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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Conference

#iconswroclaw Special Events | Registrations close on June 14

We are looking forward to your participation in our 2022 Annual Conference and to the many panels, workshops, and events organized for members of our community. For planning purposes, we would like to ask you to confirm by June 14 whether you plan to attend any of the four special events which will be held solely…

  • Conference

Register your attendance at the 2022 ICON•S Annual Conference!

Accepted participants to panels, fora, and working groups are kindly asked to register their attendance at the 2022 ICON • S Annual Conference by June 11; whether they will participate in person or online. Please note that registration is also required for those who are not participating as speakers but only wish to attend the events, plenaries,…

  • Events

Book Presentation: Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic

The ICON-S Committee on New Directions in Scholarship invites you to join us in conversation in the New Scholarship Showcase, a series of monthly virtual events dedicated to new books in public law. This event will feature a discussion on Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for an Anti-Oligarchic Republic (Princeton University Press, 2020) by Camila Vergara (University of…