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169 October 2019


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Engineers’ books. University outreach course

Registration is now open for, Engineers’ books, a course (in the Spanish language) organised by the National Distance University (UNED) in conjunction with Fundación Juanelo Turriano.

Intended for historians, engineers, art and science historians, architects, geographers and anyone interested in the subject, the course will be delivered at the UNED’s Associated Institution at Segovia on 8 to 10 November.

Co-directors Alicia Cámara, Head of the UNED’s Art History Department, and Bernardo Revuelta Pol, Director of Fundación Juanelo Turriano, and coordinator Enrique Gallego Lázaro, have arranged for a guided tour of the Academy of Artillery for participants after adjournment.

Programme and on-line registration (In Spanish)

First Forum on Public Works as Cultural Heritage

The First Forum on Public Works as Cultural Heritage (characterisation, management and rehabilitation) will be held on 21 and 22 October at Madrid’s School of Civil Engineering.

The forum organisers include the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineers (CICCP), the Centre for Public Works Studies and Experimentation (CEDEX) and the Asociación de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos y de la Ingeniería Civil, with Fundación Juanelo Turriano as one of the institutional partners.

Daniel Crespo Delgado, researcher with Fundación Juanelo Turriano, will participate with a lecture entitled The heavy impact of public works heritage.


More...  (In Spanish)

First Roadway Studies Symposium. Saavedra Collection

The First Roadway Studies Symposium, held on 9 October at Madrid’s School of Civil Engineering, was devoted to engineer and humanist Eduardo Saavedra y Moragas.

Archaeological objects from the Saavedra Collection, custodied by the Royal Academy of History’s Antiquities Division will be on display at the School until December.

The exhibition, organised by the Asociación Internacional de Caminería and the Technical University of Madrid’s School of Civil Engineering under the leadership of Ignacio Menéndez Pidal, member of the Fundación Juanelo Turriano Advisory Commission, is open to the public cost-free.


Other current events

The Villanueva Building: History of museum architecture revisited. Congress
The Villanueva Building: History of museum architecture revisited. Congress

On 21 to 23 October, the Prado Museum will host a congress entitled The Villanueva Building: History of museum architecture revisited.

Daniel Crespo Daniel, PhD. in Art History and Fundación Juanelo Turriano researcher, will participate in the congress with a lecture on Prado Museum architecture as seen by its contemporaries.

More... (In Spanish)


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