Friday 24th May

Building A New Catalonia

Venue: Friends Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT
Time: 7pm (Doors at 6.30pm)
Tickets: £6/£3 
(Students/Over 60s/Unemployed)

Catalonia’s struggle for self-determination and emancipation from Spain has been met with violence, arrests and corruption. Building A New Catalonia, published amidst the trials of political prisoners in Spain, is a remarkable statement on fighting for an anti-capitalist, socialist and feminist Catalonia from some of the best known leaders of the left independence movement.
 

Mireia Vehí is a sociologist and member of the national secretariat of the Catalan municipal socialist party, CUP. She is also former Member of the Catalan Parliament, and currently an active member of the anti-racist campaign ‘Close Down Deportation Centers!’




Eulàlia Reguant is a member of the national secretariat of CUP.  She is a former Member of the Catalan Parliament and is currently an elected member of Barcelona City Council.




Valtònyc is a rap singer from Majorca who is currently living in exile after being convicted for ‘offences against the monarch’ (which were thrown out by a Belgium court who were asked to extradite him) for his lyrics against the King of Spain. His case is waiting to be heard at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.



Ignasi Bernat is a sociologist and activist based in Barcelona. He is co-editor of Building a New Catalonia.



 

David Whyte is Professor of Socio-legal Studies at the University of Liverpool.
 




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