Academic Qualifications

PhD in War Studies, 2008 – King’s College, University of London

Master in Historical Studies, 2003 – University of Cambridge

Degree in History – Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa

Biographical Information

Bruno C Reis holds a M. Phil. in Historical Studies from Cambridge University and a Ph.D. in War Studies from King’s College. He was from 2011-2017 a research fellow at ICS-Univ. Lisboa. He is an adviser to IDN and an associate researcher at the Michael Howard Center for Military History at King’s College. He is since 2017 an assistant professor at the ISCTE-IUL CIS, and has been a guest reader in a number of universties where he has taught courses in the History of International Relations, Security Studies, Globalisation and Global Governance, Leadership and Grand Strategy. He has published on security issues and unconventional conflicts, namely with Andrew Mumford, The Theory and Practice of Irregular Warfare. (London: Routledge, 2013).

Key Publications

Bruno C. Reis & Pedro A. Oliveira (2018) The Power and Limits of Cultural Myths in Portugal’s Search for a Post-Imperial Role, The International History Review, 40:3, 631-653, DOI: 10.1080/07075332.2016.1253599

Reis, Bruno Cardoso. (2016) Two South Africans in the Portuguese Wars of Decolonization (1961-1975): it could have been better, it could have been worse. e-Journal of Portuguese History14(2), 93-103.

Bruno C. Reis (2011) The Myth of British Minimum Force in Counterinsurgency Campaigns during Decolonisation (1945–1970), Journal of Strategic Studies,34:2, 245-279, DOI: 10.1080/01402390.2011.559028