Armando Marques Guedes is Full Professor, Director of the Research Center (CEDIS) and Coordinator of the Masters in Law and Security, Law and Economics of the Sea and of the PhD in Law and Security.
He holds a Bachelor of Government from the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas (ISCSP), received a BSc (honours) and an MPhil in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), a Diplôme de l’École at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. He holds a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (FCSH, UNL), for which he was awarded an unanimous summa cum laude. He obtained an ‘Agregação’ in Law from NOVA School of Law.
Full Professor at the NOVA School of Law; the Military University Institute (IUM), Ministry of Defense, where he is the professor responsible for the UC of Geopolitics), the National Defense Institute (IDN), and the Institute of Police Sciences and Internal Security (ISCPSI), Ministry of Internal Administration, as well as the National Administration Institute (INA).
Elected Ivor Evans Fellow of Cambridge University (1979-1982) and Tweedie Fellow of Edinburgh University, Scotland (1979-1981). He was awarded a Professorship honoris causa by the University of Bucharest, Romania.
Professionally, he was the First Cultural Counselor of the Portuguese Embassy in Angola (1985-1989), then President of the Diplomatic Institute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Director of Policy Planning at the same Ministry (2005-2008), and was for six years Chairman of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Society of International Law (SPDI). He is a member of more than thirty think tanks and research institutes, in Portugal and abroad. Author of eighteen books and more than one hundred and thirty articles and member of over forty scientific societies, here and abroad. He did fieldwork in the Philippines, Angola, São Tomé e Príncipe, Cape Verde and Timor-Leste. He has published studies in 15 countries and 12 languages, and has given conferences and/or organized courses (c. 750) in 43 countries.
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