Filippo Valguarnera

Filippo Valguarnera

Filippo Valguarnera is Associate Professor (docent) and Senior Lecturer in private law at the Department of Law, University of Gothenburg. He received his LL.D. in 2007 after defending his dissertation Accesso alla natura tra ideologia e diritto [Access to Nature between Law and Ideology] at the University of Turin. A second edition of the dissertation was published in 2013 by the Turin based publisher Giappichelli. Valguarnera’s research interests include comparative law, the right of public access, commons, issues of sustainability, the role of legal courts, and issues related to access to justice. The research is often conducted from a historical point of view. He also co-heads the research project Access to Commons, which is part of the larger project Common Core of European Private Law.


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- 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