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Joana Castro Pereira is Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto (FLUP) and researcher at the Institute of Sociology (IS-UP) within the same institution. She is also senior research fellow of the Earth System Governance (ESG) network and member of the Planet Politics Institute (PPI). Pereira studies the political challenges of the Anthropocene; the international and Latin American political economy of climate change and biodiversity loss; and the governance of the Amazon. She is the author of over ten articles published in international peer-reviewed journals with impact factor (Review of International Studies, Climate Policy, Global Policy, Global Environmental Politics, Contemporary Politics, among others) and many book chapters. Pereira is co-author of Building Capabilities for Earth System Governance (Cambridge University Press, 2024) and Climate Change and Biodiversity Governance in the Amazon (Routledge, 2022), shortlisted for the Susan Strange Best Book Prize 2022 of the British International Studies Association (BISA). She is also co-editor of the volume Non-Human Nature in World Politics (Springer, 2020), included in The International Affairs Summer Reading List 2021. Pereira regularly participates as a speaker and organizer of panels and sections in the events of the main scientific international associations in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. She has also collaborated with the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) and the EU-LAC Foundation, and has since 2020 contributed to the annual report on global catastrophic risks of the Global Challenges Foundation.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Joana Marisa Castro Azevedo da Rocha Pereira

Citation names

  • Pereira, Joana Castro

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
9D12-C70C-0362
ORCID iD
0000-0002-6272-8481

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Political Sciences
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/05 - 2022/08 Contracted Researcher (Research) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2022/09 - Current Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2016/09 - 2022/08 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
2014/09 - 2020/08 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2023 - Current Ethics and Planetary Boundaries
Seedcorn Fund
Researcher
Tübingen University and Durham University, Germany
Tübingen-Durham Seedcorn Fund
Ongoing
2023 - Current Rethinking international relations in an era of the Planetocene: case Arctic Ocean up to 2050
355415
Researcher
Arctic Centre - University of Lapland, Finland
Suomen Akatemia
Ongoing
2022 - Current Brasil como uma variedade de democracia de mercado: entre a agenda democrática e a agenda da globalização
19/16970-5
Researcher
Instituto de Estudos Avançados da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Fundação do Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
Ongoing
2019 - 2022 Enhancing energy, forest, and climate policy coherence for sustainable development in the Amazonian countries: towards an ecocentric approach
CEECIND/00065/2017
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Prantl, Jochen; Barros-Platiau, Ana Flávia; Inoue, Cristina Y. A.; Pereira, Joana Castro; Ribeiro, Thais Lemos; Viola, Eduardo. Building Capabilities for Earth System Governance. Cambridge University Press. 2024.
    Published
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. Climate Change and Biodiversity Governance in the Amazon: At the Edge of Ecological Collapse?. New York, United States: Routledge. 2021.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429296581
Book chapter
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Ecology". In Thinking world politics otherwise, edited by Machanda, N.; Sheperd, L. J.; Wilkinson, C.; Fishel, S.. Oxford University Press, 2024.
    In press
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro; Houart, Carlota. "A transformative multispecies land use ethic for the Amazon". In Planetary Ethics, edited by Schmidt, J. J.; Meisch, S.. Cambridge University Press, 2024.
    In press
  3. Pereira, Joana Castro; Ribeiro, Thais Lemos; Gonçalves, Verônica Korber; Inoue, Cristina Y. A.; de Andrade, Andreza Silva. "Baniwa chilli pepper: Indigenous spirituality, socio-bioeconomy, and sustainability". In Handbook of Traditional Spirituality and Sustainability, edited by Luetz, Johannes M.; Leal Filho, Walter; Nunn, Patrick D.. Springer, 2024.
    In press
  4. Pereira, Joana Castro. "A new perspective on security for protecting the Amazon in the Anthropocene". In Meio Ambiente, Segurança e Desenvolvimento: União Europeia e Brasil, edited by Szucko, Angélica Saraiva; Franchi, Tássio; Ferreira, Vanessa Capistrano, 107-124. Editora CRV, 2024.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.24824/978652515847.1
  5. Terrenas, João; Pereira, Joana Castro. "Antropoceno, ecologia e segurança". In Ameaças e Riscos Transnacionais na Nova Era, edited by Rodrigues, Teresa Ferreira; Borges, João Vieira, 201-216. Portugal: Fronteira do Caos, 2022.
