Tag: Spain

Catalonia & Spain, What Next?

Spain is going through its most profound political crisis since the end of the Franco dictatorship in 1976. Large protests for and against secession from Spain have filled the streets of Barcelona and other cities in the restive autonomous community...

/ November 6, 2017

Catalonia’s Independence Referendum, explained

Spain is clashing with Catalonia over the region’s bid for a referendum on independence. What’s happening and what’s at stake?

/ September 28, 2017
Cathedral-Mosque of Cordoba

In Spain, an ownership dispute troubles famous religious sites

Some Jewish and Muslim monuments still belong to the Spanish Catholic Church, which probably won't give them back.

/ November 14, 2016

Urban Culture and Politics at the Margins: Homeownership, Immigration and Protest in Contemporary Madrid

A talk with Sophie Gonick, professor at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, on Spanish urban policy and the activism of South American immigrant communities.

/ March 2, 2016