Visiting Scholars

Otto Lehto
earned his BA in English and his MA in Social and Moral Philosophy (2015) from the University of Helsinki. His PhD, which he started at King’s College London (2016-2019), focuses on the intersection of philosophy, politics, and economics. Since July 2021 he is working at FRIBIS on topics around Constitutional Political Economy and Ordoliberalism, in November and December he will be a FRIBIS visiting scholar in Freiburg.

Roberto Merrill
is Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Minho, where he coordinates the Master of Political Philosophy. He is also a researcher at the Center for Ethics, Politics and Society (CEPS), where he directs the Research Project on Unconditional Basic Income. He has published and edited several books, the most recent one in 2019 on the UBI (Rendimento Básico Incondicional: uma defesa da liberdade). Between 18 and 23 November 2021, he will come to Freiburg as a FRIBIS visiting scholar (for further information, click here).

Catarina Neves
is a PhD student at the University of Minho. She focuses on the philosophical justification of the Unconditional Basic Income, namely on the objection of reciprocity. She aims to find out to what extent theoretical concepts can be found in empirical experiments on the UBI. She is also a teaching assistant at the Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon, Portugal) where she gives courses on corporate social responsibility and global business challenges. Between 18 and 23 November 2021, she will come to Freiburg as a FRIBIS visiting scholar (for further information, click here).

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