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CAPES PRINT: Lectures of the project “Poreign policy, regionalism and international cooperation”

Within the scope of the CAPES PRINT project of the PPGCP “Foreign Policy, Regionalism and International Cooperation”, on September 3 (next Tuesday), at 9 am, there will be a lecture “Domestic policy and foreign policy: the Mexican case” with the professor Ana Covarrubias¹ (the lecture will be in Spanish).

Then, on September 4th (next Wednesday), at 4 pm, the lecture “South African foreign policy: what relevance of China-South Africa relations?” with Professor Maxi Schoeman² (the lecture will be in English). You are all invited to participate.

The two lectures will take place in the classroom/auditorium of Iesp-Uerj, located at Rua da Matriz, 82, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.

¹Ana Covarrubias is professor-researcher at the Centre for International Studies of El Colegio de México. She received her doctorate from Oxford University. She has written on Mexican foreign policy, especially relations with Cuba, and human rights and foreign policy. She teaches International Relations theory, Foreign Policy Analysis, US-Latin American Relations, and US foreign policy. Her more recent publications include “Containing Brazil: Mexico’s responses to the rise of Brazil”, in BLAR, 2015, the Routledge Handbok of Latin America in the World, edited with Jorge Domínguez, 2015, “In search of international influence: Mexico as an entrepreneurial power”, with Jorge Schiavon, in International Journal, 2018, and “México: ¿actor con responsabilidad multilateral?, in Foro Internacional, 2019.

²Maxi Schoeman is a professor of Political Sciences at the University of Pretoria where her postgraduate teaching focuses on African Politics and South African foreign policy. She holds a PhD from Aberystwyth and serves on the editorial boards of a number of international journals. She is deputy chair of the board of the Institute of Global Dialogue (IGD), a trustee of the Institute of Security Studies (ISS), a member of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and she was the deputy chair of the Council on International Relations (SACOIR) from 2015-2018. Her recent publications include: ‘South Africa and the struggle for international equality’ in Reddy, V and C Soudien (eds), State of the Nation 2017/18 Pretoria: HSRC Press; Strategic Review for Southern Africa 39 (1), May – co-editor of special focus on the South African Nation Brand (2017); ‘South Africa’s symbolic hegemony in Africa’,International Politics, 52, pp. 239-254, co-authored with Chris Alden (2015); and ‘South Africa as an emerging power: from label to status consistency?’, South African Journal of International Affairs 22 (4), pp. 429-445 (2015).