Middle East and Central Asia

Middle East and Central Asia
  • Research team:
    • Isabel David
    • Marcos Farias Ferreira
    • Paulo Duarte
    • Maria Regina Mongiardim
    • Tiago Ferreira Lopes
     

     

Divided into three main lines – Geopolitical and Geostrategic Relations in Middle East, Turkey and the Turkish-speaking World and Post-Soviet Space – the research group studying Middle East and Central Asia seeks to analyse regional dynamics established in this geographical area. By means of a multidisciplinary research, this group analyses the regional situation, outlining prospective scenarios defined by the development of international relations itself.     

 

Themes:

  • Geopolitic and geostrategic relations in the Middle East;
  • Turkey and the Turkish world.

 

Projects underway:

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Daxiyangguo – Portuguese Journal of Asian Studies

Asian Press Review Headlines

  • Friday, 13 July 2018 União Europeia - Singapura

    The free trade agreement between Singapore and the European Union (EU) is a "pathfinder" deal that could pave the way for similar pacts between the EU and other Asian nations, Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Wednesday.

     

  • Friday, 13 July 2018 Arábia Saudita

    A two-day forum targeting 20,000 women and bringing together under one roof all the services related to women driving began on Sunday.
    Specialists at the forum expect that lifting the ban on women driving will create more than 50,000 jobs after a year.

     

  • Friday, 13 July 2018 Cazaquistão

    In line with the 20th anniversary of Astana as its capital, Kazakhstan took a step forward in becoming a key hub for Islamic and Silk Road finance with the official launch of the Astana International Finance Center.

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