On October 1st, a referendum on self-determination will be held in Catalonia, Spain. Join us for a timely discussion on the issue with Andrew Davis, Delegate of the Government of Catalonia to the US, Canada, and Mexico. Taking place just weeks before the scheduled referendum takes place, Dr. Davis will give attendees a brief background and an update on the latest developments, as well as a look forward to scenarios post-October 1st. Dr. Davis will also briefly address the origins and ramifications of the terrorist attacks which took place in Barcelona and Cambrils.
Guests will each receive one drink ticket. The food menu includes:
- house olives, chili, garlic
- pan con tomate, grilled bianca, tomato, olive oil, sea salt
- fried goat cheese, citrus-infused raw wildflower honey
- dates & olives, apple wood smoked bacon, almonds
- lamb meatballs, charred red pepper, currants, labneh
- truffled ham & cheese, raclette, jamon Serrano
- patatas bravas, whipped aioli
- duck paella, butifarra, duck confit, foie gras, mushrooms
- fideos, monkfish, shrimp, clams, mussels, pulpo, black aioli
- cheese plate, manchego, raclette, p'tit basque, fig jam
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Andrew Davis has served since 2008 as Head of the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the United States, Canada and Mexico. As such, he coordinates a multi-faceted and cross departmental promotion of Catalonia’s political, economic, cultural and social interests on the continent.
Prior to that Andrew worked as research fellow at the European Institute of the London School of Economics, where he focused primarily on migration policy in the UK and Spain. He also served as consultant on EU projects related to democratization and institution building, as member of the board of directors of the Ateneu Barcelonès (one of Barcelona’s premier cultural institutions), and as TV and radio political analyst in the Spanish and Catalan media.
He holds a PhD from the University of Nottingham (UK) and Masters in international relations from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
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