    Published
  6. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Towards a politics for the Earth: rethinking IR in the Anthropocene". In International Relations in the Anthropocene: New Agendas, New Agencies and New Approaches, edited by Chandler, David; Müller, Franziska; Rothe, Delf, 21-37. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-53014-3_2
  7. Nuno Severiano Teixeira; Pereira, Joana Castro; Susana Ferreira. "Human security, climate change, and migration: a European perspective". In Towards a new multilateralism: cultural divergence and political convergence?, edited by Meyer, Thomas; de Sales Marques, José Luís; Teló, Mario, 132-150. New York: Routledge, 2021.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003118671
  8. Pereira, Joana Castro; Saramago, André. "Introduction: embracing non-human nature in world politics". In Non-Human Nature in World Politics: Theory and Practice, 1-9. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2020.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49496-4_1
  9. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Reducing catastrophic climate risk by revolutionizing the Amazon: novel pathways for Brazilian diplomacy". In Climate Change and Global Development: Market, Global Players and Empirical Evidence, edited by Sequeira, Tiago; Reis, Liliana, 189-218. Springer International Publishing, 2019.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-02662-2_10
  10. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Environmental security in the Anthropocene". In Security at a Crossroad: New Tools for New Challenges, edited by Rodrigues, Teresa Ferreira; Inácio, André, 35-54. Nova Science Publishers, 2019.
    Published
  11. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Climate change governance in the Atlantic Basin: the cases of the US, the EU, and Brazil". In Evolving Human Security Challenges in the Atlantic Space, edited by Nuno Severiano Teixeira; Daniel da Silva Costa Marcos, 207-235. Washington, DC, United States: Brookings Institution Press, 2019.
    Published
Book review
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Brazil and climate change: beyond the Amazon, by Eduardo Viola and Matías Franchini, New York, Routledge, 2018, xiii + 213 pp., index. £110 (hardback); £32.99 (paperback); £29.69 (ebk), ISBN 978-1-138-10624-6, 978-1-1-138-10625-3, and 978-1-315-10165-1". 27, 4 (2018): 763-765.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1080/09644016.2018.1471194
Conference abstract
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Climate and biodiversity politics and policies in the Brazilian, Bolivian, and Colombian Amazon". Paper presented in 2021 Bratislava Conference: Earth System Governance, Bratislava, 2021.
    Published
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro; Freitas, Miguel Rodrigues. "Cities and water security in the Anthropocene: the role of cities in 'glocal' water governance". Paper presented in OBSERVARE 3rd International Conference, Lisbon, 2017.
    Published
  3. Pereira, Joana Castro. "The winding path for the development of low carbon economies in South America: the Pacific Alliance and Brazil’s new challenges". Paper presented in 17th International Academic Conference, Vienna, 2015.
    Published
  4. Pereira, Joana Castro. "The road to COP21: towards a universal agreement?". Paper presented in 2015 Prague International Academic Conference on Social Sciences, Prague, 2015.
    Published
Edited book
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro; Saramago, André. Non-Human Nature in World Politics: Theory and Practice. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. 2020.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-49496-4 • Editor
Encyclopedia entry
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. "Climate multilateralism within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change". In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science. Oxford University Press, 2020.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.639
Journal article
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. "From protagonist to laggard, from pariah to phoenix: emergence, decline, and re-emergence of Brazilian climate change policy (2003-2023)". Latin American Policy 15 3 (2024):
    In press
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro; Gebara, Maria Fernanda. "Where the material and the symbolic intertwine: making sense of the Amazon in the Anthropocene". Review of International Studies 49 2 (2023): 319-338.
    Published • 10.1017/S0260210522000134
  3. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Peru at the UNFCCC: explaining the country's foreign climate policy". Climate Policy 23 2 (2023): 212-225.
    Published • 10.1080/14693062.2022.2100733
  4. Pereira, Joana Castro; Renner, Judith. "Animals in International Relations: a research agenda". International Relations 37 3 (2023): 389-397.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1177/00471178231191294
  5. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. "Brazilian climate policy (1992-2019): an exercise in strategic diplomatic failure". Contemporary Politics 28 1 (2022): 55-78.
    Published • 10.1080/13569775.2021.1961394
  6. Pereira, Joana Castro; Terrenas, João. "Towards a transformative governance of the Amazon". Global Policy 13 S3 (2022): 60-75.
    Published • 10.1111/1758-5899.13163
  7. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Brazilian Amazonian politics and policy (2019-22) and the need for transformative change". Relações Internacionais (R:I) SI (2022): 134-144.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.23906/ri2022.sia08
  8. Pereira, Joana Castro. "A Administração Biden e a governança climática global: desafios e perspetivas". Relações Internacionais (R:I) 69 (2021): 97-106. http://www.ipri.pt/images/publicacoes/revista_ri/pdf/ri69/RI_69_art06_JCP.pdf.
