Detailed programme

Auditorium 1 has English to Portuguese and Portuguese to English translation. simbolo tradução

29th NOVEMBER

9 am – Reception of Participants

9:30 am – Opening Session – Auditorium 1

President of the Board of Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário (CEU), António de Lencastre Bernardo
Rector of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL),
José Amado da Silva
President of the board of OBSERVARE, Luís Moita
Research project coordinator,
Ricardo Sousa

9:45 am – H. E. Secretary of State of National Defense , Ana Santos Pinto

10:00 am – Opening presentation – Parfait Onanga-Anyanga Special Representative for the Central African Republic and Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

11:00 am – Coffee break

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

PANEL 1A – AUDITORIUM 1 – ÁFRICA / MOZAMBIQUE simbolo tradução
Moderator/Commentator: Ricardo Sousa
,Assistant Professor, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa/OBSERVARE, Portugal.

- Manuel Barroso Sevillano, Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE), Mozambique. “The Nyusi Presidency and the ‘Gorongosa Consensus’: A Look at the Process of Political Dialogue for Peace in Mozambique (2015-2018?)" (PT)
- Natália Bueno, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, USA. Rootless reconciliation: Mozambique’s failed attempt to leave the past behind (EN)
- Rufino Carlos Gujamo
, Instituto Superior de Relações Internacionais, Maputo, Mozambique. Peacekeeping in Mozambique: From the Comprehensive Peace Agreement to the First Multiparty Elections, 1992-1994 (PT)
- Teresa Cravo
, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Reviewing Mozambique’s peacebuilding ‘success’ (EN)

PANEL 1B – CONFERENCE ROOM 90 – CRITICAL VIEWS ON PEACE: POST-SOVIET STATEBUILDING
Moderator/Commentator: Luis Tomé, Associate Professor, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa/OBSERVARE, Portugal.

- Licínia Simão, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Imagining the state: authority, boundaries and contestation in post-Soviet statebuilding (EN)
- Bernardo Teles Fazendeiro
, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. State-building as a recipe for violence: the cases of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan (EN)
- Vanda Amaro DiasCentre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Protracted conflicts and the limits of statebuilding in the post-Soviet Space: the case of Moldova (EN)
- Maria Raquel Freire, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Statebuilding in post-communist Russia (EN)

12:45 pm – Lunch

2:00 - 3:30 pm

PANEL 2A – AUDITORIUM 1 – LOCAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT simbolo tradução
Moderador / Relator: Gilberto Oliveira, Assistant Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

- Anthony Oyo, CYN UK Ltd, Worthing, UK. A Place for Compassion in Mediation? (EN)
- Nikos Pasamitros
, Panteion University of Athens, Greece. The Influencing Capability of Unofficial Diplomacy on Intercommunal Stereotypes: CSO and NGO activity in Cyprus (EN)
- Vadim Romashov
, Nuriyya Guliyeva, Tatia Kalatozishvili e Lana Kokaia, Tampere Peace Research Institute [TAPRI], Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland. A Communitarian Peace Agenda for the South Caucasus: Supporting Everyday Peace Practices (EN)
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Justin Sheria Nfundiko, Centre for Research on Peace and Development at KU Leuven, Belgium. The Impact of Teacher Training Programme on Peacebuilding Process in the Eastern DR Congo (EN)
Carla Prado
, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Transitional Justice in the Middle East: from missed opportunities to the Tunisian exception (EN)

PANEL 2B – CONFERENCE ROOM 90 – CRITICAL VIEWS ON PEACE: REFRAMING PEACE AND SECURITY STUDIES
Moderator/Commentator: Teresa Cravo
, Assistant Professor, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

