Senior analyst, Elcano
Carlos Malamud is Senior Analyst for Latin America at the Elcano Royal Institute, and Professor of Latin American History at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Madrid, Spain. He is a Corresponding Member of the National Academy of History of Argentina. In 2015 he was selected by Esglobal as one of the ‘50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals’. He has been a Senior Associate Member (SAM) at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, and visiting researcher at the Universidad de los Andes (Corona Chair), Colombia, and at Di Tella University in Buenos Aires. Between 1986 and 2002 he directed the Latin American programme of the Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset, of which he has also been Deputy Director. He began his academic career working on the economic history of the Spanish and Latin American colonial period and then specialised in 19th and 20th century Latin American political history. He has lectured at the Complutense University and at San Pablo CEU, both in Madrid. He is a Member of the Advisory Council of the Cultural Institute of the MAPFRE Foundation. He currently combines his work as a historian with his role as a political and international relations analyst focused on Latin America.