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Dawisson Belém Lopes

Dawisson Belém Lopes

Dawisson Belém Lopes is a professor of international and comparative politics at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and a researcher of the National Council for Technological and Scientific Development (CNPq) in Brazil. He has authored three books and dozens of peer-reviewed articles on topics related to Latin American politics and Brazilian foreign policy, and served as visiting researcher at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies in Hamburg, Germany, and visiting professor at the Catholic University of Louvain in Mons, Belgium.

Professor Lopes, who regularly contributes articles to Al Jazeera English and various Brazilian national media outlets, is a Raisina Young Fellow at Observer Research Foundation (New Delhi, India) and a steering committee member of UFMG’s Center for East Asian Studies (CEAO), a university-based think tank in Brazil.

Latin America’s Pacific Trap
October 03, 2017
Latin America’s Pacific Trap
Can the region again conduct pendulum diplomacy, this time between the U.S. and Asia?
Latin America’s Pacific Trap
Brazilian Malaise in the ‘Asian Century’
September 12, 2017
Brazilian Malaise in the ‘Asian Century’
Is Brasília paying attention to Asia?
Brazilian Malaise in the ‘Asian Century’
Asia’s Exceptional Neoliberalism
August 07, 2017
Asia’s Exceptional Neoliberalism
Asian countries are not truly embracing neoliberalism, just selectively adopting elements that best suit their needs.
Asia’s Exceptional Neoliberalism
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
July 03, 2017
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
The impeachment scandals that entangled Park Geun-hye and Dilma Rousseff smack of misogyny.
South Korea and Brazil Rejected Their Female Leaders
Brazil’s Shameful Silence About Kashmir
June 16, 2017
Brazil’s Shameful Silence About Kashmir
Brazil needs to take India to task for human rights abuses in the disputed Kashmir region.
Brazil’s Shameful Silence About Kashmir
Japan-Brazil Cooperation: Flawed By Design?
May 10, 2017
Japan-Brazil Cooperation: Flawed By Design?
Despite strong cultural ties, politically and economically Japan-Brazil relations remain stunted.
Japan-Brazil Cooperation: Flawed By Design?
Why China Is Not Bound to Lead Latin America
April 29, 2017
Why China Is Not Bound to Lead Latin America
There's something missing in Beijing's relations with Latin America.
Why China Is Not Bound to Lead Latin America
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