February 4, 2015
Conference "DOES IT MAKE SENSE TO SPEAK OF 'EMERGING POWERS'? "Initial remarks by Reginaldo Nasser (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo) and Mónica Hirst (Torcuato di Tella University of Buenos Aires) and with the participation, among others, of Professors Luís Moita, Luís Tomé, Carmen Fonseca, Carlos Gaspar, Marcos Farias Ferreira , Lívia Franco, Francisca Saraiva, Ana Isabel Xavier, Luís Nuno Rodrigues, Patricia Daehnhardt, Raquel de Caria Patrício. 


January 22, 2015
Public lecture on "THE REESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN CUBA AND THE UNITED STATES AND THE FUTURE OF THE INTER-AMERICAN SYSTEM". Participation, among other guests, by Professors Carlos Malamud (Real Instituto Elcano), Andrès Malamud, Nancy Gomes, Luís Moita, Carmen Fonseca and Elisabeth Accioly.


December 11, 2014 
Public lecture on "THE 'ISLAMIC STATE'". Participation of Professors Luís Moita (moderator), Luis Tomé, Felipe Pathé Duarte, Luís Valença Pinto and Huseyin Bagci.


December 11, 2014 


December 10-11, 2014 
V Visiting Professors Chairs Program: Halford Mackinder Chair with Prof. Huseyin Bagci from Middle East Technical University of Ankara.


December 10, 2014 



November 25 and 27, 2014 

V Visiting Professors Chairs Program: Joseph Schumpeter Chair with Prof. Giuseppe Ammendola of New York University, USA.
November, 25: THE 2014 US MID-TERM ELECTIONS


July 2, 2014
First ceremony OBSERVARE Prizes awarded to the ILO and Prof. Mariano Aguirre.


July 2-3, 2014
OBSERVARE 2nd International Conference, in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with ten conferences in Plenary and sixty-two communications spread over twelve panels.


June 5, 2014
OBSERVARE IV Scientific Conferences.


May 15 and 19, 2014
Chair Norberto Bobbio, with Prof. Mário Losano, from the Università del Piemonte Orientale (Alessandria), Italy.


April, 29-30 2014
Chair Fernand Braudel, with Prof. Celestino del Arenal of the Faculty of Political Science and Sociology of the Complutense University.


February 27, 2014 
Public lecture on "ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF BILATERALISM BETWEEN PORTUGAL AND BRAZIL", held in the context of the celebrations of the 100th Anniversary of the Defense Adity of Brazil in Portugal. 


January 23, 2014  
OBSERVARE III Scientific Conferences.


January 20 and 22, 2014
Chair Joseph Schumpeter, with Prof. Giuseppe Ammendola of New York University. USA. 


December 16 and 19, 2013  
Chair Halford Mackinder, with Prof. Hüseyin Bagci from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. 


October 9, 2013  
Public lecture on "AFRICA AND BRAZIL'S NATIONAL STRATEGY", held on the occasion of the launch of the book with the same title, by Prof. Darc Costa about Brazilian foreign policy in Africa.


September 25, 2013 
Seminar on "BUILDING PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST", guided by Prof. Doctor Reginaldo Mattar Nasser, from the Pontifical University of São Paulo.


May 21, 2013 
Presentation of the Yearbook JANUS 2013.
Presentation of the book Do Império ao Estado. Morfologias do sistema internacional, by Prof. Luís MoitaLucas G. Freire and José Subtil (OBSERVARE, 2013).
Presentation of the book A Questão do Ambiente: Estratégias Internacionais, by Prof. Luís Moita (org.), Viriato Soromenho-Marques, Eduardo Ganilho, Korinna Horta, Filipa Gomes, Catarina Mendes Leal and Brígida Brito (OBSERVARE, 2013).


May 21, 2013
OBSERVARE Scientific Conferences.

Debate based on a text with the theme "ECONOMIC SPACES AND POLITICAL CONFIGURATIONS", by Prof. Luís Moita. The seminars were chaired by Professors Concepción Anguita and Paloma González from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and were attended by OBSERVARE researchers, professors from the UAL Department of International Relations and external guests.

May 13, 2013
"TURKEY'S FOREIGN AND SECURITY POLICY". Open class proffered by Prof. Husyin Bagci, Head of Department of International Relations - Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara-Turkey.

2.30-6pm: "EUROPEAN SECURITY AND DEFENSE POLICY: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM AND WHERE ARE YOU GOING?". Round table: Luis Tomé (coord.), Ana Isabel Xavier, Ana Paula Brandão, André Barrinha, Bruno Cardoso Reis, Carlos Gaspar, Evanthia Balla, Félix Arteaga, Fernando Leves, Garcia Leandro, Huseyin Bagci, Isabel Nunes, Licínia Simão, Lívia Franco, Luís Moita, Melo Correia, Patrícia Daehartdt, Reis Rodrigues, Rodrigues Pedra, Rogério Leitão, Rui Vieira, Valença Pinto.

May 8-9, 2013
Chair Norberto Bobbio, with Prof. Mario G. Losano.

April 18-19, 2013
Chair Fernand Braudel, with Prof. Rafael Calduch Cervera.

December 6-7, 2012
Seminar on "STRATEGIC STRATEGIC CHALLENGES FOR PORTUGAL: IMPLICATIONS FOR ARMED FORCES", organized by IESM - Institute of Military Superior Studies, in partnership with OBSERVARE, the National Republican Guard (GNR), the Political Observatory (OP) and ISCSP- UTL.

