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Pedro Tereso Magalhães


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Holds a PhD in Political Science from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, NOVA University of Lisbon, where he currently teaches as a Guest Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Studies. He has worked as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Sociological Studies of NOVA University of Lisbon (2010/11) and he was Visiting PhD Student at the University of Cambridge (2013/14). His main publications focus on the issues of political legitimacy and representation from both a theoretical and a historical perspective.


Research Fields:

Political Theory.
History of Political Thought (19th and 20th centuries).
Legitimacy and Representation.


Recent Publications:

1. Pedro T. Magalhães, Weber, Kelsen, Schmitt and the Problem of Political Legitimacy, New York and London, Routledge (forthcoming).

2. Pedro T. Magalhães, «A Dupla Ilusão», R:I Relações Internacionais, 52, 2016, pp. 9-25.

3. Pedro T. Magalhães, João Cancela e Catherine Moury, «Scattered Clouds in the Horizon of Consensus: Attitudes of Portuguese Parliamentary Elites towards Europe before and after the Crisis», Historical Social Research, 41(4), 2016, pp. 173-194.

4. Pedro T. Magalhães, «A Contingent Affinity: Max Weber, Carl Schmitt, and the Challenge of Modern , Vol. 77 (2), April 2016, pp. 283-304.

5. Pedro T. Magalhães, «O Problema da Representação e a Construção do Povo. Algumas Notas sobre a Actualidade do Debate Schmitt versus Kelsen», Revista de História das Ideias, No. 33, 2012, pp. 527-556.

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