Is multilateralism in crisis? Is the Western Liberal Order challenged by Rising Powers? International relations analysis demand more attention to recent black swans and the elephant. Key agendas are so interconnected that they make the global scenarios more complex and uncertain. In this vein, our debate aims at discussing about strategic diplomacy and the Brazilian case.
4 pm – “Why does strategic diplomacy matter?” Dr. Jochen Prantl
4.30 pm – “Strategic diplomacy”: The siege of the state and the Brazilian (incomplete) response” – Bruno Vieira Macedo
5 pm – Debate Session
About the lecturers
Dr. Jochen Prantl is the Deputy Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs; Associate Professor in International Relations, Australian National University, Canberra. His research focuses on global governance, international security, and strategic diplomacy. Previously, he held positions in the Department of Politics and International Relations, and Nuffield College, University of Oxford, and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore. He also served as Acting Director of Oxford’s Centre for International Studies. In 2007, Dr Prantl was the inaugural recipient of the Zvi Meitar/Vice-Chancellor Oxford University Research Prize in the Social Sciences, and in 2008, the University’s nominee for the AXA Prize for Innovative Research. Jochen Prantl held visiting and teaching appointments at Yale University, the German Council on Foreign Relations, Waseda University, and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. He also served in the Policy Planning Unit of the UN Department of Political Affairs and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations in New York. Prior to his academic career, he worked in financial services with Allianz SE. He is Elected Member of the Global Studies Research Academy at Moscow State University. He holds degrees in Political Science (M.A.) from the University of Bonn and International Relations (M.A.; D.Phil.) from the University of Oxford.
Bruno Macedo’s research interest covers geopolitics, Brazilian foreign policy, international security and network theory applied to social sciences and multinational enterprises.Prior to his academic career, he served as a staff member at the Secretary-General of the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Macedo holds a master degree in International Relations from the University of Brasília (UnB).
September 18, at 4 pm
Auditorium of the Instituto de Relações Internacionais (IREL), UnB
Campus Universitário Darcy Ribeiro