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 section in Serbia is pleased to announce a call for applications for postdoctoral fellowship in theory and philosophy of law within the Horizon project Advancing cooperation on the foundations of law Advancing cooperation on the foundations of law – HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ACCESS-03-01 ( Please follow this link for the call for application and this link […]

The page of the Italian IVR section (Società italiana di Filosofia del diritto) has been updated.

The IVR section in Japan makes the following announcement: The 2nd IVR Japan International Conference (IVRJ 2023) will be held at Chiba University from 16–18 September 2023. See: The CFP is now available. A new executive board was elected at the general assembly held on A new executive board was elected at the general […]

The first Student Legal Theory conference organized by the Croatian IVR section will be held at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb on 5 May 2023, with the possibility of online participation. Applications are open to all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and run until February 28, 2023.  For more information please see the […]

The German subsection for the history of legal and social philosophy of the German IVR makes the following call for papers. It primarily addresses German-speaking IVR-members. Rechtsphilosophinnen: Die unsichtbaren Beiträge europäischer Denkerinnen zur Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie Keynotes: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Holzleithner und Univ.-Prof. Dr. Friederike Wapler Die Arbeitstagung des Arbeitskreises Ideengeschichte der deutschen Sektion der […]

The IVR-section of Switzerland announces that the 2023 Rousseau Lectures will be held in Basel, 1–2 June 2023. For details please see the flyer and poster for this arrangement.

The Society of Legal Scholars (UK) Jurisprudence Section invites submissions for a hybrid conference, to be held on 11 May 2023 at the University of York, entitled Plural Visions of Law – The Legacy of Joseph Raz. To be eligible, scholars must either be current Postgraduate Research Students or Early Career Researchers within five years […]

The XXXI IVR World Congress will place in Seoul, Republic of Korea, 7–12 July 2024. Additional information will be published soon. Matthias Mahlmann, IVR President The XXXI IVR World Congress will not be held in Argentina. The IVR expresses its warmest thanks to the Argentinian IVR section for their work in support of the IVR. […]

Law’s RuleThe Nature, Value, and Viability of the Rule of Law Gerald J. Postema 30% discount if ordered using this promotion code: Key features of Law’s Rule: Contents Prologue ix PART I CORE AND CONSEQUENCES 1. The Idea of the Rule of Law 3 2. Power, Accountability, and Law’s Toolbox 23 3. Sovereignty, Equality, […]

The webpage of the Polish section of the IVR on this site has been updated to reflect the current presidium of the section: The website of the Polish section is at: (currently in Polish only) The E-mail address for contact with the section is: