The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture / Tagus Press is a multidisciplinary international studies and outreach unit dedicated to the study of the language, literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Working in close partnership with the Department of Portuguese and the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives, it is the oldest of these units devoted to Portuguese at UMass Dartmouth.

Events - 2017

"An Azorean Perspective on the Relations between Portugal and the USA:
Post-World War II Period"

by Luis Andrade (University of the Azores)

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Azores Airlines, Demello International Center
128 Union Street, New Bedford

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Luis Andrade (University of the Azores)

The Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture in collaboration with the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives and the Department of Portuguese present “An Azorean Perspective on the Relations between Portugal and the USA: Post-World War II Period “ by Luis Andrade (University of the Azores).

Abstract.
This lecture will discuss Portuguese-American relations from a geostrategic perspective, focusing on the Cooperation and Defense Agreement between Portugal and the United States. It will present a brief analysis of this relationship, from World War II to the present, and consider some concrete examples that substantiate its scope and functions.

Bio.
Luis Andrade holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (1980) and a PhD in Pedagogical Aptitude and Scientific Capacity (Social Sciences) from the University of the Mores (1993). He served as Director of the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences (1995-96). Director of the Center for International Relations and Strategy Studies (1995-98), and Pro-Rector for International Relations and Institutional Cooperation (2004-14) at the University of the Azores.

His extensive list of scholarly publications includes The Azores, World War ll and NATO (Impraçor, 1992) and, more recently, An Azorean Perspective of North American and Atlantic Foreign Policy (Letras Lavadas, 2017).

He has received fellowships from NATO, Fulbright, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian and FLAD. He belongs to the Nucleus of Research in Political Science and International Relations of the Universities of Minho and Évora. He is also an associate member of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of the Twentieth Century at the University of Coimbra, and the founding member of the Editorial Board of the InterDISCIPLINARY Journal of Portuguese Studies of the Diaspora (based at Anderson University in Indiana).

Additionally, he has saved as Advisor for External Cooperation to the President of the Regional Government of the Azores (1996-2000) and Representative of the Azores for the Cooperation and Defense Agreement between Portugal and the United States (1994-2000 and 2001-2004).

All are welcome. Free and open to the public.

Center for Portuguese Studies and Culture (LARTS building, room 212)

October 11, 2017 (Wednesday)

Please use parking lot 13.

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