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Kosmopolis 2005

International Festival of Literature: special edition for the Year of the Book and Reading

Carlos Ruiz Zafón and Sergi Doria: A literary Raval.

The fictions of memory

Conversation between Carlos Ruiz Zafón and Sergi Doria about the city imagery that inspired some of passages of the novel The Shadow of the Wind (2001), readings set in old Barcelona and a legendary nomenclature: District V, barrio Chino, Raval... Part of the program of the CCCB's Kosmopolis'05 Literature Festival.

Kosmopolis 05. The New Humanists. Science at the Edge

Debate with Marc Hauser, Lee Smolin, Robert Trivers and John Brockman

Charles Darwin's ideas on evolution through natural selection are the basis for these arguments. This talk gives the opportunity to a physicist, a cognitive neuroscientist, and an evolutionary biologist to explain how the common thread of Darwinian evolution has led them to new advances in their respective fields.