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IVR 2017 Host City

Due to circumstances in Turkey, the IVR is seeking a new host city for the IVR XXVIII World Congress in July, 2017. The IVR EC therefore requests that formal proposals to host the 2017 World Congress be submitted to the Secretary-General by March 1, 2017. Such proposals should include: the site, including specific reference to […]

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Letter from the IVR President: Site of World Congress to be Moved

Please see below a letter from the President of IVR on the search for a new venue for a 2017 IVR World Congress Dear Members of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR), I am sad to report that circumstances now make it impossible to hold the 2017 World Congress in Istanbul […]

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Message concerning the situation in Turkey

The IVR and the XXVIII World Congress Organizers in Turkey are very grateful for your many expressions of concern about the welfare of our Turkish colleagues after the attempted coup and subsequent state of emergency.  They are much shaken, but glad of your support. We are not sure how these events will affect plans for […]

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Sascha Ziemann: IVR honorary archivist

IVR president Mortimer Sellers has appointed Sascha Ziemann as honorary archivist of the IVR. In the coming months, Dr Ziemann will contribute to the IVR website through the development of a dedicated section on the history of the IVR. Dr. Sascha Ziemann, born 1977, holds a Law degree (2003) as well as a doctorate in […]

Message from the IVR President

Dear Friends, Thank you very much for your excellent presentations, perceptive comments, and good fellowship at the XXVII World Congress on the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy! More than 800 philosophers of law gathered from every corner of the world to illuminate all aspects of the relationship between “Law, Reason, and Emotion”. I am […]