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What Happened in Catalonia? Implications for Spain and the EU

October 11th, 2017
12:00 PM

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Steve Hartsoe | OCT 12, 2017 | Duke Today

Examining Catalonia's Push for Independence From Spain

Catalan separatists push for independence from Spain's central government has been brewing for years and likely won’t be resolved any time soon, says a Duke professor. "What we see here is a saturation effect," said Pablo Beramendi, associate professor of political science, during a discussion Wednesday on Catalonia's independence referendum and the implications for Spain and the European Union. CONTINUE READING

 

Xinchen Li | OCT 11, 2017 | Duke Chronicle

'Stakes are high': Experts discuss contentious Catalonian independence movement in Spain

All the parties involved in the Catalonian independence movement should aim for a peaceful settlement, said several experts in European politics at a panel Wednesday. The event—co-sponsored by the Center for International and Global Studies and the Forum for Scholars and Publics—centered on the Catalonian independence referendum held Oct. 1. Panelists discussed the implications and impacts of Catalonia's move toward independence. CONTINUE READING


 

 

Wednesday, October 11
Forum for Scholars and Publics
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

011 Old Chem
Duke's West Campus Quad
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Pablo Beramendi (Associate Professor of Political Science, Duke University) and Giovanni Zanalda (Director, Duke University Center for International and Global Studies) will lead a discussion on Catalonia's controversial independence referendum and the implications for Spain and the European Union. Feel free to bring your own lunch for this discussion!

This discussion is organized by the Observatory on Europe at the Duke University Center for International and Global Studies.