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Alejandro Gaviria and Juan Luis Mejía in conversation with María del Rosario Escobar

Culture and the future

Jericó 2021, 

The Rector of the University of the Andes and member of the Lancet Covid-19 Commission, created to help develop global solutions to the pandemic, has written a book of essays that undertakes to recover the philosophical and artistic legacy of the great thinker Aldous Huxley, author of the influential novel Brave New World, while reflecting on matters related to progress, life, health and medicine, drugs and their prohibition, education and the climate emergency. Juan Luis Mejía (Colombia) was the Rector of the EAFIT University for 16 years. A lawyer by education, his career has been in cultural management and he has also worked as a diplomat. They will talk to María del Rosario Escobar, Director of the Museum of Antioquia.