The Forum I + D + C aims to become the meeting point between research in Arts and Humanities and different economic and social agents, in order to maximize innovation and the social impact of these disciplines.
This first event of the Forum I + D + C, which will take place on May 20 at the Círculo de Bellas Artes, will be the first of a serie, throughout the year, organized on the basis of the most promising strategic lines for knowledge exchange in these areas:
Digital humanities (artificial intelligence, computational linguistics, digital society, digital art); Communication challenges (fake news, post-truth, freedom of expression, social networks, new forms of audiovisual communication); Innovation and social intervention from the arts and humanities (mediation, cooperation, integration, migration); Heritage and tourism (knowledge, conservation, exploitation); Arts and humanities + health (bioethics, humanistic training of doctors, therapeutic benefits of culture and the arts); Arts and humanities + business (coaching, philosophical consulting, business ethics, argumentation theory and negotiation); Science and art (possibilities of fruitful crossings between experimental sciences and artistic expression).
Germany: Marta Pelegrín, Prof. Dra. Arch. Co-founder of MEDIOMUNDO architects studio · France: Steven Hearn, founder of Scintillo · Italy: Oriana Persico and Salvatore Iaconesi, founders of HER · Portugal: Pedro Cardim, professor of History, Universidade Nova de Lisbon · Switzerland: Mónica Bello, Director Arts at CERN, European Center for Nuclear Research (CERN). Moderator: Antonia Blau, Director Goethe-Institut
Cristóbal Sánchez Blesa, President of Solidarios; Vincent Carry, Director of Arty Farty; Elena González, Head of the Department of Promotion and Cooperation, AECID. Moderator: Silvia Gumiel, Dean of Philosophy and Letters, UAH
Sexennial transfer: Begoña Lolo, Professor of Music History, UAM; Salustiano Mato de la Iglesia, Deputy Vice President of CRUE. Industrial doctorates: Vicente Parras, Deputy Director General of Innovation of the Community of Madrid. Moderator: Javier de la Mata, Vice-rector for Research and Transfer, UAH.
Eduardo de Teresa, President of the Hippocratic Chapter of the Spanish Society of Cardiology; Juan Alberto García de Cubas, President of Culture in Vena; Camilo José Cela Conde, Director of the Center for the Study of Creativity, Gabarrón Foundation. Moderated by: Lucía Sala, Director of the Ortega Marañón Foundation
Sami Nair, philosopher and political scientist; Sneska Quaedvlieg Mihailovic, Europa Nostra General Secretary; Alexandra Mitsotaki, Member of the New European Bauhaus taskforce. Moderator: Ángel Carro-Castrillo, expert in multilateral diplomacy and International Relations, Gabarron Foundation
Marina Arespacochaga, director of the Madrid Superior School of Design (ESDM); David Gómez, deputy director of the Higher School of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets of Madrid (ESCRBC); Pablo Iglesias Simón, director of the Royal High School of Dramatic Art (RESAD); Julio Alexis Muñoz, director of the Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid (ESCM); Consuelo de la Vega, director of the Royal Superior Conservatory of Music (RCSMM)
8:30 · Participants reception
Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth; José Manuel Rodríguez Uribes, Minister of Culture; Daniel Martínez, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Community of Madrid; Juan Miguel Hernández León, President CBA
Presents: Valerio Rocco, Director CBA
José Vicente Saz Pérez, Rector UAH; Rafael Garesse Alarcón, Rector of the UAM; Juan Romo, UC3M Rector; Ricardo Mairal Usón, Rector UNED; Fernando Enrique García Muiña, Vice-rector for Innovation, Transfer and Relations with Companies, URJC; Dámaso López, Vice-rector for International Relations and Cooperation, UCM. Moderator: Adriana Moscoso del Prado, General Director of Cultural Industries, Intellectual Property and Cooperation, Ministry of Culture
Wolfgang Dold, Ambassador of Germany in Spain; Jean-Michel Casa, Ambassador of France in Spain; Riccardo Guariglia, Italian Ambassador to Spain; Hanspeter Mock, Swiss Ambassador to Spain; Carmen Silvestre, Minister Counselor of Portugal. Moderator: Valerio Rocco, CBA Director
Begoña Gómez, Director of the Chair of Competitive Social Transformation, UCM; Fernando Martínez, Executive Vice President of the Universidad-Empresa Foundation; Natalia Moreno Rigollot Director of Global Institutional Relations. Telefónica; Moderator: Iván de los Ríos, Deputy Director of the Department of Philosophy, UAM
Pilar Carrera, Vice-rector for Communication and Culture, UC3M; Diego Garrocho, Vice Dean of Research, Knowledge Transfer and Library of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, UAM
Antonio Álvarez Ossorio, Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies of Madrid, UAM; Jasna Popovic, UC3M; Federico Buyolo, Deputy Director of the Cabinet, Ministry of Education. Moderator: Marifé Santiago Bolaños, Professor of Aesthetics and Theory of the Arts, URJC
María Martín Gil, Head of the Research and Training Area of the Institute of Cultural Heritage of Spain (IPCE); Isabel Fuentes, Director Caixa Forum; Sonia Frías, Coordinator of Humanities and Science, CBA. Moderator: Julio Gonzalo Arroyo, Deputy Vice-Rector for Research and Transfer, UNED
Pedro Duque, Minister of Science and Innovation; Ángel Asensio, President of the Chamber of Commerce; Juan Miguel Hernández León, President CBA
Richard Sennett and Pablo Sendra, UCL, London; Moderated by: Jaime Rodríguez Uriarte, editor of Alianza Editorial.
