Judit Carrera (Barcelona, 1974) is the head of the debates and conferences programme at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). After completing a degree in Political Science and Public Administration at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), she obtained a Diplôme d’Études Approfondies (DEA) in Politics at the Doctoral School of the Institut d’Études Politiques – Sciences Po, Paris. She subsequently worked in the Analysis and Forecasting Office of UNESCO (Paris), where she was in charge of impact reports related with UNESCO’s international strategic concerns. She then worked at the UNESCO Centre of Catalonia, for the Universal Forum of Cultures 2004, and in the International Relations Department of the Barcelona City Council. At the CCCB she is also director of the European Prize for Urban Public Space, director of the CCCB Archive, and director-general of the Breus and Dixit collections. She writes on a regular basis as a columnist for the “Catalunya” section of the Spanish daily El País and, since 2011, has been a full member of the Consell de la Cultura de la Ciutat de Barcelona (Culture Council of the City of Barcelona).
Last update: 14 of January 2012