Lucena Giraldo, Manuel

Ph.D. in Philology, Universidad Cumplutense de Madrid (ES). M.A. in Comparative Linguistics, École Pratique des Hautes Études, Sorbonne, Paris (FR). B.A. in Philology and B.A. in Geography and History, Complutense University de Madrid (ES).

Dr. Luján is an Associate Professor of Indo-European Linguistics at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid. His main research focus has been on the comparative study of ancient Indo-European languages and cultures. In the field of Indian studies, he has worked mainly on Vedic texts and the origins of the brahamanic tradition and he has published some translations of classical Sanskrit works into Spanish. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, the École Pratique des Hautes Études at Paris and the Freie Universität of Berlin. Besides his academic career, he has also been a consultant in the Department of Human. Resources and Training of Ernst & Young Spain