    Open access • Published
  9. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. "Close to a tipping point? The Amazon and the challenge of sustainable development under growing climate pressures". Journal of Latin American Studies 52 3 (2020): 467-494.
    Published • 10.1017/S0022216X20000577
  10. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. "Catastrophic climate risk and Brazilian Amazonian politics and policies: a new research agenda". Global Environmental Politics 19 2 (2019): 93-103.
    Published • 10.1162/glep_a_00499
  11. Pereira, Joana Castro; Viola, Eduardo. "Catastrophic climate change and forest tipping points: blind spots in international politics and policy". Global Policy 9 4 (2018): 513-524.
    Published • 10.1111/1758-5899.12578
  12. Haie, Naim; Freitas, Miguel Rodrigues; Pereira, Joana Castro. "Integrating Water Footprint and Sefficiency: overcoming Water Footprint criticisms and improving decision-making". Water Alternatives: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Water, Politics and Development 11 3 (2018): 933-956. http://www.water-alternatives.org/index.php/alldoc/articles/vol11/v11issue3/471-a11-3-24/file.
    Open access • Published
  13. Pereira, Joana Castro; Freitas, Miguel Rodrigues. "Cities and water security in the Anthropocene: research challenges and opportunities for International Relations". Contexto Internacional 39 3 (2017): 521-544.
    Open access • Published • 10.1590/s0102-8529.2017390300004
  14. Pereira, Joana Castro. "The limitations of IR theory regarding the environment: lessons from the Anthropocene". Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional 60 1 (2017):
    Open access • Published • 10.1590/0034-73292017001019
  15. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Geoengineering, scientific community, and policymakers: a new proposal for the categorization of responses to anthropogenic climate change". SAGE Open 6 1 (2016):
    Open access • Published • 10.1177/2158244016628591
  16. Pereira, Joana Castro. "A política global como sistema aberto: desafio para as Relações Internacionais no Antropoceno". Revista Mundorama - Divulgação Científica em Relações Internacionais (2016):
    Open access • Published
  17. Pereira, Joana Castro. "The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement: A realistic ambition?". Revista Mundorama - Divulgação Científica em Relações Internacionais 101 (2016):
    Published
  18. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Environmental issues and international relations, a new global (dis)order – the role of International Relations in promoting a concerted international system". Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional 58 1 (2015): 191-209.
    Open access • Published • 10.1590/0034-7329201500110
  19. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Green energy integration in South America: a winding path". Lusíada. Política Internacional e Segurança 12 (2015): 51-71.
    Open access • Published • 10.34628/0hr9-bt48
  20. Pereira, Joana Castro. "O Brasil e a governança climática global (2020-2024): entre o conservadorismo e o reformismo de vanguarda". Carta Internacional 8 1 (2013): 91-110. https://www.cartainternacional.abri.org.br/Carta/article/view/104/61.
    Open access • Published
Journal issue
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro; Renner, Judith. "Animals in International Relations: a research agenda". International Relations 37 3 (2023):
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1177/0047117823119129 • Editor
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro. "The challenge of the global ecological crisis for world politics". Relações Internacionais (R:I) SI (2023):
    Published • https://doi.org/10.23906/ri2023.sia01 • Editor
Newsletter article
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Animals in world politics", Planet Politics Institute, 2023, https://www.planetpolitics.org/ppi-blog/animals-in-world-politics.
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro; Saramago, André. "Embracing non-human nature in world politics: what are the implications of seeing world politics within the Earth System?", Planet Politics Institute, 2020, https://www.planetpolitics.org/ppi-blog/embracing-non-human-nature-in-world-politics.
  3. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Low carbon development in Latin America", European Union Institute for Security Studies Issue Alert n.º 15, 24 May 2017, 2017
    https://doi.org/10.2815/05137
  4. Pereira, Joana Castro. "Green energy in Latin America: opportunities for the EU-LAC cooperation", EU-LAC Foundation Newsletter 11/2017, Investment and Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development, 2017, https://eulacfoundation.org/en/green-energy-latin-america-opportunities-eu-lac-cooperation.
Newspaper article
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro. "COP26: Clima desfavorável para Glasgow", Público, 2021, https://www.publico.pt/2021/10/24/opiniao/opinia o/cop26-clima-desfavoravel-glasgow-1982288.
