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List of publications

Edited Volumes 

(with P. Sinovets and J. Théron). 2023. Russia’s War on Ukraine: the implications for the global nuclear order. [in Contributions to Political Science]. Springer.


Monographs

2022. The EU’s foreign policy in the field of nuclear disarmament : how does it work and why does it often not work? EUI PhD theses; Department of Political and Social Sciences. European University Institute

2015. A estratégia nuclear Norte Americana: evolução e tendências. [in Portuguese]. [U.S. Nuclear Strategy: Evolution and Trends]. Lisboa: Instituto de Estudos Superiores Militares.

2010. O debate estratégico nuclear nos EUA (1945-2010): tendências e evolução [in Portuguese]. Masters dissertation in International Relations. Faculdade de Ciencias Sociais e Humanas, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa


Chapters in Books

(with P. Sinovets and J. Théron). 2023. ‘Introduction: How Has Russia’s War on Ukraine Changed the Global Nuclear Order?’ In: A. Vicente, P. Sinovets, Theron, J. (eds), Russia’s War on Ukraine: the implications for the global nuclear order. Springer, pp 1–16

2023. ‘The Future of the Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Regime’. In: Vicente, A., Sinovets, P., Theron, J. (eds) Russia’s War on Ukraine: the implications for the global nuclear order. Springer, pp 153–169

(with M. A. Alkış and I. Maksymenko,). 2023. ‘The Impact of Russia’s War against Ukraine on Finland and Sweden’s Decision to Join NATO: Effects on the Global Nuclear Order’. In: Vicente, A., Sinovets, P., Theron, J. (eds) Russia’s War on Ukraine: the implications for the global nuclear order. Springer, pp 229–246

(with P. Sinovets and J. Théron). 2023. ‘Conclusion: Challenges and Prospects for the Current Global Nuclear Order’ In: Vicente, A., Sinovets, P., Theron, J. (eds) Russia’s War on Ukraine: the implications for the global nuclear order. Springer, pp 247–258

2019.  ‘Nuclear Deterrence and Security Cooperation: Post-Brexit Relations and Challenges,’ in: C. Baciu and J. Doyle (Eds.). Peace, Security and Defence Cooperation in Post-Brexit Europe. Springer

(with S. Cabaço. ). 2013. ‘American Nuclear Strategy and Public Opinion,’ in: C. Belim and P. Calca (eds.), Image of U.S. Presidential Administrations: The Cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 169-204. 


Journal Articles


2023. European Responses to Ukraine’s nuclear idiosyncrasies: from Kyiv’s independence to Moscow’s aggression (1991-2022). Portuguese Journal of Political Science, 19, 37-48
https://doi.org/10.59071/2795-4765.RPCP2023.19/pp.37-48

 2011. ‘NATO’s Connected Forces Initiative: A Critical Appraisal ‘Atlantic Voices, 2 (11), 5-10


Op-ed / Commentary 

2023 (August 30). Oppenheimer: The Man Who Split the Atom and His Soul. Review Democracy

2023 (February 27). O paradoxo nuclear da Guerra na Ucrânia [in Portuguese]. Revista Visão

2022 (July 21). 
Will the EU diplomacy revive the Iran nuclear deal or keep spinning in a vacuum? Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, 21 July

2022 (May 4). Why Europe slept? The failure to prevent the war in Ukraine, European Leadership Network (ELN) Commentary

2022 (April 6). The Ukraine war has ushered in a new global nuclear (dis)orderResponsible Statecraft

2020 (May 19). The Future of European Security: Challenges and Opportunities, European Union Policy Studies, James Madison University

2019 (November 12). The imminent risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East. EUIdeas. European University Institute

2018 (December 7). Euro-nukes? A difficult but perhaps necessary debate, ELN Commentary, 


Research Papers

(with P. Sinovets). 2024 (March 11). “Nuclear spring is coming”: examining French nuclear deterrence in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Notes de la FRS, n° 08/2024

(with P. Sinovets). 2022 (December 19). Are nuclear weapons ineffective in deterring non-nuclear weapon states? The paradox of Russia’s war on Ukraine.  Notes de la FRS, n° 42/2022

2013. ‘United Nations Security Council Reform: the question of the veto power’. In: Multilateral Diplomacy Summer School Papers. New York: United Nations Institute for Training and Research, pp. 19-38 


Policy Briefs / Reports / Executive Summaries

2024 (July 12). ‘Why Europe Needs a Nuclear Deterrent’. In: Ionela Maria Ciolan and Klaus Welle (eds.), The 7Ds – Defence ExtendedBrussels: Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, pp. 87-97

2024 (June 25). ‘Why Europe Needs a Nuclear Deterrent’. In: Klaus Welle (ed.),  The 7Ds In Depth. Brussels: Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, pp. 66-67

(with M. Benhamou, S. Blockmans, M. Chihaia, I. M. Ciolan, David Fiott,  A. Marrone, C. Mölling, P. Tessari,  & K. Welle). 2024. ‘The 7Ds for Sustainability – Defence in Depth. European View, 23(1), 123-124. https://doi.org/10.1177/17816858241249262

2024 (March 7). ‘Why Europe Needs a Nuclear Deterrent’. In: Ionela Maria Ciolan and Klaus Welle (eds.),  The 7Ds – Defence in Depth. Brussels: Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, pp. 26-27

Book Reviews

2015. Portugal e as Organizações Internacionais: Comportamentos, Mensagens e Impactos’ [in Portuguese]. [Portugal and International Organizations: Behaviors, Messages, and Impacts]. Observatório Político, Open Arena nº 7 (Jan-Jul), pp. 12-14


Working papers

2019 (February 25). EU’s foreign policy in the field of nuclear disarmament: the cases of Iran and DPRK. Paper presented at the International Relations Working Group Session at SPS Department, European University Institute, Florence.

