Shimon Peres’s advice [to younger generations] on  ‘making change happen’: “First of all, don’t be like us. Be different. You know, personally, I have very little patience for history. I believe that to imagine is more important than to remember”. 

Joan Miro’s advice on ‘being rooted’, just replace [Catalan] by your nationality: “You have to be an International [Catalan]. A homespun [Catalan] is not, and never will be, worth anything in the world”.

F. A. Hayek’s  on ‘being an economist’: “Nobody can be a great economist who is only an economist”

Below a personal painting, poiting some of my facial features, courtesy of Priya Klara Nadaradjane (Double degree LSE- Sciences Po student, 2015)


Pic courtesy of International Inequality Institute – Billie Elmqvist-Thuren, 25 April 2017


Pic courtesy of Jørgen Lauridsen, at the University of Southern Denmark March 2016


Pic courtesy of Cinzia di Novi, at the University of Genova 2021