Act of commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Generalitat's Institut-Escola at IDEC-Universitat Pompeu Fabra

On 20th March of this year as part of events in honour of Pompeu Fabra, UPF?s Rector Josep Joan Moreso and the Education Minister for the Generalitat de Catalunya, Ernest Maragall, presided over a ceremony held in the auditorium at IDEC to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the creation of the Institut-Escola by the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The event was also attended by Jaume Claret, lecturer in the Humanities Department at UPF, who gave a talk entitled: ?From subjects to citizens. The Second Republic?s educational project?, with other contributions from Ramon Sugranyes, former lecturer at the Institut-Escola, Josep M. Ainaud de Lasarte, Oriol Casasses and M. Rosa Ventosa, former students at the centre.

The Education Minister personally thanked the members of the Institut-Escola for their attendance and contributions and reminded everyone how much the Institut-Escola has come to symbolise a Catalonia of hope and a Spain of freedom.