Pathways and legacies of the secessionist push in Catalonia

Linguistic frontiers, economic segments and media roles within a divided society

The Spanish Supreme Court has handed down sentences 0f between nine and thirteen years to nine Catalan separatist leaders, finding them guilty of sedition for their role in the failed bid for independence of 2017.

In this special paper for Policy Network, Josep M Oller, Albert Satorra, and Adolf Tobeña consider the long-term implications of the Catalan secessionist movement for politics in the region.


About Adolf Tobena

Adolf Tobeña is professor of psychiatry at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). He researches the neurobiology of fearfulness and the neuroimage of mental disorders at the Unit of Medical Psychology, School of Medicine, Bellaterra Campus. He is the author of 18 books and 170 papers published in journals of neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology.