Within the International Studies Programme, open conferences to the community will be held with guest speakers on specific themes within the scope of international and European law and international relations.

With a variety of invitees from different personal and professional backgrounds, the ISP Dialogues will foster and encourage critical thinking, interdisciplinary contexts, and a comprehensive and humanistic approach of both International and European Law and International Relations.

All lectures will be held at the University and the admission is free, but requires registration.

Attendance Certificate

If you’re an UCP - Porto student and attend, at least, 10 out of 12 sessions, you can get your ISP Dialogues Spring Semester attendance certificate.


20 September, 11:00AM – Opening Conference

Rui Moreira, Mayor of Porto | We, the citizens: Imagining Urban Communities in the 21st Century

18 October, 9:30 AM

Ella Nixon, Art Researcher | Art and War: Conflict on Canvas

25 October, 11:00 AM

Célia Manaia, Associate Professor of Biotechnology | Microbes, those great puppeteers!

13 November, 11:00AM

Nazim Ahmad, Ismaili Imamat’s Representative in Portugal | The Ismaili Imamat and its presence in Portugal

22 November, 11:00AM

Isabel Furtado, CEO TMG | From Portugal to the World

29 November (tbc), 11:00 AM

Indra McCormick, Ambassador of Australia in Portugal | Australia: opportunities and challenges in the Indo Pacific

13 December, 11:00 AM – Closing Conference 

Richard Zimler, Novelist | Speaking for the Silenced



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