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Princess of Asturias Awards

10/13/2021

Update - Programme of cultural events marking the presentation of the 2021 Princess of Asturias Awards

Katalin Karikó, joint 2021 Princess of Asturias Laureate for Technical and Scientific Research, will visit the Clara Campoamor State Primary School in Riañu

At 12 noon on Monday 18th October

Breakfast meeting with Gloria Steinem, Princess of Asturias Laureate for Communication and Humanities, on the University of Oviedo’s Humanities Campus

At 11:00am on Wednesday 20th October

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The media are informed of the following novelties regarding the “Awards Week” cultural programme, which include two new events with Katalin Karikó and Gloria Steinem, respectively, and variations in the dates, times or places of other previously announced activities (marked in red).

MONDAY 18th OCTOBER

12:00 noon. Katalin Karikó, joint 2021 Princess of Asturias Laureate for Technical and Scientific Research, will visit the Clara Campoamor State Primary School, in Riañu (Langreo), at 12 noon on Monday 18th October.

Pupils at this school had been in contact with her months before the granting of the Award, considering her as a role model of a woman scientist in the activities they carried out on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2021.

  • Admission strictly for the school community.

TUESDAY 19th OCTOBER

10:30am. Taking the Floor. “Concord Is Served”. José Andrés and World Central Kitchen.

José Andrés will visit an exhibition of projects by secondary school students who have participated in the section devoted to these Laureates within the “Taking the Floor” educational programme for schools.

  • Admission by invitation only.
  • Corridor of the Warehouse building (exhibition) and Warehouse building (meeting). La Vega Arms Factory. Oviedo.

12:30pm. Taking the Floor. “GenerAction”. Steinem Space.

Gloria Steinem will visit an exhibition of projects by 3rd- and 4th-year secondary school and pre-university students who have participated in the section devoted to the Laureate within the “Taking the Floor” educational programme for schools.

  • Admission by invitation only.
  • Corridor of the Warehouse building (exhibition) and Warehouse building (meeting). La Vega Arms Factory. Oviedo.

WEDNESDAY 20th OCTOBER

11:00am. Gloria Steinem, Princess of Asturias Laureate for Communication and Humanities, will participate in a breakfast meeting with lecturers –on the Master’s and PhD programmes in Feminist and Gender Studies– belonging to the University Institute on Gender and Diversity.

  • Admission by invitation only.
  • Deanery’s meeting room. Second floor of the Administration Building. Humanities Campus. University of Oviedo.

THURSDAY 21st OCTOBER

09:30am. Breakfast meeting with Katalin Karikó, Drew Weissman, Philip Felgner and Derrick Rossi. With members of the biochemical and biotechnological scientific community interested in gaining insight into the joint Laureates’ field of work first-hand.

  • Admission by invitation only.
  • Library, University of Oviedo Historic Building (calle San Francisco, 3. Oviedo).
  • Maximum audience: 23.

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