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



  • Centre for Ethics, Law and Mental Health (CELAM) at the University of Gothenburg 

  • Department of Law at the University of Gothenburg

  • Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science (FLoV) at the

University of Gothenburg



  • Research Subject Law at Luleå University of Technology


  • Faculty of Law at Lund University


  • Department of Law at Stockholm University


  • Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University

  • Faculty of Law at Uppsala University


  • School of Law, Phychology and Social Work at Örebro University

Other links:

  • Foundation for Jurisprudential Research (SRF)

  • Internationale Vereinigung für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie/The International

Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR)

  • Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP)

  • Legal Theory Blog

  • Legal Theory Lexicon

  • Leiter Reports: A Philosophy Blog

  • Retfaerd - Nordic Journal of Law and Justice

  • Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (SEP)


- The annual meeting of IVR Sweden will take place in Linköping the 27th - 28th of August. Save the Date. More information to come. 

- Patricia Mindus is promoted to Professor of Practical Philosophy at Uppsala University, the first woman in that position since 1477 when the University was founded.

- Patricia Mindus publishes the book Hacia una teoría funcionalista de la ciudadanía

- IVR Sweden holds its annual conference in Stockholm, May 23-24, 2019. Read invitation and programme.

- The "Cambridge Companion to Legal Positivism Conference 2" is held in i Stockholm on April 22-25, 2019. Read programme.

- Programme, spring 2019, for the joint Uppsala and Stockholm Seminar in Philosophy of Law

- The IVR 29th world congress, "Dignity, Democracy Diversity", issues a CfP. Deadline for abstracts is December 31, 2018. The congress is held in Lucerne, 7-13 July 2019.

- A PhD dissertation defence of interest in Philosophy of Law at Stockholm University on October 12, 2018: Jasmina Nedevska Törnqvist, Why Care About Future People’s Environment?

- Call for Papers to The Finnish-Swedish PhD Conference on Legal Reasoning, in Finland, December 7-8, 2018