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Opportunity and risk for Catalan research in independence debate - Times Higher Education (THE)

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The Spanish Government Just Energized Catalonia's Independence Movement - The Nation.

The image of black-visored riot police clubbing peaceful citizens will long haunt Catalonia's collective memory. By Sebastiaan Faber and Bécquer Seguín. October 4, 2017. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Catalonia referendum protest. People gather ...and more »

Who is Catalan President Carles Puigdemont? - Aljazeera.com

Standing inside the grand hall of the Palau de la Generalitat, the Catalan regional government's headquarters in the Spanish city of Barcelona, in early 2016, a 54-year-old bespectacled former journalist addressed a crowd of politicians and citizens.and more »

How not to deal with separatists - Macleans.ca

Stephen Maher on how Madrid's violent refusal to allow a Quebec style-referendum is pushing Catalans into the arms of the secessionists. by Stephen Maher. Oct 4, 2017. On Tuesday morning, the day Catalonians shut down their part of Spain, thousands of ...and more »

The EU has tied its own hands. It cannot intervene in Catalonia - The Guardian

Brussels has to adhere to its own rulebook even if it looks feeble. It has no mechanism for secession disputes. Tue 3 Oct 2017 14.53 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 11.00 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email ...and more »

How Spain Misunderstood the Catalan Independence Movement - The Atlantic

Today, millions of citizens of the Spanish region of Catalonia hope to vote in a referendum to declare their independence. Many Catalans feel that they are, historically, a separate people with their own distinct language and culture that must be ...and more »

The violent side of Spain has resurfaced. We Catalans must cut loose - The Guardian

For many years I had forgotten about independence for Catalonia, thinking that Spain was modernising. The recent crackdown has changed everything. Wed 4 Oct 2017 05.00 EDT Last modified on Thu 26 Oct 2017 15.51 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Catalonia's Independence Vote and the Resistance to Centralism - National Review

If “No taxation without representation” was the motto of the American Revolution, “Madrid nos roba” is the motto of Catalonia's independence movement. The saying, which translates to “Madrid robs us,” summarizes the view of many in the northeastern ...and more »

Catalonia referendum: 90% voted for independence, say officials – as it happened - The Guardian

This liveblog is now closed. You can find all the latest details on Sunday's events in this full report. Catalan referendum: preliminary results show 90% in favour of independence. Read more. Updated at 4.56am EDT. Facebook Twitter Google plus · 1 Oct ...and more »

Catalonia's Independence Vote Descends Into Chaos and Clashes - New York Times

BARCELONA, Spain — Catalonia's defiant attempt to stage an independence referendum descended into chaos on Sunday, with hundreds injured in clashes with police in one of the gravest tests of Spain's democracy since the end of the Franco dictatorship ...and more »