Federico Trillo-Figueroa

"Present and Future of the Ibero-American Community of Nations"

Tuesday 10th November 2015



About the speaker: Federico Trillo-Figueroa is a prominent politician and Spain's Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He was formerly the President of the Spanish Congress of Deputies and the Minister of Defense during Spain’s missions in Afghanistan and Irak. He has also been Speaker of the House of Representatives. He holds a Doctorate in Law from the Complutense University of Madrid and he has written a number of books and articles on law, history and political thought, such us El poder político en los dramas de Shakespeare (Political Power in Shakespeare's Dramas) and Memoria de entreguerras. Mis años en el ministerio de defensa (2000-2004).


About the event: The Ambassador gave an inspiring and well documented lecture on the present and future relations between Europe, Spain and the Ibero-American Community of Nations. He also answered a number of questions on international politics and diplomacy from the audience for more than 30 minutes.


The Madariaga Series would like to thank his Excellency the Ambassador for finding the time to come to Oxford and visit us. We would also like to thank The Queen's College for letting us use the wonderful Shulman Auditorium for hosting the lecture and Magdalen College for its financial support.