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MBA em Relações Internacionais em São Paulo / Ex-alunos

Ex-alunos do MBA em Relações Internacionais em São Paulo comentaram sobre a experiência de participação no curso. A próxima turma será lançada no dia 25 de abril. Veja mais informações em http://ri.fgv.br/ensino/mba/sao-paulo

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Book review: “International Relations and Non-Western Thought” by Robbie Shilliam (ed.)

Book review: “International Relations and Non-Western Thought. Imperialism, colonialism and investigations of global modernity.” By Robbie Shilliam (ed.), Routledge, 2011, 272 pages, U$ 54,95 (amazon.com)

“Non-Western” thought has been, for several decades, an object of study of scholars working within critical post-structural and post-colonial traditions, yet the ongoing process of multipolarization — symbolized best by the rise of China — has led a growing number of contemporary mainstream scholars to engage in this particular discussion as well, even though adopting a far more policy-focused perspective. The question “What does China want?”, asked constantly during policy discussions in US think tanks, seems to have little in common with post-structural debates, but both approaches share, albeit in different ways, a …

CICA: Another step towards a Post-American security architecture in Asia?

In the wake of unprecedented Chinese institutional entrepreneurship, several analysts (myself included)have pointed to the creation of a potential Chinese-led “parallel order“, which would, while not confrontational, greatly enhance Chinese autonomy and create, for the first time, a credible pole of power outside the United States’ orbit. In this context, the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) is often cited.

However, what is often forgotten is that CICA is not a new institution, and neither has it been invented by China. The idea was launched by Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev during the 1992 UN General Assembly, yet it would take almost a decade and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, for CICA to …


Book launch: “The BRICS and the Future of Global Order”

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The BRICS and the Future of Global Order. By Oliver Stuenkel. Lexington Press, 268 pages.
ISBN-13: 978-0739193211 ISBN-10: 073919321X

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“The role and importance of the so-called BRICS has been hotly debated for a decade, but it has not been studied in a systematic way until now. Oliver Stuenkel’s balanced and richly detailed work demonstrates that the BRICS are neither a coherent coalition seeking to overturn the global balance of power nor a passing fad of …


Brazil should join China’s new development bank

The decision by Europe’s largest economies to become founding members of the AIIB, the new Chinese-led development bank is an unmistakable sign of the dawn of a more multipolar order. It is only a question of time before Japan, South Korea, Australia and eventually the United States will follow Great Britain’s lead and join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), just like Germany and France have just announced. Policy makers in London, Berlin in Paris are right to support Beijing for a number of reasons.

First, being part of the new bank will allow European powers to participate in the decision-making process of what seems to become a key international financial institution over the coming decades. This will allow them …


Book review: “The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics: Western International Theory, 1760-2010″, by John M. Hobson

Book review: The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics. Western International Theory, 1760-2010. By John M. Hobson. Cambridge University Press, 2012. 408 pages. R$ 44,45 (kindle, amazon.com.br)

Rather than producing value-free and universalist accounts of the history of inter-state relations, John Hobson writes, international observers usually provide provincial analyses that celebrate and defend Western civilization as the subject of, and ideal normative referent in, world politics. This bias is not only limited to Western thinkers, but also post-colonial or anti-Western writers, who tend to vastly overestimate the importance of the West in global history. Hobson identifies two subdivisions, one imperialist the other anti-imperialist:

The former I call ‘paternalist Eurocentrism’, which awards Western societies a pioneering agency such that they can …

Entrevista com o jornal Brasil Econômico sobre o Banco Asiático de Investimento em Infraestrutura (AIIB)

Banco de investimento chinês cria era de multipolaridade, diz especialista

Oliver Stuenkel, especialista da FGV em emergentes, diz que os EUA usam a ajuda militar como principal moeda de troca para impedir a adesão de países como o Japão e a Índia ao banco de investimento criado pela China, que já tem apoio dos países europeus.

Florência Costa florencia.costa@brasileconomico.com.br e Gabriel Vasconcelos gabriel.vasconcelos@brasileconomico.com.br


As crescentes articulações de Pequim a fim de atrair parceiros para o Banco Asiático de Investimento em Infraestrutura (AIIB), sob seu comando, incomodam a diplomacia americana. De acordo com Oliver Stuenkel, professor de Relações Internacionais da FGV-São Paulo, especialista em países emergentes, a principal moeda de troca dos Estados Unidos será os acordos de proteção militar. …


Interview: Why the BRICS will remain an important force in world affairs in 2015 and beyond

By Justin McDonnell
March 17, 2015


Oliver Stuenkel is an assistant professor of International Relations at the Getúlio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in São Paulo and the author of a new book The BRICS and the Future of Global Order. He recently spoke with Justin McDonnell about the role of the BRICS in the international system in 2015 and beyond.

Why are the BRICS important in 2015?

Despite the economic crises in Russia, Brazil and South Africa, the BRICS grouping remains by far the most important political grouping without Western participation. For leaders from Brazil, India, Russia and South Africa, the 7th BRICS Summit, to be held in Russia in July, is the most important diplomatic event of the …