169. The Catalan Independence Referendum with Dr. Tom Harrington

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Friday, October 13, 2017



Episode Summary

Dr. Tom Harrington joins Adam Camac and Daniel Laguros to discuss the Catalan independence referendum, the history of Catalonia, and the likely fallout from the referendum.

About the Guest

Dr. Harrington is professor of Hispanic Studies at Trinity College in Hartford and the director and founder of Trinity’s Barcelona program. He is the author of Public Intellectuals and Nation Building in the Iberian Peninsula, 1900–1925: The Alchemy of Identity. He is a frequent contributor in the American press at Antiwar.com, Common Dreams, and CounterPunch and in the Catalan press via the Ara newspaper.

You can follow his work via his Trinity College faculty profile and via his Antiwar.com, Common Dreams, and CounterPunch archives.

Biographical information is from trincoll.edu.

Picture is from trincoll.edu.

Book Mentioned
1. Public Intellectuals and Nation Building in the Iberian Peninsula, 1900–1925: The Alchemy of Identity by Tom Harrington

Related Articles
1. Breaking: Forced Takeover of Catalan Government Institutions by Spanish Police Ahead of Oct. 1 Vote by Tom Harrington (September 20, 2017)
2. Catalonia: Spanish Centralism or Self-Defeating Hubris of the Authoritarian Mind? by Tom Harrington (September 23, 2017)
3. Last Sunday in Catalonia: Pirates 1, The Invincible Armada 0 by Tom Harrington (October 5, 2017)

Resources Mentioned
1. Tom Harrington’s Trinity College Faculty Profile
2. Tom Harrington’s Antiwar.com Archive
3. Tom Harrington’s Common Dreams Archive
4. Tom Harrington’s CounterPunch Archive
5. Catalonia’s Ara Newspaper in English
6. Catalonia’s Vila Web Newspaper in English
7. Madrid’s El Pais Newspaper in English
8. Catalonia’s La Vanguardia Newspaper (Only available in Spanish and Catalan – not available in English)

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