Llibres exposats a una de les parades de la plaça Reial amb motiu de la diada de Sant Jordi del 2021. © Mònica Moreno
The futures of the book. Where is the publishing market going?

Things are looking promising for the publishing sector right now. The pandemic, which has broadly been catastrophic for the cultural sector, has generated an...

Retrat de Teresa Cabré. © Álex Losada
“Languages that are in a bell jar do not evolve”

Teresa Cabré

The linguist and philologist Maria Teresa Cabré i Castellví (L’Argentera, 1947) was elected president of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans [IEC, Institute for Catalan...

Núria Guiu durant un moment de l’actuació a l’espectacle Likes al Teatre Lliure. © Ajuntament de Barcelona / Laura Guerrero
The art of dissent: the price of freedom

Today we wonder whether dissent can still be exercised in a culture subsidised and domesticated by the official discourse of institutions. Is it feasible today to...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelFood for a good life

Today’s food system – the way we produce, process, distribute, sell and consume food and manage its waste – spawns disease, inequality and poverty, and harms the ecological base of the...

Il·lustració © Riki Blanco
Towards a new food modelOne Planet, One Health – Connected through Biodiversity

The coronavirus health emergency has made us see that the planet’s health and our health are inseparable. We must deglobalise the food system that is driving climate change, species...

Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workHybrid, flexible and spread out: the space of the future

Workspaces are rapidly changing on account of the pandemic. There is no doubt that coronavirus has been an agent of change that has generated a new social and economic paradigm. However...

Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workThe ecology of work: a new labour paradigm

Labour law should pave the way for work to be directed towards the production of wealth that supports human needs and desires. And in this search for meaning, which endeavours to...

Il·lustració © Maria Corte
The futures of workEffects of the transformation of work

At a time of shortage of work, an individualistic approach that focuses the management of what is public on private interests leads us to compete for existing jobs and to blame...

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