Monthly Archives: July 2015

New President and Executive Committee of the IVR

At the General Assembly of the IVR held on 31 July 2015, Professor Mortimer Sellers at the University of Baltimore (Maryland, USA) was elected as president of the IVR for 2015–2019. Professors Pierluigi Chiassoni (Italy), Ricardo Guibourg (Argentina), Martin Krygier (Australia) and Byung-Sun Oh (South Korea) were elected vice-presidents. Leslie Francis (USA) was appointed by […]

AAFD Journadas, 1–3 October 2015, Ushuaia, Patagonia, Argentina

The 24th Journadas of the AAFD (Asociación Argentina de Filosofía del Derecho, the Argentinian IVR national section) will be held 1–3 October 2015 at Casa de la Cultura, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego in Patagonia, Argentina. A preliminary programme is available at the website of the AAFD:

Proceedings of the 2013 Belo Horizonte World Congress

Papers presented at many working groups and special workshops at the 26th IVR World Congress held in July 2013 in Belo Horizonte are now published in the volume entitled Human Rights, Rule of Law and the Contemporary social Challenges in Complex Societies: Proceedings of the XXVI World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, edited by […]

Printed Program of Washington Congress

A 72-page printed program of the 27th IVR World Congress to be held in Washington DC is now available at the congress website ( Alternatively you may download this directly using this link:

Washington D.C. Congress Update

Please note that many updates have been made to the Washington D.C. Congress website, so please visit the website for the latest information about the Congress. Participants already registered for the Congress and who have received an invitation to some social events are reminded that RSVP are required. For questions concerning social events please contact […]

IVR website and blog

The previous static website of the IVR has now been integrated with this blog. Information available on the previous website (e.g. officials, official documents, membership fees) can now be accessed through the menu at the top of this page.

International associations round table, Bangkok, 29–30 September 2015

The Union of International Associations (UIA) invites international associations to a round table to be held in Bangkok, 29–30 September 2015. Please see the leaflet on the round table for more information.

Colloquium on ownership rights, Geneva 26 September 2015

The Swiss IVR section will be holding a colloquium with the title La propriété et ses limites at the University of Geneva, 9 am – 4 pm, 26 September 2015. For more information please see the brochure on this colloquium.

National IVR Sections at the World Congress, Washington DC

National sections of the IVR are reminded that a meeting of the heads of national IVR sections will be held at the Georgetown Law Center, at 1:00 pm, Thursday, 30 July. Thereafter there will be a meeting of the IVR Nomination Committee. National sections are also kindly asked to check that the information shown via […]