Upcoming events

  • 85th ICREA Colloquium - Beyond musicology


    Speaker: ICREA Research Professor Tess Knighton, from CSIC-IMF, and Patricia Caicedo, director of the Barcelona Festival of Song

    When: 26th of February 2019, 18:00h

    Where: ICREA, Pg. Lluís Companys 23, 6th floor


    Musicology is a relatively young discipline, which gained recognition only towards the end of the nineteenth century and a debate over its focus of scientific inquiry has its roots in its early philological roots based on the study of musical sources and concordances. This thread continues within the weave of present-day musicology, intertwined with other strands of pure analysis of musical text from an aesthetic viewpoint and a more contextualised approach addressing broader social and cultural questions which have vied for pre-eminence since the 1970s. The era of the digital humanities has opened up new directions, from big data analysis to neuro-scientific approaches, the impact of which is beginning to make itself felt in the most recent research. In this presentation, we consider the challenge of going beyond musicology to explore performative and dynamic issues of the quintessentially ephemeral art of music-making in the historical past using the technology of the present in order to open the way for a richer understanding of it as an embodied experience.

    The ICREA colloquia are a great way to learn about remote fields of research from our best experts. We usually have two speakers, who offer their opinions on the same subject from very different angles. Open to all ICREAs and their guests.

  • ICREA BREAKFAST COLLOQUIUM - Cell differentiation and cancer: role of gene regulation and dietary fatty acids


    Speakers: ICREA Research Professors Salvador Aznar Benitah (IRB Barcelona) and Prof. Luciano di Croce (CRG)

    When: 9th of April 2019, 09:00h


  • 87th ICREA Colloquium - Observing the dark side of the Universe with gravitational lensing and gravitational waves


    Speakers: ICREA Research Professors Ramon Miquel and Mario Martínez (both from IFAE)

    When: 11th of June 2019, 9:00h


  • 88th ICREA BREAKFAST COLLOQUIUM - Rock Art and Human Evolution


    Speakers: ICREA Research Professors Inés Domingo and João Zilhao (both from the UB)

    When: 8th of October 2019, 9:00h