Javier Rodrigo – Born in 1977, is Associate Professor – recognized for Full professorship-, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Since 2019 he is awarded with ICREA Acadèmia grant. PhD (2004) in History from the European University Institute in Florence and postdoctoral researcher at the London School of Economics, has later been “Juan de la Cierva” Research Fellow at the University of Zaragoza and “Ramón y Cajal” Research Fellow at the Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona. He is the author or coordinator of 16 books on concentration camps history, mass violence and Civil Wars.