Visitors to this website may be interested to know that the next IVR World Congress (the XXX IVR World Congress) will take place in Bucharest, Romania, in 2021. After that, the XXXI IVR World Congress 2023 will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The exact dates have not been decided yet but more information will […]

The Colombian Association of Legal Philosophy and Social Philosophy (ASOFIDES), which is the IVR section in Colombia, will have its next annual meeting in the city of Barranquilla (Colombia). The meeting will take place in the campus of the Universidad Libre, Barranquilla Section, the XVI National Congress of Law Philosophy and Social Philosophy will be […]

The webpage on the Executive Committee and officials of the IVR for the period 2019–2023 has been updated. The page also contains a list of the current Honorary Presidents of the IVR. https://ivronlineblog.wordpress.com/officials2019/    

The Hamburg Institut of Social Research is pleased to announce the launch of a research group on the sociology of law in cooperation with the University of Bern. The Institute offers three PhD scholarships (https://www.his-online.de/en/the-institute/working-at-his/vacant-positions/phdscholarships/) and one postdoctoral fellowship (https://www.his-online.de/en/the-institute/working-at-his/vacant-positions/postdoctoral-position-sociology-of-law/). Please visit the links above for further information. The deadline for application is 1 October […]

Some photos from the IVR congress in Luzern is available from the congress website http: //ivr2019.org/photos.

In 2018, the IVR and AMINTAPHIL established a Book Award in Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (IVR Book Prize), to be awarded bi-annually at the IVR World Congress for work published in the preceding two years. The first prize is awarded to Brian Z. Tamanaha for his book A Realistic Theory of Law (Cambridge University Press, […]

The IVR Young Scholar Prize for 2019 has been awarded to Eilidh Beaton for her essay entitled “Replacing the Persecution Condition for Refugeehood”. Professor Pierluigi Chiassoni (Università di Genoa), chairperson of the jury, commented on Eilidh Beaton’s contribution as follows: The age we live is – still, shamefully, and increasingly – an age of massive […]