Explainer: the Spanish general election

Cristina Maria Flesher Fominaya

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


Spain is on the brink of a general election that looks set to change its political system for good. How come?

To understand what’s going on, we need to look back at the protests that filled the squares of Spain in May 2011 and triggered one of the most dynamic and sustained episodes of citizen mobilisation the country has ever seen.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2015

Bibliographical note

Cristina Flesher Fominaya received funding from Marie Sklodowska Curie Senior Fellowship Programme of the European Union.


  • Spain
  • Europe
  • European politics
  • Spanish politics
  • Podemos


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