Rede Investig. CEI-IUL Breve descrição da Rede

Ana Lúcia Sá
(Coordenadora da Guiné Equatorial)

Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) is a new approach to conceptualizing and measuring democracy. It provides a multidimensional and disaggregated dataset that reflects the complexity of the concept of democracy as a system of rule that goes beyond the simple presence of elections. The V-Dem project distinguishes between seven high-level principles of democracy: electoral, liberal, participatory, deliberative, egalitarian, majoritarian and consensual, and collects data to measure these principles.

RIBEI  –  Red Iberoamericana de Estudios Internacionales

Luís Fretes

The Ibero-American Network for International Studies (RIBEI), is an association of research and analysis centers for international relations specially focused on Latin-American reality. They share non-profit nature and independence of their academic and research activities. Values and principles common to RIBEI members are: the promotion of peace in international relations, economic cooperation and solidarity among States and peoples, respect for human rights and promoting democratic values.

EU  Non-proliferation Consortium

Luís Nuno Rodrigues

This network aims to bring together experts, researchers and academics of foreign policy institutions and research centres from across the EU to encourage political and security-related dialogue and the long-term discussion of measures to combat the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems within civil society.

EARN – Europe Africa Research Network

Fernando Jorge Cardoso

EARN is a network of African and European Policy Research Institutes, aiming to contribute to the EU-Africa Policy Dialogue. EARN intends to bring added value on pooling and fostering policy research capacities, dialogue, information and partnership between European and African non-governmental research institutions on issues relating to EU-Africa relations.

Direitas, História e Memórias

Riccardo Marchi 
(Coordenador de Portugal)

A rede de investigação Direitas, História e Memória, reúne investigadores de diversas nacionalidades que se dedicam aos estudos sobre as direitas em diversas configurações, tanto no aspecto político quanto em caráter histórico e geográfico.


 Cátia Miriam Costa

CoopMar (Transoceanic Cooperation. Public Policies and Iberoamerican Sociocultural Community) is a CYTED network (Iberian-American Scientific and Technological Programme for Development). CoopMar intends to contribute to the design of public polices through the involvement of communities and generate socioeconomic impact. Associating history, memory, culture and new technologies, it aims to offer specific solutions to the Iberian-American societies allying social responsibility and economic sustainability.


Luís Fretes

El objetivo central de CEISAL es promover el conocimiento de América Latina en Europa y en el mundo, a través de la investigación académica interdisciplinaria. Para ello, se organizan diversos seminarios y congresos trienales. CEISAL tiene presencia en otros eventos tales como: los congresos ICA, LASA, distintas actividades organizadas por FLACSO, entre otros. Asimismo, difunde las actividades de sus miembros por distintos canales.

AEGIS – African Studies in Europe

Clara Carvalho

AEGIS is a research network of European studies centres which aims to create synergies between experts and institutions. With primary emphasis on Social Sciences and Humanities, AEGIS’ main goal is to improve understanding about contemporary African societies.

ABORNE – The African Borderlands Research Network

ABORNE is an interdisciplinary network of researchers interested in all aspects of international borders and trans-boundary phenomena in Africa. The emphasis is largely on borderlands as physical spaces and social spheres, but the network is also concerned with regional flows of people and goods as well as economic and social processes that may be located at some distance from the geographical border.