November 27, 2012
Round table on "THE CRISIS OR NOT OF MULTILATERALISM: THE CASES OF THE EUROPEAN UNION, THE IBERO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND MERCOSUR IN A COMPREHENDED PERSPECTIVE", with the special participation of diplomats and university students from Paraguay.

November 22, 2012
"ILO AND MARITIME LABOR" Conference, to launch a research project in partnership between the ILO - Lisbon, the IEEI - Institute for Strategic International Studies - and OBSERVARE.

October 15, 2012
International Colloquium on "LATIN AMERICA, CHINA AND NEW WORLD ORDER", in partnership with IPDAL.

August 20-23, 2012
International Seminar "CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL REPERCUSSIONS" (São Tomé and Príncipe, August 2012) - an organization with representation and coordination of OBSERVARE in partnership with other Portuguese and foreign higher education and research institutions (ICS of the University of Lisbon, University of Santiago de Compostela, CEIDA of Galicia), public institutions of São Tomé and Príncipe (Directorate General for Environment and Forestry) and Portuguese and foreign civil society organizations (Portuguese Association of Environmental Education, International Association of Researchers in Environmental Education and MARAPA - Sea, Environment and Artisanal Fishing).

Minute Book (PDF)
Brito, Brígida (coord) (2013). Alterações climáticas e suas repercussões sócio-ambientais. Aveiro: International Association of Environmental Education Researchers (ISBN: 978-989-97980-1-4)

February 29, 2012
Round table on "REALISM AND SAFETY STUDY" in partnership with Portuguese Security Studies Network (PT.SSN).

January 20, 2012
Round table on "BRAZILIAN FOREIGN POLICY AND REGIONAL SECURITY", with the initial intervention of Alcides Costa Vaz, professor at the University of Brasilia.

January 20, 2012
Roundtable on "THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN THE ARAB REVOLT", with initial interventions by Virginie Collombier and Salam Kawakibi (Arab Reform Initiative).

November 16-18, 2011
OBSERVARE 1st International Conference, at UAL and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with 8 Plenary Conferences, 80 scientific communications in four sections and 178 congress members.

October 11, 2011
International Conference "THE EUROPEAN UNION AND LATIN AMERICA". Forum co-organized by UAL and IPDAL - Institute for the Promotion and Development of Latin America - with the special interventions of Carlos Malamud (from Elcano Institute of Madrid), Darc Costa (President of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of South America) , Mário Vilalva (Brazilian Ambassador to Portugal) and Fernando Garcia Casas (Director of the Office of the Ibero-American Secretary General).

September 26, 2011
Conference organized to launch the JANUS Yearbook 2011-2012, with the theme "PORTUGAL IN A MOVING WORLD".

June 5, 2011
Scientific Sessions with all the OBSERVARE Researchers and some invited Researchers, to discuss the Research Strands and the Working Papers to be submitted to the OBSERVARE 1st International Conference.

March 30, 2011

March 28, 2011
Conference "CONTEMPORARY MEXICO", with interventions by several Mexican diplomats and Portuguese analysts, on the current realities of Mexico and Portugal's relations with that country.

December 6, 2010
Public presentation of the JANUS.NET, e-journal of International Relations.

October 11, 2010
"BOLÍVAR, 200 YEARS LATER" Conference, in collaboration with IPDAL and the participation of the Ambassador of Panama, SEGIB's Director and Mexican writer Jorge Luis Volpi Escalante.

July 8, 2010

Round table on "A NEW FOREIGN POLICY FOR PORTUGAL?", with the participation of Dr. Luís Amado, Minister of Foreign Affairs, invited experts and OBSERVARE researchers. As a basis for discussion, two texts were adopted: the interview of Minister Luís Amado to the newspaper PÚBLICO on January 3, 2010 and the article of General Loureiro dos Santos published in the same newspaper on May 21.

June 8, 2010

May 27, 2010
Round table "LATIN AMERICA IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THEIR MIRROR (1810-2010)", by Arturo Oropeza Garcia, professor at the University of Mexico.

April 27, 2010

Conference "THE VOICE OF CHILE: ART, LITERATURE AND TRANSFORMATIONS IN TODAY CHILE", in partnership with the IPDAL - Institute for the Promotion and Development of Latin America and the Embassy of the Republic of Chile.

March 30, 2010

Conference for the launch of JANUS 2010, with the main theme "HALF CENTURY OF AFRICAN INDEPENDENCE".

February 25, 2010
Conference for the inauguration of the SPACE FOR REFLECTION PROFESSOR JUAN BOSCH, in partnership with the IPDAL - Institute for the Promotion and Development of Latin America - and the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Portugal.

December 17, 2009
Roundtable on "THE EU-RUSSIA RELATIONS", with the participation of Researchers from Portuguese Universities (UNL, CES / FEUC of Coimbra) and several invited experts.

November 2, 2009

Conference commemorating the 20th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL co-organized by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the representation in Portugal of the European Commission and UAL.

October 14, 2009

Conference "PORTUGAL AND THE IBERO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY OF NATIONS", in partnership with IPDAL and with the participation of Ambassadors and experts in Latin American affairs, with emphasis on Enrique Iglesias and Celestino del Arenal.