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IE HUMANITIES WEEK. Rethink Yourself: Leveraging Humanities for Uniqueness

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Mon, 08 Apr 2019, 4:30 PM –

Thu, 11 Apr 2019, 7:30 PM

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Velázquez 130
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Calle de Velázquez, 130, 28006 Madrid, Spain

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IE values the Humanities as a key element in understanding the reality of the world we live in through a global vision and the application of critical thinking. According to many recent studies, studying the Humanities benefits society, individuals and employers. IE Humanities Week 2019 will explore why Humanities matter through a series of workshops, speaker sessions, panels, debates, off-campus arts exhibitions, and more.

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Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)

Calle de Velázquez, 130, 28006 Madrid, Spain

Agenda

Mon, Apr 08, 2019
4:30 PM – 6:15 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Opening and Keynote: THE HUMANITIES MATTER!

IE values the Humanities as a key element in understanding the reality of the world we live in through a global vision and the application of critical thinking. According to many recent studies, studying the Humanities benefits society, individuals and employers. IE Humanities Week 2019 will explore why Humanities matter through a series of workshops, speaker sessions, panels, debates, off-campus arts exhibitions, and more.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Mirenchu Villa Oliveros, Deputy General Manager of International Business and Investee Companies Grupo Mutua Madrileña, Vice-Chairwoman Board of Directors of BCI Seguros
Evelio Acevedo, Managing Director, Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation


AGENDA:

4:30 PM – Opening Words. Diego Alcázar Benjumea, Executive Vice President, IE

4:35 PM – The Challenge to Create: IE Foundation Prizes in the Humanities

In this panel we have the opportunity to get to know some of the winners of the IE Prizes in the Humanities. What made them participate, where their inspiration comes from, what humanities means to them and to society and how they integrate humanities in their lives.

Agustín Pellecchia, Third Prize in Short Story in Spanish 2018. IMBA 2018
Daniel Bloch, Third Prize in Poetry in English 2017 and Second Prize in Short Essay in English 2018. BBA & BIR
Sofía Rondán, First Prize in Poetry in Spanish 2016 and Third Prize in Poetry in Spanish 2017. MIR 2016
Lucía Naveiro, Second Prize in Short Story 2017. Bachelor in Communication and Digital Media.

Moderator: Susana Torres Prieto, Academic Director of Humanities at IE

5:15 PM – Keynote Speech.

Mirenchu Villa Oliveros, Deputy General Manager of International Business and Investee Companies Grupo Mutua Madrileña, Vice-Chairwoman Board of Directors of BCI Seguros
Evelio Acevedo, Managing Director, Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Foundation

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Mon, Apr 08, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

@ CAMPUS SEGOVIA
Sala Capitular
Segovia_Send a Banana to the Moon!

An interactive talk on how Humanities can not only positively shape our critical thinking but also improving individuals' self growing. Come and meet one of top participants of Hay Festival 2018 and Head of Arts of British Council, Ludovico Asemat.

So, how would you send a banana to the moon?

The importance of thinking out of the box is one of Asemat's central fields of studying, and so this international professional will share with participants his expertise and passion for Arts, Humanities and the global impact of these.

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Mon, Apr 08, 2019
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. Stories with Impact: One Hour to Improve your Business Storytelling Skills Forever

You want to be a writer of influence?

Spend an hour with Andreas Loizou and you’ll learn how to connect with your readers
We’ll look at-

1. How to influence what people think, feel and do
2. The Reader-Response Model
3. How to find flow in your story telling

SPEAKER:

Andreas Loizou, Writer, Trainer, Founder of Margate Bookie Litfest

The presentation will be followed by book purchasing / signing.

