Doctorate Degree (PhD)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2019
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Ef 1021/2011 de 18-03-2011
Update registry R/A-Ef 1021/2011/AL01 de 22-08-2014 | R/A-Ef 1021/2011/AL02 de 16-12-2020
Lectured in Portuguese
Teaching Type In person

Faculty for (2023/2024)

Project Seminar | Studies of Security and Defense Seminar
Bruno Cardoso Reis is currently  deputy director of the ISCTE-IUL Center for International Studies. He is a guest advisor to the National Defense Institute and was involved in the working group to review the Strategic Concept for National Defense. He is an associate researcher at the Michael Howard Center for the History of War at King's College. He holds a Master's degree in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Letters University of Lisbon, in Historical Studies from the University of Cambridge and a PhD in War Studies from King's College London. He has taught courses in History of International Relations, Security Studies, Multilateral Institutions, Globalization & Global Governance, Leadership & Grand Strategy. He has published more recently mainly on topics of  international history and international security, namely:  Decolonization, Détente and the Cold War in Southern Africa: Portuguese policy towards Angola and Mozambique (1974-1984), Journal of Cold War Studies [forthcoming]; Myths of Decolonization: Britain, France, and Portugal Compared in Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo & António Costa Pinto (Eds.), The ends of European colonial empires (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2015), pp. 126-147; The Myth of British Minimum Force in Counterinsurgency during the Campaigns of Decolonization. Journal of Strategic Studies, 34/2 (2011), pp.245–279; Transnational Terrorism and the Threat to the Southern Flank of NATO: The case of Daesh. Nação e Defesa, No.143 (2016), pp. 43-58: 227-250; with A. Mumford (Eds.), The Theory and Practice of Irregular Warfare. (London: Routledge, 2013). His book Salazar e o Vaticano (1928-1968). (Lisbon: ICS, 2007) received the Vítor de Sá award for contemporary history and the Aristides de Sousa Mendes prize for international relations.
Methodological Seminar I
Luís Miguel Carolino is an Associate Professor (with "Agregação") at the Lisbon University Institute (ISCTE-IUL), Portugal, where he is also a researcher affiliated with CIES. He was Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley (2019) and Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2007). Before joining the History Department at the ISCTE-IUL, in September 2013, he held postdoc and research positions at the Institute and Museum of the History of Science (IMSS), Florence, Italy (2001-02), Museum of Astronomy and Related Sciences (MAST), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2002-07) and University of Lisbon, Portugal (2008-13). His main research interests concern History of Science, History of Learned Institutions and Early Modern Natural Philosophy, Cosmology and Astronomy, areas in which he has published extensively. Carolino is member of the International Commission of the History of Universities.  
History Seminar II
Luís Nuno Rodrigues is Full Professor at the History Department of ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon and Director of the Center for International Studies (CEI-Iscte) and of the Master and PhD in International Studies in the same university. He holds a PhD in American History from the University of Wisconsin and in Modern and Contemporary History (specialization in International Relations in the Contemporary Period) from ISCTE. In 2006, 2008, and 2014 he was Visiting Professor at Brown University, USA. He was also Director of the Portuguese Journal of Social Science, between 2013 and 2019, and of the PhD program in History, Security Studies and Defense (with the Military Academy). His areas of expertise are 20th Century History of Portugal, History of International Relations and History of the USA. He has supervised several dozens of doctoral and master's theses and has organized numerous conferences and seminars, and presented oral communications in a considerable number of similar events. He is the author of 9 books, coordinator of 8 others and has published 55 chapters of books or entries in collective works and more than 30 articles in scientific journals. His work Kennedy-Salazar: The Crisis of an Alliance. The Luso-American Relations between 1961 and 1963, published in 2002, was awarded the Mário Soares Foundation and Aristides Sousa Mendes Prizes. His most recent publications include "Spínola", published by Esfera dos Livros in 2010, and the collective work entitled "Perceptions of NATO and the New Strategic Concept", which he edited with Volodymyr Dubovyk, the article “Establishing a ‘Cultural Base’? The Creation of the Fulbright Program in Portugal”, published in 2017 at the International History Review, and the collective book L'Aviation et son impact sur le temps et l'espace, published in 2019 by Editions Le Manuscript.
Phd Conferences Cycle | Methodological Seminar II
Project Seminar
Professor at Lisbon University Institute, Nuno Luis Madureira works currently in the areas of economic history, contemporary history of energy and environmental history. Visiting scholar at University of Harvard and visiting scholar at University of Berkeley, USA; member of the permanent pool of referees of the European Science Foundation (2006-2013) and of the College of Reviewers of the European Science Foundation (2016-2023). Consultant of the  NWO -Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.  Member of ISCTE's General Board. Coordinator of several collective research projects. Author of thirteen Books, the last of which, "Key concepts in energy: technology, economy and History", Springer, was published in 2014. Author of academic articles published in the following journals: Frontiers in Energy Research;  Energy Policy; Environment and History;  Technology & Culture;  Business History; Business History Review;  Journal of the Philosophy of History;  Journal of Global History;  Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional;  Contemporary European History; European Review of History- Revue Europeenne d'Histoire;  Journal of Contemporary History;  Política y Sociedad and LLul. Short articles can also be found in several International Encyclopedias and web sites. N.L. Madureira speaks fluently French and English.
History Seminar I
Paulo Teodoro de Matos is an historian and holds a PhD in Historical Demography. Since 2019 he is Assistant Professor at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), Department of History. His main research activities are related to Historical Demography, Social History and History of the Portuguese Expansion. Recently he has been also interested in studying prices and wages in the Portuguese Indic Ocean, 1500-1650. He is the PI of the international research project “Counting Colonial Populations. Demography and the uses of statistic in the Portuguese empire, 1776-1875” and member of the research project "Local and European Wages in the Portuguese Ocean, 1500-1650: new sources and analytical tools". Together with Isabel Tiago de Oliveira, he is the Portuguese representative of COST ACTION - The Great Leap. Multidisciplinary approaches to health inequalities, 1800-2022 (GREATLEAP) Ref. CA22116 His latest publication is Teodoro de Matos, Paulo (2023), "Portuguese Colonial Cities on the Atlantic Coasts: A Demographic Study, 1776–1809", e-journal of Portuguese History, vol. 21, nº 1
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