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro. "COP22: de Paris a Marraquexe, de Trump ao Mundo", Público, 2016, https://www.publico.pt/2016/11/14/ sociedade/opiniao/cop22-de-paris-a-marraquexe-de-trump-ao-mundo-1751005.
Online resource
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro; Gebara, Maria Fernanda. Where the material and the symbolic intertwine: making sense of the Amazon in the Anthropocene. 2022. https://www.bisa.ac.uk/articles/where-material-and-symbolic-intertwine-making-sense-amazon-anthropocene?fbclid=IwAR3hHa3CU910WlfhCNbmHjD0oXyBlexie0hqArYd4qeZkwBAL9L6EQIvYB0.
Report
  1. Pereira, Joana. 2022. Global Catastrophic Risks 2022: A Year of Colliding Consequences. https://globalchallenges.org/a-year-of-colliding-consequences-the-global-catastrophic-risks-report-2022/.
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro. 2021. Global Catastrophic Risks 2021: Navigating the Complex Intersections. https://globalchallenges.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Global-Catastrophic-Risks-2021-FINAL.pdf.
  3. Pereira, Joana Castro. 2020. Global Catastrophic Risks 2020. https://globalchallenges.org/wp-content/uploads/Global-Catastrophic-Risks-2020-Annual-Report.pdf.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Pereira, Joana. "Segurança e governação climáticas: o Brasil na cena internacional". PhD, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, 2013. http://hdl.handle.net/10362/11802.
Working paper
  1. Pereira, Joana Castro. 2023. "Brazilian Amazonian politics and policy (2019-22) and the need for transformative change". https://www.jmatlanticnetwork2.com/papers/brazilian-amazonian-politics-and-policy-2019-2022-and-the-need-for-transformative-change.
  2. Pereira, Joana Castro. 2022. "A resposta europeia à crise climática (1990-2020): Do Acordo para a Estabilização de Emissões de GEE ao Pacto Ecológico Europeu". https://gulbenkian.pt/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/09_FCG_JOANAPEREIRA_ClimateChange_ForesightPortugal2030_WEB_01as.pdf.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2024/02 Transforming Amazon land use: a multispecies ethic for sustainable bioeconomy Second Edition of the International Conference Forum for Institutional Thought: Institutions and Survival
University of Bialystok (Bialystok, Poland)
2024/02 Transforming Amazon land use: a multispecies ethic for sustainable bioeconomy International Security and the Environment: “Climate and Environmental Change: Problems, Solutions, Resistance”
Chiang Mai University (Thailand)
2023/05 Peru and the politics of climate change LASA2023
Latin American Studies Association (LASA) (Vancouver, Canada & Virtual)
2023/03 Rethinking development in the Anthropocene: a post-anthropocentric pathway for Amazonian governance XI Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política
Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política (Covilhã, Portugal)
2022/10 Security in the Anthropocene: the transformative potential of eco-socio-cultural corridors 2022 Toronto Conference on Earth System Governance
Earth System Governance Project (Toronto, Canada)
2022/05 What shapes the Amazonian countries’ positions at the UNFCCC? A comparative analysis Virtual Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
Latin American Studies Association (LASA) (Online)
2021/09 Climate and biodiversity politics and policies in the Brazilian, Bolivian, and Colombian Amazon 2021 Bratislava Conference on Earth System Governance
Earth System Governance Project (Bratislava, Slovakia)
2021/09 Amazonian politics and policies in the 21st century: risking the forest’s resilience 14th Pan-European Conference on International Relations
European International Studies Association (EISA) (Online)
2021/09 Climate change governance in Peru: analysing the gap between domestic and foreign policies 14th Pan-European Conference on International Relations
European International Studies Association (EISA) (Online)
2021/07 Climate change and environmental politics and policies in the Amazon (2005-2019) 26th World Congress
International Political Science Association (IPSA) (Lisbon, Portugal)
2021/05 What drives Peru’s position at the UNFCCC negotiations (2008-2019)? Virtual Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
Latin American Studies Association (LASA) (Online)
2020/02 Perceiving the Amazon in the Anthropocene: reciprocities and conflicts between material and symbolic worlds Colloquium “Amazon’s Rising Violence and Disturbing Trends”
Agro-Cultures Research Network (Oxford, United Kingdom)
2019/06 The governance of climate change and biodiversity in the Amazon: the Brazilian case 44th Annual Conference
British International Studies Association (BISA) (London, United Kingdom)
2019/03 The Amazon and the “savannization hypothesis”: challenges for the sustainable governance of the forest 60th Annual Convention
International Studies Association (ISA) (Toronto, Canada)
2018/05 Catastrophic climate change and the Amazon rainforest: an agenda for social science research XXXVI International Congress
