Previous Announcements



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

Previous Announcements

- Conference at Stockholm University, November 13-15, 2018 (information in Swedish), in regard to the forthcoming book The Cambridge Companion to Legal Positivism

- Moa Lidén defends her PhD dissertation Confirmation Bias in Criminal Cases in Uppsala on September 28, 2018..

- Call for Papers for the 29th IVR World Congress "Dignity, Democracy, Diversity", taking place in Lucerne, Switzerland, July 2019, is now out. Deadline 31 December 2018.

- The IVR Sweden Annual Meeting  2018 is held May 14-15, 2018, in Lund. You are very welcome to attend, please register here (participants are responsible for travel and lodging). Read the programme (in Swedish).

- 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.

- Caroline Strömberg defends her Licentiate dissertation Etik och normkonflikter i miljörättslig lagstiftning on December 14, 2016, at Luleå University of Technology.

- The fall 2016 program for the Higher Seminar Series in Philosophy of Law at Uppsala University.

- The Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University advertises one vacant PhD position in Philosophy of Law. Application deadline is September 15, 2016.

- Luleå University of Technology will host the 2016 annual IVR Sweden conference. Further information in the program.

- At the Faculty of Law in Lund, 19/4, 13.00, in Telaris: "Paneldiskussion om bevisproblem i åtalen mot Gryningspyromanen."

- Professor Aleksander Peczenik, president of IVR Sweden during the 1990s, is mentioned in the new book Listy do i od Redakcji 'Kultury'.

- Here are the fall programs for the higher seminar series in jurisprudence and legal philosophy at Lund University, Stockholm University and Uppsala University.

- Cyril Holm publishes a review article on F.A. Hayek's The Constitution of Liberty in the journal Respons (4/2015).

- Sebastián Reyes and Guilherme Marques Pedro join the Civis Sum project as PhD students as from the 1st of September 2015

- A master course in the philosophy of law will be given at the department of philosophy, Uppsala University, starting September 2015. Course convenor is Patricia Mindus with Marco Goldoni as guest lecturer.


- On October 6-7, 2015, Eva-Maria Svensson organizes a conference within the research project Market Driven and Democracy Driven Freedom of Speech on the subject “Communicative Democracy. Protecting, Promoting and Developing Free Speech in the Digital Era” at the Department of Law, University of Gothenburg.


- Christian Dahlman is co-editor of a new book on Argument Types and Fallacies in Legal Argumentation.


- Mindus, Dyzenhaus, D’Aspremont among others give the 2015 García Máynez Lectures at ITAM, Mexico City, see Program.

- In the summer of 2015, the IVR holds its 27th world congress. The IVR XXVII World Congress will take place on July 27 to August 1, 2015, in Washington D.C.. Please visit the conference web site for more information.


- Patricia Mindus gives a talk at the IVR conference in Washington 2015 on “The Wrath of Reason and The Grace of Sentiment: Vindicating Emotion in Law”.


- Call for Papers from the International Conference "Deep Disagreements - Philosophical and Legal Perspectives", at the Humboldt-Universität in Berlin, June 11-12, 2015. Please see conference web site.


- IVR Sweden holds its annual meeting on April, 16-17, 2015, at the Department of Law, University of Gothenburg. View invitation and programme (in Swedish).


- We are pleased to inform that the international conference “Axel Hägerström and Modern Social Thought”, on occasion of the centennial of his 1911 lecture ”On the Truth of Moral Ideas”, will take place on September 23-24, 2011, in Uppsala, Sweden. For further information, please see conference web site.


- 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