Sebastián Reyes


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

Sebastián Reyes

Sebastián Reyes is a doctoral student in philosophy of law at the Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University, where he is part of the project CIVIS SUM which looks at rule of law practices on the route to EU citizenship. He holds a Master of Laws from the University of Genoa where he was awarded a scholarship for his research project, and he has previously obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the Austral University of Chile where he was recognized as “best LL.B. student of the year” – a prize awarded by the Faculty of Law in recognition of the highest mark in undergraduate studies.


As a legal researcher, Reyes focuses on the theory of law, constitutional law, evidence law and legal interpretation. He has published several papers on the connection between truth and law, standards of proof in criminal trials, legal interpretation and legal reasoning. As a trial lawyer, he specialized in complex litigation before the Chilean Supreme Court in the fields of immigration law, constitutional law, labor law and civil law.





- 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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