Elena Prats

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.

Contact: elena.prats@filosofi.uu.se


- 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