Notícias e eventos


The cycle of open classes is framed within the Advanced Course of Studies on MIDDLE EAST AND MAGHREB that the International Relations Department of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL) and the Institute of National Defence (IDN) promote, in partnership.

Bringing together a renowned group of specialists, this course has the following OBJECTIVES:

  • Provide information and reflection on the historical and political evolution of the Middle East and Maghreb Region, through theoretical and practical analysis instruments that explore theoretical and conceptual specificities in the investigation of the political, economic and socio-cultural dynamics of the region
  • Understand the potential and risk factors in the Middle East and Maghreb region and characterise the political, economic and socio-cultural situation of peoples and countries in the region, as well as the interests and strategies of the most relevant regional and international actors and the external involvement and regional impact of conflicts in the region
  • Promote the in-depth analysis of the vectors, which influence the competitive and cooperative behaviours and interactions in the Middle East and Maghreb region, reflecting on concepts and theories, which help to understand the internal and external dynamics of the Middle East and Maghreb region.

Coordination and moderation: Prof. Luís Moita and Master Paula Pereira


// JUNE 30 //

/ 6.30 – 8 pm /
Foreign Policy Challenges in the Middle East and Beyond in the Biden Administration
Professor Mark Meirowitz, Suny Maritime College

// JUNE 23 //

/ 6.30 – 8 pm /
Golfo Pérsico: de uma guerra fria regional aos efeitos globais
Brig. Gen. Nuno Lemos Pires

// MAY 26 //

/ 3.30 – 5.30 pm /
Turkey’s foreign policy towards the Middle East and the Maghreb
Professor Hüseyin Bagci, METU − Middle East Technical University, Turkey

/ 6.30 – 8 pm /
As questões de género na região do Médio Oriente e Magreb:O papel do ativismo das mulheres nas últimas décadas
Professor Giulia Daniele,
Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)


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