Heritage For People, Camila Milleto, Polytechnic University of Valencia (2019)
Q- Theater Recreation Theater of Don Quixote in Europe, Emilo Martínez Mata and María Fernández, University of Oviedo (2017)
Europe for Citizens. Line 1: European Historical Memory:
Project MIGRAID-Migrations and Humanitarian Aid in Europe, Luiza Iordache (UNED) and Laura López Martín (URJC)
Project Leçons pour le présent: Rotspanier, travailleus forcés espagnols à la Seconde Guerre mondiale. La (des) memoire européenne de l´antifascisme, Ignacio Fiz and Virginia Miravé, Universitat Rovira I Virgili
Moderator: Grial Ibáñez, Deputy Director General for Cultural Cooperation, Ministry of Culture
Irene Solé, Consultant for International Projects; Borja Izquierdo, Director of International and Intersectoral, FECYT
Irene Solé, Consultant for International Projects; Jara Díaz, CBA; Augusto Paramio, Coordinator of the Creative Europe Culture and Europe with Citizens programs
Photo: Belén Tánago
Camilo José Cela Conde (Madrid, 1946) is emeritus professor at the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB) and researcher at the brain networks study center of the Polytechnic University of Madrid at the Biomedical Technology Center of the Montegancedo Campus (Madrid) . He currently holds the position of Director of Research at the Gabarrón Foundation.
He has been Professor of Anthropology at the UIB until 2016 and Research Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California (Irvine) until 2018.
He has published in scientific journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, American Journal of Sociology, Biology and Philosophy, Plosone, SCAN, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, Brain Research, South African Journal of Science, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, Evolutionary Anthropology, Spatial Vision, Syntax, Perceptual & Motor Skills, Biological Theory, Human Evolution, Ludus Vitalis, Arbor, System, Passages, North Notebooks, Basilisk, Theorem, Research and science, Scientific world and Keys to practical reason.
He is a "Fellow" of the American Association for the Advancement of Science "(Biology section), distinction granted in 1999, member of the Center for Academic Research and Teaching in Anthropogeny, Salk Institute & University of San Diego, elected in March 2008 and Corresponding member of the Vicente Lombardo Toledano Center for Philosophical, Political and Social Research, Mexico City (Mexico) appointed in 2015. He is president of the Charo and Camilo José Cela Foundation.
Director of the Center for the Study of Creativity, Gabarron Foundation.
Alexandra Mitsotaki is co-founder & president of the World Human Forum, a global citizen initiative which has its symbolic base in Delphi. In 2019 she launched the Convergences Greece Forum. In 1998 she founded the Greek affiliate of ActionAid, the international organisation against poverty and injustice, ActionAid Hellas. For the last 10 years she was in charge of the Hellenic Cultural Centre in Paris, of which she is now vice-chair, with the aim of establishing a tool of cultural diplomacy for Greece in the Francophone world. Reacting to the financial crisis in Greece, in 2014 she co founded Action Finance Initiative, the first microcredit organisation in Greece with partners ActionAid Hellas and Adie France.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Studies from the Institute of Political Studies of Paris and a Post graduate degree on Development Issues.
In the past she has worked at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), where she specialised further in poverty issues in the developing world. She is a profound believer in civil society mobilisation and in citizen responsibility and their capacity to hold governments accountable at all levels of civic engagement.
