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Building Bridges 2018

30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA

AND 7th OF THE YOUNG ACADEMY OF EUROPE

November 27 [Tuesday]

Pre-Conference meetings

 Morning, at the City Hall (pl. Sant Jaume)

09.45 h: Announcement of the Barcelona European Science Hypatia Prize winner

 Afternoon, at the Institute for Catalan Studies (IEC) At the Puig-Cadafalch Room.

15.00 h-19.00 h: Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Academia Europaea (AEPre-conference meetings (For the Boards of the AE and the YAE)

 

November 28 [Wednesday]. Morning (at the IEC, c/Carme 47)

Pre-conference meetings

Academic Coordinator: Alexander Fidora, ICREA, Autonomous University of Barcelona

At the IEC (different rooms)

09.00 h-18.00 h Documents delivery

10.00 h-11.30 h Section/Class Workshops (See ANNEX 1)

11.30 h-12.00 h Coffee break

12.00 h-13.00 h Section/Class Workshops (cont’d)

13.00 h-14.15 h Lunch break

  • At the CSIC Residence of Researchers (c/ Hospital, 64)

Meetings of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) (See ANNEX 2)

November 28 [Wednesday]. Afternoon (at the IEC, c/Carme 47)

BUILDING BRIDGES 2018 (At the Prat de la Riba Main Hall, IEC)

– 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA

– 7th OF THE YOUNG ACADEMY OF EUROPE

– DISPUTATIO OF BARCELONA 2018

Part #1

15.00 h-16.30 h

30th Annual business meeting of members of the Academia Europaea

President: Sierd Cloetingh

Executive secretary: David Coates

16.30 h-17.00 h 

Coffee Break

17.00 h-18.30 h

Welcome of new members of AE elected in 2017 and 2018, and welcome of new members of YAE

Coordinated by Genoveva Martí, ICREA, University of Barcelona

Part #2 (Open to the general public)

19.00 h-21.00 h

DISPUTATIO OF BARCELONA 2018
Competition vs. Cooperation: Two economists’ points of view

-Coordination and Introduction: Salvador Barberà, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Disputantes:

Hervé Moulin. Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow.

Gabrielle Demange. École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris / Paris School of Economics

– Open discussion with the attendants

 

November 29 [Thursday] From 10.00 h-18.30 h (at CosmoCaixa Science Museum (c/Isaac Newton 26, 08022 Barcelona)

BUILDING BRIDGES 2018 (at the Agora Room, CosmoCaixa)

For the participants in the Conference and previously registered people from Barcelona.

09.00 h Buses to CosmoCaixa, from Plaça Universitat.

09.00 h-10.00 h

Documents delivery

10.00 h-10.15 h

Official opening of the Annual Conference of the AE and the YAE

Welcome to CosmoCaixa

 – Angel Font, Corporate Director of Research and Strategy, “la Caixa” Banking Foundation

Welcome to the AE conference

 – Sierd Cloetingh, President of AE

10.15 h-11.00 h

The 2018 AE-Heinz-Nixdorf ERASMUS Medal

Laudatio by Jos van der Meer

Erasmus Lecture: Hans Clevers: Stem cell-based organoids in personalised medicine

Coordinated by Eva Kondorosi, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

11.00 h-11.30 h

Balzan Lecture #1: Carlo Ginzburg: Disciplines, Serendipity, case studies

11.30 h-12.00 h

Coffee break

12.00 h-12.30 h

Balzan Lecture #2: Michaël Gillon: Life under another Sun: from science-fiction to science

12.30 h-13.00 h

COST Lecture #1: Marcel Swart: Spinning from north to south: a collaborative COST approach in transition-metal chemistry

13.00 h-14.15 h

Lunch break

14.30 h-15.00 h

AE Gold Medal award to the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) and talk by Professor dr. Jörg Hacker, president of the Leopoldina

15.00 h-15.30 h

Lecture by Robert-Jan Smits (former DG research and innovation of the European Commission): Science, Europe’s precious asset

COST Lecture #2: Angelo Camerlenghi, Uncovering the Mediterranean salt giant (MEDSALT)—a COST Action as an incubator of cross-disciplinary research in Earth Sciences

Coordinated by Marcel Swart, ICREA, University of Girona

16.00-16.30 h

YAE Prize and Laudatio: Gabi Lombardo: Encouraging a strong SSH scientific community to serve society’s wellbeing

16.30-17.00 h

YAE Session Talk #1: Sarah de Rijcke: Metrics and science

17.00-17.30 h

YAE Session Talk #2: Anna Marmodoro: Time after change

17.30-18.15 h

Closure and Reception

18.30 h Buses to RAMC-IEC

20.00 h-21.00 h  At the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia (RAMC) (c/Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona) Gimbernat Hall (18th c.) 

