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Country Contact Points

The IVR website will from now on maintain a list of contact points for countries not having an active national IVR section. Legal philosophers interested in acting as contact points may contact the secretary-general of the IVR.  

National Section Updates: The Netherlands

The contact information for the Netherlands’ IVR national section has been updated. There is now also a dedicated e-mail address for the contact person (currently Lisette ten Haaf) regarding IVR matters: For more information on the Netherlands IVR national section see the national section page: THE NETHERLANDS.

UK IVR Conference: Call for Abstracts

Call for Papers UK IVR Annual Conference — Call for Abstracts The 2016 annual conference will be held in Leeds, 29–30 October. The conference welcomes contributions to the theoretical and practical understanding of the relationship between law and social sustainability in topics related, but not limited, to the following areas: • Labour Law and Modern Slavery • Human […]

ASOFIDES Congress – Barranquilla, Colombia

The 14th National Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy was held in the city of Barranquilla, Colombia, 11–13 May 2016. The event was organized by Universidad del Atlántico (UA) and the Colombian Association of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (ASOFIDES). During the Congress, the Assembly of the Colombian Association of Philosophy of Law […]

Milan, 14 October 2015 | Workshop: Immigration, democracy and justice

A workshop under the title “Immigration, democracy and justice” will be held on 14 October 2015 at Università degli studi di Milano, under the auspices of the Discrimination and Inequalities Research Strategic Team. The official language of the workshop is English. Please see the flyer for further information and registration.

IVR’s Swedish National Section: Contact information up-dated

A brief description of the society has been added and contact information up-dated for the Swedish national section of the IVR. Please see

IVR’s Italian national section: contact information added

Contact information for IVR’s Italian national section (Società italiana di Filosofia del diritto) has been added to the website. See

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:

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.

UK IVR 2015 Annual Conference: Call for Abstracts

The 2015 Annual Conference of IVR United Kingdoms will be held 23–24 October at the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. The theme of the conference is: Public/Private: Unlocking the Boundaries of Legal Thought Please see the Call for Abstracts (deadline for submission: 1 July 2015)