Alice Cunha
Integrated Researcher | Doctoral
Economia, Sociedade, Património e Inovação
Research Areas
Portugal and the European Union, history of European integration, enlargement studies, Europeanisation
Academic Qualifications

2013. PhD in Contemporary History, Universidade Nova de Lisboa; Doctoral thesis about the Portuguese accession negotiations to the European Economic Community, supervised by Prof. Maria Fernanda Rollo

2006. Master degree in International Relations-European Studies, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa; Dissertation about the Portuguese accession to the European Communities, supervised by Prof. Manuel de Almeida Ribeiro

2001. Degree in Political Science, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa

Activities and Publications
Since 2008. Researcher at Instituto de História Contemporânea
Participation in research projects (ongoing)

2012-13. "European Portugal: Half Century of History", European Parliament Representation in Lisbon

Since 2012. European project "Initiative and Constraint in the Mapping of Evolving European Borders (ICMEEB)", Work Group 2, "Enlargements, Borders and the Changes of EU Political Priorities", coordinated by Prof. Ariane Landuyt

Since 2009. Project euroHspot (www.euroHspot.eu)

Publications thesis
2007. À Descoberta da Europa – A Adesão de Portugal às Comunidades Europeias, Lisboa, Instituto Diplomático
Publications chapters in books

2011. "The Portuguese Voters and European Elections – A Political-Sociological Appraisal", in G. Papanikos (ed.), Essays on Social Themes, Athens, Athens Institute for Education and Research [with Patrícia Calca]

2008. "A União Europeia como Paradigma da Supra-estadualidade", in A. Cipriano (coord.), Comparative Politics Handbook, Lisboa, Universidade Aberta

Scientific articles in publications with referre

2012. "O Tratado de Maastricht: A Europa e Portugal em Mudança", in Debater a Europa, número 6, CIEDA/CEIS20, pp. 24-40, available at http://europe-direct-aveiro.aeva.eu/debatereuropa/images/n6/aliceCunha.pdf

2011. "Portugal y el Proceso de Integración Europea: De las Dudas al Inicio de un Compromiso", in Puente@Europa, Año IX - número. 2, diciembre 2011, Buenos Aires, Università di Bologna, Representación en Buenos Aires, pp. 86-91

Other publications

2011. Seventeen dictionary entries: Amsterdam Summit (1997); Dublin Summit (1996); Summits (formal and informal); European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC); Council of Europe; Portugal and the Council of Europe; European Affairs General Service; GATT (General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs); Portugal and GATT; Single Market; European Movement; World Trade Organization (WTO); Portugal and WTO; European Integration Commission; The Court of Auditors of the European Union; Western European Union; European Union (since 1992) – in M. F. Rollo, J. M. Brandão de Brito e J. Ferreira do Amaral (2011), Dicionário, Portugal e a Europa, 65 Anos de História. 25 Anos de Adesão, Lisboa, Tinta da China

2008. "A Question of Perspective: How Portuguese Voters See and Act in European Elections", CIES e-Working Paper 50/2008 [with Patrícia Calca]

Scientific meetings (oral communications by proposal)

2012. “O Derrubar das Fronteiras: A Liberdade de Circulação de Trabalhadores nas Negociações de Adesão de Portugal à Comunidade Económica Europeia”, international conference "Fronteiras e mobilidades na Península Ibérica no século XX", FCSH-UNL (14 December)

2012. “Da Fortuna e do Malogro: A Banca Portuguesa e a Adesão à CEE”, XXXII Encontro da APHES, ISCTE-IUL (18 November)

2012. “De Candidato a Estado-membro: Portugal e a Comunidade Económica Europeia (1978-1985)”, “Portugal nos Últimos Dois Séculos” – I Conferência Internacional de Jovens Investigadores em História Contemporânea Portuguesa, ISCTE-IUL (22 June)

2012. “Europa e História: Reflexões sobre os Estudos Europeus e a História Contemporânea em Portugal”, I Congresso Anual de História Contemporânea, Reitoria da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (18 May)

2012. "Good to Know about EU Enlargement: The EU's Communication Strategy towards Enlargement", Eighth History of European Integration Research Society (HEIRS) Conference, Humboldt University Berlin (30-31 March)

2012. "Os Estudos Europeus na Ordem do Dia da Ciência Política em Portugal (1986-2011)", VI Congresso da Associação Portuguesa de Ciência Política, ISCSP-UTL, Lisboa (1-3 March)

2011. "Wannabe Member State: The Reasons Supporting the Portuguese Accession Application to the European Union", The Political Project of the European Union: Current State and Future Perspectives Conference, Instituto de Filosofia da Linguagem, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (8-10 December)

2011. "Democracy, European Union and Portugal: The Democratic Principle on the Accession Negotiations", ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik (25-27 August 2011); tabled-paper on the panel "The Impact of European Integration on Democratic and State Quality in Southern Europe"

2011. "Spain's Role in the Portuguese Accession Negotiations to the European Union", 42nd Annual Conference of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, Instituto de Ciências Sociais (2 July) (panel Democratic Consolidation in Spain and Portugal II)

2011. "The EU's Enlargement Agenda in the 1980's", 1st Annual General Conference of the European Political Science Association, Guiness Storehouse, Dublin (17 June)

2010. "Portugal on the Road to Europe: The Accession to the European Economic Community and the Portuguese Banking", XXX APHES Meeting, ISEG (19 November)

2010. "Changing the Scene: The EU in Portuguese Foreign Policy", Fifth Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, ECPR,
Porto (26 June)

2009. "How Portugal became European", international conference Europe and the making of "the common", Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa (7 May)

2008. "A Question of Perspective: How Portuguese Voters See and Act in European Elections", 2nd International Conference on Sociology, ATINER, Greece [with Patrícia Calca] (12 May)

2008. "European Insights – The Perception of the Portuguese about the European Union", IV APCP (Portuguese Political Science Association) Congress [with Patrícia Calca] (6 March)

2008. "Europe in the Portuguese Parliamentary Discourse 1986-2007", IV APCP Congress (6 March)

2007. "O Participante Ausente", II Congresso Nacional sobre o Futuro da Europa, Instituto de Estudos Estratégicos Internacionais, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (25 June)

2007. "Portugal at the Center of the European Stage – The Portuguese Presidencies of the Council of the European Union, 50th Meeting of the Center of Investigation and Analysis in International Relations (15 May)

2007. "Beyond Frontiers – The Participation of Portugal in the EU reflected in Government Programs", IX Sociological Conference, Universidade de Évora (28 April)

2006. "A Descoberta da Europa – A Adesão de Portugal às Comunidades Europeias", III APCP Congress (31 March)

Organization of scientific meetings

4-5 April 2013. I Annual Meeting Europe in the World - For Peace! (1849-1939)

10-11 November 2011. International conference on Portugal and International Organizations (www.portugalandinternationalorganizations.blogspot.com)

November 2004. Ist Conference on Portuguese Democracy

April 2001. I Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas' Political Science Meeting