Welcome to the 30th biennial World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy. The congress will take place in Bucharest, Romania, from 3-8 July 2022. The organization is a joint effort, combining the knowledge and resources of the IVR with those of Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University and of the Romanian Association for the Philosophy of Law
10 REASONS TO ATTEND
THE 2022 ivr world congress
Justice, community and freedom is the threefold conceptual mark that will provide substance and depth to this academic endeavor. The natural intertwinement of the three will provide the backbone of this edition’s debates. The most respected scholars in the world will address all the major issues pertaining to those three concepts, with diverse nuances and conclusions.
Major keynote speaker scholars
The plenary lectures will be given by celebrated scholars from the very top universities from around the world, such as University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Vienna, University College London, New York University, University Nove de Julho, Inje University, Kobe University. Make sure you do not miss out on their latest research on the philosophy of law and social philosophy!
Justice, Community and Freedom” is the 30th biennial edition of IVR World Congress. Although it was initially planned for 2021, it was postponed due to the pandemics afflicting the whole world. Nevertheless, in a hopefully brighter and safer year 2022, we are eager to meet you for this anniversary edition! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet people, attend fascinating lectures, and even win consistent prizes!
Commemorate Rawls and Hegel
Register now in order to meet participants from all around the world. Dozens of countries will be honorably represented at the 2022 IVR Congress, with their respective traditions and cultural paradigms. The many Special Workshops will also provide the opportunity of engaging in particular topics and meeting academics that share your intellectual interests. We update the SW list regularly, so keep an eye on what is new!
Participation is a means of cultural contact and cross-cultural knowledge. The Romanian heritage will be present with every step along the way! Many workshops will revolve around the Romanian tradition of law, philosophy and their intertwinement. It is a great opportunity to learn about cultural differences!
A beautiful country
Romania is a beautiful country, full of diverse sceneries. The five excursions planned for registered attendees will provide opportunity for knowing Romanian beauty, history and culture better. The Peles and Bran Castles, the Mogosoaia Palace and other historical sites filled with tradition and spirituality, will prove an unforgettable experience for all.
A prosperous city
The 2022 Congress will be held in Bucharest, the capital and the largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial center. The city has numerous convention facilities, educational institutes, cultural venues, traditional “shopping arcades” and recreational areas. Two of the five proposed excursions will explore this beautiful city caught between history and development, tradition and innovation.
A modern campus
Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University of Bucharest is a private, autonomous, higher education and scientific research institution. DCCU has successively obtained the highest accreditation in the Romanian educational system. The main campus is in Bucharest, Splaiul Unirii no. 176. The university campus, buildings and facilities will be the central hub for all congress activities. The majority of plenary lectures, evening events, special workshops and working groups will take place here.
SUBMIT A PAPER!
We welcome submission of academic papers from all participants. You may submit title and abstract directly to us, using the Registration form, in which case your presentation will later be assigned to a suitable Working Group. If you wish to participate in a particular Special Workshop, please contact convenors directly. All Workshop convenors are free to organize the workshop sessions as they see fit, so please do not hesitate to ask for details by following the provided e-mail address for each SW. All participants, either in Working Groups or in Special Workshops must register for the Congress. Please find more information at FAQs.
Win a prize!
American moral and political philosopher, often been described as one of the most influential political philosophers of the 20th century, whose main works have shaped the identity of contemporary political philosophy issues. Main books: A Theory of Justice (1971), Political Liberalism (1993), The Law of Peoples (1999).
German philosopher, one of the founding figures of Western philosophy, his influence extending to the entire range of contemporary philosophical issues, from aesthetics to ontology and politics. Main books: The Phenomenology of Spirit (1807), Science of Logic (1812), Elements of the Philosophy of Right (1821).