Silvia Alvarez

Silvia Alvarez is a formal/academic writing consultant and study skills tutor at the University of Edinburgh and Queen Margaret University. She has been involved with Catalonia’s independence process at various levels, and her writing on Catalan politics is published on the Catalan National Assembly blog, Universitats & Recerca.

Artur Mas and Catalonia’s Quest for Independence

January 30, 2018

In this guest edition of The Interview, Silvia Alvarez talks to former Catalan President Artur Mas. With the controversial investiture debate — in which a new pro-independence government headed by Carles Puigdemont will be elected in the Catalan parliament — set to take place, former President Artur Mas’ role in...

The People of Catalonia Demand Their Right to Vote

September 28, 2017

Catalonia’s right to an independence referendum has been denied for years. These are historical times for Catalonia and we, the people, feel the ownership of it all as we feel the support of our government. It has all been worth the time and the effort of so many, for so...