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Reading by Juan José Millás

My words, others’ words.

Event 1 Venue: TORREÓN DE LOZOYA

The writer reads from his latest book Articuentos Completos and discusses it with Ana Gavin, followed by readings from Pedro Arahuetes, Clara Luquero, Aurelio Martín, Teresa Sanz, Luis García Méndez, Jesús García Calero, Pedro Zuazua, Carlos Aganzo, César Gómez, Alfredo Matesanz, Jesús Martínez Calle and Malaquías del Pozo.
 
An interpreter for sign language is available. Co-organized with the Biblioteca Nacional de España and with the collaboration of Fundación Lara, Fundación ONCE and Caja Segovia.
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Readings in English: Ilze Barobs and Jennie Gant

Event 2 Venue: Biblioteca Pública de Segovia

What do you see when you read a great story? The words in a good book conjure images in our minds. In this workshop we look at the visuals in and around books written by authors Andrew Miller, Suzanne Joinson and Philippa Gregory.
 
Conducted in English. Co-organized with the British Council, the Biblioteca Pública de Segovia and the Junta de Castilla y León.
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Readings in English: Ilze Barobs and Jennie Gant

Event 3 Venue: LIBRERÍA DE FÀBULA

What do you see when you read a great story? The words in a good book conjure images in our minds. In this workshop we look at the visuals in and around books written by authors Andrew Miller, Suzanne Joinson and Philippa Gregory.
 
Conducted in English. Co-organized with the British Council and Librería De Fàbula.
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Reading from Articuentos Completos

Event 4 Venue: Biblioteca Pública de Segovia

Second reading from Articuentos Completos by Juan José Millás. Members of reading clubs in Segovia will read aloud. Chaired by Luís García Méndez.
 
Co-organized with the Biblioteca Nacional de España with the collaboration of the Fundación Lara, the Biblioteca Publica de Segovia and the Junta de Castilla y León.
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Raja Mohan, Antonio Garrigues Walker and Javier Moreno

Voices of Liberty

Event 5 Venue: CAMPUS DE SANTA CRUZ LA REAL-IE UNIVERSITY

Raja Mohan, Indian expert in international relations and globalization, Antonio Garrigues Walker, lawyer and intellectual dedicated to humanitarian causes, and Javier Moreno, editor of El País, discuss globalization. Presented by Santiago Íñiguez, president of IE University.
 
Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with the Fundación AXA, IE University with the collaboration of the Fundación Consejo España - India, the Embassy of India in Spain, IE University, Hotel Ritz of Madrid, Caja Segovia Ayuntamiento de Segovia and Renfe.
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Satyajit Ray: Meditations on India

Visual Arts Programme Opening

Event 6 Venue: La Alhóndiga

Dedicated to film director Satyajit Ray (1921-1992), one of the Bollywood greats of the 20th century, the exhibition brings together material from all the artistic disciplines he employed: photography, costume design, music, billboards, drafts of screenplays, suits, film stills and portraits of Ray himself by Tarapada Banerjee, Marc Riboud, Hirak Sen.
 
Co-organized with the Fundación AXA and Casa de la India, with the collaboration of the Fundación Consejo España - India, the Embassy of India in Spain, Caja Segovia, Ayuntamiento de Segovia and Renfe.
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Visual Arts Programme

Event 7 Venue: TERRAZA DE SANTA COLUMBA, ACUEDUCTO

Starting at 9a.m. at the Terraza de Santa Columba by the Aqueduct, IE-University students and members of the public will erect a reproduction of the famous Aqueduct of Segovia made from American tulipwood. This project, organized by the AHEC, will be launched at noon.
 
The tour continues in La Alhóndiga to view the exhibition Satyajit Ray: Meditations on India and ends at the Palacio Quintanar with the exhibition An Elephant Came By, featuring more than 100 images by 24 Dutch illustrators of children’s books, selected by the Dutch Foundation for Literature. At 7p.m. the wooden aqueduct will be dismantled and transported by volunteers to the Casa de los Picos, where a tower will be built, creating a new work of visual art.
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A meeting with Meenakshi Gopinath

Event 8 Venue: UNIVERSIDAD DE VALLADOLID, CAMPUS SEGOVIA

Dr Meenakshi Gopinath is Director of Lady Shri Ram College, a university dedicated to encouraging women to assume positions of leadership, striving for co-existence and non-violence. In conversation with Eva Navarro and the university students on the subject Women Building Peace.
 
Consecutive translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with the Universidad de Valladolid, Campus Segovia, Fundación Consejo España-India and the Embassy of India in Spain.
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María Zambrano and Alfonsa de la Torre

My words, others’ words

Event 9 Venue: UNIVERSIDAD DE VALLADOLID/CAMPUS SEGOVIA

Students and representatives from the UVA will read a selection of texts by two writers who lived in Segovia.
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Nicole Krauss in conversation with Pepa Bueno

Event 10 Venue: Biblioteca Pública de Segovia

Nicole Krauss is, according to the New York Times, ‘one of the most important novelists in the United States’. She presents her most recent novel Great House. Her previous work The History of Love confirmed her extraordinary talent and was an international bestseller in English and Spanish. Chaired by journalist Pepa Bueno.
 
