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  • The gap between teaching and use of International Relations Theory in Brazil
    Posted in: Artigos da RBPI

    One of the recent major debates in the field of International Relations is related to the predominance of (mostly) American and European theories. Some authors even argue that there are no “non-Western” theories of International Relations. This limits our understanding of the reality of the International System, since these theories tend to privilege issues that […]

  • Critical resistances to the denial of coevalness in International Relations
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    Johannes Fabian’s famous critique of the discipline of anthropology in terms of the “denial of coevalness”—the move of locating difference as “there and then”, distant in both space and time from the modern self—has been recently incorporated into critical reflections on the field of International Relations. The article Resisting the denial of coevalness in international relations: […]

  • Editorial – Many Worlds, Many Theories? – a special issue of RBPI
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    The idea of organizing this RBPI special issue was born in April 2014, during an event organized to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the creation of the first undegraduate program in International Relations in Brazil at the University of Brasilia. The keynote speech, deliverd by Andrew Hurrell on the subject of pluralizing IR, was like […]

  • Noting the Contextual Differences of International Relations around the World: A Taiwanese Perspective
    Posted in: Artigos da RBPI, Author in the Spotlight

    Rooted in western history, International Relations (IR) is a unique discipline that relies heavily on European and American experiences as its basis for making sense of the world. While different worldviews distinguish separate traditions within western IR, such a condition still fails to address the diversity of experiences that lies outside the West, or what […]

  • Many Worlds, Many Theories, Many Rules: Formulating an Ethical System for the World to Come – an interview with Nicholas Onuf
    Posted in: Artigos da RBPI, Author in the Spotlight

    Though it analyzes a multitude of themes under a multidisciplinary approach, International Relations is a field of study whose theoretical frameworks are somehow monotone. This happens due to the prevalence of two main strains of thinking – realism and liberalism –, which pretend to be sufficient tolls to understand international affairs. To counteract these strains, […]

  • Groundwater international cooperation in South America
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    In the article International cooperation on transboundary aquifers in South America and the Guarani Aquifer case, published in the issue 1/2016 (Volume 59, N. 1) of the Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, the author analyzes how international actors have motivated cooperation on transboundary aquifers and its repercussions in South America, especially in the case of […]

  • Concepts, ideas and methodologies in the interpretation of Latin American international relations
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    International relations studies and analyzes foreign policy in Latin America during much of the first half of the twentieth century were dominated by the influence of international law and the visions of diplomatic history. The first scientific analytical approach was structuralism, based on the thought Prebisch-ECLAC. From there a debate between the new influences of […]

  • The return of borders to Europe
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    From the beginning the founders of the integration process in Europe realised that there is a very important and strong link between integration and borders. This means that if we want to achieve an “ever close union”, this would require a change regarding the territory of each state, especially in the perception of borders and […]

  • Peripheral Solutions for Peripheral Problems
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    As a well-known IR scholar famously put it, theories are problem-solving devices. Theories are, in other words, simplifications of complex realities that serve the purposes of understanding and changing the world to satisfy our needs. However, in the world of politics, Latin American scholars have been – and continue to be – keen to solve […]

  • Are Brazil, Russia, India and China pushing global decarbonization?
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    Researchers from the Institute of International Relations of University of Brasília, Professor Eduardo Viola and PhD Candidate Larissa Basso, have analyzed the positions of Brazil, Russia, India and China in the climate regime and their climate-related domestic policies and concluded that the countries have not been pushing global decarbonization. Their article, titled Wandering decarbonization: the […]

  • How Coherent Was Brazil’s Public Opinion during the Administration of President João Goulart (1961-1964)?
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    Professors of the Institute of International Relations of the University of São Paulo (IRI-USP) have found that public opinion in one of the most important and turbulent periods of Brazil’s twentieth century history, the government of João Goulart (1961-1964), was reasonably coherent when it comes to domestic and international issues. This finding is significant as […]

  • Why did Brazil vote to brand Zionism a form of Racism?
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    One of the most controversial episodes in the history of Brazilian foreign policy was the 1975 decision to vote in favour of a draft stating that “[d]etermines that Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination”, subsequently known as resolution 3379 (XXX). The Brazilian yea vote enraged the US and caused a wave of […]

  • Diplomacy of the Holy See in the Transformative Era of Pope Francis
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    In the article Pope Francis and the Challenges of Inter-civilization Diplomacy, published in the latest issue of Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (Vol. 58 – No. 2 – 2015), the author analyzes the most important issues in the contemporary diplomacy of the Holy See, governing body of the Roman Catholic Church, and its relations with […]

