Lado Chanturia
Strasbourg Court Judge


Chanturia is Georgian and, as well as being a civil law professor at the University of Tbilisi since 1995, he was his country’s minister of justice in 1998 and 1999, the president of the country’s...

Gonzalo Boye
Lawyer for Carles Puidemont and his exiled ministers

Gonzalo BOYE

Lawyer for Carles Puigdemont and his exiled ministers, Gonzalo Boye has recently published the book, Y ahí lo dejo, which chronicles the 2017 independence bid and the exile and trial of its political leaders

Massimiliano Guderzo


The History of relations lecturer at the University of Siena, Massimiliano Guderzo, visited Barcelona to participate in a series of conferences organised by La Caixa’s Palau Macaya. He has also been...

Ada Parellada
Chef and restaurant owner

Wasting FOOD is indecent

The popular chef and ardent activist against food waste argues that planning and small gestures can help reduce the amount of food that ends up in our rubbish bins

Vinton Cerf
One of the Internet's founding fathers

Vinton Cerf

One of the Internet’s founding fathers was in Catalonia recently to pick up an international award

Aamer Anwar
The lawyer and expert in human rights gives his take on independence and the trial of Catalan leaders

Aamer Anwar

The lawyer and expert in human rights gives his take on independence and the trial of Catalan leaders

Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas


Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas is now a well-known face beyond the legal and academic fields. For over a year now, he has entered the homes of many Catalans and instructed us, through the media and talks around...

Deepak Daswani
Hacker and cybersecurtiy expert

“Start changing your password”

I’m sure you know what you’re doing. You have different passwords for your mail, Twitter, Instagram... and change them frequently. And you’re on the ball when it comes to the permission you grant...

Iolanda Batallé
Head of the Ramon Llull Institute

Opening up the Llull Institute to the world

Writer and publisher Iolanda Batallé was recently appointed head of the Ramon Llull Institute, which promotes Catalan language and culture abroad.What are the institute’s priorities?A question I try...

Wolf Lepenies
German professor, sociologist and writer

WOLF Lepenies

During a recent trip to Catalonia, the German professor, sociologist and writer gave his expert analysis of the relationships between the different states of the European Union, the Brexit issue, and the rise of populism