Mon, Apr 08, 2019
7:15 PM – 9:00 PM

@ Calle de Santa Isabel, 52
Madrid_Private visit to "Lost, Loose and Loved: Foreign Artists in Paris", Reina Sofía Museum, hosted by IE Foundation

IE FOUNDATION hosts this exclusive guided visit to the exhibition at the Reina Sofía Museum "Lost, Loose and Loved: Foreign Artists in Paris".
This show explores the contribution of foreign artists who, after the Second World War, were working in Paris, a city which still preserved a certain aura surrounding its mythical modern embodiment as a “City of Light” in the 19th century. Paris at that time, rebuilding politically, socially and economically after the war, was trying to revamp the old image of the “School of Paris”, which had always relied upon the contribution of émigré artists for the development of a modern discourse. Paris was seen as a place of freedom, where individual personalities and identities were allowed and encouraged and, equally, measured meticulously according to a form of Cartesian restraint.

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Mon, Apr 08, 2019 9:00 AM
Thu, Apr 11, 2019 7:00 PM

@ Esteban Vicente Museum
Segovia_Contemporary Art: Guerrero / Vicente

The Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente houses the extraordinary collection of works donated by Esteban Vicente (Turégano, 1903 – Long Island, 2001), the only Spanish member of the first generation of the New York School of Abstract Expressionism in America. The exhibition of this Permanent Collection alternates with temporary exhibitions and cultural activities such as lectures, recitals and concerts.

The museum is located in the medieval palace of King Henry IV, of the Trastamara family, whose construction dates back to 1445. In addition to its five exhibition spaces, the visitor can also enjoy its Renaissance chapel with its Hispano-Moorish carved wooden ceiling, currently the auditorium of the museum, and the garden where Harriet and Esteban Vicente’s ashes rest.

Tue, Apr 09, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. The Power of the Narrative in Public Speaking

Public Speaking is a combination of good content and good delivery. One of the tools of public speaking which perfectly combines both of these elements is Storytelling. In storytelling the narrative is what helps speakers sustain the attention and interest of the viewer. In this workshop, we focus on how you can use your story narrative to be the best public speaker you can.

IE Public Speaking Club is not only one of the most active professional clubs on campus but is also a supportive network of like minded people with an ambitious mission and vision. A Mission to empower as many people as possible, helping them sky rocket their public speaking skills, overcoming their fears and overall boosting their self-confidence. A Vision to create a huge network of high-level professionals able to deliver terrific speakers in any given context. Our guiding principal to achieve our mission and vision is the "EGOS OUT" policy we follow in our weekly workshops every Tuesday. This is a feedback centric approach which values the importance of feedback as a learning tool. People bring their best when compelled to do so in a constructing way, putting their "EGO" outside the door, being naked and ready to improve.

Tue, Apr 09, 2019
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. How to Leverage your Interest in Humanities During Interviews?

This session aims to dispel the myth that humanities are of no interest to employers outside of academia. In fact, it could be argued that the perspectives and insights that we obtain through the study of humanities are now more important than ever, even for very STEM or business focused roles. Displaying a humanities-based approach during an interview can help you come across as a well-rounded candidate who is equipped with the necessary skills to face any kind of challenge that may come up in this ever-changing world.

SPEAKER:

Lourdes Ruiz del Portal. HR, Leadership & Executive Development Consultant, Career Mentor, Coach, Associate Professor at IE

Tue, Apr 09, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

@ Segovia's Creativity Center
Creativity Center
Segovia_ Exquisite corpse or exquisite cadaver

Exquisite corpse or exquisite cadaver (cadavre exquis) is a collection of words or images that are collectively assembled. The results of such gathering are usually surreal and/or hilarious, yet always significantly moving.

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Tue, Apr 09, 2019
6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

@ Segovia's Creativity Center
Area 31
Segovia_Workshop. Digital Storytelling: Crafting PPT Narratives

Visual communication is a key part of every presentation. In our workshop, we will learn how to design impactful, interactive presentations that will help you create an experience for your audience beyond their expectations, engage them, and ultimately increase your probabilities to convert from your call-to-action or proposal.

