Sebastián Reyes



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

Sebastián Reyes

Sebastián Reyes 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. He holds a Master of Laws from the University of Genoa where he was awarded a scholarship for his research project, and he has previously obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the Austral University of Chile where he was recognized as “best LL.B. student of the year” – a prize awarded by the Faculty of Law in recognition of the highest mark in undergraduate studies.

As a legal researcher, Reyes focuses on the theory of law, constitutional law, evidence law and legal interpretation. He has published several papers on the connection between truth and law, standards of proof in criminal trials, legal interpretation and legal reasoning. As a trial lawyer, he specialized in complex litigation before the Chilean Supreme Court in the fields of immigration law, constitutional law, labor law and civil law.



- 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