STATEMENT OF THE IVR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE The IVR Executive Committee deeply regrets the recent coup attempt in Turkey and thanks the many members of the IVR who have contacted us to express support and concern for our Turkish colleagues. Turkish people across the political spectrum have stood up courageously to defend the Turkish constitution, democracy, […]


The Belgian national section of IVR has a long and venerable history, but has been inactive in the past years. It is currently taking a new start. More news should follow soon. Contact President: Benoît Frydman (Faculty of Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles) bfrydman@ulb.ac.be Secretary: Raf Geenens (Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven) raf.geenens@kuleuven.be  


The IVR and the XXVIII World Congress Organizers in Turkey are very grateful for your many expressions of concern about the welfare of our Turkish colleagues after the attempted coup and subsequent state of emergency.  They are much shaken, but glad of your support. We are not sure how these events will affect plans for […]

Universität Luzern

As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing interdisciplinary and international exchange, lucernaiuris introduced, in Autumn 2013, a new Visiting Researcher Programme. The aim of the initiative is to support promising young scholars working in the fields of legal history, legal philosophy, legal theory and legal sociology. Successful applicants have the opportunity to conduct their […]


IVR Serbia International conference Interpreting Law – The Role of Judges in Contemporary Democracies Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade, October 14, 2016 Legal interpretation has been one of the predominant topics in contemporary jurisprudence. From descriptive issues regarding the proper characterization of legal interpretation, to debates between competing normative theories of legal interpretation, legal […]


The Journal Philosophy of Law and General Theory of Law is happy to announce a call for papers to the 1/2 issue in 2016. The main theme of the issue is “Tolerance: legal problems”. For more information, see the call for papers.  

Croatia - Split Postcard of city and Marjan Hill

Assembly of the Croatian IVR National Section The fourth session of the Assembly of the Croatian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy and Theory of Law and State (HUPSFTPD) will be held on 22nd of July 2016 (Friday) at 10.30h at the Faculty of Law, University of Split. Zoran Pokrovac president   Split/Croatia – Conference […]