Alessio Colonnelli has written for The Independent, Prospect, Foreign Policy, Politico Europe, Little Atoms, International Business Times, Aspen Review Central Europe, Labour List, Left Foot Forward and the LSE blog Euro Crisis in the Press. He's worked in London, Madrid and Barcelona in media and education, and holds a master's degree in languages and literary translation from Padua University, Italy. He blogs here.
Alessio Colonnelli ha trabajado en medios de comunicación y la enseñanza en Londres, Madrid y Barcelona, y tiene un grado/máster en idiomas y traducción literaria de la Universidad de Padua, Italia.
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