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The EU Maritime Strategy and the South Atlantic: What Is in There for Brazil

  • RUSI - Royal United Services Institute 61 Whitehall London, England, SW1A 2ET United Kingdom (map)

The Brazil Institute invites you to the South Atlantic Security: Actors, Interests & Strategies Conference's Panel 3 with Dr. Any Freitas.



Dr. Any Freitas is a political scientist and policy analyst specialized in European studies and Brazilian external relations. Among Any’s main research interests are: Brazilian External Relations, with special focus on Brazil-EU, Brazil-Africa and Brazil-China relations; the new politics and actors of the South Atlantic, South-South cooperation, Brazilian public diplomacy, energy and climate change and security strategies. Any has also worked on international migration, with particular focus on gender and migration, high-skilled migration (“brain drain”) and Brazilian migration. She was an affiliate member of the ‘Ethnic Relations, Migration and Equality Research Group’ (GERME) of the Free University of Brussels. Any has worked in different international organizations, think tanks and research institutions such as UNESCO, the Council of the European Union, the Free University of Brussels and the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). She is currently Team Leader of “Critical Maritime Routes Monitoring and Support” (CRIMSON) Project, funded by the European Union and implemented by Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Any holds a PhD in Social and Political Sciences (European University Institute, Florence), an MA in International Relations (International Relations Institute, IRI-PUC, Rio de Janeiro) and a BA in Law (Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, UERJ). She was also visiting researcher at the Instituto Juan March (Madrid) and the Centre March Bloch (Berlin).

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