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Department of Political Science, University of MinhoALENA VIEIRA

Ph.D. in Political Science (University Erlangen-Nuremberg)
+ 351 253 601 947

Alena Vieira is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Germany). She was a Visiting Researcher at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Institute for Strategic and International Studies (Lisbon), and at the Catholic University of Leuven. Alena was a scholarship holder at the Inbev-Baillet Latour Foundation; Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung; Haniel-Stiftung; Compania di San Paulo, Riksbanken Jubileumsfond and Volkswagen-Stiftung, as well as the Foundation for Science and Technology.
Alena is the author of the book ‘Russia, Belarus and the Enlargement of the EU’ (in German) (Ibidem-Verlag, 2008), as well as author of various articles published in the journals Europe-Asia Studies, Post-Soviet Affairs, EIOP, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, International Spectator, and European Politics and Societies.

Research Areas

Russia

Euroasia

European Union

Comparative approaches
Publications

China as a Threat and Balancing Behavior in the Realm of Emerging Technologies

Chinese Political Science Review

Publication date: 2024

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s41111-024-00248-0

Arms Sales as an Instrument of Russia’s Foreign Policy and the Shifting Security Dynamics of the Middle East

Publication date: 2023

Type of publication: Book Chapter

URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-32432-1_15

Introducing the Arms Race in the Middle East in the Twenty First Century: A “Powder Keg” in the Digital Era?

Publication date: 2023

Type of publication: Book Chapter

URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-32432-1_1

Introducing the Arms Race in the Middle East in the Twenty First Century: A “Powder Keg” in the Digital Era?

Publication date: 2023

Type of publication: Book Chapter

URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-32432-1_1

Assessing the Changing Sino–Russian Relationship: A Longitudinal Analysis of Bilateral Cooperation in the Post-Cold War Period

Europe-Asia Studies

Publication date: 2023

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/09668136.2023.2276677

Assessing the Changing Sino–Russian Relationship: A Longitudinal Analysis of Bilateral Cooperation in the Post-Cold War Period

Europe-Asia Studies

Publication date: 2023

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/09668136.2023.2276677

Arms Sales as an Instrument of Russia’s Foreign Policy and the Shifting Security Dynamics of the Middle East

Publication date: 2023

Type of publication: Book Chapter

URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-32432-1_15

Mapping the Literature on China and Russia in IR and Area Studies: A Bibliometric Analysis (1990-2019)

Journal of Chinese Political Science

Publication date: 2022

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/51043031/

Shi’a principles and Iran’s strategic culture towards ballistic missile deployment

International Affairs

Publication date: 2022

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/52769089/

Persuading the Giant? Explaining Eastern Partnership States’ (Unexpected) Negotiation Success in Relations with the European Union

International Negotiation

Publication date: 2022

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://publons.com/wos-op/publon/55161018/

The Chinese Military-Civil Fusion Strategy: A State Action Theory Perspective

The International Spectator

Publication date: 2022

Type of publication: Journal Article

URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/03932729.2022.2080262

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