Dr Marco Vieira

Dr Marco Vieira

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

Contact details

Address
Department of Political Science and International Studies
School of Government
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 postcolonial Southern powers, with a particular interest in the case of Brazil. He has researched and written about 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 Journal of International Relations and DevelopmentMillennium, Review of International StudiesForeign Policy AnalysisInternational Studies ReviewEnvironmental PoliticsGlobal GovernanceGlobal Society, among others. He is the co-author of the book 'The South in World Politics'.

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

Dr Vieira’s research interests include:

South-South relations/institutions
The reform of global governance structures
The global politics of HIV/AIDS and climate change
International relations theory
International security
Foreign policy of emerging states
Regional politics in South America and Southern Africa

Research

South-South Relations / Institutions;

The Reform of Global Governance Structures;

International Relations Theory;

Foreign policy of Emerging States (especially Brazil);

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

Recent publications

Book

Vieira, M & Grix, J 2016, Challenges to emerging and established Powers: Brazil, the United Kingdom and global order. Routledge, Abingdon.

Vieira, M 2013, Southern Africa's Responses to International HIV/AIDS Norms (1990-2005): The Politics of Assimilation. 1st ed. edn, Alexandre de Gusmao Foundation, Brazil.

Vieira, M, Alden, C & Morphet, S 2010, The South in World Politics. Palgrave Macmillan.

Article

Menezes, H & Vieira, M 2021, 'Explaining Brazil as a rising state, 2003‒2014: the role of policy diffusion as an international regulatory instrument', Journal of International Relations and Development. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41268-021-00217-z

Vieira, M 2019, 'The decolonial subject and the problem of non-Western authenticity', Postcolonial Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 150-167. https://doi.org/10.1080/13688790.2019.1608795

Vieira, M 2018, '(Re-) imagining the ‘Self’ of Ontological Security: The Case of Brazil’s Ambivalent Postcolonial Subjectivity', Millennium - Journal of International Studies, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 142-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/0305829817741255

Vieira, M 2016, 'Understanding resilience in international relations: the Non-Aligned Movement and ontological security', International Studies Review, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 290-311. https://doi.org/10.1093/isr/viw002

Vieira, M & Grix, J 2015, 'Challenges to Emerging and Established Powers: Brazil and the UK in the Contemporary Global Order', Global Society, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 281-285. https://doi.org/10.1080/13600826.2015.1051002

Vieira, M 2013, 'Brazilian foreign policy in the context of global climate norms', Foreign Policy Analysis, pp. 369-386. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1743-8594.2012.00191.x

Vieira, M & Dalgaard, K 2013, 'The Energy-Security-Climate Change Nexus in Brazil', Environmental Politics, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 610-626.

Vieira, M 2012, 'Rising States and Distributive Justice: Reforming International Order in the 21st Century', Global Society, vol. 26, no. 3.

Vieira, M & Alden, C 2011, 'India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA): South-South Cooperation and the Paradox of Regional Leadership', Global Governance, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 507-528. https://doi.org/10.5555/1075-2846-17.4.507

Vieira, M 2010, 'Southern Africa's Responses to International HIV/AIDS Norms: The Politics of Assimilation', Review of International Studies, vol. 37, no. 01, pp. 3-28. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0260210510001695

Chapter

Vieira, M & Wheeler, T 2009, United Nations Security Council Reform and the Challenge of South Representation. in The South African Yearbook of International Affairs 2008/9.

Book/Film/Article review

Vieira, M 2010, 'Review of...Institutions of the Global South', Global Policy, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 232-233.

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