We will…

- Learn design and animation techniques (By creating a presentation during the workshop)

- Know the details behind impeccable, powerful slides (.ppt file to be shared after workshop)

SPEAKER:

Michelle Allende. IMBA Candidate. Founder of Digital Marketing Agency, Former University Professor of Communication (Storytelling and Copywriting). 

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Tue, Apr 09, 2019
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. Flash Fiction and Instant Poetry

A hands-on workshop on creative writing as instant gratification. Access your inner voice to create micro-narratives and evocative word music in minutes or even seconds. Explore writing as an escape hatch, a momentary vacation, a window you can open at any time.

SPEAKER:

Cary Barney. Professor of Writing, Dramatic Literature and Acting at Saint Louis University, Madrid. MFA Playwriting, Yale School of Drama. BA Theatre, Marlboro College

Tue, Apr 09, 2019
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

@ Intempestivos, Book Store
Segovia_ Coffee & Poetry with a LOEWE Foundation Prize

Intempestivos is the most cultural famous Book shop café of the city.
A place to drink books, stare at coffees and watch music. A place to be inspired by very special books and have a coffee by the Aqueduct. 

Don't miss the special agenda for this Humanities Week:

- Ben Clarck reciting on 9th of April at 20:00 


Don't miss the special agenda for this Humanities Week:

Ben Clarck reciting on 9th of April at 20:00


Teodosio el Grande 10, 40001 Segovia

Tue, Apr 09, 2019 1:00 PM
Thu, Apr 11, 2019 2:00 PM

@ Palacio de Quintanar
Segovia_IE Campus Life Recommends: FRESKO: Design in Castilla y León

The Center of Innovation and Development for Design and Culture of Segovia presents: 'Fresko. An exhibition where 7 designers and design studios show us the multiple faces of this discipline.

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Wed, Apr 10, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. Improv and Presentation: How Drama can Help in Your Professional Life

Improvisation is a powerful tool in tackling many issues that you will have to confront in your professional as well as day-to-day life. Presentation and public speaking skills, body language, stage presence, creativity, teamwork and tone and voice are just a few aspects that you train in Improvisation. Furthermore, it is a fun and energetic activity that takes you out of your comfort zone, will challenge your own personal boundaries and have you experience other IE members in an environment different from any other on-campus context. In this one hour workshop, we will take you through different fun and dynamic exercises of different fields surrounding improvisation that will make you more confident in your presentation skills and more comfortable in public situations.

The IE Drama Club meets once a week (Wednesdays 7-9:30 pm) to do mainly improvisation, but also theatrical exercises and scene-work. The sessions are always great fun and a welcome escape from the otherwise stressful, academic and professional IE environment. Our members who come from all different backgrounds and programs are able to bring in their own ideas and define for themselves what they want to work on specifically. Everyone is welcome and no previous experience is needed!

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Wed, Apr 10, 2019
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub, (-2)
Madrid_Debate. STEM & Humanities = a False Dichotomy?

The humanities vs. STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) - a centuries old debate on which is superior to the other is becoming even more heated today – in academia, in the corporate world, and even in friendly discussions.

Is it possible to marry the two - STEM and Humanities? Should we prioritize an education in STEM over one in Humanities? Are the new degrees, such as Human-Centered Computing and Digital Humanities the futhre?

Join us in this panel discussion with:

Susana Torres, Associate Professor and Academic Director of Humanities at IE University
Sowmya Vavilala, IE Public Speaking Club Coordinator
Fernando Mateo, Senior Director of Data Science and Technology, IE School of Human Sciences and Technology
Federica Fornaciari, Director of Digital Strategy, HAVAS Media Group Spain

Moderator: Rolf Strom-Olsen, Professor at IE Business School

Wed, Apr 10, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Lecture. What Can Leaders of Today Learn from the Ancient History?

Ancient history is full of great leaders who have changed the course of events thanks to their qualities as "shepherds of men". But can we measure these men using the parameters of a 21st century leader? In this brief talk we will try to carry out this experiment, and the results can be surprising.

