Doctorate Degree (PhD)


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6 Years
30 Jul 2020
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Ef 1013/2011 de 18-03-2011
Update registry R/A-Ef 1013/2011/AL01 de 10-04-2018 | R/A-Ef 1013/2011/AL02 de 05-01-2021
Lectured in Portuguese
Teaching Type In person

Faculty for (2023/2024)

Theoretical Seminar in African Studies II
Theoretical Seminar in African Studies II
Epistemology and Methodology of African Studies
 Ana Lúcia Sá, PhD in Sociology, is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Policy, and a researcher at the Centre for International Studies at Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. She is an elected member of the Scientific Board and deputy director of the Department of Political Science and Public Policy. She is a member of the Editorial Board of Cadernos de Estudos Africanos and Book Review Editor of African Studies Review. She belongs to the African Politics and International Relations research group of the European Network of African Studies (AEGIS). She was a post-doctoral researcher at the Spanish National Research Council in Barcelona and visiting fellow at the Institute of African Studies at Columbia University in New York. Her research focuses on authoritarian regimes in Africa, especially Angola and Equatorial Guinea, contexts on which she has published books, chapters in books and articles in journals.
Empirical Research in Africa - Methods and Techniques | Research Project Seminar in African Studies | Phd Thesis in African Studies
Theoretical Seminar in African Studies II
Edalina, PhD in Political Science (University of Lisbon), is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon, and Guest Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and Public Policy at ISCTE-IUL. Her research interests comprise democratization, popular protest, representation political institutions,with a focus on Africa. Her work has been featured in Journal of International Relations and Development,  African Affairs, Journal of Contemporary African Studies, Parliamentary Affairs etc. She is a regular contributor to the blog Africaye and recently published the book Party Systems in Young Democracies: Varieties of institutionalization in Sub-Saharan Africa (Routledge, 2018) and edited the volume Popular Protest, Political Opportunities, and Change in Africa (Routledge, 2022). She is currently developing a project on parliamentary activity, party-citizen linkages and constituency service in Africa (see Project HOME). 
Theoretical Seminar in African Studies II
Theoretical Seminar in African Studies I
Holding two Habilitation titles and two PhD degrees, Renato Pereira is Associate Dean for Internationalization and Research at Iscte Business School. Specialized in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, International Business Management, and in Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Former resident-student at Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the private foundation in charge of managing the international campus of the French capital city, elected by a college representing 5,000+ voters from 150+ nationalities. He has worked for different companies of the ICT cluster, including Outsystems, one of the initial Portuguese unicorns. As Director of Inteli - Innovation Center, he has integrated the coordination structure of the Mobi.E consortium, responsible for the development of the 1st nation-wide network in the world for electric vehicle charging, and the board of directors of SGORME, the network operations management company. For thirteen consecutive years, he was member of the Supervisory Board of Taguspark, the managing company of one of the biggest and most relevant science and technology facilities in Portugal. He was Advisor to the Minister of Public Works, Transportation and Communications of the XVIIth and XVIIIth Portuguese Constitutional Governments. Currently directs the Master's in International Management of iscte Business School; previously has directed the Executive Master in Innovation Management at Iscte Executive Education and several master-level and doctoral-level subjects at both Iscte Business School and School of Solciology and Public Policy. As Associate Professor of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, he directed: the PhD program in Business Economics, the Geoeconomics Seminar of the PhD program in International Relations, the MSc program in Business Management, and the BSc program in Management, as well as several subjects from all three levels. His paper Entrepreneurship role on dynamic capabilities: A longitudinal study on Brazilian and Portuguese firms, written in co-authorship, was short-listed for Best Paper Prize at the Special Conference of the Strategic Management Society, in 2011. His paper Resilient employees are creative employees, when the workplace forces them to be, published in co-authorship, was awarded with the Tudor Rickards and Susan Moger Creativity and Innovation Management Best Paper Award, reported to the year 2019. He has supervised 5 post-docs, 19 doctorates and 198 masters. He has a long and extensive international academic experience, having taken visiting positions in universities from Angola, Brazil, Czechia, France, Hungary, India, Mozambique, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Spain, Thailand, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Uzbekistan.
Contemporary Challenges and Change in Africa
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