Latin American Studies Association (LASA) (Barcelona, Spain)
2017/09 The Amazon and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: a new development paradigm for the region 11th Pan-European Conference on International Relations
European International Studies Association (EISA) (Barcelona, Spain)
2017/05 Water security in the Anthropocene: the role of cities in ‘glocal’ water governance OBSERVARE 3rd International Conference
OBSERVARE, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016/05 Energy security and sustainable development in South America: potentials, benefits and challenges regarding regional integration XXXIV International Congress
Latin American Studies Association (LASA) (New York, United States)
2015/09 The road to COP21: towards a universal agreement? 2015 Prague International Academic Conference on Social Sciences
Global Academic Institute (GAI) (Prague, Czech Republic)
2015/08 A new global (dis)order? Environmental issues, International Relations and the path towards cooperation 9th General Conference
European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) (Montreal, Canada)
2015/06 The winding path for the development of low carbon economies in South America: the Pacific Alliance and Brazil’s new challenges 17th International Academic Conference
International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES) (Vienna, Austria)
2014/05 O Brasil e a política climática internacional: trajetórias recentes e perspetivas futuras I Colloquium of Young Researchers in International Relations and Political Studies
Universidade do Porto (Porto, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2022 - 2023 A Evolução da Política Energética nas Comunidades Europeias: Uma Análise Crítica ao Plano Nacional Energia e Clima 2030
Supervisor of Diogo Filipe de Pinho Sousa
História, Relações Internacionais e Cooperação (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2020 - 2022 Portugal na Política Comum de Segurança e Defesa (PCSD) da União Europeia: Missões e Operações Militares no Sahel e no Golfo da Guiné
Supervisor of Miguel Figueiras Senra
Ciência Política e Relações Internacionais (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2019 - 2022 As Relações Económicas Sino-Americanas: O Caso da Guerra Comercial
Supervisor of Bárbara Daniela Garcia Valente
Relações Internacionais (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2019 - 2021 Segurança Climática e Land Grabbing: O Caso das Políticas Doméstica e Externa Colombianas
Supervisor of Inês Raquel Almeida Albuquerque Ferreira
Ciência Política e Relações Internacionais (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2019 - 2021 “Take Back Control”: A Campanha no Referendo do Brexit
Supervisor of Rui Daniel Guedes Lopes
Relações Internacionais (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2019 - 2021 A União Europeia e o Desafio da Hungria: Uma Análise às Diferentes Perspetivas sobre os Valores Europeus
Supervisor of André Filipe Fenker da Silva
Relações Internacionais (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2019 - 2020 Sobreviver ao Antropoceno: Análise Crítica às Estratégias Europeia e Portuguesa de Adaptação às Alterações Climáticas
Co-supervisor of Filipe André Sousa Ferreira
Estudos do Ambiente e da Sustentabilidade (Master)
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal
2018 - 2019 A Organização das Nações Unidas e a (In)eficácia da Mediação de Conflitos Internacionais, Gestão de Crises e Manutenção da Paz: O Caso da Guerra da Bósnia-Herzegovina
Supervisor of Diana Alexandra de Jesus Ribeiro
Relações Internacionais (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2021/09/13 - 2021/09/17 Organization of a panel during the 14th Pan-European Conference on International Relations of the European International Studies Association (EISA), Online, 13-17 September . Panel: Bringing Animal Ethics and Rights into IR. (2021/09/13 - 2021/09/17)
Conference (Co-organisor)
European International Studies Association, Belgium
2021/07/10 - 2021/07/15 Organization of a panel during the 26th World Congress of Political Science of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Online, 10-15 July. Panel: Governance, Nature and Knowledge Production (2021/07/10 - 2021/07/15)
Congress (Co-organisor)
International Political Science Association, Canada
2019/06/12 - 2019/06/14 Organization (with André Saramago, University of Beira Interior) of two panels during the 44th Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), London, England, 12-14 June. Panels: (1) Non-Human Nature in World Politics (I); (2) Non-Human Nature in World Politics (II). (2019/06/12 - 2019/06/14)
Conference (Co-organisor)
British International Studies Association, United Kingdom
