Jordi VAQUER i FANÉS

Jordi Vaquer

Associate Senior Researcher

Professional experience

He is a political analyst specializing in international affairs, the author of a regular column in El País (Spain’s leading newspaper), a commentator for other media and a frequent participant and speaker at pan-European and international debates and seminars on world politics and on EU affairs. Between 2008 and 2011 Jordi Vaquer was the coordinator of EU4Seas, a European Commission - funded research program bringing together partner institutions from 8 European countries to study the effects of EU policies on cooperation around the Mediterranean, Baltic, Caspian and Black Seas. He is the chief editor of Revista CIDOB d’Afers Internacionals, one of the top Spanish-language academic journals devoted to International Relations. Additionally, he teaches at IBEI, the Barcelona Institute for International Studies. Dr. Vaquer graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain, received a master’s degree from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, and he completed a Ph.D. in International Relations at the London School of Economics, UK. Before joining CIDOB, he worked five years for the international affairs department at the Government of Catalonia and had some professional experience as an occasional teacher at the London School of Economics, an elections observer in 7 countries and a consultant for EC-funded projects.

  • EU4SEAS

    The EU and sub-regional multilateralism in Europe’s sea basins

    El proyecto investigó cómo las fuerzas multilaterales pueden ayudar a la UE con sus objetivos, es decir, cómo la multilateral puede complementar l

Revista de Letras - Jun 23, 2017

Nosotros, el pueblo

Todo el mundo habla de populismo. Algunos, asustados tras burlarse de personajes tan histriónicos como Trump y comprobar, poco después, cómo accedía al poder. Otros, sin embargo, alertando de que es un fenómeno que transciende la mera estrategia retórica, y que responde a las carencias que los partidos tradicionales no han sabido resolver a tiempo. Diálogo entre el analista político y codirector de la Open Society Initiative for Europe, Jordi Vaquer, y Diego Muro, profesor titular en la Universidad de Saint Andrews e investigador asociado de CIDOB, sobre el avance del populismo en Europa.