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27 Nov 2018

The renowned expert Shereen El Feki analyses in Barcelona the political and sexuality bond in the Arab world

The author of Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World participates on Tuesday, December 4 (7pm) at the IEMed in the debate “Sexuality and social change in the Mediterranean”. While religion and politics have come to be...

20 Nov 2018

An international forum in Barcelona addresses how to boost growth and investment in North Africa

The North Africa Business and Development Forum will take place on Wednesday, November 21 in Barcelona within the framework of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders. Entrepreneurs, presidents of chambers of commerce and business associations, ex...

22 Oct 2018

Catalan, Moroccan, Algerian and Tunisian journalists analyze migration coverage in Barcelona

The IEMed and the APEC will organize the seminar “New approaches to the coverage of migration” in Barcelona on Friday, October 26. The objective is to analyze the challenges of journalism when dealing with migrations in the western Medite...

15 Oct 2018

60% of the news about Islam from 6 Spanish newspapers are Islamophobic

The Observatory of Islamophobia in the Media, an initiative of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Al Fanar Foundation, presents its first annual report today in Barcelona. La Vanguardia, El Mundo, La Razón, 20 minutes, El Pa...

10 Oct 2018

The Lebanese Joumana Haddad, writer and feminist activist, opens the Aula Mediterrània cycle

The author of I killed Sherezade, an essay that made her known internationally, opens the Aula Mediterrània 2018/19 cycle of conferences on Thursday, October 18 (6.30 p.m.). Immigration and refugees, radicalization and sectarian tensions and the soc...

3 Oct 2018

An unpublished documentary collection offers a broad portrait of Ramon Llull’s family branch of Barcelona

Today the book-catalog that compiles these documentary collections was presented in the academic day “Maestro Ramón, the Llulls and the Mediterranean of their time” inVilassar de Dalt. After 2 years of recovery, identification and digiti...

27 Sep 2018

Debate at the IEMed on the strategy of Europe in the Mediterranean to present the IEMed 2018 yearbook

This Thursday afternoon, the IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018 is presented in Barcelona with a debate on the EU strategy in the Mediterranean, the competition with other world powers in the region, the evolution of regional conflicts such as Syria,...

16 Sep 2018

Tunisian Assia Elkadhi wins the Euro-Mediterranean literary contest “A Sea of Words” 2018

The awards ceremony for the literary contest takes place this afternoon in Barcelona and features the Councilor for Culture, Laura Borràs, and the journalist and writer Tomás Alcoverro. Among 250 original stories by young people from 33 countries,...

29 Jun 2018

International forum on the key role of SMEs in the socio-economic development of the Mediterranean region

The Barcelona Euro-Med Forum, with participants from France, Tunisia, Belgium, Morocco, Lebanon, Spain and Egypt, will be held on July 4 and 5 at the Palau Macaya of Obra Social “la Caixa” in Barcelona. Representatives of international or...

25 Jun 2018

A seminar will analyze the viability of multilateral management in the Mediterranean

The IEMed coordinates one of the seminars of the IMISCOE international congress, which brings together in Barcelona from July 2 to 4 the main European network of researchers on migration. The IEMed will analyze the viability of a multilateral governa...