2018/11/21 - 2018/11/22 Member of the organizing commission of the ‘First International Relations Congress: Global and Regional Power Shifts in International Relations’, Lusíada University – North (Porto), Faculty of Law, Porto, Portugal, 21-22 November. (2018/11/21 - 2018/11/22)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2018/05/23 - 2018/05/26 Organization (with Martina Broner, Cornell University) of two panels during the XXXVI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Barcelona, Spain, 23-26 May. Section: Biodiversity, Natural Resources and Environment. Panels: (1) The Amazon as Interdisciplinary Site of Study: Perspectives on the Environmental Crisis (I); (2) The Amazon as Interdisciplinary Site of Study: Perspectives on the Environmental Crisis (II). (2018/05/23 - 2018/05/26)
Congress (Co-organisor)
Latin American Studies Association, United States
2018/04/11 - 2018/04/11 Organization of the Conference “Water and International Relations” with three thematic panels at the Lusíada University – North (Porto) Faculty of Law, Porto, Portugal, 11 April. Panels: (1) Challenges for Water Management in the 21st Century; (2) Water as a Driver of Political and Military Conflicts; (3) Portuguese Water Management and the Relations between Portugal and Spain. (2018/04/11 - 2018/04/11)
Conference (President of the Organising Committee)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2017/09/13 - 2017/09/16 Organization of one section with five panels during the European International Studies Association (EISA) 11th Pan-European Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 13-16 September. Section: Rethinking International Relations in the Anthropocene: Challenges and Opportunities. Panels: (1) International Relations Theory and the Anthropocene; (2) Rethinking Security in the Anthropocene; (3) Human and Non-Human Life in the Anthropocene; (4) Order and Governance in the Anthropocene; (5) Imagining the Future: Ideas and Practices for the Anthropocene. (2017/09/13 - 2017/09/16)
Conference (Co-organisor)
European International Studies Association, Belgium

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2023 - 2023 5-min comment on the panel "Experiences from Latin America" (by invitation)
Workshop
The Transformative Potential of Rights of Nature
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
2023 - 2023 15-min intervention on the roundtable "The Future of IR in Portugal: the next 10 years" (peer reviewed)
Congress
XI Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política
Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política, Portugal
2023 - 2023 Invited session chair and discussant. XI Congress of the Portuguese Political Science Association (APCP). Covilhã, 30 de março a 1 de abril. Painel: Environmental Politics: leadership, resistance and protection
Congress
XI Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política
Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política, Portugal
2023 - 2023 45-min keynote speech: "Human/non-human nature relations in world politics: state of the art and pathways forward".
Symposium
Critical Arctic Studies Symposium 2023. Post-Human Dialogues: Rethinking human-nature relations in and through the Arctic
Arctic Centre - University of Lapland, Finland
2022 - 2022 Neither mitigator nor adapter: Climate neglect and denial in a vulnerable Brazil (by invitation)
Conference
Ideas, Interests, Institutions, and Nation-State Climate Politics: Mitigators, Adapters, and Mitigator-Adapters
Loyola University Chicago, United States
2022 - 2022 Session Chair: Environmental Issues as a Subject of Latin American International Relations
Congress
Virtual Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA)
Latin American Studies Association, United States
2022 - 2022 Neither mitigator nor adapter: Climate neglect and denial in a vulnerable Brazil (by invitation)
Seminar
Ideas, interests, institutions, and nation-state climate politics: Mitigators, adapters, and mitigator-adapters – Hard cases for climate policy: Australia and Brazil
American University, United States
2022 - 2022 Neither mitigator nor adapter: Climate neglect and denial in a vulnerable Brazil (by invitation)
Conference
Ideas, interests, institutions, and nation-state climate politics: Mitigators, adapters, and mitigator-adapters
Tulane University, United States
2022 - 2022 15-min keynote speech: "Tropical deforestation: the Amazonian case".
Meeting
2nd Meeting of the Earth System Governance Taskforce on the Governance of Nature and Biodiversity
Earth System Governance Project, Netherlands
2021 - 2021 15-min intervention on the EU's response to the climate crisis (by invitation)
Workshop
Workshop on the Major Challenges Facing the Portuguese Economy and Society in the Next Decade
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal
2021 - 2021 Connectivity as emancipation: Towards a post-anthropocentric governance of the Amazon
Workshop
Online Workshop: ‘Law and Governance in the Anthropocene’
Global Policy Institute, University of Durham, United Kingdom
2021 - 2021 Session Chair. 14th Pan-European Conference on International Relations of the European International Studies Association (EISA), online, 13-17 de setembro. Painel: Bringing Animal Ethics and Rights into IR.