  • The construction of cyberspace threats
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    The diffusion of information and communication technologies worldwide is as much a source of opportunities as it is a source of concern for governments and security professionals. In the article  Discourses of cyberspace securitization in Brazil and in the United States published in Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional (Vol. 58 – No. 2 – 2015), […]

  • Os desafios da análise da Política Externa Brasileira
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    No livro que publicou um ano antes de sua morte, o influente historiador francês Jacques Le Goff definiu a atividade de periodização como uma das principais dificuldades para os que se debruçam sobre o passado humano. Se, por um lado, esse mecanismo permite compreender o processo de continuidade e mudança social, por outro, ele é […]

  • The Shortcomings of the UN Peacebuilding Process in Timor-Leste
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    Nowadays, there is little doubt that peace operations constitute the very essence in regards to international processes directed to peace, security and development. Not by coincidence, they are a fundamental pillar of current international relations. Consequently, a rigorous analysis of the development of this process in a country that is one of the most representative […]

  • How many world economic orders existed, from the late 19th century up to the WW II?
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    This historical essay follows previous researches by the author related to Brazil’s international economic relations in historical perspective, of which a first volume was already published, dealing with Brazilian economic diplomacy during the 19th century, from 1808 up to 1889: Formação da Diplomacia Econômica no Brasil: as relações econômicas internacionais no Império; or The Making […]

  • The threat of transnational organized crime: old news
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    Transnational organized crime is a subject in vogue, especially in the United States. In 2011, President Barack Obama stated in his letter presenting the “Strategy to Combat Transnational Organized Crime” that the expanding size, scope, and influence of transnational organized crime and its impact on U.S. and international security and governance represents one of the […]

  • Global Environmental Issues and International Relations Scholars: A Call for Action
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    In the article “Environmental issues and international relations: a new global (dis)order? The role of International Relations in promoting a concerted international system”, published in Revista Brasileira de Política Internacional, Joana Castro Pereira, Assistant Professor at Lusíada University of Porto (Portugal), reflects on the role of the environment in international relations and stresses the need […]

  • How to make sense of 21st century regionalism in Latin America
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    In the last ten years, four brand new projects of regional and sub-regional integration were launched in Latin America: ALBA, UNASUR, CELAC and the Pacific Alliance. These did not replace existing schemes but added to the already abundant offer of regionalisms in the region. In this article, Gian Luca Gardini, Professor of International Relations at […]

  • Running out of control? The European Commission and the Troika
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    The Euro crisis has been at the center of European Union politics during the last four years. It was the most severe crisis during the whole process of European integration, initiated after the end of the Second World War. A substantial part of the EU’s efforts since then has been devoted to so-called ‘crisis management’. […]

  • The Political Factors behind Successful Disinflation in Brazil and Argentina
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    Chronic inflation has been one of the most distinguishing macroeconomic characteristics of Latin American countries since the end of the Second World War. This study, published in Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional (RBPI, vol. 58, 1/2015), looks at two chronic inflation cases in Latin America–Argentina and Brazil – to examine how stabilization of prices was […]

  • Potências emergentes na ordem de redes: o caso do Brasil
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    Na última década, mudanças e inovações foram introduzidas nas redes intergovernamentais de política externa. Novas potências como Brasil adquiriram um peso relativo devido ao seu novo status atuando como definidor de agendas, moderador e construtor de coalizões. Esse artigo examina a relevância de diferentes redes de política externa como o Fórum Índia-Brasil-África do Sul (IBAS) […]

  • A discreta transição da Coreia do Norte: diplomacia de risco e modernização sem reforma
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    A Coreia do Norte acaba de passar por nova sucessão, com um líder jovem, o que para analistas representa ausência de mudanças e esgotamento do regime. Enquanto as disputas de poder interno e as crises militares externas parecem sinalizar continuidade, e que foram iniciadas algumas transformações importantes. O regime impulsiona a modernização da defesa, enquanto […]

  • Governança de recursos comuns: bacias hidrográficas transfronteiriças
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    Este artigo analisa processos de inovação institucional, com foco para a governança das bacias transfronteiriças dos rios Apa, Acre, Lagoa Mirim e Quaraí, todos situados na América do Sul. Busca-se identificar a internalização de diretrizes internacionais para a gestão de águas e discutir inovações quanto a estruturas de governança desse recurso compartilhado. Leia o artigo: […]

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