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I am Ferran Requejo,  professor of Political Science at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF, Barcelona). With this website I would like to tell you my academic activities and my hobbies and opinions (section Blog).

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Entrevista a Ferran Requejo diari GARA
24 de setembre 2017
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Book Chapters - News
"Liberal Democracies, Federalism and National Pluralism: Walking from Kant to Hegel" in P. Kraus-J. Vergés (eds), The Catalan Process. Sovereignty, Self-determination and Democracy in the 21st Century, IEA, 2017: 77-97
Blog - Featured
Article La Vanguardia (juliol 2018) : "Expandint idees i benestar"
Les revolucions canvien la manera amb la que els humans “estem al món”. Canvien les idees, concepcion...

Article ARA (juliol 2018) : "Governs, incerteses, eleccions"
El proper curs polític estarà presidit per interrogants de govern, incerteses judicials i incògnite...


At UPF I am director of the Research Group on Political Theory (GRTP). I was also director of the Research Group of Political Science (until 2013), the Master degree on Current Democracies: Federalism, Nationalism and Multiculturality (2009-2012) and the Master degree on Political Philosophy (2010-2012);  I have been in charge of the PhD-programme on Political and Social Sciences (several editions).

I have been also member of the Executive Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR, 1997-2003), member of the Comparative Federalism Research Group (International Political Science Association), as well as of the Spanish Electoral Board (Junta Electoral Central, 2004-2008).

In 1997 I was awarded the Rudolf Wildenmann Prize (ECPR), in 2002 I received the Ramon Trias Fargas Prize, in 2006 the AECPA Prize (Spanish Political Science Association) for the best book: Multinational Federalism and Value Pluralism, Routledge 2005, and in 1987 I received the Special Award of the Nicolas Perez Serrano Prize to the best PhD work (CEPC).

I am also political analist in the newspapers La Vanguardia and ARA (Barcelona), and in other Catalan and international media. I am member of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans and the Consell Assessor de la Transició Nacional (an advisory committee linked to the Catalan government).

Academic Degrees:
PhD and Graduate on Philosophy, Universitat de Barcelona, 1986 and 1975
Graduate in Contemporary History, Universitat de Barcelona, 1978
Nuclear Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1979 (no final project)
Main Research Areas:
Theories of Democracy
Federalism in Multinational Democracies
Political Liberalism and Socialdemocracy
Political Theory and Philosophy



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