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IE Foundation announces the winners of the Prizes in the Humanities 2021

The IE Foundation announces the winners of IE University’s Prizes in the Humanities 2021

The sixth edition of the awards counted with Jean-Marc Manson, Javier Moro, and Kit Fan among the jury members.

IE Foundation has announced the winners of the Prizes in the Humanities 2021 in the categories of poetry, short stories and essays in Spanish and English, video, photography, and photographic series. The jury for this sixth edition of the awards included personalities of the stature of photographer Jean-Marc Manson and writers Javier Moro and Kit Fan.

The IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities reflect the humanistic vision of the IE University community, including students, graduates, faculty, staff, and management. With the support of the Arts & Humanities Division, which specializes in research and teaching in the humanities, IE Foundation organizes these awards to promote the humanities worldview, which is central to the institution’s identity.

“Once again, we have confirmed the creative talent that makes IE University an extraordinary community. The IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities have been consolidated thanks to extensive participation and the quality of the submissions, making the evaluation work of the juries very difficult,” said Victoria Gimeno, Director of the IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities.

The winners of the sixth edition are:

SHORT STORY IN ENGLISH:

Students and Alumni:

1st prize. ‘The Son’ by Anna Hattig, Dual Degree in Laws and International Relations.

2nd prize. ‘Till Tomorrow, Then’ by Rami Kabbani, Master in Business Analytics and Big Data.

3rd prize. ‘My First and Last Defense of Mediocrity’ by Ignacio Lasheras, Dual Degree in Laws and International Relations.

Faculty and Staff:

1st prize. ‘Kryptonite Blues’ by Luis Vivanco, Professor at IE Business School.

2nd prize. ‘The Tyrrhenian Sea’ by Ibrahim Al-Marashi, Professor at IE School of Global and Public Affairs.

3rd prize. ‘Clippings’ by Pablo Esteves, Professor at IE School of Human Sciences and Technology.

POETRY IN ENGLISH:

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘Capriccio’ by Laura Sturley, Dual Degree in Business Administration and Laws.

2nd prize. ‘A World of Opportunities’ by Salimatou Balde, Master in Corporate Communication.

3rd prize. ‘Percy Shelley’s Despair’ by Miquel Amengual Verdera, Bachelor in Data and Business Analytics.

Faculty and Staff:

1st prize. ‘My lips are writing kisses’ by María Villasante, Professor at IE Business School.

2nd prize. ‘Free’ by Daniela Carmen Rein, Financial Aid Associate Director at IE University.

ESSAY IN ENGLISH:

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘Breaking the Silence: interviewing Holocaust survivors in the former Soviet Union’ by Anya Verkhovskaya, IE Brown Executive MBA.

2nd prize. ‘Regulatory fictions in Western concepts of Gender: Biological mothers and Cultural fathers’ by Paulina Capurro Boltendahl, Master in Corporate and Marketing Communication.

3rd prize. ‘Political Filmmaking’ by Carlos Rafael González Soffner, Dual Degree In Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics + Data and Business Analytics.

Faculty and Staff:

1st prize. ‘An A to Z of Amazing Storytelling’, by Andreas Loizou, Professor at IE Business School.

SHORT STORY IN SPANISH:

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘La dama del Dómine’ by Francisco Sayáns Gómez, Executive MBA.

2nd prize. ‘Noche de sombras’ by Lizbeth Luna Victoria Vargas, Máster en Comunicación Corporativa.

3rd prize. ‘DIVOC’ by Antonio Vega Velasco, Executive MBA.

Special mention. ‘Hípicos Decadentes’ by Diego Chirinos, International MBA.

Faculty and Staff

1st prize. ‘Machine Learning’ by Luis Vivanco, Professor at IE Business School.

2nd prize. ‘La mirada de Elsa’ by Francisco Luis Machín Aragonés, Chief Data Officer.

3rd prize. ‘La sorpresa tan temida’ by Gimena González Conesa, IE Humanities Division’s Program Coordinator.

POETRY IN SPANISH:

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘Alzheimer’ by Sofía Cristina Jiménez Sánchez, Advanced Management Program.

2nd prize. ‘La dama y el vagabundo (2021)’ by Néstor Hazael García-Casillas, International MBA.

3rd prize. ‘Sacrificio’ by Pedro Ureba Brenes, Programa Superior de Dirección Estratégica de Recursos Humanos.

Faculty and Staff

1st prize. ‘Por eso’ by Sergio Rodríguez Jiménez, Campus & HRL Services University Assistant.

2nd prize. ‘Tierra’ by Mónica Díaz Collantes, Email Marketing Specialist at IE Executive Education.

ESSAY IN SPANSH:

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘Keynes un personaje del siglo XX ¿y del XXI?’ by José Manuel Cassinello Sola, Senior Management Program.

2nd prize. ‘Aprendizaje, edad y resiliencia: la prevención de riesgos laborales como herramienta de gestión’ by Alberto Resino Alfonso, Programa Superior de Dirección Estratégica de Recursos Humanos.

3rd prize. ‘El orgullo que nos limita’ by José Manuel Jiménez Valentín, Executive MBA.

Faculty and Staff

1st prize. ‘La disolución del poder’ by Juan Ortín Ramón, Professor at IE Law School.

2nd prize. ‘La mirada en el espejo’ by Álvaro Gaviño, Professor at IE School of Human Sciences and Technology.

3rd prize. ‘Sobre la inmediatez’ by Nina Morillas, IE University’s Registrar’s Officer.

PHOTOGRAPHY:

Students and Alumni:

1st prize. ‘A Curious Place To Be’ by Hein Jurgens, Bachelor in Business Administration.

2nd prize. ‘A Story I Wish I Now’ by Nicola Saporito, International MBA.

3rd prize. ‘Family’ by Antonio Giordano, Executive MBA.

PHOTOGRAPHIC SERIES:

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘Fe y devoción en Guatemala’ by Richard Eduardo Gándara Fuentes, Master in Management.

2nd prize. ‘When A Man Gets Out of the day, nature finds its way’ by Hasan Sadigli, International MBA.

3rd prize: ‘Twostroke Moon Landing’ by Kris Roos, Bachelor in Business Administration.

Faculty and Staff

1st prize. ‘Calma en hora punta’ by Javier Vallas, IT Audiovisual Project Manager

VIDEO

Students and Alumni

1st prize. ‘Support the Collective’ by Borja Colom, Bachelor in Architectural Studies.

2nd prize. ‘Homage’ by Anna-Maria Schaetzle, Dual Degree in Business Administration and Laws.

Faculty and Staff

1st prize. ‘Near or far’ by Carlos Marquerie, Elena Böhm and Emanuel Díaz.