Guilherme Marques Pedro



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

Guilherme Marques Pedro

Guilherme Marques Pedro 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. Prior to coming to Uppsala, he was a lecturer in international relations at the University of Beira Interior in Covilhã, Portugal. His research interests lie in the fields of international relations theory, political thought and the history of ideas more broadly with a specific emphasis on the philosophical foundations of human rights and international law.

Marques Pedro holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Wales at Aberystwyth where he defended his dissertation The Critical God: Reinhold Niebuhr’s existential turn to the Realist Tradition in 2011. The dissertation is in the process of being published.



- 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