Author profile: Sandrina Antunes and Isabel Camisão

Sandrina Antunes is an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations and Public Administration at the Universidade do Minho, Portugal and a Scientific Fellow at the Center for the Study of Politics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.


Isabel Camisão is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Évora, Portugal.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Realism and ISIS

Sandrina Antunes and Isabel Camisão • Jun 17 2019 • Student Features

Realism often yields strong results as a tool of analysis, as examing the rise of the Islamic State group in the years after the Iraq invasion demonstrated.

Introducing Realism in International Relations Theory

Sandrina Antunes and Isabel Camisão • Feb 27 2018 • Articles

Realism claims to explain the reality of international politics by emphasising the constraints on politics that result from humankind’s nature and the absence of a central authority above the state.

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