Dr. Moises de Souza

Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies

School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies

Adelphi Building, AB148

+44 (0) 1772 89 3097

mlopesdesouza@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Politics and International Relations

Research Groups

UoA 25 Area Studies

Social Media

Full Profile

Dr. Moises de Souza is Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies at the School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies and Chair of the Northern England Policy Centre for the Asia Pacific (NEPCAP) at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). He is also Researcher in Asia Studies at the International Relations Research Center of the University of São Paulo (NUPRI-GEASIA), and deputy-director of the South China Sea Think Tank (SCSSTT). Additionally, he is also founding-member of the Asia-Pacific Policy Research Association (APPRA) an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting dialogue, research, and education about policies in the Asia-Pacific region. He earned his M.A/Ph.D. at the International Doctoral Program in Asia-Pacific Studies (IDAS) at the National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taiwan. His research focuses on Asia Pacific maritime disputes, international relations of Asia-Pacific, foreign policy analysis (FPA), Cross-Strait Relations, and China-US-Latin America relations. Dr. Souza is the co-editor and contributor of the book Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

Qualifications
  • Ph.D Asia-Pacific Studies, National Chengchi University, 2018
  • MA Asia-Pacific Studies, National Chengchi University, 2011
  • BA. International Relations, Faculdades Rio Branco, 2005

Publications

SPANGLER, J. (Org.); KARALEKAS, D. (Org.); SOUZA, M. L. (Org.) Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface.1. Ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.

SOUZA, M. L.  Beneath the Surface of Consensus: The Development of Confidence-Building Measures Between the PRC and ASEAN in the South China Sea Disputes In: Jonathan Spangler, Dean Karalekas, Moisés Lopes de Souza. Enterprises, Localities, People, and Policy in the South China Sea: Beneath the Surface (Org.). 1 ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, v. , p. 51-76.

SOUZA, M. L. ; KARALEKAS, D. Domestic Politics And Personal Beliefs In Taiwan’s Territorial Claims In: Peter BÁTOR; Róbert ONDREJCSÁK (Org.). Panorama of Global Security Environment 2015 - 2016. 1 ed. Bratislava: Strategic Policy Institute (STRATPOL), 2016, v. , p. 409-421.

SOUZA, M. L. India-Japan Relations In the Era of Strategic Partnerships In: G. Jayachandra Reddy. (Org.) India-Japan Relations: Culture, Religion & Regional Integration 1 ed. Tirupati: Centre for Southeast Asian & Pacific Studies, 2014, v., p. 224-244

Memberships

Asia-Pacific Policy Research Association (APPRA)

TEACHING activities and responsibilities

  • BA AI100 Asia Pacific Studies: The Shaping of the Asia Pacific – Module Tutor
  • MA AI4101 China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Relations – Module Tutor
  • BA AI3001 Asia-Pacific International Relations – Module Tutor 

Conferences

“China’s Strategic Partnerships and its Impact on Brazil-US Relations”. International Conference “Triangular Relations among Latin America, China and the US”. ). Center of Studies on Latin American Trade and Economy. Taipei, Taiwan. Taipei, February 23, 2016.

“The logic of The China’s Strategic Partnerships: Foundations and Motivations.” Paper presented at International Social Sciences and Business Research Conference. Kathmandu, Nepal. 4 – 5 December 2014

“India-Japan Relations in The Era Of Strategic Partnerships: Domestic and Regional Foundations Of A Partnership”. Paper presented at International Conference on India-Japan Relations: Transforming into Potential Partnership. Centre for Southeast Asian & Pacific Studies. Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesch, India. November 7-9 December 2012

“Brazil-China Bilateral Relations: partnership and challenges face the Chinese Century”. Academic Conference. Center of Studies of Latin America Trade and Economy. Chihllee Institute of Technology. February, 21 2012. Taipei

 

External Affiliations and Roles

  • South China Sea Think Tank – Deputy Director
  • International Relations Center (NUPRI-GEASIA) - Researcher