How to contact us

Catalan Observatory
London School of Economics and Political Science
Clement's Inn, Tower 2, room 5.02
London WC2A 2AE


Tel.: +44 (0)207 955 6119/6058



Who's who


Paul Preston CBE, FBA - Chair of the Catalan Observatory; Príncipe de Asturias Professor of Contemporary Spanish Studies, Director of the Canada Blanch Centre, London School of Economics. LSE Experts profile, LSE International History profile

Adam Austerfield -  Director of Projects at LSE Enterprise, London School of Economics

Susana Grau -  Manager of the Cañada Blanch Centre and the Catalan Observatory, London School of Economics

Ana de Miguel (Regional Government of Valencia) - External Advisor

Antoni Vives (City Transformation Agency, Barcelona) - Senior External Advisor

Senior Fellows

Sebastian Balfour - Professor Emeritus of Contemporary Spanish History, Department of Government, London School of Economics. LSE Experts profile, Academic profile

Montserrat Guibernau - Professor of Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University, London. Academic profile

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose -  Professor of Economic Geography, Department of Geography and Environment, London School of Economics. LSE Experts profile, Academic profile

Manuel Cienfuegos - Professor of International and European Law, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Joan-Pau Rubiés - Research Professor of Humanities, ICREA, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain


Jordi Blanes Vidal - Lecturer in Management, Managerial Economics and Strategy Group, Department of Management, London School of Economics. LSE Experts profile 

Joan Costa Font - Senior Lecturer in Political Economy, Department of Social Policy, European Institute, London School of Economics. LSE Experts profile

Casilda Güell - Lecturer in Political Science, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona   

Claire Colomb - Senior Lecturer in Urban Sociology and European Spatial Planning, Barlett School of Planning, University College London. Academic profile

Josep Maria García Fuentes - Lecturer in Architecture, School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University

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