Academic Qualifications

PhD in Political Science, 2016 – Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

Masters in Political Science and International Relations, 2011 – School of Social and Human Sciences, New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

Bachelor in Law, 2008 – Law School, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

Biographical Information

Pedro Seabra holds a PhD in Political Science, with specialization in International Relations from the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS, ULisboa), a Masters in Political Science and International Relations, with specialization in International Relations by the School of Social and Human Sciences, New University of Lisbon (FCSH-UNL), and is Licensed in Law by the Law School of the University of Porto (FDUP). He is currently a Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellow of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and a Researcher at the Center for International Studies, University Institute of Lisbon (CEI-IUL). Between 2013 and 2016 he was a Visiting Researcher at the Institute of International Relations-University of Brasília, Brazil (IREL-UnB), at the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria, South Africa (GovInn-UP) and at ICS, ULisboa. He previously worked as a Researcher at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations and Security (IPRIS). His main research interests focus on International Relations, International Security, regional security governance, South Atlantic geopolitics and capacity-building provision in Africa.

Key Publications

Abdenur, Adriana Erthal, Frank Mattheis e Pedro Seabra (2016), “An Ocean for the Global South: Brazil and the Zone of Peace and Cooperation in the South Atlantic”. Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 29, online first.

Seabra, Pedro (2016), “Defence cooperation between Brazil and Namibia: Enduring relations across the South Atlantic”. South African Journal of International Affairs, 23 (1), 89-106.

Malamud, Andrés e Pedro Seabra (2015), “Challenging the Political and Security Dimensions of the EU-LAC Relationship”. In Mario Telò, Louise Fawcett e Frederik Ponjaert (eds), Interregionalism and the European Union: A Post-Revisionist Approach to Europe’s Place in a Changing World (pp. 325-336). Abingdon: Routledge (ISBN: 978-1-4724-7326-4)

Seabra, Pedro (2014), “A case of unmet expectations: Portugal and the South Atlantic”. Portuguese Journal of Social Sciences, 13 (3), 331-346.

Seabra, Pedro (2014), “A harder edge: reframing Brazil’s power relation with Africa”. Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, 57 (1), 77-97.

Publications

Seabra, P., Abdenur, Adriana Erthal, Frank Mattheis (2016) "An Ocean for the Global South: Brazil and the Zone of Peace and Cooperation in the South Atlantic", Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 29, online first.