Academic Qualifications

PhD in Comparative Politics, 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 Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for International Studies, University Institute of Lisbon (CEI-IUL). Between 2016 and 2017 he was a Leibniz-DAAD Research Fellow of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), where remains as an Associate. Before that, 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, ULisboaPreviously he also 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 security-capacity building in Africa. 

Key Publications

Seabra, Pedro (2017), “Stretching the limits? Strengths and pitfalls of South Atlantic security regionalism”. Contexto Internacional, 39 (2), 593-615. 

 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 (3), 1112-1131. 

 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. 

 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.