Symposium Season April-July

To celebrate the anniversary of our highly successful re-launch in June 2018, we have 4 Blog Symposia back-to-back from 29 April to the end of July. Read our Editorial here - and tell us what you think!

Our ‘Unwritten Constitutional Principles’ Symposium Begins Monday 27 May!

Put together by Guest Editors Prof. Vanessa MacDonnell and Dr Se-shauna Wheatle, and centred on the Canadian context, the Symposium discusses unwritten constitutional principles from a wide variety of angles.

Our Venezuela Symposium Ended 22 May

Put together by Guest Editor Dr Raul Sánchez-Urribarri, the Symposium helps to explain the many constitutional dimensions of the crisis. Not to be missed. Read Raul’s Editorial here.


A Blockbuster Symposium Season to Celebrate Our Re-Launch Anniversary

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To celebrate our one-year anniversary, and reflecting the Blog’s vibrancy and range of coverage, we are publishing 4 Blog Symposia back-to-back as a 'Symposium Season' from today until the end of July.

The Next IACL World Congress will be Johannesburg 2022!


Did you know the next World Congress will be in Johannesburg on 5-9 December 2022? We'll keep you updated on news and updates as we receive them. Meanwhile, read more about the 2018 Congress below.

Final Symposium Post: Crafting a Constitutional Transition in Venezuela

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José Ignacio Hernández G., Special-Attorney General of Venezuela, discusses the challenge of promoting a democratic transition based on the Constitution in a country with a fragile State and no rule of law.

The Next IACL Roundtable is in Cusco, Peru


The next IACL-AIDC Roundtable will take place in Cusco, Peru on 24-26 October 2019, on the theme 'The Constitutional Challenges of Migration Processes'. Find the Programme and Call for Papers at the link below.

IACL Statement in Support of Professor Wojciech Sadruski


The IACL Condemns Legal Harassment of Prof Sadurski in Poland - Read the Statement here / L'AIDC condamne le harcèlement juridique du Pr Sadurski en Pologne - Lire la déclaration ici.

New Author Interview: The Irish Parliament as a Colonial Institution

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Coleman Dennehy tells us about his new book, on the Irish parliament in the seventeenth century, as a colonial institution that developed in parallel to the English Parliament.

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