2018. EU’s Foreign Policy Making Process in the field of Nuclear Disarmament: Conditioning Factors and Criteria Indicators at Internal Level. Jean Monnet Working Papers on EU Multilateral Diplomacy #4. The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on EU Multilateral Diplomacy, Athens, Greece.

2018 (February 8). Evolution of the EU’s foreign policy in the field of nuclear disarmament. Paper presented at the Nuclear Studies Reading Group meeting at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford University, Palo Alto, California


Papers presented at Academic Conferences   

2024 (June 19).  Russia’s War on Ukraine and Its Implications for the Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Regime: Sweden’s NATO Accession as a Case Study.  Paper presentation at the Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear Disarmament (AMC) Cross-Disciplinary Conference at Uppsala University (Sweden).

2023 (June 30). How Russia’s War on Ukraine has an impact on the EU’s foreign policy in the field of nuclear disarmament?​  Paper presentation at the EISS Annual Conference​ at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI)​ (Spain).

2023 (June 14). The future of nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament: how Russia’s War on Ukraine has weakened the NPT regime?  Paper presentation at the Alva Myrdal Centre for Nuclear Disarmament (AMC) Cross-Disciplinary Conference at Uppsala University (Sweden).

2022 (March 18). Middle East and the Dialogue on Nuclear Disarmament: A European Approach. Paper presentation at the Middle East Dialogue 2022: Towards an Israeli-Palestinian Settlement, Virtual Meeting, Policy Studies Organization, Washington, D.C. (Presentation available online).

2017 (April 3-4). The Iran Deal: Explaining the EU nonproliferation policy. Paper presentation at the Conference on Implications of the Nuclear Agreement with Iran, University of Copenhagen (Denmark).

2016 (July 10-13). In pursuit of the nuclear disarmament norm: why do states disarm? Draft paper submitted at the 6th European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Graduate Student Conference, University of Tartu (Estonia).

(with I. Galariotis. ). 2016 (June 16-18). Tracing the Performance of International Organizations in Disarmament Affairs: The Case of the EU at the UN. Paper presented at the 8th Pan-European (ECPR Standing Group) Conference on the European Union, University of Trento (Italy)

2011 (September 8). Rethinking U.S. Nuclear Strategy: differences between Obama and Bush policies. Paper presented at the 9th Spanish Association of Political Science and Administration Congress, University of Murcia, (Spain). 

2011 (August 25-27). Addressing Obama’s Nuclear Vision under NATO Lisbon Summit auspices. Paper presented at the 6th ECPR General Conference, University of Iceland, Reykjavik. 

2010 (August 31). U.S. Nuclear Strategy and Its Image on Public Opinion and Media, Paper presented at the 3rd ECPR Graduate Conference, Dublin City University (Ireland).


Podcasts

[as a Host]. 2023 (August 4). Steven Pifer: Will Ukraine join NATO? (No. 6) [Audio podcast episode]. In The Bloom Europa podcast.

[as a Co-Host] with Carlos Montenegro & Hannah Fahringer.  2022 (October 5).  Alexander Stubb: What will be the impact of Finland and Sweden joining NATO? (No. 4) [Audio podcast episode]. In In The Bloom Europa podcast.

[as a Co-Host] with Carlos Montenegro. 2022 (June 27). Daniel Hamilton: How effective are sanctions against Russia? (No. 3) [Audio podcast episode]. In The Bloom Europa podcast. 

[as a Host]. 2022 (March 30). Francesca Giovannini: Would Putin use nuclear weapons in Ukraine? (No. 2) [Audio podcast episode]. In The Bloom Europa podcast. 

[as a Host] 2022 (February 20). Mariana Budjeryn: What’s next in the Russia-Ukraine crisis? (No. 1) [Audio podcast episode]. In The Bloom Europa podcast. 


Newspaper(s) Commentary / Interviews

2019 (March 2). “Caxemira. A probabilidade de um conflito nuclear ‘é grande’,” [in Portuguese]. Jornal Sol. (Portugal)


TV Commentary / Interviews

2023 (October 23). Commentary on Israel-Hamas War [in Portuguese]. CNN Portugal. Breaking News

2022 (May 9). Commentary on Vladimir Putin’s Victory Day speech [in Portuguese]. SIC Notícias, Edição do Meio-Dia.(Portugal)


Radio Commentary / Interviews

2023 (December 7). Commentary on  Russia’s war on Ukraine and its implications to the global nuclear order [in Portuguese]. TSF. Programa Mapa Mundo (Portugal).