Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

Ramon Pascual
2013 EurophysicsNews  
in 1764 (almost 250 years ago), a group of educated citizen of Barcelona decided to organize a "Physico-Mathematical Conference" to follow the progress of science and technology. Several years earlier, in 1717, and as a consequence of the Catalonia's stance against king Philip V at the beginning of the 18 th century, the Catalan universities (including the University of Barcelona) were moved to Cervera, a town in the interior of Catalonia, where they remained until 1842.
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