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 […]

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 (ivr.org.pl/forukraine) 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 […]

The IVR section in Serbia is pleased to announce the following online meetings to be held in May and June of this year. 1. Dimitrios Kyritsis (University of Essex School of Law), Law in the Service of Legitimacy Meeting link: https://ppma.webex.com/ppma/j.php?MTID=m78592bfadc7bb9de8eff14f2aaa514f0 Meeting number: 2366 106 2601 Meeting password: nz8KEy Join from a video or application […]

Description: The IVR Prize for the Best Book on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy will be awarded at every World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR) to the best book on Legal or Social Philosophy to have been published since the last World Congress. Eligibility […]

The Norwegian Association for Legal Philosophy (IVR section in Norway) announces that Professor Gerald J. Postema of the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) will give a lecture at Domus Juridica, University of Oslo. For more information please see: https://www.jus.uio.no/ior/om/aktuelt/arrangementer/2022/gerald-j.-postema-rule-of-law-beyond-national-bord.html

The Serbian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy announces the following online events: Monday 11 April 2022, 17:00–18:00 CEST (GMT +1)Giovanni Tuzet » Introduction to Philosophy of EvidenceSee flyer below for meeting code and password. Monday 25 April 2022, 17:00–18:00 CEST (GMT +1)Balázs Fekete » Paradigms in Modern Comparative LawSee flyer below for meeting code […]