Opening conference of the 39UEG: Manuela Carmena

Manuela Carmena will give the inaugural lecture of this 39th edition of the Summer University of Gandia (UEG). The event will take place on 18th July at 8 p.m. in the garden of the Casa de la Marquesa of Gandia.

Manuela Carmena Castrillo (Madrid, 9th February 1944). Spanish jurist, judge emeritus and mayor of Madrid for Ahora Madrid between 2015 and 2019. Carmena has been an advocate for workers and detainees during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco and co-founder of the labour law firm where the 1977 Atocha massacre took place. Carmena, who left the ranks of the PCE, entered the judiciary in January 1981.

She has recently published “A los que vienen”, her last book after leaving the mayoralty of Madrid. A reflection on the society that she wants to leave to future generations and about which she will speak to Gandia.


Date 18 july 2022 at 20:00 to 22:00. Monday.


Place Palace of Culture of Ganida. Passeig de les Germanies, 11

Organized by

UV’s International Centre of Gandia.