After The Fall: An Interview with Tobias Buck

Episode 26: Territorial politics in Spain with Caroline Gray The Sobremesa Podcast

In this episode of the Sobremesa podcast I interview Caroline Gray. Here we talk about territorial politics of both the left and right in Spain since the financial crisis. Caroline Gray is Lecturer in Politics and Spanish. She specialises in the politics of Spain and wider Europe, focusing on territorial politics and party systems. She is the author of Territorial Politics and the Party System in Spain: Continuity and Change since the Financial Crisis (Routledge, 2020).
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  3. Episode 24: Brexit Special: One Leaver, One Remainer. Both Live in Spain
  4. Episode 23: After the Fall with author Tobias Buck
  5. Episode 22: History of Anarchism in Spain with Danny and Jim from the ABC Podcast Part Two

Here I got to interview author and former Financial Times Spain correspondent Tobias Buck.

After The Fall: Crisis, Recovery and the Making of a New Spain is Tobias’ book documenting the country’s political, societal and economic response to the 2008 financial crisis and the territorial crisis that followed.

You can get a copy here and in all good bookshops.

We also talk about corruption, austerity, Rajoy, Podemos and Catalonia. He goes into how it was writing the book and expands on various elements included in it.

At the end of the episode, I also talk about my plans for the podcast in 2021.

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