Il·lustració © Laura Borràs Dalmau
The city after the pandemicThe contradictions of an undecided democracy

The reaction that countries have in the wake of the coronavirus crisis will reveal a great deal about the sort of democracy they have. Weak democracies will repeal...

Il·lustració © Laura Borràs Dalmau
The city after the pandemicWhat will the world be like after the crisis?

The coronavirus crisis will not mean the end of globalisation or of European integration, but an incentive to configure them differently. In the wake of crises there...

Exposició: Gameplay. Cultura del videojoc, DHUB
An exhibition for playing

Set up as a video game, the exhibition Gameplay takes us a journey through the history of video games, understanding how their language works and analysing...

Exposició: La vaga de la Canadenca, Museu d'Història de Catalunya © Goroka
The eight-hour day, a triumph of the workers’ struggle

Barcelona’s labour mobilisation began in the early 20th century to tackle the living conditions endured by the working class. To mark the centenary of the...

Una dona estén el braç endavant i obre la mà amb un gest de stop. A la mà hi té dibuixat el símbol de dona en color lila. © Arianna Giménez.
Let’s embrace the debate and broaden our perspective

It was not so long ago that we referred to “crimes of passion” and the Spanish Civil Code enforced “the duty of marital obedience”. We have dispelled the stereotype...

Retrat de Fina Birulés © Camilla de Maffei
“Barcelona fulfils all the conditions to be the equivalent of Boston in Europe”

Luis Serrano

Few scientists can claim to have published three articles in the same issue of Science Magazine. The biochemist Luis Serrano is one of them. Specialising in...

Il·lustració © Sonia Alins
New vulnerabilitiesVulnerable beings, violated lives

Western industrial culture has accomplished major achievements in recent centuries, such as finding the cure to many once-fatal diseases or the sharp rise in life...

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