Monthly Archives: July 2017

29th IVR World Congress: Lucerne, Switzerland

The 29th IVR world congress will take place between 7th and 13th July 2019 in Lucerne, Switzerland. The organisation is a joint undertaking between lucernaiuris, the Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at the University of Lucerne, and the Swiss Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. The overarching theme of the 2019 congress is […]

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Panel on academic freedom

Academic freedom is a precious asset of any society committed to the protection of human freedom and human rights. At the same time, it is severely curtailed in various countries in the world. Academics face repression, purges and criminal sanctions for the exercise of this fundamental freedom. A panel, organized by the Executive Committee of the […]

Juris North: A legal and political philosophy discussion group

Juris North, a legal and political philosophy discussion group, invites academics and lawyers to present papers at its seminars held in England. For more information please see the information leaflet. The meetings this autumn/winter are as follows: Week One [Wednesday 27th September, at 3pm, hosted by Manchester Law School] – “On Global Constitutionalism’s Philosophical and […]

Congress on Borders and Margins and Panel on Sovereignty and Borders

The International Political Science Association (IPSA/AISP) will hold its 25th world congress in Brisbane (Australia), 21–25 July 2018. The theme of the congress is “Borders and Margins”. For more information see the congress website. Amarilla Márta Kiss (Budapest, Hungary) and Jorge Emilío Núñez (Manchester) are organizing a panel entitled “Sovereignty and Borders”, which should be of […]

IVR Young Scholar Prize 2017

The 2017 biennial IVR Young Scholar Prize has been awarded to Philipp Gisbertz for his paper on “The Concepts of War and Peace in the Context of Transnational Terrorism” (abstract available). Philipp Gisbertz is a research and teaching associate at the University of Göttingen, Germany. In April 2017, he completed his Ph.D. in law at […]

Italian IVR section information updated

The information on the Italian IVR section has been updated with link to the publication Rivista di filosofia del diritto (Journal of Legal Philosophy).    

Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy

A meeting was held at the IVR Lisbon world congress to present the Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. The Encyclopedia will be published by Springer. According to the publisher, the Encyclopedia will “cover all topics in the philosophy of law and social philosophy, including the history, theory, and leading theorists of the philosophy of […]

ARSP best article prize

The IVR’s own publication ARSP (Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie) has awarded Thomas Coendet its first prize for best article published in the journal during the latest 2 year period (2015–2016). The prize has been initiated by Dr. Thomas Schaber, head of the Frank Steiner publisher; the winner receives a prize of 500 € and […]

Meeting of IRV regional sections at the Lisbon world congress

In addition to the published schedule, there will be a meeting of the presidents of regional sections of the IVR at 2:30 pm (14:30) on Thursday, 20 July at Conselho Cientifico (a meeting room situated on the ground floor of the Faculty of Law meeting).

Universität Luzern (Switzerland): Young Scholar Visiting Fellowship

The Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at the University of Lucerne is pleased to announce the call for applications for its Young Scholar Visiting Fellowship scheme for 2018. The fellowship programme is part of our mission to promote international and interdisciplinary collaboration and exchange. Fellows are invited to spend an extended period at the institute, […]