Conference
14th Pan-European Conference
European International Studies Association, Belgium
2021 - 2021 Session Chair. 26th World Congress of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), online, 10-15 de julho. Painel: Governance, Nature and Knowledge Production
Conference
26th World Congress
International Political Science Association, Canada
2020 - 2020 15min-intervention in the panel on the European Green Deal (by invitation)
Conference
TEPSA Portuguese Pre-Presidency Conference
Trans European Policy Studies Association, Belgium
2019 - 2019 Invited Session Chair. II Colloquium of Young Researchers in International Relations and Political Studies, Faculty of Arts – University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 21 and 22 February. Panel: Peace and Conflict Resolution.
Conference
II Colloquium of Young Researchers in International Relations and Political Studies
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Session Chair. 44th Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), London, England, 12-14 June. Panel: Non-Human Nature in World Politics (II).
Conference
44th Annual Conference
British International Studies Association, United Kingdom
2018 - 2018 Session Chair. XXXVI International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Barcelona, Spain, 23-26 May. Section: Biodiversity, Natural Resources, and Environment. Panel: The Amazon as Interdisciplinary Site of Study: Perspectives on the Environmental Crisis (II).
Congress
XXXVI International Congress
Latin American Studies Association, United States
2018 - 2018 Session Chair. First International Relations Congress: Global and Regional Power Shifts in International Relations, Universidade Lusíada do Porto, Porto, Portugal, 21 e 22 de novembro. Painel: Russia’s Role in the International Chessboard
Congress
First International Relations Congress: Global and Regional Power Shifts in International Relations
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Green energy in South America: challenges and opportunities for cooperation and European investments
Workshop
Experts Workshop "EU-LAC: Joining Forces to Address Common Security and Development Challenges", in preparation for the 3rd EU-CELAC Heads of State Summit
European Union Institute for Security Studies, France
2017 - 2017 Section Chair. European International Studies Association (EISA) 11th Pan-European Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 13-16 September. Section: Rethinking International Relations in the Anthropocene: Challenges and Opportunities.
Conference
11th Pan-European Conference
European International Studies Association, Belgium
2017 - 2017 Session Chair. European International Studies Association (EISA) 11th Pan-European Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 13-16 September. Section: Rethinking International Relations in the Anthropocene: Challenges and Opportunities. Panel: Order and Governance in the Anthropocene.
Conference
11th Pan-European Conference
European International Studies Association, Belgium
2016 - 2016 Invited Session Chair. XXXIV International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), New York, USA, 27-30 May. Section: International Relations. Panel: Existing Cooperations in Latin America: Current and Future Perspectives.
Congress
XXXIV International Congress
Latin American Studies Association, United States
2016 - 2016 Invited Session Chair. International Conference. Assessing the Outcomes of NATO’s Warsaw Summit: New Missions? New Operations?, Lusíada University, Lisbon, Portugal, 10 November. Panel: Energy Security.
Conference
Assessing the Outcomes of NATO’s Warsaw Summit: New Missions? New Operations?
Universidade Lusíada de Lisboa, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2024/03/22 As Questões Ambientais do Global ao Local: O Caso de Oliveira de Azeméis
(Thesis) Main arguer
Inês da Silva Pinho (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2023/11/29 O Combate a Amílcar Cabral e ao PAIGC: A Promoção Socioeconómica Ligada à Educação Durante o Governo Spínola na Guiné Portuguesa (1968-1973)
President of the jury
Guilherme Sotero Wansson (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2023/11/28 Estágio na Embaixada de Portugal em Atenas
(Thesis) Main arguer
Anthéa Lina de Almeida Fernandes (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2023/11/24 Caracterización de la Teoría de la Herradura como Modelo dentro del Área de las Ciencias Políticas y Evaluación de la Viabilidad de su Aplicación para el Análisis de las Relaciones Socio-políticas
President of the jury
Victor Manuel Falcon Soares (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2023/10/26 A relação entre a Igreja Católica, a Cooperação Internacional e a Educação em São Tomé Príncipe: Estudo de caso do Projeto de Desenvolvimento de Lembá
President of the jury
José Fernando Ribeiro Pedrosa (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2023/10/20 A Evolução da Política Energética nas Comunidades Europeias: Uma Análise Crítica ao Plano Nacional Energia e Clima 2030
Supervisor
Diogo Filipe de Pinho Sousa (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2023/10/02 O Ativismo Antirracista como Novo Movimento de Libertação Social em Portugal: Uma Análise Póscolonial de um País "Não Racista"
