Jorge Tamames is an Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute, and a Ph.D. candidate at the University College Dublin’s School of Politics and International Relations. Previously, he worked as Managing Editor at Política Exterior magazine. He holds an M.A. in International Economy and Political Communication from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, as well as a B.A. in International Relations from Brown University. He writes for some media outlets and is the author of For the People: Left Populism in Spain and the US (Lawrence Wishart, 2020).
Research areas: international security and comparative political economy. Most of his career has taken place in journalism. His research interests include Spanish foreign policy, European macroeconomic governance, populism and the rise of anti-system parties, the future of social democracy, and US domestic politics.
Selected publications: “Left Populism and Social Democracy: Between Emulation and Reinvention” (with Guillermo Fernández-Vázquez, Populism, forthcoming). “Élections à Madrid: deux récits et une crise” (Le Grand Continent, April 2021). “Comercio, clase y crisis” (Política Exterior, November 2020). “Retornos de Gramsci” (El País, March 2020).
- Presentation of the Elcano Policy Paper “España en el mundo en 2023: perspectivas y desafíos” (2023)
- First Elcano Royal Institute - Chatham House Seminar (2022)