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 Brazilian Section of the IVR, ABRAFI, has elected a new board for the biennium 2023/2025 during the IX Brazilian Congress on Philosophy of Law., which took place in Rio de Janeiro (April, 27 and 28, 2023). The Congress’s main theme was Law, Science and Politics, and gathered together 100 scholars from all over the […]

The first student conference organized by the Croatian Association for Legal and Social Philosophy and Theory of Law and State (CALSP) will be held in Zagreb on 5 May 2023. Online attendance is is possible at: For more information please see the attached conference programme and book of abstracts.

The new board of IVR’s Belgian section comprises the following members: President: Niels van Dijk (Department of metajuridica VUB) Niels.Van.Dijk@vub.beVice-President: Ana Maria Corrêa Harcus (Centre for IT & IP Law KU Leuven) annamaria.correaharcus@kuleuven.beSecretary: Maarten Colette (Department of metajuridica VUB) Maarten.Colette@vub.beTreasurer: Simone Casiraghi (Department of metajuridica VUB) The website of the Belgian section:

Summer School on AI & Law We are pleased to announce the Fourth Edition of the Summer School on AI & Law, which will be held at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, from 10 to 14 July 2023.  Participation on-site is encouraged, but it will also be possible to attend online.  The deadline […]

Thu, 23 March 2023, 18:00 – 20:00 GMT: ONLINE REGISTER HERE: The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Edinburgh, along with the UK IVR, are delighted to co-host a symposium on Gerald Postema’s Law’s Rule. The participants are: Chair: Professor Maks Del Mar, London Commentator: Professor Neil Walker, Edinburgh Commentator: Professor Hans […]

Call for Applications Critical Times Workshop: MOVEMENT(S) 5–9 June 2023University of Lucerne We are pleased to announce the next in our annual series of Critical Times workshops. The theme of this year’s programme is Movement(s), and you can find out more via the link. The programme has been designed with post-graduate students and early career […]

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 […]