PhD candidate in Political Science and International Relations at the University of Minho, Portugal;
Visiting PhD candidate at Aarhus University, Denmark.
Researcher at the Research Unit in Political Science and International Relations (NICPRI) at the University of Minho, in the Project “Partnerships as an Instrument of EU’s Foreign Policy”, funded by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (reference PTDC/CPJ-CPO/105009/2008.
September – December 2010; May 2011; October 2011
Visiting PhD student, Aarhus University, Denmark
May – June 2010
Visiting Research Fellow, EGMONT – Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels
October 2008 – December 2008
Political Analyst, Delegation of the European Commission in Israel.
Regular reporting on the Middle East Peace Process, on implementation of the Action Plan within the European Neighbourhood Policy, and on political developments in Israeli politics; participation in official meetings with the Head of the Delegation at the Israel MFA, the UN Representative to the Quartet, and EUBAM Rafah and EUPOL COPPS Ramallah Heads of Mission.
May 2008 – September 2008
EuroMeSCo Exchange Researcher
Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Bersheva, Israel.
Research Project “Undocumented Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Israel”.
October 2006 – March 2008
Research assistant, Institute for International and Strategic Studies (IEEI), Lisbon.
Research Projects on the Lisbon Agenda, Dialogues for Sustainable Development with Brazil, India, China and Russia, and EU institutional reform; personal assistant of Prof. Maria João Rodrigues, Special Advisor to the Prime-Minister for the Portuguese Presidency of the EU, during the Portuguese Presidency of the EU, second semester 2007.
September 2006 – October 2006
Lawyer, Direcção Geral de Viação – Braga
November 2003 – Setember 2004
Intern lawyer at the Legal Department, Urbanism Cabinet, City Council of Santa Maria da Feira
2009 – Present
PhD candidate in Political Science / International Relations at the University of Minho, with thesis on EU counter-terrorism policy, under supervision of Prof. Laura-Ferreira-Pereira and co-supervision of Prof. Knud-Erik Jørgensen.
MA in European Political Studies, University of Minho, with the thesis on “security and defence in EU’s constitutionalisation process”. Classification: Very good.
Post graduation Course on European Studies, University of Minho. Classification: 16/20
Graduation in Law, Law Faculty, Portuguese Catholic University – Porto. Classification: 13/20.
July 2011: Summer Workshop “The EU in the World: Global Partnerships in Peace Operations”, Geneva Centre for Security Policy, 11-14 July. European Commission COST Action IS0805 on “New challenges of peacekeeping and the European Union’s role in multilateral crisis management”
February 2009: Model “Global Terrorism Advanced Training Course”, Peace Operations Training Institute – United Nations, Coimbra, Portugal
October 2005: National Defence Young Auditor, Institute for National Defence, Portugal.
September 2004: II EuroDefense Meeting of Young Europeans – “European Security and Defence – a Challenge of the Present”, EuroDefense Portugal – Centre of Studies.
July 2004: Summer School “The International Dimension of Democratisations: a Comparative Perspective”, Portuguese Institute of International Relations (IPRI), New University of Lisbon, Óbidos, Portugal.
PRIZES AND AWARDS
Winner of the Jacques Delors Award 2009 – Best Academic Work on European Affairs. “Segurança e Defesa na Narrativa Constitucional Europeia 1950-2008“ (Security and defence in the European Constitutional Narrative, 1950-2008.
PhD Scholarship, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portuguese Ministry for Science, Technology and Higher Education, ref. SFRH/BD/66363/2009.
Segurança e Defesa na Narrativa Constitucional Europeia, 1950-2008, (“Security and defence in EU’s Constitutional Narrative”, 1950-2008), 2009, Cascais: Principia.
“A Abordagem Europeia do Terrorismo no Tratado de Lisboa e o caso de Portugal: Subsídios para um Debate Estratégico”, in Ana Paula BRANDÃO (coord.) “A Luta contra o Terrorismo Transnacional: Contributos para uma Reflexão“, 2011, Coimbra: Almedina.
“A Política Comum de Segurança e Defesa da União Europeia e a luta contra o terrorismo: génese e evolução de um novo nexo” (co-authored by Laura C. Ferreira Pereira), in Ana Paula BRANDÃO (coord.) “A Luta contra o Terrorismo Transnacional: Contributos para uma Reflexão“, 2011, Coimbra: Almedina.
“O Islão em Itália”, in Maria do Céu Pinto (coord.), O Islão na Europa, 2006, Lisboa: Prefácio
“The EU, the Mirror and ‘the Others’”, review article, Journal of European Integration 33 (3), June 2011: 341-347.
Undocumented Migrants, Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Israel, EuroMeSCo Paper 81, Lisbon, 2009.
“El Constitucionalismo Europeo y la Emergência de la PESD” (co-authored by Laura Ferreira-Pereira), Asteriskos – Journal of International and Peace Studies 9-10, December 2009.
“Os Processos de Democratização no Médio Oriente e Magrebe“ (co-authored by Maria do Céu Pinto), Working Paper 23, 2007, Lisbon: Portuguese Institute of International Relations (IPRI)
Actos de Violência de colonos israelitas na Cisjordânia: um teste ao Estado de Direito, CEPESE Working Paper, University of Porto, 2008.
