Dr Marco Vieira

Dr Marco Vieira

Department of Political Science and International Studies
Senior Lecturer in International Relations
Director of Research, POLSIS

Contact details

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6265
Fax
+44 (0)121 414 3496
Email
m.a.vieira@bham.ac.uk
Address
Department of Political Science and International Studies
School of Government and Society
Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston, Birmingham,
B15 2TT, United Kingdom

Dr. Vieira joined POLSIS in January 2010 having previously taught international relations at LSE, King’s College and SOAS. His research focuses on the rising influence and identity of ‘Southern powers’, specially South Africa, India and Brazil. He is particularly interested in their growing impact on global governance and politics through new models of South-South political cooperation.

Qualifications

  • PhD in International Relations (Department of International Relations, LSE)
  • MA in International Relations (Institute of International Relations, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)
  • BA in Social Sciences (Department of Sociology and Politics, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro)

Biography

Dr. Vieira joined POLSIS in January 2010 having previously taught international relations at LSE, King’s College and SOAS. His research focuses on the rising influence and identity of ‘Southern powers’, specially South Africa, India and Brazil. He is particularly interested in their growing impact on global governance and politics through new models of South-South political cooperation. Dr. Vieira is also interested, and has contributed to, theoretical debates on ontological security in International Relations theory. He has published various peer-reviewed articles in internationally recognised academic journals, such as Review of International Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Review, Environmental Politics, Global Governance, Global Society, among others. He is the co-author of the book 'The South in World Politics' (with Chris Alden and Sally Morphet).

Teaching

  • POLS G502H Rising Powers and Global Order (MA)
  • POLS 501H Power in Global Politics (MA)
  • POLS 105 Introduction to International Relations Theory (UG 1st year)
  • POLS 214 International Relations Theory (UG 2nd year)

Postgraduate supervision

  • Rising powers and global order;
  • South-South political cooperation/identity/institutions;
  • South American/Latin American politics;
  • Brazilian foreign policy;
  • International relations theory

Research

  • South-South Relations / Institutions;
  • The Reform of Global Governance Structures;
  • International Relations Theory;
  • Foreign policy of Emerging States (especially Brazil, South Africa and India);
  • Regional politics in South America

Other activities

  • 2008-2010 Visiting Lecturer in International Relations, King’s College London
  • 2009-2010 Teaching Fellow in International Relations, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
  • 2004-2010 Graduate Teaching Assistant/Guest Teacher, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Publications

Books

(2016) (ed.) Challenges to Emerging and Established Powers: Brazil, the United Kingdom and Global Order (with Jonathan Grix). London and New York: Routledge. 

(2013) Southern Africa's Response(s) to International HIV/AIDS Norms: The Politics of Assimilation. BrasíliaAlexandre de Gusmão Foundation, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations. 

(2012) (ed.) Vozes do Sul e Agenda Global: África do Sul, Brasil e Índia, (with Maria Regina Lima and Monica Hirst). São Paulo: Hucitec.

(2010) The South in World Politics (with Chris Alden and Sally Morphet). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Edited Journal Volumes

(2015) Challenges to Emerging and Established Powers: Brazil and the UK in the Contemporary Global Order (with Jonathan Grix). Global Society 9 (3), Special Issue.

Journal Articles

(2016) Understanding Resilience in International Relations: The Non-Aligned Movement and Ontological Security. International Studies Review 18 (2), pp. 290-311.

(2013) Brazilian Foreign Policy in the Context of Global Climate Norms. Foreign Policy Analysis 9 (4), pp. 369-386.  

(2013) The Energy Security-Climate Change Nexus in Brazil (with Klaus Guimaraes-Dalgaard). Environmental Politics 22 (4), pp. 610-626.

(2013) IBSA at 10: South-South Development Assistance and the Challenge to Build International Legitimacy in a Changing Global Order. Strategic Analysis 37 (3), pp. 291-298. 

(2012) Rising States and Distributive Justice: Reforming International Order in the 21st Century. Global Society 26 (3), pp. 311-329. 

(2011) India, Brazil and South Africa: South-South Cooperation and the Paradox of Regional Leadership (with Chris Alden). Global Governance 17 (3), pp.507-528.

(2011) Southern Africa's Responses to International HIV/AIDS Norms: The Politics of Assimilation. Review of International Studies 37 (1), pp. 3-28.

(2007). The Securitization of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic as a Norm: A Contribution to the Constructivist Scholarship on the Emergence and Diffusion of International Norms. Brazilian Political Science Review 1 (2), pp. 137-181.

(2005) The New Diplomacy of the South: South Africa, Brazil, India and Trilateralism (with Chris Alden). Third World Quarterly 26 (7), pp. 1077-1095.

(2001). Idéias e Instituições: Uma Reflexão sobre a Política Externa Brasileira do Início da Década de 90. Contexto Internacional 23 (2), pp. 245-293.

(2000). Economic Globalisation and State Reform: Political Consequences to the Brazilian Democracy. Revista Após 2 (1), pp.135-159.

Chapters in Edited Books

(2012) Índia, Brasil e África do Sul: Cooperação Sul-Sul e o Paradoxo da Liderança Regional (with Chris Alden). In: Maria Regina Lima, Monica Hirst and Marco Antonio Vieira (eds.) Vozes do Sul e Agenda Global: África do Sul, Brasil e Índia. São Paulo: Hucitec.

(2009) UN Reform and the Challenge of South Representation (with Alvaro Mendez). In: South African Year Book of International Affairs, edited by Thomas Wheeler. Johannesburg: South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA).

(2007) La Nueva Diplomacia del Sur: Brasil, Sudafrica, India y el Trilateralismo (with Chris Alden). In: India, Brasil y Sudafrica, edited by Juan Tokatlian. Buenos Aires: Zorzal.

Book Reviews

(2015) Classics of International Relations: Essays on Criticism and Appreciation edited by Henrik Bliddal, Casper Sylvest and Peter Wilson, Abingdon, Routledge, 2013. Reviewed in Political Studies review 13 (3), p.413.

(2013) Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World edited by Martha Finnemore and Judith Goldstein, Oxford University Press, 2013. Reviewed in Brazilian Political Science Review 7 (2), pp. 175-178.

(2011) Hegemony in International Society by Ian Clark, Oxford University Press, 2011. Reviewed in International Studies Today 1 (2), p. 9.

(2010) Institutions of the Global South by Jacqueline Anne Braveboy-Wagner, Routledge, 2009. Reviewed in Global Policy 1 (2), pp. 232-233.

Policy Reports and other Selected Publications

(2013) Rising powers and nuclear proliferation: could IBSA challenge the global nuclear order? (with Ben Zala) Proceedings of the Inaugural British International Studies Association Global Nuclear Order Working Group Conference, Leicester University, 19 Setember 2013 (available at http://bisaglobalnuclearorder.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/leicester-2013-conference-proceedings.pdf).

(2012) Brazilian Environmental Politics and Global Climate Governance. Report prepared for the international workshop 'The Global South and the International Politics of Climate Change', Report n.1, Institute for Global Dialogue, Durban, South Africa, 25 November 2011 (available at http://www.igd.org.za/archives/latest-news-archive/207-the-global-south-and-the-international-politics-of-climate-change).

(2011) The Voice of the South. The European Magazine, Berlin, Germany, 02 May 2011 (available at http://theeuropean-magazine.com/246-vieira-marco/247-the-north-south-divide).

(2008) Brazil in South America: The Awakening of the Giant. IDSA Strategic Comment, Delhi, India, 24 December 2008 (available at http://www.idsa.in/publications/stratcomments/MarcoVieira241208.htm).