- António Leitão, Centre for Social Studies and Faculty of Economics, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Expertise and liberal interventionism: a power/knowledge approach (EN)
- Roberta Holanda Maschietto
, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Opening the black box: tracing subjectivities of peace, violence and power in peacebuilding (EN)
- Mauricio Vieira
, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Is peacebuilding designed only for post-conflict countries? The case of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture from its inception to its reviews (EN)
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Ludovico Alcorta, Radboud University, The Netherlands. The ‘dark side’ of social capital: Social capital and violence (EN)
- Nik Hynek,, Metropolitan University in Prague & Charles University. An Anatomy of Security Revisionism: Operationalisation through the Dilemma Analysis (EN)

3:30 pm – Coffee break

3:45 - 5:15 pm

PANEL 3A – AUDITORIUM 1 – CAUSES OF CONFLICT AND PEACEBUILDING simbolo tradução
Moderator/Commentator: Teresa Cravo
, Assistant Professor, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

- Ludovico Alcorta, Radboud University, The Netherlands. The formation of perceived collective grievances (EN)
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Maria do Céu Pinto Arena, Universidade do Minho, Portugal. The contribution of peacebuilding to post-conflict transitions: what success in building democratic countries? (PT)
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Maureen Walschot, Center for International Crisis and Conflict Studies e Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium. Peace building and conflict resolution: desalination as an alternative strategy? (EN)
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Sofia José Santos, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Peace media intervention and the coloniality of power (EN)

PANEL 3B – CONFERENCE ROOM 90 – CRITICAL VIEWS ON PEACE: EU’S GLOBAL ACTORNESS
Moderator/Commentator: Carlos Gaspar
, Associate Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.

- Paulo Ramos e Alena Vieira, Centro de Investigação em Ciência Política (CICP) Departamento de Relações Internacionais e Administração Pública, Escola de Economia e Gestão-Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal. European Union, Russia and the MH17 case: an analysis of strategic narratives (2014-2018) (PT)
- Daniela Nascimento, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Securing peace through humanitarian action: an analysis of the EU’s capacity to respond to complex emergencies (EN)
- Sandra Dias Fernandes, Centro de Investigação em Ciência Política, Universidade do Minho, Portugal. Peripherization and Inclusion in the European imagined security community: the role of digital state-building in Estonia (EN)

30th NOVEMBER

9:30 - 11:00 am

PANEL 4A – AUDITORIUM 1 – DYNAMICS OF CONFLICT IN AFRICA I simbolo tradução
Moderator/Commentator:
Alexandra Magnólia Dias, Assistant Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal.

- João Garrido Conduto, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL), Portugal. Unconstitutional changes of government in 21st century Africa: actors, instruments and responses in the coup d'état of Madagascar (PT)
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Maria Sousa Galito, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. Sahel and Maghreb - North Africa, a Region in Convulsion (PT)
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Bruno Reynaud de Sousa, Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto e Escola de Direito da Universidade do Minho, Portugal. “The issue of 'failed states': what relevance for Resolution and Conflict Management in the contemporary international order?” (PT)
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Alexandra Magnólia Dias, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL), Portugal. The Horn of Africa Pattern of Power: Continuity and Changes within the region and beyond (1998-2018) (EN)

PANEL 4B – CONFERENCE ROOM 90 – LATIN AMERICA, EUROPE AND MIDDLE-EAST CASES
Moderator/Commentator: Gilberto Oliveira, Assistant Professor Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

- Ana Maura Tomesani, Instituto de Relações Internacionais da Universidade de São Paulo (IRI-USP), Brazil. International Cooperation for the Development and Reform of the Security Sector in Brazil (PT)
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Henrique Alves Garcia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL), Portugal. External and regional actors. The Syrian conflict and the limits and (im) possibilities of (re) building an inclusive peace (PT)
- Jovana Ranito
, Universidade do Porto, Portugal. Global Security Assemblages: where to go from here? (EN)

11:00 am – Coffee break

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

PANEL 5A – AUDITORIUM 1– DYNAMICS OF CONFLICT IN AFRICA II simbolo tradução
Moderator/Commentator:
Ricardo Sousa, Assistant Professor Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa/OBSERVARE, Portugal.