SPEAKER:

Javier Alonso. Writer, Historian, Biblical Scholar, Translator, IE Business School and IE University Professor

The presentation will be followed by book purchasing / signing. 

Wed, Apr 10, 2019
8:45 PM – 10:45 PM

@ Cine Club Segovia
Segovia_Cine Club Segovia Cult Cinema? This is it!

Chris Kenneally lives in Brooklyn, New York. He wrote, directed, and produced the documentary Crazy Legs Conti: Zen and the Art of Competitive Eating. Most recently he wrote and directed the documentary Side by Side which is produced by Keanu Reeves. He is currently in pre-production on a narrative feature about a teenage graffiti artist in Coney Island called Green Dolphin and is developing an episodic series called Chef.

10th April, The Impact of Digital Cinema, 8:45pm. Free entrance.
Director: Christopher Kenneally USA 2012
Documentary Film making in Concejalía de Cultura Segovia
CineClub

Thu, Apr 11, 2019
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. Digital Storytelling: Crafting PPT Narratives

Visual communication is a key part of every presentation. In our workshop, we will learn how to design impactful, interactive presentations that will help you create an experience for your audience beyond their expectations, engage them, and ultimately increase your probabilities to convert from your call-to-action or proposal.

We will…

- Learn design and animation techniques (By creating a presentation during the workshop)

- Know the details behind impeccable, powerful slides (.ppt file to be shared after workshop)

SPEAKER:

Michelle Allende. IMBA Candidate. Founder of Digital Marketing Agency, Former University Professor of Communication (Storytelling and Copywriting). 

Thu, Apr 11, 2019
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Madrid_Workshop. Leading for Creativity

We learn skill to discover and shape our creative imagination, and to lead others to develop and use theirs. From creativity comes innovation, disruption, and new visions of the world. How can we best lead others in this essential dimension of successful business enterprise? In our workshop, through group and paired exercises, we gain insight into leading creativity.

SPEAKER:

Sandra Comas. Leader in Global Education and Consultant/TEDx Speaker. Doctor in Philosophy, Yale University

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Thu, Apr 11, 2019
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

@ Velázquez 130
V Hub (-2)
Speaker Panel. Leveraging Humanities for Uniqueness

IE values the Humanities as a key element in understanding the reality of the world we live in through a global vision and the application of critical thinking. According to many recent studies, the skills that employers value most in new hires are not technical or job-specific skills, but the skills such as communication, critical thinking and problem solving that humanities graduates tend to be strong at.

At this panel our speakers will share how their humanities background helped them in their professional growth, leadership and day-to-day management and how they market their humanities background.

Enrique Sacau, Group Head Financial Services at Equiniti
Carolina Fàbregas Hernández, B2C Global Head of Digital Marketing at Telefónica Corp
Ryan Day, CEO Grupo Bang Bang, Professor of Early Modern Literature at Saint Louis University, Madrid
Marc Smelik, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programmes, IE Business School

Moderator: Erik Schlie, Vice President for Global Alumni and Talent & Careers, IE

Thu, Apr 11, 2019
8:00 PM – 9:15 PM

@ Calle Cea Bermúdez, 1
Performance. Anestis Azas y Prodomos Tsinikoris, "Clean City" at TEATROS DEL CANAL

Teatros del Canal offers an exclusive access to "Clean City".
Theatre documentary that humorously denounces the reality of the everyday life in Greece.
The extreme right-wing party “Golden Dawn” has the goal to “cleanse” Greece from migrants. The Greek stage directors Anestis Azas and Prodromos Tsinikoris turn this rhetoric against itself and pose the question: Who does the cleaning in this country? In the 1980s these were the migrants from the Philippines, in the 90s from the Balkans and the former East bloc and since 2000 primarily migrants from Asia and Africa. In CLEAN CITY, cleaning staff from the various immigrant generations talk about work where social contrasts collide every day and about solidarity in times of crisis.
More info at: https://m.teatroscanal.com/espectaculo/anestis-azas-y-prodromos-tsinikoris/

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