The Hamburg Institut of Social Research is pleased to announce the launch of a research group on the sociology of law in cooperation with the University of Bern. The Institute offers three PhD scholarships (https://www.his-online.de/en/the-institute/working-at-his/vacant-positions/phdscholarships/) and one postdoctoral fellowship (https://www.his-online.de/en/the-institute/working-at-his/vacant-positions/postdoctoral-position-sociology-of-law/). Please visit the links above for further information. The deadline for application is 1 October […]

Some photos from the IVR congress in Luzern is available from the congress website http: //ivr2019.org/photos.

In 2018, the IVR and AMINTAPHIL established a Book Award in Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR Book Prize), to be awarded bi-annually at the IVR World Congress for work published in the preceding two years. The first prize is awarded to Brian Z. Tamanaha for his book A Realistic Theory of Law (Cambridge University Press, […]

The IVR Young Scholar Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Eilidh Beaton for her essay entitled “Replacing the Persecution Condition for Refugeehood”. Professor Pierluigi Chiassoni (Università di Genoa), chairperson of the jury, commented on Eilidh Beaton’s contribution as follows: The age we live is – still, shamefully, and increasingly – an age of massive […]

The Hans Kelsen Research Group (Hans-Kelsen-Forschungsstelle) announces its call for papers for its Junior Scholars’ Workshop on the Pure Theory of Law to be held in Feldberg-Falkau (near Freiburg i.B., Germany), 17–19 February 2020. The Hans Kelsen Research Group also announces its invitation to apply for up to three Kelsen Junior Guest Research Fellowships at […]

In addition to the program for all participants published at the congress website, the following meetings are scheduled to take place for heads of IVR sections. Meeting of heads of IVR sections Tuesday 9 July, 12:30–13:30 This meeting is open to all heads of IVR sections. Representatives are kindly requested to check that the information […]

The members of the IVR’s UK section are as follows: President – Dr Antony Hatzistavrou, University of Hull Secretary – Professor Veronica Rodriguez-Blanco, University of Surrey Treasurer – Dr Noam Gur, Queen Mary University of London Please also see the UK section’s page.