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Passion for Knowledge 2016 Presentation

Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) is organising Passion for Knowledge 2016, a festival to promote science as a cultural key activity that also contributes towards social and economic progress. Several Nobel laureates and world-class experts will be giving public lectures at the Victoria Eugenia Theatre and will be meeting students in Donostia/San Sebastian and Bilbao.

The Passion for Knowledge 2016 festival will be held mainly in San Sebastian from 27 September to 1 October, 2016, jointly with the European Capital of Culture 2016 being held by the city this year 2016 and incorporated into its official DSS2016EU programme, within the section entitled “Conversations”. The main venue will be the hundred-year-old Victoria Eugenia Theatre, chosen to highlight the cultural nature of science. However, parallel activities have also been scheduled in Bilbao and the city of Bordeaux; the latter organised within the framework of Euskampus, the Campus of International Excellence of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU).