Joakim Nergelius

Sweden

The Swedish Section of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy

Joakim Nergelius

Joakim Nergelius is Professor in law at the School of Law, Psychology and Social Work (JPS) at Örebro University, a position he has held since 2003. In 1996 his dissertation Konstitutionellt rättighetsskydd – Svensk rätt i ett komparativt perspektiv [Constitutional Protection of Human Rights – Swedish Law in a Comparative Perspective] earned him a LL.D. in constitutional law from Lund University where he also was appointed Associate Professor (docent) the same year. In 2002-2013 he was a member of the board of the independent litigating foundation Centrum för rättvisa [Centre for Justice].

 

Among other assignments, Nergelius has been employed as expert in several projects where issues in constitutional law have been on the agenda. He has also been guest lecturer at universities around Europe and delivered speeches on numerous international occasions, as well as organized a number of conferences, mostly on Swedish soil. Noteworthy among his publications are Till Västerlandets försvar – två idéessäer om nationalism, globalisering och betydelsen av värden [In Defence of the West – Two Essays on Nationalism, Globalization and the Importance of Values] (Nerenius and Santérus, 1994), Rättsfilosofi – Samhälle och moral genom tiderna [Legal Philosophy – Society and Moral in a Historical Perspective] (Studentlitteratur, 2005, 2nd ed., editor), Komparativ statsrätt [Comparative Constitutional Law] (Juristförlaget, 2012, 8th ed.), Svensk statsrätt [Swedish Constitutional Law] (Studentlitteratur, 2014, 3rd ed.), Constitutional Law in Sweden (Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2015, 2nd ed.) and Media Law in Sweden (Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2015).

 

 

Announcements

 

- The 29th IVR World Congress "Dignity, Democracy, Diversity" will take place in Lucerne, Switzerland from 7-13 July 2019.

 

- On August 24th 2017 the conference "Evidence, Disagreement & Rights" will take place at Uppsala University. Contact and registration: Sebastian Reyes Molina.

 

- Sebastián Reyes Molina has been appointed treasurer in IVR Sweden.

 

- The XXVIII IVR World Congress will be held in Lisbon 17-21 July 2017

 

- The next annual conference of IVR Sweden will be held in Karlstad on 8-9 May 2017. Read the programme.

 

- The section in Philosophy of Law of the Philosophy Days 2017 in Uppsala is now open. Send your abstract before April 15 to present your research in August 2017. Read more on registration and abstracts.

 

- IVR XXVIIIth World Congress originally planned in Istanbul will not take place. See Letter by the President of International IVR.

 

- Special issue published on European New Legal Realism in Retfaerd Nordic Journal of Law and Justice (Vol. 39, No 4, 2016) ed. Elisabeth Eneroth

 

- Filosofidagarna, a major event for philosophers in Sweden, will be held in Uppsala on 25-27 August 2017. We are launching a section of Philosophy of Law! Brian Leiter will give the key-note. Call for abstracts will be online soon, you are very welcome to present your research at this event.

 

- Two new PhD students in Philosophy of Law are starting in 2017 at The Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University: Elena Prats and Tommaso Braida will work in the project Civis Sum.

 

- Two new doctoral students started working in Jurisprudence at Gothenburg University: Kristina Hultegård and David Jivegård.

 

- (NB cancelled, see announcement above) Next IVR World Congress is scheduled to be held in Istanbul 17-21 July 2017. IVR Sweden has issued a communication that has been sent to the International IVR.

 

 

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