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08/09/2011 - art, literature, architecture
This year Hay festival will feature great speakers such as Eduardo Mendoza, Rüdiger Safranski, Lord Desai, Vicente del Bosque, Bjärke Ingels, Sharmila Tagore, Pérez Reverte, Upamanyu Chatterjee, Iñaki Gabilondo and Juan Luis Cebrián. The Festival of ideas and creativity will once again provoke an open and pluralistic reflection on the transformation of social and economic models, leadership, communication, the freedom of expression in the digital age, bullfighting as a cultural phenomenon, the role of women in Arab revolutions and sustainable architecture.
19/07/2011 - IE University
The Board of Governors of IE University has today appointed Salvador Carmona as the institution’s new rector, a position he will assume on September 1. Carmona will take over from Juan Luis Martínez, the outgoing rector, who has accepted a proposal to work on institutional and strategic development initiatives in the city of Cordoba, his hometown. The new rector enjoys international recognition as an academic and as a manager of educational organizations.
05/07/2011 - arts, humanities, Hay Festival, architecture, arquitectura, arte, humanidades
Today the Hay Festival, Fundación AXA, Goethe-Institut Madrid, IE University and Segovia’s Esteban Vicente Museum presented the agreement they have signed for the joint organization of activities for the sixth edition of Hay Festival Segovia. Said activities include the Dos Voces Libres (Two free voices) session, a conversation between Rüdiger Safranski and Juan Luis Cebrián, and the inauguration of an exhibit by artist Anselm Kiefer from the María José Jove Foundation collection.
16/06/2011 - arts, humanities, Hay Festival, architecture, arquitectura, arte, humanidades
Hay Festival, IE University, American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and the Danish Embassy have presented the architecture and design content of the upcoming edition of the festival in Spain, in the Chapter Room of IE University’s Segovia campus. From September 17 to 25 Hay Festival Segovia 2011 will serve as a hub for the discussion of literature and ideas, bringing together authors and artists from the five continents.
02/06/2011 - Conference, Higher Education
IE University and The Chronicle of Higher Education have announced that they will be joining forces to organize a conference on Reinventing Higher Education: The Role of the University in a Global Society, set to take place on October 18 of this year at IE’s Madrid campus. The event is in line with the markedly international approach of IE University, launched in 2008 by leading management educator IE Business School.