- Gustavo Furini, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa/OBSERVARE, Portugal. The influence of climate change on the communal conflict between farmers and shepherds in Nigeria (PT)
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Pedro Carvalho Goncalves, Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas /UL, Portugal. Maritime Safety in the Gulf of Guinea: The importance of the Portuguese/Sao Tome e Principe cooperation in the construction of a security gateway (PT)
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Jara Cuadrad, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), Espanha. Opportunities for Conflict Prevention. Lessons from ECOWAS (EN)

PANEL 5B – CONFERENCE ROOM 90 – MIDDLE EAST
Moderator/Commentator:
Teresa Almeida, Associate Professor, Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas (ISCSP), Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

- Bernhard Trautner, DIE/GDI, Bonn, Germany. Reconstruction for Peace: On the constituents of the New Social Contract - the case of Iraq (EN)
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Bruno Huberman, Programa San Tiago Dantas (UNESP/UNICAMP/PUC-SP), São Paulo, Brazil. Colonization, segregation and "pacification" in Palestine: Israeli management of Palestinian life and territories in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (PT)
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Wojciech Michnik, American University in the Emirates, Dubai. Beyond a 'Chaos State'?  – The Role of External Actors in Yemen Conflict (EN)
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Marta Silva, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. "“Occupation outsourced"": the privatization of security in the Occupied Palestinian Territories." (EN)

12:45 pm – Lunch

 2:00 - 3:30 pm

PANEL 6A – AUDITORIUM 1 – CONFLICTS IN SPAIN / GENDER STUDIES simbolo tradução
Moderator/Commentator: Filipe Vasconcelos Romão, Assistant Professor, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Portugal and Sofia José Santos, Assistant Professor, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

- Jaime Ferri and Manuel Barroso Sevillano, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. The End of ETA: reflections on an ‘atypical’ conflict resolution? (PT)
- Sergey KhenkinMoscow State Institute of International Relations, Russia. Is it possible to solve the Catalan conflict? (Presentation in Portuguese)
- Sílvia Roque e Rita Santos, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. Gender, Feminisms and Studies for Peace (PT)
- Kevin McNicholl e Christine Bell, University of Edinburgh, UK. Principled Pragmatism and the ‘Inclusion Project’: Implementing a Gender Perspective in Peace Agreements (EN)

PANEL 6B – CONFERENCE ROOM 90 – EU’S GLOBAL ACTORNESS
Moderator/Commentator: Luís Nuno Rodrigues, Associate Professor, Centro de Estudos Internacionais (CEI), ISCTE-IUL, Portugal.

- Ana Isabel Xavier, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa/OBSERVARE, Portugal. The European Union, Actor of Management and Conflict Resolution? Central African Republic as a Case Study (PT)
- Liliana Reis, Universidade da Beira Interior e Instituto Português de Relações Internacionais, Portugal. "EU actorness in Kosovo and Bosnia: security provider and state building or forgotten protectorates?" (EN)
- Edward Moxon-Browne, University of Limerick, Irland. The European Union as a Peacemaker: Future Challenges (EN)

3:30 pm – Coffee break 

3.45 - 5:15 pm

PANEL 7A – AUDITORIUM 1 – DIFFERENT ROLES OF THE UNITED NATIONS simbolo tradução
Moderator/Commentator: Patrícia Galvão Teles, Assistant Professor, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa/OBSERVARE, Portugal.

- Mónica  Dias, Francisco Proença Garcia e Raquel Duque, ISCPSI e Instituto de Estudos Políticos – UCP, Portugal. The UN in conflict resolution: the case of East-Timor (PT)
- Maria Francisca Saraiva, Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas (ISCSP)/UL, Portugal. Consensus Decision and the Role of the United Nations Security Council in Resolution and Conflict Management (PT)
- Sónia Roque, Centre for Social Studies, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal. The role of the UN Human Rights Council in the current internal conflicts (PT)
- Pedro Ponte e Sousa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCSH-UNL), IPRI, Portugal. Small states foreign policy and peacekeeping: a perfect marriage? Some remarks on the case of Portugal (EN)