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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  • Governance

2022 ICON•S Council Elections – Call for Nominations !

We are pleased to announce plans to continue renewing the Society’s Council with an infusion of new members directly elected by our membership. We will invite the membership to elect six (6) new Council members, each to serve a three-year non-renewable term. The 2022 ICON-S Council elections will proceed in two phases: first, nomination; and…

  • Conference

Official Website and Final Program of the 2022 ICON•S Annual Conference

We are happy to inform you that as of today the official conference website, where you will find everything you need to know for ICON•S Wroclaw, is available online! In the website, you will find the final conference program (including all plenary sessions, online and on-site parallel panels, social events, opening and closing ceremonies), and all the practical information you may need….


June 27 | Book discussion “Shari’a, Inshallah: Finding God in Somali Legal Politics” by Mark Fathi Massoud

The ICON•S Committee on New Directions in Scholarship invites you to join us in conversation in the New Scholarship Showcase. On June 27, Mark Fathi Massoud – author of Shari’a, Inshallah: Finding God in Somali Legal Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2021) – will offer an overview of the book, followed by comments from Matthew Erie and remarks from…