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Welcome to my blog/podcast and projects website.

At the moment I am producing a regular podcast on contemporary Spain (The Sobremesa Podcast) whilst also pretending to write books. I will sometimes post short scribblings, articles and updates here along with all the interviews and episodes.

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The Sobremesa Podcast is all about modern day Spanish politics, history and society.

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Latest Posts

15-M, Ten Years On: In conversation with Cristina Flesher Fominaya on her recent book Democracy Reloaded: Inside Spain’s Political Laboratory from 15-M to Podemos

Events in America last week only remind us that democracy is fragile. Whilst the 90’s and the early 2000’s might seem like the ‘norm’, it was actually a bit of a red herring. We should try to rememberContinue reading “15-M, Ten Years On: In conversation with Cristina Flesher Fominaya on her recent book Democracy Reloaded: Inside Spain’s Political Laboratory from 15-M to Podemos”

The New Democratic Memory Law: a Discussion with Tom Wardle

In 2007, the Spanish government passed the historical memory law to address issues from the country’s past. Since then the law has been starved of funding and criticised as not going far enough regarding victims’ rights.

The new coalition government has put forward a new law named the Democratic Memory. This law will look at exhumations of mass graves, education, prosecutions, the removal of honors and medals that go against democracy and the Valley of the Fallen.
Tom Wardle joined me to discuss the proposals.

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