• Special Issue
    Vol 17 (2017)

    Volume 17 of Perspectivas is a Special Issue with the theme "Peace Studies in International Relations' Research Agenda" and is dedicated to Professor Johan Galtung, who came to the University of Minho on October 20 to talk on the theme “Five Decades of Peace Research: Past and Future”. Professor Galtung is known worldwide as the founder of the academic discipline “Peace Studies” and mentor, both theoretically and practically, in the field of mediation and conflict transformation.

  • Vol 16 (2017)

    The Volume 16 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science is focused on the central issues of Political Science, International Relations and Public Management and Policy.

  • Vol 15 (2015)

    The Volume 15 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science is focused on the central issues of Political Science and International Relations. 

  • Vol 14 (2015)

    The Volume 14 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science is focused on the central issues of Political Science and International Relations. 

  • Vol 13 (2014)

    The Volume 13 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science is focused on the central issues of International Relations. This volume also evokes In Memoriam: Lúcio Craveiro da Silva, on the pretext of the centenary of his birth. A volume dedicated to the one who was responsible for the creation of the first International Relations course in Portugal in 1975, at the University of Minho.

  • Special Issue
    Vol 12 (2014)

    Perspectivas dedicates this Special Issue to the theme of Democracy, under the pretext of marking the 40th anniversary of the Portuguese Carnation Revolution, as became known the military coup overthrow of the authoritarian regime, which inaugurated what Samuel Huntinghton (1991) called the "third wave of democratization", including other southern European states (Greece and Spain) and Latin America, and would continue in central and eastern Europe following the implosion of the Soviet Union. This Special Issue is titled "Democracy in the 21st Century".

  • Vol 11 (2013)

    The Volume 11 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science is focused on the central issues of International Relations. 

  • Special Issue
    Vol 10 (2013)

    The volume 10 of Perspectivas publishes a selection of papers presented at the colloquium organized by the NICPRI and the Institute for Tropical Scientific Research (IICT) held at the University of Évora on June 9 and 10 of 2012, titled "Mestiçagens, Identidades Intercontinentais nas Sociedades Lusófonas" [Miscegenation, Intercontinental Identities in Lusophone Societies], with participation of a large group of Portuguese and Brazilian researchers. 

  • Vol 9 (2012)

    The Volume 9 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science collects a variety of scientific articles in the area of International Relations and Political Science.

  • Vol 8 (2012)

    The Volume 8 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science collects a variety of scientific articles in the area of International Relations and Political Science.

  • Vol 7 (2011)

    The Volume 7 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science collects a variety of scientific articles in the area of International Relations and Political Science and two book reviews.

  • Perspectivas journal number 6 Vol 6 (2011)

    The Volume 6 of Perspectivas - Portuguese Journal of Political Science collects a variety of scientific articles in the area of International Relations and Political Science.

  • Perspectivas journal number 5 Special Issue
    Vol 5 (2011)

    Special Issue: “Citizens, Parliaments and Political Representation”

    The volume 5 of Perspectivas collects the papers presented at the international conference held at the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic, on June 19 and 20 of 2009, titled "Parliamentary Representation: the Portuguese Case in Comparative Perspective", carried out within the scope of the research project "Portuguese Representatives in Comparative Perspective: Elections , leadership and political representation "(Project FCT-MCTES: PDTC/CPO/64469/2006).

  • Perspectivas journal number 4 Vol 4 (2010)

    Volume 4 of Perspectivas commemorates a new phase of NICPRI - Research Center in Political Science and International Relations, marked by an interinstitutional alliance that brought together researchers from University of Minho and University of Évora with interests focused on the fields of research in Political Science, International Relations and European Studies.
    This union was celebrated with a Research Seminar held in Évora in October 2008, titled “Europe, Portugal and the Challenges of Globalization: Transdisciplinary Perspectives”. This Seminar results in a double issue of the journal, which includes most of the communications presented.

  • Vol 3 (2010)

    Volume 3 of Perspectivas commemorates a new phase of NICPRI - Research Center in Political Science and International Relations, marked by an interinstitutional alliance that brought together researchers from University of Minho and University of Évora with interests focused on the fields of research in Political Science, International Relations and European Studies.
    This union was celebrated with a Research Seminar held in Évora in October 2008, titled “Europe, Portugal and the Challenges of Globalization: Transdisciplinary Perspectives”. This Seminar results in a double issue of the journal, which includes most of the communications presented.

  • Vol 2 (2006)

    In the year the Treaty of Rome commemorates its fiftieth anniversary and Portugal takes over, for the third time in its Community history, the Presidency of the European Union, the volume 2 of Perspectivas has given priority to topics focusing on the process of European integration. It is not a thematic issue, but open to various contributions that, beyond the domain of the community, seek to help reflection on matters of current interest and scientific relevance.

  • 30 years of International Relations
    Vol 1 (2005)

    The publication of the first volume of Perspectivas marks the 30th anniversary of higher education studies in International Relations at University of Minho, the pioneer institution in this area in Portugal, and marks the beginning of an ambitious project aimed to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in Political Science in general and in International Relations in particular.