Teresa Almeida Cravo, Assistant Professor in International Relations at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra and a Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, will be presenting a paper on The Performativity of Discourse: Western Development Aid and the Mozambican Success.

Teresa is a specialist in the critical analysis of development aid discourses in post-conflict states in Africa, focusing in particular on Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau.

Teresa is currently on leave from her teaching duties and is undertaking post-doc research at both CES and the University of Westminster, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. Her post-doc research focuses on international interventionism in peripheral states.