2011 13/09

InTransit Issue 5 – Creative Communities

InTransit logoThe new issue of InTransit is out. InTransit is an English language publication containing articles that have appeared in the Catalan-speaking press.

This issue is very much the interview issue. There’s interviews with the artist, Jaume Plensa, the writer and philologist, Jaume Cabré and the artistic director of the Sydney Dance Company, Rafael Bonachela.

Plus there’s a piece from Barcelona Metropolitan on the Barcelona-born film director, Isabel Coixet.

And did you know, “…the birth of modern submarine technology is very much linked to the life of the Catalan politician and inventor Narcís Monturiol”. I didn’t. Read the rest of this article…

2011 14/03

InTransit Issue 3 – Destination : Europe

InTransit logoIssue 3 of my favourite English language Eurocatalan newsletter is out today. Read my previous post on this newsletter if you haven’t already.

From the website:

This new issue of InTransit includes many different articles that help us better understand this historical spirit of Europeanism, and also what an opportunity it would be if the Mediterranean Euroregion were to become an economic and cultural reality within a united Europe. In short, the Commonwealth of the South.

Eight or so articles about Catalonia’s place in Europe now and in the past. Interesting articles were:

You can download the full PDF version of the current issue below:

2011 31/01

InTransit – Seven communities, one language

InTransit logoIt’s not often I find a website that makes me stop what I’m doing and an hour later feel like it hasn’t been a complete waste of my time – which is usually the case with YouTube (as entertaining as that hour often is) – but the InTransit website did just that. Read the rest of this article…

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