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031 March 2013

 

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FUNDACIÓN

JUANELO

TURRIANO

031

2013

March

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NEWS

 

OPENING OF THE ARTIFEX EXHIBITION IN GRAN CANARIA

 

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The travelling exhibition “Artifex. Roman engineering in Spain” opened on Thursday, 13 March at the Elder Science and Technology Museum, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, where it can be visited through the end of August.

 

The opening ceremony was attended by regional Director General of Tourist Administration and Promotion Rita Enma Hernández Callero, Public Works Studies and Experimentation Centre (Spanish initials, CEDEX) representative Dolores Romero, Museum Director José Francisco Miranda and Fundación Juanelo Turriano Director Bernardo Revuelta.

 

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Go to Elder Museum website

 

OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION “ARS MECHANICAE” AT LOGROÑO

 

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The exhibition “Ars Mechanicae, Medieval engineering in Spain” will be open from 7 March through 23 June at Logroño’s Science Museum.

 

The opening ceremony was attended by Councilwoman for Trade, Culture and Tourism of Logroño, Pilar Montes, Public Works Studies and Experimentation Centre (Spanish initials, CEDEX) representative Dolores Romero and Pedro Navascués, exhibition curator and Fundación Juanelo Turriano trustee.

 

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Go to the Logroño Science Museum website

 

FUNDACIÓN JUANELO TURRIANO LIBRARY: ACQUISITIONS

 

FUNDACIÓN JUANELO TURRIANO LIBRARY

 

 

  • ¨El General de Ingenieros D. José Marvá y Mayer, creador del Cuerpo de Inspección de Trabajo [Engineering Corps General José Marvá y Mayer, founder of the Worksite Inspection Unit]. Author: M. Julia Bordonado Bermejo. Published at Madrid in 2006.

 

  • ¨Las antigüedades de Roma. Andrea Palladio. [Roman antiquities. Andrea Palladio]. Editor: José Riello. Published at Madrid in 2008.

     

  • ¨El Acueducto de Segovia: viajes, viajeros y algo de arqueología. [Segovia aqueduct: travel, travellers and a little archaeology]. Authors: Cesáreo Pérez González and Luis Antonio Arroyo Rodríguez. Published at Segovia, 2011.

     

     

  • ¨El Acueducto de Segovia [Segovia aqueduct]. Published at Madrid in 2002.

 

 

DIGITAL LIBRARY

 

DIGITAL LIBRARY

 

 

  • ¨Fundación Juanelo Turriano. 1987-2012. Commemorative book published on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Fundación Juanelo Turriano by engineer and historian José Antonio García-Diego. It contains articles by Antonio Recuero, José Manuel Sánchez Ron, Thomas F. Glick and Daniel Crespo and includes graphic information on the foundation’s activities in its first quarter century.

 

 

OTHER CURRENT EVENTS

 

CATALONIA’S PUBLIC WORKS PLAN, 1935

 

Victoriano Muñoz Oms

 

 

Issue 1474 of Quadern (El País, 7 March) contains an extensive and conscientiously documented article on Catalonia’s Public Works Plan, 1935, drafted by renowned engineer Victoriano Muñoz Oms.

 

Download article

WATER AND PROTOHISTORY FROM THE EBRO TO HÉRAULT

 

WATER AND PROTOHISTORY

 

 

Meritxell Oliach Fàbregas defended her doctoral dissertation entitled “El agua y la protohistoria desde el Ebro hasta Hérault. Sistema de abastecimiento y evacuación (siglos XI-II ane)” [Water and protohistory from the Ebro to Hérault, supply and drainage systems (11th - 2nd centuries BCE)], supervised by Dr Carme Belarte (ICREA-ICAC), on 14 March in the Catalán Institute of Classical Archaeology ( Spanish initials, ICAC) auditorium. She was awarded her PhD. degree with honour (cum laude).

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

  • ¨7th “Education and history of science and technology, methodology and perspectives” Symposium. Organised by the Royal Society of the History of Science and Technology (Spanish initials, SEHCYT), it will be held at the Catalan Studies Institute, Barcelona, on 15 and 16 March 2013.

 

 

Molinum

 

Molinum

 

 

With issue 40, Molinum, the Association for the Conservation and Study of Mills’ (Spanish initials, ACEM) institutional journal, is entering a new age under the leadership of Félix Pinto.

 

 

 

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