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Fabian Garzon Cuervo is the 18th Doctor in Development Studies at ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa, with his thesis “Economic Motivations to join Insurgencies in Colombia”, supervised by Professor …

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Territórios da Memória, a conversation between Isabel Castro Henriques, Cristina Roldão and Simone Amorim, with moderation by Inocência Mata, at Centro Cultural Cabo Verde, Saturday, dia 19, at 3:00 pm. The conversation takes place within the scope of the AFRO-PORT project…

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At the invitation of the Champalimaud Foundation/Champalimaud Foundation, our researcher Iolanda Évora will talk about prejudice and social psychology on next June 17th, at 9 pm, online…

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The 1st Meeting of CPLP Young Researchers on Africa proposes to list a series of conversations with experts from the most diverse areas and to invite a group of young researchers with the global objective of promoting diversity and knowledge about Africa…

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The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, the Portuguese Platform of Non-Governmental Development Organizations (NGDO) and the Centre for African and Development Studies of Lisbon School of Economics and Management, Lisbon University (CESA/ISEG) are organizing…

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The Centre for African and Development Studies has a new visual identity and a new page, which resulted from a decision to renew its institutional image. The new logo maintains the blue hue, preserving its…

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Events

1st Meeting of CPLP Young Researchers on Africa The 1st Meeting of CPLP Young Researchers on Africa proposes to list a series of conversations with experts from the most diverse areas and to invite a group of young researchers with the global objective of promoting diversity and knowledge about Africa. The debate of ... Jul 08 View Event

Publications

The workings and challenges of development finance institutions: the case of the Deutsche Investitions – und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) The workings and challenges of development finance institutions: the case of the Deutsche Investitions - und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) The working paper CESA/CSG-ISEG nr. 184, by João Paiva-Silva, examines the workings of DEG - the German development finance institution – focusing on how this institution balances (and has historically balanced) its financial, developmental, and geopolitical/geoeconomics mandates. View Publication Modern Intimacies and Modernist Landscapes: Chinese Photographs in Late-Colonial Mozambique Modern Intimacies and Modernist Landscapes: Chinese Photographs in Late-Colonial Mozambique Authored by Lorenzo Macagno, the article addresses a specific aspect of the social and cultural life of the Portuguese-Chinese in Mozambique. The first contingents, coming from the Chinese province of Guangdong, began to arrive in that region of East Africa in the second half of View Publication On the Nature and Determinants of Poor Households’ Resilience in Fragility Contexts On the Nature and Determinants of Poor Households’ Resilience in Fragility Contexts Authored by Christophe R. Quétel, Guy Bordin, Alexandre Abreu, Ilektra Lemi & Carlos Sangreman, this article published in the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities focuses on the resilience of placed populations in the face of great adversity. View Publication Disarray at the headquarters: Economists and Central bankers tested by the subprime and the COVID recessions Disarray at the headquarters: Economists and Central bankers tested by the subprime and the COVID recessions Authored by Francisco Louçã, Alexandre Abreu and Gonçalo Pessa Costa, this paper explores the discussions among economic modellers, central banks research staff and decision-makers, namely on the adequacy of unconventional monetary policy and fiscal expansionary measures after the crisis and to COVID 19 recession. View Publication Dans le dernier sursaut de l’Estado da Índia(1951-1961): témoignages inédits de deux femmes portugaises Dans le dernier sursaut de l’Estado da Índia(1951-1961): témoignages inédits de deux femmes portugaises The WP nr.183 "Dans le dernier sursaut de l’Estado da Índia (1951-1961): témoignages inédits de deux femmes portugaises", by Nicole Khouri and Joana Pereira Leite, narrates from the unpublished memories of two women, a History of the Portuguese Empire. View Publication