Armando Marques Guedes Armando Marques Guedes Studied Government at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas (ISCSP), received a BSc (honours) and MPhil Social Anthropology at The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and a Diplôme de l´École from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), in Paris. He obtained his Doctorate in Social and Cultural Anthropology at the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and his Agrégation in Law at the Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FDUNL). He is a Tenured Professor of this latter one, of the Instituto de Estudos Superiores Militares (IESM, now IUM), Ministério da Defesa, where he is the professor responsible for Geopolitics, at the Instituto de Defesa Nacional (IDN), and at the Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna (ISCPSI), Ministério da Administração Interna, as well as at The Instituto Nacional de Administração (INA). He is Professor honoris causa, in History, of the University of Bucharest, Romania. Among other posts held, he was the First Cultural Counsellor of the Portuguese Embassy in Luanda (1985-1989), President of the Instituto Diplomático, at the Portuguese Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros and Director of Policy Planning of the same Ministry (2005-2008), and was President of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Society of International Law (SPDI). He is a member of over thirty think-tanks and research institutes in Portugal and abroad. He is the author of seventeen books and over one hundred and thirty articles, and a member of some forty scientific societies, both in Portugal and abroad. He carried out intensive fieldwork in the Philippines, in Angola, São Tomé e Príncipe, Cape Verde, and East-Timor. His work is published in 15 countries and in 12 languages, and he has presented papers in Conferences and/or organized courses in a variety of institutions in 43 countries.
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