José Eloy Hortal Muñoz (Madrid, 1974), was graduated in Early Modern and Modern History (1997) and History of Art (1999) at the UAM. After one year of Ph´D studies at the Rijkuniversiteit Groningen (Netherlands), he defended his Ph´D, El manejo de los asuntos de Flandes, 1585-1598, in early modern history at the UAM in september 2004 with the highest mark. He also obtained a master degree in Archivistic at the UNED.
His main research interests are the political history of the Netherlands at the XVIth and XVIIth centuries, the Courts of Brussels and Madrid at both centuries, the royal guards of the Spanish Habsburgs and, lastly, the Royal Sites.
He has realized numerous academic visits (both teaching and research) in Belgium, the Netherlands, USA, England, Portugal, Vaticano, France and Switzerland, and participated in some international congresses in England, Belgium, Italy, France, USA, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Russia, the Netherlands and Spain and research projects at the UAM, URJC, UGent and Universiteit Leiden.
He works as professor and researcher at the URJC since september 2009, where he was adviser of innovational education of the online studies for two years.
Interview at the spanish newspaper El Mundo, 11/12/2014
Interview at Radio Enlace Hortaleza, 18/01/2018
Interview at Madri+D about The Night of the Researcher´s, 04/09/2018
Apparition at some documentaries of the Spanish Television: Aguila Roja
Expert consulted to the documentaries Eighty Years War (1568-1648) for the NTR broadcasting company (The Netherlands)
Expert consulted and interviewed for the channel Arte for the program Invitation au voyage (France):
- Plaza Mayor de Madrid, 27/02/2018
- San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 17/04/2018 (after minute 31:00)
Expert consulted for the television contests ¡Ahora caigo! and Boom of the spanish channel Antena 3