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ThisWeek.cat is a media project run by Simon Harris and Jordi Vilanova.

Simon Harris

Simon HarrisSimon Harris was born in Nottingham, England and graduated from Nottingham University with a BA Honours degree in Psychology.

He arrived in Barcelona in the late 1980s and worked in language teaching for many years.

He is author of Going Native in Catalonia in 2007 and Catalonia Is Not Spain: A Historical Perspective in 2014 and runs the online Barcelona guide Barcelonas.com.

You can follow him on Twitter at @simonharris


Jordi Vilanova

13165855_10154183748912241_2705021466883765590_nJordi Vilanova was born in London to a Catalan father and Swedish mother and has been back in Catalonia since the late Seventies.

You can follow him on Twitter at @yuribcn