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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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. Our call will be open to all ICON•S members. We will have two submission cycles to facilitate the…

  • Chapters

ICON-S in the World: Virtual Coffee Edition

The ICON-S Directorate for Chapter Development is pleased to announce a new initiative- the ICON-S in the World: Virtual Coffee Edition. Are you in an ICON-S chapter or part of the ICON-S leadership? Don’t miss these virtual coffee hours to share and discuss how to organize chapter activities in your region and connect with other…