Elena Prats

Sweden

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

Elena Prats

Elena Prats is a doctoral student in philosophy of law at the Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University where she is part of the project CIVIS SUM which looks at rule of law practices on the route to EU citizenship. Prior to coming to Sweden, she was a lecturer in Spanish language and culture at the Waseda University (早稲田大学) and Sophia University (上智大学), in Tokyo, and The University of Japan (日本大学), in Mishima, Japan. Her research interests lie in the field of migration and citizenship policies: she is particularly interested in citizenship and residence-by-investment programs.

 

She holds a BA+M.Phil from the University of Barcelona (2010), BA in Asian Studies from UAB (2012) and Master in Internationalization from University of Barcelona (2012). In 2017 she will obtain her L.L.M. from the Open University of Catalonia.

 

 

Announcements

 

- 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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