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
Professor of Political Science at the Paris VIII University, the University of Valencia, Madrid (Carlos III), Seville (Pablo de Olavide), Tenerife (La laguna) and several universities in Latin America and North Africa, etc. He has been a member of the French magazine de Sartre and Simone de beauvoir: Les Temps Modernes. Collaborator in the international press, he is a columnist for the newspaper El País. Among his publications in French, translated into Spanish and other languages, the following stand out: Une politique de civilization, with Edgar Morin (1997), L'immigration expliquée à ma fille (1999), L'Empire face à la diversité (2003), And They will come… Migrations in hostile times (2006) and L'immigration est une chance, entre la peur et la raison (2007). He is the author of a controversial essay: Un détournement, Nicolas Sarkozy et la politique de civilization (2008). In Spanish, he has published several essays, among others, El toll de la vida, with Juan Goytisolo, El País, 1998; Mestizo Europe (2010), Refugees. Faced with the humanitarian catastrophe, a real response Planeta, (2016). Camping Simone de Beauvoir, Women, Men, Equality (2019) in Gutenberg Galaxy.
Sneška Quaedvlieg – Mihailović (1963) has been working for Europa Nostra - the European Voice of Civil Society committed to Cultural Heritage - for more than 25 years. In 2000, she was appointed as Secretary General. In this capacity, she works closely with EU institutions, the Council of Europe, the UN, UNESCO and numerous international, European, national, regional and local governmental and non-governmental bodies on heritage matters.
Since the creation of the European Heritage Alliance 3.3. in 2011, she has acted as the spokesperson of this informal platform of European and international networks active in the wider field of heritage. She has played a prominent role in promoting and implementing the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH), actively contributing to the EYCH Stakeholders Group, and now ensuring the legacy of the Year as part of the European Commission Expert Group on Cultural Heritage.
She is a regular speaker at European conferences and meetings on cultural heritage and is author of numerous publications on Europe and cultural heritage. Most recently, she contributed to the European Cultural Heritage Green Paper “Putting Europe’s shared heritage at the heart of the European Green Deal” . She has also contributed to the preparation of the European Report “Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe” (2015) and to the “New Narrative for Europe” project and publications (2013).
She is a member of the Advisory Board of Europeana Foundation, the Advisory Council of the European Union Youth Orchestra and of the Steering Committee of the “Centre européen de la Musique”.
Sneška Quaedvlieg–Mihailović obtained a degree in International Law in Belgrade (former Yugoslavia) and in European Law and Politics in Nancy (France).
Prior to joining Europa Nostra, she worked for EU Institutions in Brussels and then for the European Commission Delegation in Belgrade. In 1991, she was one of the founders and the first Secretary–General of the European Movement in Yugoslavia.
Twitter @SneskaEN @europanostra
Angel Carro is an expert in EU international relations, in UN and multilateral diplomacy, and in sustainable food systems.
Angel recently retired from the European External Action Service after a long and successful career with the EU institutions.
After a spell working for Union Bank of Switzerland, Angel joined the team of economic advisors to the Director General for Agriculture of the European Commission. He went on to later serve in DG AGRI both on enlargement negotiations and on rural development strategy.
On the diplomatic front, Angel served abroad for the EU both before the creation of EEAS and within that institution.
He was posted to Tanzania as Economic Counsellor, and to the UK in charge of the London Press office of the Commission’s Representation, before becoming Ambassador and Deputy Head of Mission to the United Nations in New York.
On his return to Brussels, he led the teams responsible successively for Mercosur and for Southern Africa, before joining the team of Senior Advisors to the Secretary General of the EEAS on Strategic Policy Planning.
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Gabarron Foundation since 2003, in 2017, Angel created the Open Earth Foundation (OEF), a small Belgian-based FUP - Fondation d’Utilité Publique. OEF fosters sustainable development, solidarity and education through art and creativity. The foundation supports art residencies and concerts in Belgium and development and educational projects in Africa. OEF also participates, as a convenor of policy debates, during the European Development Days.
Angel holds an MA in Agricultural Economics, and a PhD in Economics from the Swiss Institute of Technology Zürich (ETHZ), as well as an MA in Public Management from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Dual national Spanish and Swiss, Angel is fluent in Spanish, French, German and English, with a good understanding of Portuguese.
Expert in multilateral diplomacy, UN and EU international relations, Trustee of the Gabarron Foundation..