May 27-30
Alessandra Minissale: “Legal encoding as emotion management: analyzing narrative transformation in court", at Law and Society (LSA) Annual Meeting,  Chicago, Illinois.

March 31
Alessandra Minissale: “Il ruolo delle emozioni nell’esperienza giuridica” (The role of emotions in the legal realm)
Alma mater studiorum, Bologna University – Faculty of Law. Poster.

March 19, Noon 
Center for law, society and culture, Indiana University, Maurer School of Law:
Spring 2021 Friday Research Roundtable Series on Law & Emotion:
Åsa Wettergren, University of Gothenburg & Stina Bergman Blix, Uppsala University:
“Comparing Culturally Embedded Frames of Judicial Dispassion"

February 19 at 10.15-12.00
The research seminar in law and business, under the auspices of the Uppsala University Department of Business Studies, is a cross-disciplinary meeting point for studies in law and other social sciences. For our first seminar this spring it is our great privilege to present  Associate professor Stina Bergman Blix, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University who will speak on "Unfolding rational emotions in legal decision-making". Discussant: Dr Henrik Bellander, Faculty of Law, Stockholm University

The seminar will be held through Zoom, Friday 19 February at 10.15-12.00. The seminar will be held in English. A Zoom link and passcode will be distributed to registered attendants.

Please register to no later than 16 February.

/The Commercial Law Sector at the Uppsala University Department of Business Studies


The European Sociological Association (ESA) RN 11, 9th Midterm Conference, 25th–27th November 2020, online.
Stina Bergman Blix: “The Construction of Objectivity – Rational Emotions in Legal Decision-Making”.
Nina Törnqvist & Åsa Wettergren: “Epistemic Emotions and Objective Decision-Making in Prosecution”.


Emeritus Centennial Distinguished Professor of Law Susan Bandes visited Uppsala University on a Fulbright Expert Award in collaboration with the JUSTEMOTIONS project 13-17 May. During her stay, Professor Bandes took part in a workshop (see below), held seminars, lectures and advice the research project.

JUSTEMOTIONS organized a workshop on LAW & EMOTION - Empathy, Objectivity and Remorse, 13-14 May in Engelska parken, Uppsala University. For pdf program, click here. For pictures, click here

Bergman Blix was invited to present ”Professionella emotioner i domstol” (Professional emotions in court), Rättsstatens vänner, March 27.

Bergman Blix was invited to present “Att döma med känsla – Ett hot eller löfte för den demokratiska rättsstaten?” (Judging with feeling - a threat or promise to democratic rule of law?), at Samtal i Humanistiska teatern, Uppsala University, March 20. 

Bergman Blix was invited to present “Emotions in Court: Exploring judicial emotion management and decision-making”, Law Faculty. University of Bologna, Italy, March 13.


Bergman Blix was invited to present “Doing and Showing Justice: Exploring emotions in judicial decision-making”, Edinburgh Law School/Strathclyde Law School, November 20. 

Bergman Blix was invited to present “Professional Emotions in Court: A Sociological Perspective”, Department of Law, Uppsala University, Oct. 18.

Bergman Blix was invited to present  “The Construction of Objectivity” at ERC Celebration, Swedish Research Council, May 18.

Senast uppdaterad: 2021-03-22