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2016 Nov 01

Barcelona Vs Madrid: Trade Diversification and Evolution of the Spanish Cities during the Economic Boom.

4:15pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

RCC Main Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

Why do trade flows tend to agglomerate in some specific cities? What determines the emergence of diversified cities? There are few empirical evidences on why some cities growth much more than others. With a special interest on the Spanish case, this seminar tries to address these questions from the empirical perspectives along two subsequent sections.

In the first one, using a micro-database on road freight shipments within Spain for the period 2003-2007, we consistently decompose the total value of municipal freight flows into the extensive and intensive margins at the European Nuts...

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2016 Oct 07

Public Presentation of the Harvard Kennedy School Spanish Caucus

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

RCC Main Seminar Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

RCC is pleased to announce the Public Presentation of the Harvard Kennedy School Spanish Caucus. It is the first time in the Harvard Kennedy School History, in which specific Spanish Caucus is being approve. The Spanish Caucus has been launched for the incoming RCC Fellows in the Kennedy School and has his main goal to promote a hard quality debate in activities related with Spanish Politics and Society.

The purpose of the Spanish Caucus is to create a forum in which to discuss Spanish cultural, political and economic issues. The caucus would seek to promote debate amongst...

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2016 Oct 04

Translating Research into Online Tools to Increase Participation in Collaborative Communities

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University Harvard Law School campus Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East C (Room 2036, second floor)

There is abundant research on commons-based Peer Production communities, from free/open source software and wikis to fablabs and even community gardens. Research shows how these communities, regardless of their type, follow a deeply unequal distribution of effort (the 1-9-90 rule). This fact frequently generates feelings of frustration and guilt among contributors and users.
 
How can we translate social research into evidence-based interventions to aid these communities? Which online tools would help reduce the invisible wall between contributors and users to...

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2016 Oct 27

ECUSA Networking event

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

RCC Main Seminar Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

On the occasion of the beginning of the academic year, RCC cosponsors together with ECUSA a gathering with the scientific community. This is a great opportunity to enhance networking connections.

The event will count on the participation of Mr. Gonzalo Giménez Coloma, Labor and Social Affairs Counselor, as special...

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2016 Oct 13

Breaking Gaudí's code; geometrical creativity in space

1:30pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Design, GUND 518 Gund Hall, 48 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA

RCC is pleased to announce this talk, featuring Prof. Claudi Catala from Barcelona School of Architecture.

The modernist architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) left us a wonderful legacy of original buildings. We will show how Gaudi’s code was based on geometrical resources in space (transformations, curves and surfaces). We will present the main challenges to be faced (2016-2026) for culminating now his main project: the Temple of the Holy Family (Sagrada Familia) in Barcelona.

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2016 Oct 28

Ongoing Medical Imaging Projects at Laimbio URJC

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

RCC Main Seminar Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

RCC is pleased to announce this talk, organized by RCC Fellow Ángel Torrado-Carvajal, PhD, Research Fellow at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and featuring Prof. Norberto Malpica, PhD, Associate Professor, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos; Director, Medical Image Analysis and Biometry Lab; Associate Director, Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium.... Read more about Ongoing Medical Imaging Projects at Laimbio URJC

2016 Oct 06

Informative Session. "Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean,” an International Symposium at the Bard Graduate Center of New York

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

RCC Main Conference Room, 26 Trowbridge St., Cambridge MA

We are pleased to announce this informative session by RCC Fellow and Director of Cultural and Artistic Projects Francisco Prado-Vilar, on the International Symposium "Art and Ideology in the Twelfth-Century Western Mediterranean,”  to  be held at the Bard Graduate Center of New York (Lecture...

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2016 Oct 21

The EU and the US before the New Global Challenges: Trade and International Taxation from a Transatlantic Perspective

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

27 Kirkland Street Cambridge, MA 02138, Lower Level Conference Room, Busch Hall

We are currently living one of the most fascinating moments in the history of international taxation, which are of interest also for understanding the general EU-US relations.... Read more about The EU and the US before the New Global Challenges: Trade and International Taxation from a Transatlantic Perspective

2016 Sep 12

The Relevance of Social Networks in Politics

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

RCC, Main Seminar Room, 26 Trowbridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138

RCC is pleased to announce this talk by Pablo Manchado Quesada, currently a Research Assistant at RCC, and Master of Laws candidate at CUNEF in Spain. Pablo was a Consultant & Community Manager for the current Presidential Election Campaign and has led groups regarding communication on social networks.... Read more about The Relevance of Social Networks in Politics

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