CONCERT by The Gani Mirzo Band, “Building musical bridges in the Mediterranean. Songs from Algeria, Armenia and Kurdistan”

Presentation: Romà Escalas, musician and musicologist, has directed and organised the cycles “Music at the Cloister”, on behalf of the IEC

21.30 h-24.00 h (at the Cloister of the IEC)

Farewell by:

     Sierd Cloetingh, president of the AE

     Ricard Guerrero, academic director of the AE-BKH

     Kimberly Katte, manager of the AE-BKH

Reception and Hot buffet

 

                                                         

ANNEX 1

November 28 [Wednesday]. Morning (at the IEC, c/Carme 47)

 

SECTION/CLASS WORKSHOPS

 Scientific coordinator: Alexander Fidora (ICREA-UAB)

Class A1 (Abstracts PDF)

Post-imperial Europe: The Challenge of Compartmentalisation 

(At the Pi i Sunyer Room)

Chairperson: Vladimir Biti (Shanghai)

Speakers:

Biti, Vladimir (Shanghai): Post-imperial Europe and Transborder Communities

Daković, Nevena (Belgrade): Belgrade in-between the Wars: Imperial Shadows on the Screen

D’haen, Theo (Leuven): Post- and Future-Imperial Europe(s)

He, Chengzhou (Nanjing): Theater as “an Encounter”: Jerzy Grotowski’s Cosmopolitanism

Hutchinson, Ben (Kent): Empires of the Mind: The Emergence of ‘Comparative’ and ‘World’ Literature as Imperial Structures

Larsen, Svend Erik (Aarhus): From Imperial Cracks to Post-Imperial Stress Syndromes

Lützeler, Paul Michael (Saint Louis): Robert Menasse’s Novel “The Capital”: The National Factor in the EU

Onega, Susana (Saragossa): Meeting the Challenge of Compartmentalisation: David Mitchell’s Transmodern History of the World

 

Class A2 (Abstracts PDF)

Social Sciences in Their Global Contexts

(At the Joan Coromines Room)

Chairperson: Björn Wittrock (Uppsala)

Speakers:

Mas-Colell, Andreu (Barcelona): Economics: between theory and empirics

Knöbl, Wolfgang (Hamburg): Developments in Sociology and Historically Orientated Social Science

Randeria, Shalini (Vienna and Geneva): Role and Relevance of Institutes of Advanced Study in Social Science Knowledge Production Today

Schnell, Izhak (Tel Aviv): The Structure of Social Space in a Global Reality: the Case of Arabs in Israel

 

 Class B (Section B3: P&E) (this Workshop will start at 09.00 h) (Abstracts PDF)

Inaugural Lectures by New Members of Physics and Engineering Sciences

Web: https://indico.kfki.hu/event/910/timetable/#20181128.detailed

(At the Prat de la Riba Room)

Chairpersons: Muhsin Harakeh (Groningen) and Tamás Csörgő (Budapest)

Speakers:

Sanjuán, Miguel A.F. (Madrid): Contributions to Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos and Complex Systems

Viña, Luis (Madrid): Bose-Einstein Condensates in Semiconductor Microcavities

Krasznahorkay, Attila J. (Debrecen): On a New Light-Particle Candidate for Dark Matter in High-Energy Nuclear Transitions

Wiescher, Michael (Notre Dame): The Nucleosynthesis of First Stars

Kalantar-Nayestanaki, Nasser (Groningen): FAIR and its Impact on Science and Technology

Maj, Adam (Krakow): Exotic Shapes and Collective Phenomena in Excited Atomic Nuclei

Ordejon, Pablo (Barcelona): Frontiers in Materials Modelling

Fantz, Ursel (Garching): Large and Powerful Sources for Negative Hydrogen Ions

Campbell, David J (ITER Organization): Self-organisation in Burning Plasmas

Wójs, Arkadiusz (Wroclaw): Quantum Electron Liquids and Fractional Quantum Hall Effect

Jajszczyk, Andrzej (Krakow): ERC Funding in Physics and Engineering

 

Class C

Presentations by Newly Elected Members of Class C

(At the Nicolau d’Olwer Room)

Chairperson: Alexei Verkhratsky (Manchester)

 

                                                         

                                                                                                            

ANNEX 2

November 28 [Wednesday]. Morning (At the CSIC Residence of Researchers, c/Hospital, 64)

MEETINGS OF THE YOUNG ACADEMY OF EUROPE (YAE)