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The XI APCP Congress took place from March 30 to April 1, 2023, at the Faculdade de Artes e Letras, Universidade da Beira Interior, in Covilhã.

The Congress had around 368 participants who presented their papers, comprising the following thematic areas: Portuguese Society and Politics, European Studies, Comparative Politics, Governance and Local Politics, Administration and Public Policies, International Relations and Political Theory.

On the 30th of March, the official opening took place, with a session given by Professor Octavio Amorim Neto. Between 7.30 pm and 8.30 pm, the APCP General Assembly took place – where the Executive Board mandate was renewed until 2025 - followed by dinner in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the APCP.

On the second day of the event, March 31, a Round Table was held with the theme “The invasion of Ukraine and the future of International Relations”. On the same day, the 8th APCP Prize was awarded to the winner of this edition, and this edition also had two honorable mentions. Information about the winners can be consulted here: http://apcp.pt/en/apcp/winners-apcp-phd-prize

The official closing took place on April 1, in addition to the continuation of the presentation of panels, the Round Table took place with the theme “The importance of scientific and technical knowledge in preventing and combating the crisis(s): challenges and strategies public administration in Portugal”.

All information about the congress, the detailed program and the book of abstracts can be consulted here: https://congresso-apcp.eventqualia.net/