Academic Qualifications

PhD in Political Science, with a specialization in International Relations, 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 a specialization in International Relations from the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon (ICS, ULisboa), and a Masters in Political Science and International Relations, with a specialization in International Relations by the School of Social and Human Sciences, New University of Lisbon (FCSH-UNL). 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 he 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, ULisboa. Previously 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 in the South Atlantic and security-capacity building in Africa.

Key Publications

Seabra, Pedro, and Adriana Erthal Abdenur (2018), Age of Choice or Diversification? Brazil, Portugal, and Capacity-Building in the Angolan Armed Forces. African Security, online first / DOI: 10.1080/19392206.2018.1514153

Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Frank Mattheis, and Pedro Seabra (2018), “Interregional Multilateralism in the Global South: The Zone of Peace and Cooperation in the South Atlantic”. In Stephen Aris, Aglaya Snetkov and Andreas Wenger (eds.), Inter-organisational Relations in International Security: Cooperation and Competition. Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp. 75-93. ISBN: 978-1138059498

Seabra, Pedro (2018) “Conclusão”. In Pedro Seabra and Carmen Fonseca (eds.), Brasil e os Desafios da Ordem Internacional. Lisbon: National Defense Institute, pp. 131-137. ISBN: 978-972-9393-42-6

Seabra, Pedro and Carmen Fonseca (eds.), “Brasil e os Desafios do Sistema Internacional”. Lisbon: National Defense Institute, 2018. ISBN: 978-972-9393-42-6

Seabra, Pedro, and Edalina Rodrigues Sanches (2018), South-South cohesiveness versus South-South rhetoric: Brazil and Africa at the UN General Assembly. International Politics, online first / DOI: 10.1057/s41311-018-0170-0

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.