Category Official IVR announcements and information

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

IVR Japan section: Contact information updated

The contact page for the IVR’s section in Japan has been updated.  

New Venue for 2017 IVR Congress: Lisbon

We are happy to announce that the 2017 World Congress will take place in Lisbon, 16–21 July. Further details about the Congress, including workshops and abstract submissions, will be posted shortly. Sincerely, IVR Executive Committee