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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  • Book Prize

2021 ICON•S Book Prize Announced

The Society is pleased to share that the Book Prize Committee has awarded the 2021 ICON•S Book Prize to Adam Chilton & Mila Versteeg, How Constitutional Rights Matter (Oxford University Press, 2020) This year, the Committee also decided to award a Special Mention to Dilek Kurban, Limits of Supranational Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2020) Congratulations…


Statement on ICON•S Plenary Program

The ICON•S Mundo Organizing Committee is committed to a full and robust exchange of ideas. However, we note that legitimate concerns have been raised by some members of the Society that parts of the Mundo plenary program do not fully reflect our shared public law values when it comes to questions of colonialism and empire….

  • Conference
  • Mundo

Conference Website Online

We are thrilled to share with you that you can now access the Conference program via our Mundo website: mundo.icon-society.org You will find the Conference’s final program on the new website, including social events, receptions, plenary panels, interest groups, and the hundreds of parallel panels. We invite you to browse the incredibly rich program of…