From 2013 until present, the Academia Europaea-Barcelona Knowledge Hub (AE-BKH) has celebrated during the first days of March its annual Women’s Week, in commemoration of the UN International Women’s Day, celebrated world-wide each 8th of March (More information). The programme of the 2018 AE-BKH Women’s Week (WW2018) has the general title of “Woman, science and culture: A symbiotic connection”.

From March 6 until March 8, 2018 the AE-BKH will celebrate its annual Women’s Week with three different activities in different locations of Barcelona. (The attendance is free, but as the capacity of the session rooms is limited, for sessions on 6 or 8 March we recommend registering by sending an email to, or phone to Griselda Ribas (Tel. 93-2701727). For the 7 March session in the Natural Science Museum of Barcelona, please make your inscription on line at

Lidia Pujol

March 6. A Concert by Lidia Pujol with the title “Polorum Regina#

Women as a referent of freedom”. At the Institute for Catalan Studies, Prat de la Riba Hall. C/ Carme, 47. 08001 Barcelona. From 19 h - 21 h.

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John Feldman
John Feldman, director of "Symbiotic Earth"

March 7. World Premiere of the documentary film for TV “Symbiotic Earth: How Lynn Margulis rocked the boat and started a scientific revolution”. #

At the Natural Science Museum of Barcelona. Parc del Fòrum. Pl. Leonardo da Vinci, 4-5. 08019 Barcelona. From 18 h - 21 h.

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Lynn Margulis
Lynn Margulis (1938-2011)

March 8. Session on “Symbiotic science: The legacy of Lynn Margulis”. #

Talks by Marta Estrada, Magdalena Albero, Sandra Montón, Dolors Grillo- Bosch and Mercè Piqueras. Presented by Ricard Faura and coordinated by Carmen Chica. At the Athenaeum of Barcelona, Verdaguer Room. C/ Canuda, 6. 08002 Barcelona. From 19 h - 21 h.

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The March 6th and March 8th sessions will be developed in Catalan or Spanish. The TV film is in English, with subtitles In Spanish.


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