Master in Food Ethics and Law

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics


  • Bioethics and Law Observatory
  • UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • University of Barcelona
  • Faculty of Law
  • Ave. Diagonal, 684
  • 08034 Barcelona
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46
  • Master in Bioethics and Law
  • (+34) 93 403 45 46


Call for papers on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet of Things, issue 46 Revista de Bioética y Derecho


Revista de Bioética y Derecho of the University of Barcelona announces a call for papers for a monographic issue dedicated to artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of things.

There is a growing interest in the bioethical, social and legal implications of new technological developments, bringing us closer to a world that seemed to be only science fiction. We invite submissions on all areas related to these topics, including, but not limited to, any of the following issues:

  • The concept of person, robot, and cyborg
  • Minors, robotics and the Internet
  • Impact on people's freedom and privacy
  • Automated decision making and algorithms
  • Lovotics, person-to-person or person-to-robot affective development
  • Security and cyber-security
  • Assistive Technologies and Domotics
  • Digital currency or cryptocurrency (Blockchain)
  • The role of Big Data in GDPR, digital bias, and discrimination

The journal will accept only original papers written in Spanish, Catalan, French, English, Portuguese or Italian, with a maximum length of 6,000 words, including references, bibliography, tables and graphics. The file must be sent in MS Word format, letter Cambria or Arial 12, double-spaced. Originals must be sent through this link. Original articles will be peer-reviewed and those that pass the selection process will be accepted for publication.

  • Deadline for submissions: 1 December 2018

Revista de Bioética y Derecho is a quarterly publication of the Bioethics and Law Observatory - UNESCO Chair in Bioethics of the University of Barcelona. It is addressed to people interested in bioethics applied to health, food and new technologies, within the framework of respect for Human Rights, and with a plural, secular, and interdisciplinary approach. Our Journal is indexed in SciELO, Erih Plus, IBECS, Carhus +, Redalyc, Latindex Catalogue, among other indexes and repositories of recognized quality.