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 […]

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: 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:

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 […]

8 March 2022 Statement of the President and Executive Committee of IVR Japanon the Attack of the Russian Federation against Ukraine The President and Executive Committee of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Japan (IVR Japan) deliver the official condemnation of the Russian Federation’s unlawful and unjustifiable attack on Ukraine. Recognizing […]

The Polish section of the IVR makes the following statement on the situation in Ukraine (also available as a pdf-file): The statement of Presidium of the Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy – Polish Section of IVRon the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine On behalf of the community of the Association […]

The Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy has just launched a free “taster” course in jurisprudence/intro to phil law on the online learning platform FutureLearn, covering topics in general, special, and applied jurisprudence. The course is designed for anyone curious about how philosophical reflection can impact how we think about law and legal decision-making, but it will […]

IVR Serbia has the pleasure in sharing its activities with the rest of the IVR world: Symposium on the ‘Most important problem in contemporary legal philosophy’ (with Brian Leiter, Frederick Schauer, Tomasz Gizbert-Studnicki, Pierluigi Chiassoni, and Torben Spaak) is available at Symposium on Miodrag Jovanovic’s book The Nature of International Law (with Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco, […]

The congress website has been updated with information on the program, including the plenary speakers. Please also note that registration is now open and until 31 January 2022 a reduced early registration fee is applicable.