María Ángeles Durán, first woman to receive the National Sociology Award | Society

María Ángeles Durán, first woman to receive the National Sociology Award | Society

The professor María Ángeles Durán Today she has become the first woman to be recognized with the National Sociology Prize, in an act in which King Felipe VI has given him this distinction and who have also attended, among others, the vice president of the Government, Carmen Calvo; the president of the Council of State, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega; and the director of the Center for Sociological Research, José Félix Tezanos.

Calvo has taken the floor to highlight the symbolism that this prize has been for Durán, since he believes that it is the demonstration of the development of a higher value of the Constitution such as equality and, in this particular case, between men and women. women.

After praising the award recipient's career, she has conveyed the gratitude of the entire society for her work, which has "shed light on the dark areas through which the lives of many women have gone without recognition."

Durán has thanked the award and has reviewed some moments of his personal and professional life, a career that he has praised in his laudatio previous the professor Inés Alberdi.

Alberdi has also highlighted that she is the first woman to receive this award, as in 1982 she was the first to achieve a chair in Sociology. "It has been many times the first to achieve something, and I wish that they stop existing first times so that women are citizens with all rights and all opportunities, not minor exceptions in professions and recognition," he added.

He also referred to the presence of the king and the pride of the 40 years of the Constitution that admitted that it opened an uncertain period but that has resulted in many years of peace and prosperity in which the Crown has played a very important role. positive.

José Félix Tezanos has also stressed that for the first time the National Sociology Award was for a woman and has taken the opportunity to claim before the king the "rigorous" work of the center he directs.


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