Titles & Abstracts

Familiarize yourself with our keynote titles and workshops before making your way to Witten.  Below you shall find the titles with short abstracts accompanying them. The literature list is still on preparation! 


Prof. Dr. Guido Palazzo

Guido Palazzo is Professor of Business Ethics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Lausanne (École des Hautes Études Commerciales, HEC) and Visiting Fellow at the Universities of Oxford and Nottingham. His research focuses on corporate responsibility in global supply chains, (un)ethical decision making and organized crime. decision making, and organized crime. His widely cited articles have been published in journals such as the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Management Studies, the Business Ethics Quarterly, and the Journal of Business Ethics. He is an associate editor of the Business Ethics Quarterly and the European Management Review, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management Studies, the Academy of Management Review, and Business & Society. Guido Palazzo advises and trains numerous multinational companies such as Siemens, Daimler and Volkswagen on business ethics and corporate social responsibility issues. He is also a senior researcher at the Fair Labor Association's Global Forum for Sustainable Supply Chains. He also works with the WHO and various UN organizations on corporate responsibility related issues.

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Dr. Dirk Ehnts

Representative of Modern Monetary Theory - his research focuses on monetary theory, macroeconomics, financial markets, and inequality. Dr. rer. pol. Dirk Ehnts is a research associate at the Chair of European Economics at TU Chemnitz. Previously, Ehnts worked as a substitute professor at the European University of Flensburg and as a substitute professor for Latin American macroeconomics at the Free University of Berlin, among others. Before that, he worked as a visiting lecturer in economics, especially macroeconomics, money and currency at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (2012-2014). Ehnts is a proponent of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) and board spokesman of the Pufendorf-Gesellschaft e.V. Berlin. He is the author of Money and Credit: A € European Perspective (Metropolis, 2nd edition), which was published in English by Routledge as Modern Monetary Theory and European Macroeconomics.

Modern Monetary Theory

Modern Monetary Theory

Dr. Johannes Vuellers

Johannes Vüllers is a Senior Researcher and Privatdozent (PD) at the Institute for Development and Peace, University Duisburg-Essen. His recent research focuses on Social movements in political transformation processes and Contentious Politics

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