Marta PobletAssociate Professor and VC's Senior Researcher at RMIT University. Researcher at the UAB Institute of Law and Technology. Geocurious, observer, crisis mapper.
- Catalans step up independence push despite Spain’s firm ‘no’
- Leveraging Big Data in disasters: Working around the clock in Philippines
- Crowdfunding Culture in Catalonia: The Revival of Civil Society?
- On algorithms and croquettes: hashtag battles in Twitter politics
- Spread the word: the value of local information in disaster response
- Interesting debate on withdrawal from the EU and secession from an EU member state at RSCAS @EuropeanUni goo.gl/XzFS7u #9N2014 19 hours ago
- RT @Sxean: The View from Catalonia: "deep-rooted flaws in the configuration of the Spanish state" ln.is/fam.ag/GxOoq via @ForeignAffair… 3 days ago
- Reflexions interessants a "Scotland Decides ’14: reaction as Scots say No" theconversation.com/scotland-decid… via @ConversationUK #9N2014 #indyref 3 days ago
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By Marta Poblet, RMIT University and Pompeu Casanovas, RMIT University This article was first published on The Conversation on 11 th September 2014 For three years in a row, Catalans have taken to the streets on September 11, Catalonia’s national … Continue reading
[Work in progress, to appear in the Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, vol. 7, 2013] When Antoni Gaudi took over the Sagrada Familia project in 1883, the initially planned neo-Gothic church—which had come into existence by a private initiative in … Continue reading
By Marta Poblet and Keera Pullman As dozens of bushfires continue to burn across the country (not least in New South Wales) many Australians find themselves unable to return home while many others have no home to return to. While … Continue reading
My most admired José Juan Toharia—the renowned sociologist who co-founded Cuadernos para el Dialogo back in 1962 and now presides public opinion research firm Metroscopia—has been providing a series of data-driven analysis on perceptions of Catalonia and Spain since the … Continue reading
Marta Poblet and Pompeu Casanovas In the biggest rally for Catalan independence ever, an estimated crowd of 1.5 million people flooded the city of Barcelona with red-and-yellow striped flags on Catalonia’s national day, the Diada. Tax laws and lack of … Continue reading