Professor Manuel Lucena Giraldo appointed as Director of the Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Heritage of the Universities of Madrid

Professor Manuel Lucena Giraldo appointed as Director of the Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Heritage of the Universities of Madrid

June 10th, 2022

The IE Arts & Humanities Division is proud to announce the recent appointment of Professor Manuel Lucena Giraldo as Director of the Cátedra del Español y la Hispanidad de las Universidades de Madrid (Chair of Spanish and Hispanic Heritage of the Universities of Madrid.)

The committee was presented by President Isabel Díaz Ayuso from the Comunidad de Madrid in a ceremony on the 22nd of May. The Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa is the President of Honor of the chair.  The committee consists of university representatives within the region and will serve the mission of valuing Hispanic history and culture, and Spanish language and literature as a global cultural, economic and social engine.

Congratulations to Manuel Lucena Giraldo, we are excited to see the great work you will carry out in this space!