ICON•S | The International Society of Public Law

Welcome to ICON•S!

ICON•S is an international learned society with members from all around the globe. Members include scholars in all fields of law and beyond to the humanities and social sciences, and at all levels of seniority, from students to emeritus faculty. ICON•S provides its members with the best avenues for building meaningful relationships and exchanging ideas internationally to advance its mission.

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The 2023 ICON•S Annual Conference Call for Papers and Panels is out ! Make sure to submit your application on time – the first submission cycle closes on January 31. To read the full Call for Papers, click here!


2023 ICON•S Conference: funding opportunity!

We are happy to announce that ICON•S received a donation dedicated to providing financial support for ICON•S members facing economic constraints. The donation’s purpose is to help fund the travel expenses to attend the annual conference in Wellington, NZ, in 2023 (3-5 July). The deadline to apply for funding is 16 January 2023 and decisions…


2023 ICON•S Conference – News about submissions

We look forward to welcoming you on 3–5 July 2023 for our Annual Conference entitled “Islands and Ocean: Public Law in a Plural World”. The conference will take place at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. We will soon announce the plenary program and, as usual, we will welcome submissions in every area of…