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Catalonia Reborn: A Perth & Kinross Commonweal Event

  • Salutation Hotel 30-34 South Street Perth PH2 8PH (map)

Why was the 2017 Catalonian independence referendum illegal? Is there a chance the region could become independent? Why Catalonia? And what are the reasons behind the fight for independence?

And importantly, what are the lessons for Scotland?

Catalonia an autonomous region of modern Spain has seen great change, produced world-renowned figures, and plays a huge part in Spain’s economy and history. 2017 saw Catalonia again come under the world's spotlight as it fought for independence.

Answering the questions and complications behind the fight for Catalonian independence, journalist, political activist, and TV presenter/producer Chris Bambery and economist, academic, and former SNP MP (East Lothian) George Kerevan - authors of Catalonia Reborn (2018) - will offer a guide to the region's political, historical, and cultural issues.

Admission is free and all are welcome. To book your free ticket, please visit the Perth & Kinross Eventbrite page.