Jorge Vilches is Professor of History of Thought and Social and Political Movements at the Complutense University of Madrid and PhD in Political Science and Sociology. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of La Sorbonne and the University of La Sapienza in Rome. He collaborates with media such as La Razón, The Objective and COPE, and has published several books focusing on the Spanish and European 19th century: Progreso y libertad. El partido progresista en la revolución liberal española; Emilio Castelar. La patria y la República; and Isabel II. Imágenes de una reina.