Marta PobletAssociate Professor and VC's Senior Researcher at RMIT University. Researcher at the UAB Institute of Law and Technology. Geocurious, observer, crisis mapper.
- Catalonia in Europe: who will play the game?
- 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
- When @Europarl_EN 2014 European Citizen awards make you cringe naciodigital.cat/noticia/83072/… . Please refresh the page and try again... 1 day ago
- Don't forget there is a @RMITsgr 'Shut Up & Write' #suaw on Wednesday mornings at Orr cafe (11 Orr St.) 9:30 am. Come along! 4 days ago
- RT @Crowdsourcing_: GroupGets aggregates global micro-buyers and funnels them to producers of high MOQ goods #crowdsourcing #crowdfunding h… 4 days ago
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The future relationship with the EU is a core issue in today’s debate about the independence of Catalonia. The slogan of the 2012 rally in Barcelona was “Catalonia, next state of Europe”, echoing the majoritarian desire within the independentist movement … Continue reading
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
[Updated version appeared in the Journal of Catalan Intellectual History, vol. 7, 2014] 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 1860—steadily transformed … 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