(Thesis) Main arguer
Carolina de Oliveira Garrido (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2023/07/13 Projeto Regional do Mediterrâneo: O Caso Português
President of the jury
Rui Manuel Barbeiro Madeira (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2022/06/30 As Relações Económicas Sino-Americanas: O Caso da Guerra Comercial
Supervisor
Bárbara Daniela Garcia Valente (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2022/04/04 A Atuação da União Europeia na Proteção e Preservação Ambiental do Mar Mediterrâneo – O Caso do Lixo Marinho Plástico
(Thesis) Main arguer
Telma Leonor Calejo Roque (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2022/03/11 Portugal na Política Comum de Segurança e Defesa (PCSD) da União Europeia: Missões e Operações Militares no Sahel e no Golfo da Guiné
Supervisor
Miguel Figueiras Senra (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2021/07/23 “The Man’s Bible”: Avaliação da (Des)Igualdade de Género nas Relações Internacionais e o Papel da Religião Católica na Evolução dos Direitos das Mulheres no Cenário Europeu
(Thesis) Main arguer
Cláudia Sofia Vagueiro Torres Pinto (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2021/05/11 Biocombustíveis: Desenvolvimento ou Crise? Uma Análise Crítica às Relações Bilaterais Brasil-Estados Unidos (PhD research project)
Supervisor
Nilsen Maria Jorge (Other)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2021/03/26 “Take Back Control”: A Campanha no Referendo do Brexit
Supervisor
Rui Daniel Guedes Lopes (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2021/03/26 A União Europeia e o Desafio da Hungria: Uma Análise às Diferentes Perspetivas sobre os Valores Europeus
Supervisor
André Filipe Fenker da Silva (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2021/03/19 Obsolescência Programada: A Experiência Francesa e o Pacto Ecológico Europeu (PhD research project)
Supervisor
Beatriz Conde Miranda (Other)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2021/02/26 Segurança Climática e Land Grabbing: O Caso das Políticas Doméstica e Externa Colombianas
Supervisor
Inês Raquel Almeida Albuquerque Ferreira (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2019/02/18 A Organização das Nações Unidas e a (In)eficácia da Mediação de Conflitos Internacionais, Gestão de Crises e Manutenção da Paz: O Caso da Guerra da Bósnia-Herzegovina
Supervisor
Diana Alexandra de Jesus Ribeiro (Master)
Universidade Lusíada Porto, Portugal
2017/11/17 Política Internacional no Setor Ambiental: O Protocolo de Kyoto e o Acordo de Paris
(Thesis) Main arguer
Mara Luísa Prata Campos (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal
2016/11/02 Descarbonização nos Países do Sul: As Políticas Climáticas do Brasil e da Índia (PhD research project)
(Thesis) Main arguer
Maria João Curinha da Palma (Other)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2016/11/02 Panorama del Crimen Ambiental en la Amazonia: Un Análisis desde la Seguridad Humana (PhD research project)
(Thesis) Main arguer
Viviana Paola López Páez (Other)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2016/10/14 Alterações Climáticas, Migrações Forçadas, Instabilidade Política: O Cenário na África Subsariana e no Médio Oriente
(Thesis) Main arguer
Américo Baptista Miranda Henriques (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Portugal
2016/06/21 Serviço de Relações Internacionais da Universidade do Porto
(Thesis) Main arguer
Daniela Filipa Alves da Silva (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2021 - Current Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política (APCP)
2020 - Current Planet Politics Institute (PPI)
2018 - Current International Studies Association (ISA)
2018 - Current British International Studies Association (BISA)
2015 - Current European International Studies Association (EISA)
2015 - Current Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2020 - 2021 III Colloquium of Young Researchers in International Relations and Political Studies University of Porto
2018 - 2019 II Colloquium of Young Researchers in International Relations and Political Studies University of Porto
2017 - 2018 First International Relations Congress: Global and Regional Power Shifts in International Relations Lusíada University
Distinctions

Other distinction

2022 2022 Susan Strange Best Book Prize Shortlist. Distinction awarded to the book Climate Change and Biodiversity Governance in the Amazon: At the Edge of Ecological Collapse?
British International Studies Association, United Kingdom
2021 2021 International Affairs Editor's Choice - "Top 5 books: September 2021" (1st place). Distinction awarded to the book Climate Change and Biodiversity Governance in the Amazon: At the Edge of Ecological Collapse?
International Affairs., United Kingdom
2021 2021 International Affairs Editor's Choice - "The International Affairs Summer Reading List 2021" (7th place). Distinction awarded to the edited volume Non-Human Nature in World Politics: Theory and Practice
International Affairs, United Kingdom
2016 2015 RBPI Editor's Choice: The Editor's Selection of the Best of RBPI in Volume 58. Distinction awarded to the article "Environmental issues and international relations, a new global (dis)order"
Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, Brazil