary of the National Dance Company. Introduced by luxury expert Susana Campuzano.
NOVELS AND JOURNALISTS: REAL FICTIONS
Friday 26 September 2014, 12pm – 1.30pm • Venue: Sala Capitular, Campus de Santa Cruz la Real
Novels by authors well-known from TV have been remarkably well received by readers. Apart from the authors’ fame as journalists and news readers on different channels, their forays into fiction have brought a new flavour to the literary scene. Fiction written by people who compile and convey news stories day after day contains dreams and stories that are worth taking a look at. What does journalism bring to literature? Marta Fernández and Sandra Barneda talk toInés Martín Rodrigo and Jesús García Calero.
Martha Schwartz in conversation with Martha Thorne
BEYOND BRICKS AND MORTAR: LANDSCAPE, ART AND ARCHITECTURE FOR LIVEABLE CITIES
Friday 26 September 2014, 8.30pm • Venue: San Juan de los Caballeros
The well-known landscape artist Martha Schwartz, Honorary Fellow of RIBA, design consultant to the Mayor of London and lecturer at the Harvard GSD, talks to Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker Prize and city planning professor.
Manuel Lucena and Felipe Fernández-Armesto in conversation with Arantza de Areilza
NEW PROSPECTS FOR EUROPE, THE WEST AND THE GLOBAL VILLAGE
Saturday 27 September 2014, 11am • Venue: Sala Refectorio, Campus de Santa Cruz la Real–IE University
Lecturer, history expert and member of the Board of Advisors in World History at National Geographic, Manuel Lucena discusses Europe’s challenges and prospects with British historian and University of Notre Dame Professor, Felipe Fernández-Armesto. IE’s Dean of Humanities, Arantza de Areilza, chairs the event.
Michael Steinberg and Paul Smith in conversation with DD Guttenplan
GLOBAL ISSUES CANNOT BE RESOLVED WITHOUT THE HUMANITIES
Saturday 27 September 2014, 12pm • Venue: Aula Magna, Campus de Santa Cruz La Real–IE University
Michael Steinberg, Professor of History & Music and Director of Cogut Humanities Center at Brown University, and Paul Smith (OBE), Director British Council USA, talk to DD Guttenplan, journalist and educator, contributor to theInternational New York Times and correspondent to The Nation, about the need to keep the humanities at the centre of the university equation, and how art and culture can make us better people. The event is introduced by IE’s Director of Humanities Studies Rolf Strom-Olsen.
Chris Patten, Santiago Iñiguez and Javier Moreno
EUROPE, INNOVATION AND EDUCATION
Saturday 27 September 2014, 1.30pm • Venue: Aula Magna, Campus de Santa Cruz La Real-IE University
Chris Patten (Lord Patten of Barnes) is a British politician, Chancellor of Oxford University and head of the Vatican’s communications and media team. Previously, he was an EU commissioner, the last governor of Hong Kong, and chair of the BBC. He talks to Santiago Iñiguez, president of IE University, and Javier Moreno, journalist and former editor (2006–2014) of El País. The event is introduced by Revel Guest, Chair of the Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts.
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