Library Talks Series: Mário SOARES, the EU and Portuguese Democracy


Thursday 22.10.20
20:15 to 21:45


8000 Bruges

The Bruges Library of the College of Europe kindly invites you to the first Library Talks Series of the academic year 2020-2021. Prof. António COSTA PINTO will focus on the Promotion Patron Mário SOARES, the EU and Portuguese Democracy.

Professor António COSTA PINTO is a Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, and Professor of Politcs and Contemporary European History at ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon. He has been a visiting professor at Stanford University, Georgetown University, a senior associate member at St Antony's College, Oxford, and a senior visiting fellow at Princeton University and at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1999 to 2011 he has been a regular visiting professor at the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris. He was president of the Portuguese Political Science Association (2006-2010) and his research interests include authoritarianism, political elites, democratization and transitional justice in new democracies, the European Union, and the comparative study of political change in Southern Europe. He is a regular contributor to the mainstream Portuguese media.

The online lecture is open to students, staff as well as to the public and will be followed by a Q&A session.

Registration is required before 21 October 2020.  

For more information, please contact roselien.van_loocke [at] (Roselien Van Loocke).