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Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza | IE University

Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza defends the role of art as an agent of change for sustainability at IE University

The prestigious collector takes part in a panel on art as a catalyst for social change.

Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza, the internationally renowned art collector, curator and film producer, took part in a debate on Tuesday at IE University on ‘Art as an agent of change for sustainability’, together with artist John Gerrard and Markus Reymann, director of TBA21 Academy and The Ocean Project. This panel is part of ‘Education for Sustainability’, an IE University project that reflects the academic institution’s commitment to education as the driving force for change in the economy, society and the biosphere within the framework of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Diego del Alcázar Silvela, President of IE University, opened the event, after which Catalina Tejero, Associate Director of IE Arts & Humanities Division, introduced the panel, where Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza shared her vision of the role of art in driving social change.

04 Dec 2019


Arts & Humanities
COP25 | IE University

Universities are an essential pillar for the Development of the 2030 Agenda

IE University has organized a series of conferences, round tables and events as parallel activities of the COP25.

04 Dec 2019


Conferences, Lectures & Seminars, Events, Global & Public Affairs
IE Venture Lab | IE University

IE University startups attract €70 million in funding

Mamu, a startup formed by graduates of IE Business School's International MBA, was the winner of the event in the Spanish capital.

02 Dec 2019


Entrepreneurship, Events, Scholarships, Awards & Contests
IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU

IE University & China Federation of Industrial Economics signed a MoU to promote exchange and cooperation between China and the West in various fields

The Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties is to align and enhance the mission of the Belt & Road Initiative.

02 Dec 2019


IE 2020 Countdown Concert | IE University

IE University celebrates 2020 Countdown Concert in the Auditorium of the Reina Sofia Museum

The event featured the performance by Judith Jáuregui and Samantha Vallejo Nagera´s catering.

25 Nov 2019


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