Directory of Experts

Details for Dr Oscar Berglund

Personal details
Name Dr Oscar Berglund
Job title Research Associate in Sociology, Politics and International Studies
Senior Teaching Associate in Public Policy
Department School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies University of Bristol
School for Policy Studies University of Bristol
Work contact details
Email address
Qualifications BA, MSc, MSc, PhD
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies International Political Economy Research Group
Keywords Anti-austerity
Austerity
social movements
housing
Catalonia
Spain
Civil Disobedience
Areas of expertise Anti-austerity politics in Spain and Europe, including both social movements and political parties. Austerity as a concept and process. Housing and housing activism. Global financial crisis. Economic crisis in Spain. Catalonian and Spanish politics.

My PhD was about the Plataform for the Mortgage-Affected (PAH, Plataforma de Afectados por la Hipoteca), an anti-eviction housing movement founded by the current Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau.
Languages (other than English)
Spanish spoken    written
Swedish spoken    written