Upcoming Fall Lectures
10/9/2018 - 12/14/2018
The Autumn 2018 Lecture Program at the Fundación Juan March begins with a series focusing on theatre in Ancient Greece, coordinated by Carlos García Gual. It will be followed by a lecture series in which four female architects will discuss the biographies of the pioneering women Eileen Gray, Lilly Reich, Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky and Charlotte Perriand. Lola Badia will also revisit what is said to be “the best book in the world” in Don Quixote, Tirant lo Blanc, while Antonio Ballesteros González will examine nineteenth-century English fantasy literature in the guise of Mary Shelley, the Brontë sisters and Elizabeth Gaskell. Autobiographical reflection will be provided by María Blasco, Jorge Edwards, Adela Cortina and Valentín Fuster. In regard to current affairs, Cayetano López will analyse the relationship between climate change and energy consumption, Salvador Gutiérrez Ordóñez and José Luis García Delgado will discuss the achievements and challenges of the Spanish language, Joaquín Almunia and Rafael Doménech will discuss the future of pensions in Spain, and Lurdes Vidal and Ignacio Álvarez-Ossorio, the Middle Eastern crisis.