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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: 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…

  • Conference
  • Mundo

Countdown to Mundo

We are very excited about the ICON•S Mundo conference that will take place next week. In the next few days, you will find all the information about the conference at the following link: There, you will be able to access the Zoom links to all the panels, read the panel descriptions, the paper abstracts,…

  • Conference
  • Mundo

Kickoff Mundo with us!

We hope that you are looking forward to ICON•S Mundo — now just a few days away— as much as we are. We are truly excited that ICON•S Mundo will be our largest Conference ever held. In the next couple of days, you will receive further information on the Mundo and how you will be…

  • ICON•S Live

Book discussion with Ntina Tzouvala

“Capitalism As Civilisation” offers the first comprehensive history of the standard of civilisation in international law. It draws from Marxism and deconstruction and brings together the textual and the material in our understanding of law. In so doing, it approaches ‘civilisation’ as an argumentative pattern related to the distribution of rights and duties amongst different…

  • Conference
  • Mundo

Preliminary Program Released, Registration open

We are pleased to announce the release of the preliminary program for ICON•S Mundo, this year’s iteration of the annual meeting of the Society. In addition to plenary sessions, receptions, and more close to 1500 presentations spread over 290 panels organized in 40 concurrent sessions, Mundo will also feature a diverse selection of working groups….

  • Events
  • ICON•S Israel

Popular Sovereignty: People, Territory & Imagination?

We would like to draw our members’s attention to this upcoming event of the Israeli Chapter of ICON•S: In his book “Beyond the People – Social Imaginary and Constituent Imagination” (Oxford Constitutional Theory, 2018) Zoran Oklopcic critically examines how we, both inside and outside the academy, conceive of ‘the people’ in political and legal debates….

  • ICON•S Live

Defeating COVID-19

We are happy to announce a new and topical ICON•S Live event. Join us for an online discussion on “Defeating COVID-19: Vaccines, Public Law and Global Challenges” next week! Both the domestic roll-out of COVID-vaccines and its international distribution have been a source of increasing worries and criticism in recent weeks. These concerns and criticisms have come from…

  • Chapters
  • Governance

New Chapter Vetting Committee

ICON•S is pleased to announce changes to its Chapter Vetting Committee. After a long tenure of distinguished service as Chair that oversaw the global growth of our ICON•S Chapters, Moshe Cohen-Eliya has resigned from the Committee. The Society thanks him and honours his valuable and lasting contributions to this Committee and to ICON•S. We are pleased to…