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Jacek Kurczewski is this year's Podgorecki prize winner

15 Apr 2021

The RCSL has awarded this year's Podgorecki Prize to Jacek Kurczewski, Professor Emeritus of the University of Warsaw,  Scientific Director of the International Institute for the Sociology of Law 1997-98. This prize is for distinguished and outstanding lifetime achievements. This year's...

Poster of Ulrike Schultz's talk.

Ulrike Schultz will give an online talk: "Breaking the Bowl: Integrating women's issues and gender questions into socio-legal teaching and research"

12 Apr 2021

Ulrike Schultz (Akad. Oberrätin, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany) will give the next talk in the IISL Institutional Memory Lecture series: "Breaking the Bowl: Integrating women's issues and gender questions into socio-legal teaching and research" (21st April, Wednesday, via Zoom). In it, Schultz...

Oñati Socio-Legal Series and Sortuz websites may be down

08 Apr 2021

Due to some technical improvements that we are implementing, the journals Oñati Socio-Legal Series and Sortuz may be down at times during these days until 12th April, Monday. We also request that you do not log in or try to sign up as a new user during this time. We are working to offer you the...

Call for Applications or Nominations as Scientific Director

26 Mar 2021

The IISL is issuing a call through the Research Committee for the Sociology of Law of the International Sociological Association for nominations for the position of Scientific Director of IISL. The 2-year term of the present Scientific Director (SD) at the IISL will end in August 2022 for a...

Poster of Bill Felstiner's talk.

Bill Felstiner will offer a personal account: "Our man in Chad: Reflections of a fieldworker"

01 Mar 2021

Bill Felstiner, former Scientific Director of the IISL (1989-2000), will give the next talk in the IISL Institutional Memory talk series: a personal account titled "Our man in Chad: Reflections of a fieldworker...

Enrollment for the 2021/22 Master's Programme is open

18 Feb 2021

The IISL is welcoming applications for the 2021/22 International Socio-Legal Master's Programme. The deadline is 30th June.

The course list is available on the following link: ...

Oñati Socio-Legal Series 11(1) - Climate Justice in the Anthropocene

04 Feb 2021

The first issue of the year of Oñati Socio-Legal Series, the IISL's indexed socio-legal journal, is out. Issue 1 is entitled Climate Justice in the Anthropocene and has been edited by Sam Adelman (Warwick University) and Louis Kotzé (North-West University/University of Lincoln), who chaired a...

Open talk: "The changing role of judiciary in a modern democracy" (9 February)

28 Jan 2021

The IISL will host a talk under the title The changing role of judiciary in a modern democracy. It will be given by Nina Betetto, President of the Council of Europe's Consultative Council of European Judges (CCJE) and Judge of the Slovenian Supreme Court, on 9 February at 01:30...

Book launch: "Transformations on the Ground: Space and the Power of the Land in Botswana"

21 Jan 2021

The official, on-line presentation of the book "Transformations on the Ground: Space and the Power of the Land in Botswana" will take place on 26 January, by Profs. Anne Griffiths and Winifred Kamau. If you want to attend, please contact Ainhoa Baños (a.banos@iisj.es), who will provide you with...

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