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Lectures for secondary students

The programme with secondary students is a CCCB work line for bringing the great debates of our times to young people. 

Citizens who are at an age of their lives for posing and asking themselves questions and in a vital phase that is essentially philosophical: it is brimming with doubts, insecurities and uncertainties, but also with energy and curiosity about the world. Within the framework of this project, the CCCB brings some of the leading thinkers of the contemporary world into dialogue with these citizens of the future, so that they can debate aspects that affect them in a direct way.


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A morning with Fatima Bhutto

New global pop

Korean K-pop group BTS is all the rage, Turkish soap operas, or dizi, triumph on TV, and Bollywood movies move masses—what is going on in new global pop? Pakistan-born writer Fatima Bhutto draws us into domains that are slowly but surely finding their way onto our screens and into social media, displacing the centralism of popular culture of a strictly Western origin.

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A morning with Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil

Other Languages, Other Knowledge

Every culture and every language is a window from where to interpret and change the world. Linguist, writer and activist Yásnaya Elena A. Gil defends the value of minority cultures and languages, not only as spaces where their speakers can create community, but also as tools for resistance ...

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Previous activities

A morning with Fatima Bhutto

New Global Pop

A morning with Yásnaya Elena Aguilar Gil

Other Languages, Other Knowledge

A morning with Lia Rodrigues

The Transformational Power of Art

A morning with Cristina Rivera Garza

Intimate Violences

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A morning with Juan Arnau

Imagination Has History

A morning with Anna Starobinets

The Power of Imagination

A morning with Isaac Rosa

Other Possible Futures

A morning with Marta Peirano

Citizen Resistance and Climate Change

A morning with Miquel del Pozo

A journey through myth

A morning with David Bueno

The untidy brain

A morning with Jordi Camí

The illusionist brain

A morning with Carolin Emcke

A right has never been won forever

A morning with Marina Garcés

The time of promises

A morning with Maggie Nelson

The practice of freedom

A Moring with Burhan Sönmez

Freedom of expression and the role of literature

A Morning with Alec MacGillis

Living in the shadow of Amazon

A morning with Judith Schalansky

Inventory of the Imagination

A morning with Gerard Talavera

Learning from Butterflies

From reality to the stage

Meeting of high school students with the documentary theater company La Conquesta del Pol Sud

A Morning with Lia Rodrigues

Shake up the world through art

A morning with Alessandro Baricco

The world as a video game

A Morning with Nalini Malani

Art to Break Silence

A morning with Yayo Herrero

Rethinking our relationship with the planet

A morning with Patrick Boucheron

How is History made?

A morning with Nadia Ghulam

Being a Refugee: Surviving in Adversity

A morning with Marta Segarra

What does it mean to be a feminist today?

A morning with Kate Clanchy

Why do we need poetry?

A morning with Cesc Gelabert

A morning with Åsa Wikforss

Knowledge Resistance

A Morning with Sonia Fernández-Vidal

Quantum physics: reality or fiction?

A morning with Mara Dierssen

A morning with Helena Maleno

Such Emotion! What Emotion?

An approximation to the emotions from art and philosophy with Georges Didi-Huberman and Jordi Nomen

A Morning with Sabri Louatah

A Morning with Marcus du Sautoy

A Morning with Marina Tabassum

A Morning with Rita Segato

A morning with Judith Butler

Lecture and discussion with Miquel Missé

Conversation with Gaël Faye

The French-Burundian rapper and novelist talks with the journalist Xavier Aldekoa