The Russian Federation’s attack on Ukraine violates fundamental principles of law and humanity. As lawyers and philosophers, we recognize the inherent dignity and inalienable rights of all members of the human family to be the foundation of freedom, justice, and peace in the world.  Terror attacks against civilians, expansionist attacks against democratic states, and denial […]

The IVR World Congresses are distinguished by world class speakers and the coming together of persons with a great diversity of backgrounds to discuss, challenge and renegotiate central ideas and concepts of legal and social philosophy. They create exceptional occasions for exchange and in-depth discussions. They offer an environment and social program that provides the […]

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The UK Section of the IVR is pleased to announce that the Neil MacCormick Memorial Lecture will take place on 22 September 2022. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Maks del Mar at Queen Mary University of London. Please see the poster for this event for registration and the zoom link.

Message from the editors of Isonomía: Isonomía, the Mexican legal theory journal published by ITAM, is delighted to report that it has been indexed in Scopus. This is a major achievement and we wish both to share this moment and thank our community of authors, referees, and board members for your help and commitment to […]

The IVR section in Argentina (AAFD) announces the following national congress to be held in October 2022. XXXVI Jornadas Nacionales de Filosofía Jurídica y Social de la AAFD “La filosofía del derecho ante la protección de los derechos” Fecha: 26, 27 y 28 de octubre de 2022 Lugar: Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de […]

Professor Robert Alexy will be awarded the 2022 IVR Book Prize for his volume on Law’s Ideal Dimension (Oxford, 2021). The Prize is awarded to the best book published on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy since the last World Congress in 2019. The Prize will be awarded at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 7th […]

CfA: Visiting Fellows 2023 The Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at the University of Lucerne invites applications for our Visiting Fellows Programme 2023. The fellowship programme supports junior scholars who wish to spend a period of time in Lucerne pursuing work that overlaps with or otherwise complements scholarly activities currently being pursued at the institute. During […]

International workshop in honour of Gunther Teubner 24 June 2022, 16.00h-19.00h (CEST)                                                                                                                                              University of Lucerne, HS 8 & Online via Zoom On Friday 24 June, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at the University of Lucerne will host an international workshop in honour of Gunther Teubner. The programme is available via the following link. The […]

The IVR section in Poland has prepared an Academic Support Network for Ukrainian students and scholars who work on legal and social philosophy. This is a webpage ( that contains free information about all help programs (lodging, scholarships, employment offers etc) for Ukrainian students and scholars. For more information please see this leaflet.

The webpage of the IVR section in Croatia has been updated.

RECENT ACTIVITIES OF THE SLOVAK IVR The IVR section in Slovakia has the pleasure of sharing its activities in preparation for the next IVR World Congress in Bucharest with the rest of the IVR world. On May 19, 2022, at the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice will be held the national congress of the […]