“Segurança e Defesa no Tratado de Lisboa”, Lumiar Briefs 3, Institute for International and Strategic Studies (IEEI), May, 2008.
“Portugal” (co-authored by Maria do Rosário de Moraes Vaz), 2007, “EU-25 Watch”, EU-CONSENT, First Semester.
Review of External Perceptions of the European Union as a Global Actor, by Sonia LUCARELLI and Lorenzo FIORAMONTI (eds), Journal of Contemporary European Research 19 (1), 2011.
Review of Uneasy Neighbors: Israel and the European Union, by Joel Peters e Sharon Pardo, Journal of Common Market Studies 49 (2), 2011.
“Testing EU Foreign Policy in the Middle East”, focusing on the book European Union Policy Towards the Middle East Peace Process: The Quicksands of Politics, by Costanza Musu. International Spectator 44 (4), 2010, 110-112
Review of EU External Relations and Systems of Governance: The CFSP, Euro–Mediterranean Partnership and Migration, by P.J. Cardwell. Journal of Common Market Studies 48 (4), 2010, 1154.
Review of The Quest for a European Strategic Culture – Changing Norms in Security and Defence in the European Union, by Christopher O. Meyer. European Foreign Affairs Review, 13 (2), 2008, 286-287.
2) Oral presentations
“EU Citizenship after the Treaty of Lisbon and the Post-National Debates”, open lecture in the MA in Political Science and International Relations, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, 4 May 2011
“Contra-Terrorismo na União Europeia: Uma Análise Politico-Institucional”, open lecture in the MA in International Relations, University of Minho, 7 April 2011.
“Contra-Terrorismo e Acção Externa da UE”, open lecture in the MA in Peace Studies, University of Coimbra, 4 April 2011.
“Políticas e Instituições da União Europeia”, Lisbon District Centre, Portuguese Lawyers Association, 14 July 2010
“O Tratado de Lisboa na Narrativa Constitucional Europeia”, Lisbon District Centre, Portuguese Lawyers Association, 1 July 2010
“O sistema de segurança da União Europeia e a ameaça terrorista”, open lecture in the MA in International Relations, University of Minho, 7 April 2010.
“A Acção Externa da UE: Os Casos da PESC e da PESD”, open lecture in the BA in International Relations, University of Minho, May 2006.
Paper presentation in international conferences
“Assessing EU counter-terrorism: a theoretical framework of analysis”, UACES Conference “Exchanging Ideas on Europe”, Cambridge, UK, 5-8 September 2011.
“Reciprocity in global security governance: EU and UN mutual influences over counter-terrorism measures”, UACES Conference “Exchanging Ideas on Europe”, Cambridge, UK, 5-8 September 2011.
“Assessing EU-Israel relations: a room for a “special partnership” status?, III WISC Conference, Porto, Portugal, 17-20 August 2011.
“Counter-terrorism in EU Foreign Policy: The case of CSDP missions” (co-authored with Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira), III WISC Conference, Porto, Portugal, 17-20 August 2011.
“Stepping Inside? CSDP Missions and EU Counter-terrorism” (co-authored by Laura Ferreira-Pereira), International Conference: Supranational Governance and European Security, Salford University, UK, 26 and 27 January 2011.
“Towards Flexibility: CSDP in the wider EU fight against terrorism”, ECPR Standing Group for International Relations Conference, Stockholm 9-11 September 2010.
“Is there a role for CSDP in fighting terrorism?” Roundtable “Debating EU Approaches to Fighting Terrorism: A Role for CDSP?, Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels, 9 June 2010.
“Against All Odds: ESDP Development in the Fight Against Terrorism during the Bush Administration”, 17th International Conference, Council for European Studies at Columbia University, Montreal, Canada, 15-17 April 2010.
“Beyond the Nation-State: ESDP and the Fight against terrorism”, international conference “Terror and the Challenges to the Nation-State”, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, New University of Lisbon, Portugal, 29-30October 2009.
“ESDP Operations in the Anti-Terrorism Agenda of the European Union” (co-authored by Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira) – International Political Science Association Conference, Santiago, Chile, 12-16 de Julho 2009.
“Constitucionalismo Europeu e a Emergência da PESD”, co-authored by Laura Ferreira-Pereira, IV Congress of the Portuguese Poltical Science Association, March 2008
“A Agenda de Lisboa no mapa da globalização”, II Congress o the Future of Europe, Institute for International and Strategic Studies (IEEI), Lisbon. December 2007.
“Modelos de integração de imigrantes muçulmanos na UE: o caso italiano”, Conference O Islão na Europa, Institute of Sociology, Faculty of Languages, University of Porto, December 2007.
“Crise europeia, Tratado Constitucional e integração: que relação?” XXIII Lisbon International Conference, IEEI/ Lisbon City Council. December 2005.
“Os Direitos Humanos e a Justiça – os novos desafios da Europa”, Forum Viver a Europa, IEEI, Lisbon, December 2003.
Portuguese, English, Spanish– Fluent
French, Italian – Basic
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