A new doctrine for Turkey, a new paradigm for the region
by Víctor Terradellas

US Vice President Joe Biden visited Turkey in January of this year. It was not a courtesy visit as a sign of friendly relations. Instead it may signal a profound change in the Obama administration’s dealings with the region. +

Cologne: rape culture and its
spatial logic
by Cecilia Vergnano*

The mainstream narratives regarding the violence which befell Paris in November 2015 and the New Year’s Eve attacks in Cologne have certain elements in common. In both instances the events +

The Kurdish option, the democratic alternative for the Middle East
by Quim Arrufat*

In a Middle East mired by a combination of war and violence, under assault from invasions, dictatorships and Islamist neofascism, the Kurds continue to stand out as a democratic oasis of peace, coexistence +

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Issue 22 • Winter 2016


Contents

Positive & Negative

In Memoriam: The Holocaust / The refugee crisis and the EU’s inactivity

To Our Readers

A new doctrine for Turkey, a new paradigm for the region by Víctor Terradellas

Europe

France and the 2017 presidential elections by Ariadna Canela
Putin strengthened by war and terrorism by Natàlia Boronat
Cologne: rape culture and its spatial logic by Cecilia Vergnano
Catalan secession, security policy and international recognition by Marc Gafarot

Green Debate

The Paris Agreement. How will Catalonia contribute to achieving its goals? by Arnau Queralt

Asia

The Kurdish option, the democratic alternative for the Middle East by Quim Arrufat
Burma’s history takes a turn by Mireia Sala

The Americas

Colombia’s peace process by Tono Albareda

Africa

Land grabbing: a growing phenomenon in Africa under the guise of foreign investment by Patrícia Rodríguez

Business, Law & Economics

Multitourist Catalonia

A Short Story from History

Josep Suñol: in memory of Barça’s democratic values

Opinion

Open access to scientific publications: the final step by Ignasi Labastida
America, Catalonia, and the right of self-determination by Stephen Ansolabehere
Talking about Ramon Llull in Lisbon by Àlex Susanna
Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya: a showcase to the World by Joan Fontserè

Universal Catalans

Enric Granados

The Artist

Ramon Enrich

A Poem

Deception by Maria Beneyto