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Newsletter No. 15 - 08.09.2023

FRIBIS Annual Conference: “Care & Gender – Potentials & Risks of UBI” – Is a Cent a Month a Grundeinkommen? – Lecture by Toru Yamamori in Freiburg on 12 September 2023 – International research project ecoMOD will be developing policy options for a resilient society – Postdoc Lisa Reuter has been awarded the Erasmus Prize for Liberal Arts and Sciences 2023 – YouTube lecture series by Jurgen De Wispelaere on “The State of the Art in Basic Income Policy”

Special issue - 09.05.2023

FRIBIS Annual Conference 2023: Call for Papers

Newsletter No 14 - 26.04.2023

Basic Income Globetrotter: Prof. Jurgen De Wispelaere now in Freiburg – A tribute to Götz W. Werner: New YouTube videos with Prof.
Bernhard Neumärker and Enno Schmidt – Evening lecture on 27 April: “Basic Income Trials: The problem of
assuring (continued) political commitment” – Evening lecture on 11 May 2023: “Basic income as an Eco-Social
Policy Instrument? A Preliminary Framework and Comparative Analysis of Policy Alternatives” – Public Lecture Series on “The State Of The Art In Basic Income Policy: A Public Lecture Series” – Five policy papers published in connection with the FRIBIS Winter School 2023

Newsletter No 13 - 17.01.2023

Open for applications: FRIBIS Summer School on “Empirical methods of UBI investigations” in July 2023. – Götz Werner and his legacy in Freiburg. On the first anniversary of his death. – A new team at FRIBIS: European Basic Income Scheme (EUBIS) – New FRIBIS Discussion Paper on the connection between labour shares, technological transformation and the UBI – International Women’s Day and Universal Basic Income

Newsletter No 12 - 17.01.2023

Looking back at 2022 and ahead to 2023 – Hybrid Evening Lecture by Philippe van Parijs: “A world in crisis: boost or damper for basic income?” – Keynote by Miriam Laker-Oketta: Basic Income and its role in addressing climate change and biodiversity loss (Film, 80 min) – Keynote by Sarath Davala (BIEN): “Towards a Basic Income Society: what humankind needs to do before we get there” 

Newsletter No 11 - 25.11.2022

FRIBIS Winter School with Philippe van Parijs: Today’s global challenges and the UBI debate – Evening lecture on 15 December 2022 by Tanja Kirn: “Modelling labor supply responses – what are the underlying assumptions?”

Newsletter No 10 - 29.09.2022

The FRIBIS Annual Conference on Basic Income & Development will take place in Freiburg, Germany from 10 to 12 October 2022 (the program is now available
online). FRIBIS cordially invites all interested persons to participate. Please register using the registration form on our website.

Newsletter No 9 - 29.07.2022

Ute Fischer, who holds the chair for political and social sciences at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts since 2010, is visiting Freiburg and FRIBIS
from early June to mid-August 2022. Prof. Fischer is a member of the care team at FRIBIS and conducts research on gender, care, work, poverty, civic engagement, meaning of life, democracy development and qualitative research methods. In 2003 she co-founded the initiative “Freiheit statt Vollbeschäftigung” (Freedom instead of Full Employment) and has since contributed to the basic income discourse through lectures and publications.

Special Newsletter

FRIBIS Annual Conference 2022

Newsletter No 8 - 14.03.2022

Otto Lehto’s journey at FRIBIS: A visiting scholar talks about his time in Freiburg – “Ethics of UBI”: a series of seminars by Karl Widerquist available on our YouTube channel – “Basic Income Experiments” symposium by Roberto Merrill and Catarina Neves

Special Newsletter

dm-drogerie markt founder and patron of FRIBIS, Götz Werner, has passed away

Newsletter No 7 - 20.01.2022

Karl Widerquist will be a Visiting Professor at the Götz Werner Chair in the first half of 2022 – Do mini-jobs have to be cut on the way to a basic income? – Expedition Grundeinkommen wins the German Commitment Award 2021 – Ana Helena Palermo Kuss is a finalist for the German Thesis Award of the Körber Foundation (2021)

Newsletter No 6 - 19.11.2021

Symposium of FRIBIS Visiting Scholars Catarina Neves and Roberto Merrill on Basic Income Experiments – FRIBIS hosts Otto Lehto as visiting scholar  – The FRIBIS Annual Meeting 2021 on YouTube – First meeting of the FRIBIS Student Group – “Joseph Beuys and the UBI” on YouTube

Newsletter No 5 - 05.10.2021

Online event on Net Basic Income: Basic Income in times of Covid-19 and post-pandemic perspectives – The advantages of a UBI and financing it through VAT – Karl Widerquist on UBI: Interview with Enno Schmidt – Why a UBI is more in line with the ideal of democracy than the current German welfare state

News from FRIBIS - Announcement of the first annual FRIBIS conference 2021 - 24.09.2021

First Annual FRIBIS Conference 2021: Monetary Issues of

Newsletter No 4 - 16.09.2021

Event at the Museum: Joseph Beuys and the UBI – Founding of the FRIBIS student group – Interview with Prof. Andrea Kiesel – Conversation with Prof. Sascha Liebermann

Newsletter No 3 - 29.07.2021

Online-Event: NetFi first results of Circles network analysis on August 5th – Introduction FRIBIS Team NetFi – Lecture by Bernhard Neumärker on regulatory policy and UBI – FRIBIS at the Freiburg Science Market – Introduction FRIBIS team MUBINGO

Newsletter No 2 - 12.06.2021

Online Event: Political Participation and UBI on June 18th – BIRAL Seminar, June 14th – Introduction  FRIBIS Team Participation – Introduction FRIBIS Team Expedition – New Research Position “Expedition”

Newsletter No 1 - 26.05.2021

Online Event: Basic Income and Gender, June 4th – BIRAL Seminar, May 28th – Introduction  FRIBIS Team UBIG – Introduction FRIBIS Team Liechtenstein – New Working Paper by Geoff Crocker,Team FUBI