Vanda Amaro Dias


Biography

Vanda Amaro Dias is Assistant Professor in European Studies at the Department of History, European Studies, Archaeology and Arts of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. She is also a researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, integrating the research line (Semi)Peripheral Capitalism: Crises and Alternatives. She is Coordinator of the European Studies Section (DHEEAA) and Deputy Director of the Bachelor's Degree in European Studies. She received her PhD in International Relations: International Politics and Conflict Resolution from the University of Coimbra. She holds a Master's degree in Political Science and International Relations, with specialization in European Studies, and a First Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Nova University of Lisboa. Between 2020 and 2022, she coordinated the research projects "The geopolitics of National Detached Forces: analysis of the political factors underpinning Portugal's participation in international missions" (2020-2021) and "Portugal's participation in international missions: the contribution of the National Defense Policy to the national interest and the production of international security" (2021-2022), both funded by the Portuguese Ministry of National Defense. Her research interests include peace studies, security studies, foreign policy, European Union, Russia and Eastern Europe (Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus). She has several publications on those topics.


Latest Publications

Article in Scientific journal

Amaro Dias, Vanda; Freire, Maria Raquel (2022), "Insecurities in EU border management: The unintended consequences of securitization processes in the Mediterranean", methaodos revista de ciencias sociales, 10, 2, 297-311

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Book Chapter

Dias, Vanda Amaro (2022), A Construção de Paz e Segurança na Vizinhança Europeia: O caso da Parceria Oriental, in Maria Raquel Freire e Daniela Nascimento (org.), União Europeia como Ator Internacional: Paz e Segurança nas Narrativas e Práticas. Coimbra: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, 199-224

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Article in Scientific journal

Dias, Vanda Amaro (2022), "A Crise Ucraniana e a Transformação das Dinâmicas de Segurança na Europa Oriental", Nação e Defesa, 162, 45-70

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