Consecutive translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with Yo Dona magazine, with the collaboration of the Embassy of the United States of America in Spain.
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Meenakshi Gopinath talks to Javier Gila Lorenzo

Women Building Peace

Event 11 Venue: Librería Solidaria Aida

Second session with Dr. Meenakshi Gopinath on the subject of Women Building Peace. She talks to Javier Gila Lorenzo, President of the Asociación AIDA and expert in international co-operation. Event in English.
 
Co-organized with the Librería Solidaria Aida. With the collaboration of the Embassy of India in Spain, the Fundación Consejo España-India and El Adelantado de Segovia.
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Ann Bateson

Radio and Culture Workshop.

Event 12 Venue: EN EL ESTUDIO DE RADIO DE IE UNIVERSITY

The producer and presenter of Madrid’s English language radio show Madrid Live, offers insights into the work of a radio reporter. Bookings Hayfestival@ie.edu (limited to 15)
 
Co-organized with IE University.
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Juan José Millás talks to Antonio San José

Event 13 Venue: Caja Segovia

The writer Juan José Millás talks to journalist Antonio San José about his narrative and journalistic work, and its place in Spanish literature today.
 
Co-organized with the Fundación Lara.
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Gerard Mortier in conversation with Jesús Ruiz Mantilla

On Music and life

Event 14 Venue: Iglesia de San Nicolás

The internationally renowned Gerard Mortier, Artistic Director of the Teatro Real, formerly with La Monnaie in Brussels, the Salzburg Festival and L’Opéra de Paris, is credited with changing the image of opera as an art form.
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Sport: a breeding ground of values

Event 16 Venue: SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROS

Oscar Campillo, editor of the sports daily Marca, talks about the values that make sport an example for new generations in the company of Pedro Cifuentes, journalist and professor of Communication at IE University and the sports journalist, Santiago Segurola.
 
Co-organized with Marca and IE University
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Eduardo Sacheri and Daniel Samper Pizano

Football For Ever

Event 17 Venue: Iglesia de San Nicolás

Two writers passionate about football talk about the sport. Argentine writer Eduardo Sacheri is the author of La Pregunta de sus Ojos (the film version The Secret in Their Eyes won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film 2010) and the recently published Papeles en el Viento, a book about friendship and football. Daniel Samper Pizano is a Colombian writer and journalist, author of Así Ganamos, Las Leyes del Fútbol and contributor to Cuando Nunca Perdíamos: 15 miradas sobre el Barça and Viaje al corazón del fútbol: conversaciones sobre el gran Barça de Guardiola.
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War Horse

(U.K. 2011, 146 minutes. English with Spanish Subtitles)

Event 18 Venue: La Cárcel-Filmoteca de Segovia

The film of the book by Michael Morpurgo. Young Albert enlists to serve in the First World War after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert’s hopeful journey takes him out of England and across Europe as the war rages on. Directed by Steven Spielberg, screenplay by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis and produced by Revel Guest.
 
With the collaboration of DreamWorks and Disney.
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Philippa Gregory talks to Giles Tremlett

Event 19 Venue: SAN JUAN DE LOS CABALLEROS

Philippa Gregory, best-selling writer of historical novels, discusses her latest book The Red Queen with Giles Tremlett, Guardian correspondent in Spain. They share a passion for the Tudors.
 
Simultaneous translation from English into Spanish. Co-organized with the British Council and the Fundación Lara.
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ABC/IE Workshop: Iceberg Theory - secrets of a successful interview

Event 20 Venue: SALA CAPITULAR, CAMPUS DE SANTA CRUZ LA REAL

How does a journalist extract information from a politician and what are the most effective techniques for uncovering information intended to remain hidden? A workshop organized by ABC and the IE School of Communication with Silvia Clemente, regional minister of Agriculture of the Junta de Castilla y León, and the acclaimed writer Javier Moro. Presented by Maria José Ferrari, professor of Critical Thinking and Linguistics at IE University and chaired by Jesús García Calero and Inés Martín Rodrigo of ABC.
 
The workshop will be retransmitted live via streaming from the Culture page in ABC.es and produced live by the team at Medialab in IE School of Communication. Co-organized with IE University and with the collaboration of Tierra de Sabor.
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Do book fairs have a future?

Event 21 Venue: Caja Segovia

Book fairs promote reading and offer an opportunity for people to meet and discuss writing. Julia Navarro, writer, Teodoro Sacristán, director of the Madrid Book Fair, Ángel María Herrera, president of Bubok and Pedro de Andrés and president of CEDRO analyse the present and future of book fairs.
 
Co-organized with the Centro Español de Derechos Reprográficos (CEDRO)
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