This Thursday 18 May, at 11:00 am, the historic days ‘Carlos I. 500 years of his arrival in Spain‘ were presented in the plenary hall of the City Council of Medina de Campo. From June 19 to 22, researchers from the Center for Human and Social Sciences (CCHS) of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) will discuss various aspects of a convulsive and complex reign on the occasion of the fifth centenary of the emperor‘s arrival in Spain . The meeting was attended by the Mayor of Medina del Campo, Teresa López, the delegate for the management of Employment, Trade, Industry and Local Development Raquel Alonso Arévalo, and the Coordinator of the Renaissance Week, David Muriel. Also present were Gonzalo Cebrián Ruiz, head of Caixabank institutions, Paloma Arroyo, project coordinator of the CSIC Scientific Culture Area and Francisco Fernández Izquierdo, a researcher at the Center for Human and Social Sciences and in charge of delivering one of the talks . The cycle, directed to the general public, will begin on Monday June 19 with the presentation ‘Carlos V, the Emperor from the living room‘ by Alfredo Alvar Ezquerra, who will accompany Félix Llorente, director of the television series‘ El mundo Of Carlos‘. The following day, on Tuesday 20 June, Francisco Fernández Izquierdo will develop his intervention titled ‘Carlos V, perpetual administrator of the Castilian military orders (Santiago, Calatrava and Alcántara)‘. The following presentation, on June 21, will be hosted by Elena María García Guerra, who will speak on ‘Coins minted in the time of Carlos V: novelties introduced and symbology‘. Before your intervention, between 18.00 and 19.00 a guided tour will be made to the Museum of Fairs Foundation, which will show coins, weights and bills of exchange of the time. Finally, on Thursday June 22, Miguel Ángel Bunes Ibarra will close the cycle with the presentation ‘Carlos V‘ the African, "the Emperor against Suleiman" the Magnificent. " The conferences will be held at 20:00 hours in the plenary hall of the City of Medina del Campo (c / Gamazo, 1). This activity is part of the Science City (www.ciudadciencia.es) dissemination project, developed by the CSIC and the "la Caixa" Obra Social in collaboration with 40 Spanish municipalities in order to bring society to the forefront of scientific and technical news In an easy and simple way. Medina del Campo is the third municipality of Castilla y León to adhere to Ciudad Ciencia along with Miranda de Ebro (Burgos) and Astorga (León).
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