For almost four decades, Francoism defined how to believe and behave. María from Spain remembers her grandmother, who only dressed freely after Democracy arrived...
Being independent from Spain or not? This question has moved Catalonia for decades. An illegeal referendum, held in 2017, was surrounded by violence and ended up in chaos: Hundreds of wounded people, the Catalan politica... (more)
Only 14 km separate Spain from Morocco. No surprise that their pasts are closely intertwined. The Muslim cultural heritage is quite visible in Spain, but negative prejudices dominate the distant relation towards the Nort... (more)
How to endure a crisis? How to stay strong when life is tangled? Four women, four countries, four stories. What they have in common: They have taken lose strings to create something new. Because anything you've dreamed o... (more)
People being beaten up by the police just for trying to vote, a government which declares a referendum binding even though parts of the electorate where not able to vote and a large number of ballots where confiscated, a... (more)
Author: Noelia Blas Guillén Country: Spain Competition Topic: “My Family in History” (2012) Research Title: “Tales of My Childhood.” Noelia loved the times she stayed at her grandparents and she l... (more)