22 MAR Open Lecture | Balkans: More seats at the EU table or an elephant in the room

The third open lecture that will be hosted by the Conflicts, Peacebuilding and International Regulation Seminar of the Master in International Studies and CEI-IUL concerns the enlargement of the European Union. The lecture, given by journalist and CEI-IUL researcher, Ricardo Alexandre, is entitled “Balkans: More seats at the EU table or an elephant in the room. European integration and geopolitical challenges!“.

The lecture will take place at ISCTE-IUL, room C5.07 (Building II), at 6 p.m.

About the speaker

Ricardo Alexandre has been a journalist since 1990. RTP Foreign Affairs TV and Radio News Editor (2015 – 2018), RTP/Radio Deputy News Director (2005-2012), author and anchor of weekly world affairs program Visão Global (2006-2018), PhD in Political Science/International Relations at ISCTE-IUL (2017), Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, (2015), Master in European Policies and Societies (ISCTE-IUL, 2002), Degree in Sociology (University of Porto, 1997); Integrated researcher with International Studies Center (CEI-IUL) and affiliated researcher at Observare (UAL). Assignments throughout the Balkans (since 1996), East Timor (1999), Palestine (2000), Afghanistan and Pakistan tribal areas (2001), and other troubled areas.

About the seminar

The open lecture takes place within the scope of the Conflicts, Peacebuilding and International Regulation Seminar of the Master in International Studies, whose main objective is to debate violent conflicts in the contemporary world, pacification processes, and international regulation mechanisms.

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CEI IUL

CEI-IUL (Center for International Studies) is a university-based multidisciplinary research center of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). CEI-IUL aims at promoting interdisciplinary research in Social Sciences, International Relations and Economy, focusing in its areas of geographic specialisation: Africa, Asia, Europe, and Transatlantic Relations.

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