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Is the European Union driving increasing demands for secession in Scotland and Catalonia?

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
European Union Center, Women & Gender in Global Perspectives, Center for Global Studies, Department of Political Science, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building
Date
Nov 5, 2019   5:00 pm  
Speaker
Professor Gemma Sala, Associate Professor & Chair, Department of Political Science, Grinnell College
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Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events
This talk contextualizes the mobilization of secessionism in Scotland and Catalonia. It explores the role that European integration as well as domestic dynamics of electoral competition have had in the independence movements in these regions. While EU membership may provide appeal and viability to secessionism, electoral competition generates the motivation for nationalist
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