Cosmopolitanism: Justice, Democracy and Citizenship without borders

Principal Investigator:

Soraya Nour Sckell (PI)

Pedro Calafate (Co-PI)

Funding Institution: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Date: 2018 - 2021


Reference: PTDC/FER-FIL/30686/2017

Funding: 238 713, 99 €


This project brings together an international group of researchers from different disciplines (philosophy, psychology, sociology, political sciences, international relations, history, law, cultural studies, literature) who have for several years been conducting  research on issues of cosmopolitanism in its personal, social, cultural, political and legal dimension.

Our workstreams

1) Cosmopolitanism

2) Cosmopolitan local democracy

3) Cosmopolitan cross-borders associations of individuals

4) Cosmopolitan Law

5) Cosmos and Ecology

Research Team

David Amaral (University of Lisbon)

Pedro Alves (CFUL)

Bethania Assy (State University of Rio de Janeiro)

Etiénne Balibar (Kingston University)

Jeovet Baca Virgínia (University of Lisbon)

Iris Borges (University of Lisbon)

Isabella Caminoto (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Carlos João Correia (CFUL)

Ana Paula Cosme (University of Lisbon)

Eduardo Demetrio Crespo (University of Castilla La-Mancha)

Dirk Michael Hennrich (CFUL)

Christian Duncker (University of São Paulo)

Damien Ehrhardt (University of d’Evry Val-d’Essone)

Pedro Ferreira (CFUL)

Sofia Figueiredo (University of Lisbon)

Andreas Fischer-Lescano (University of Bremen)

Hannah Franzki (University of Bremen)

Paulo Jesus (CFUL)

Mathias Kauffman (University of Halle)

Joel Thiago Klein (Federal University of Santa Catarina)

Frauke Kurbacher (University of Applied Sciences of Munich)

Anabela Leão (University of Porto)

Mariana Lobato (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Gualtiero Lorini (Technical University of Berlin)

Jan Marschelke (University of Regensburg)

António Martins (University of Lisbon)

João Mota Guedes (University of Lisbon)

Júlia Mota (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Nythamar Oliveria (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul)

João Pinheiro (University of Lisbon)

Fernanda Pinto (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Alessandro Pinzani (Federal University of Santa Catarina)

Christopher Pollmann (University of Lorraine)

Nuno Miguel Proença (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Gérard Raulet (Sorbonne University)

Olivier Remaud (School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences)

Rafael Salatini (State University of São Paulo)

Vladimir Safatle (University of São Paulo)

Leonel Ribeiro dos Santos (CFUL)

Magno G. Saraiva (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Juvenal Savian (Federal University of São Paulo)

Amanda Silva (NOVA University of Lisbon)

Fernando Silva (CFUL)

Nuno Miguel Silva (University of Lisbon)

Viriato Soromenho-Marques (CFUL)

Adriana Veríssimo Serrão (CFUL)

Susana Videira (University of Lisbon)

Claus Zittel (University of Stuttgart)






  • World views: the legal dimension (12, 14, 19, 28 June 2019) – NOVA School of Law