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From Monday 21 January 2019 we return to regular posting.


Happy New Year - Let’s Make 2019 the Blog’s Biggest Year Yet!

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As we launch into 2019, we have a great range of posts scheduled, new partnerships to announce, and a new Associate Editor joining our team - welcome Toerien van Wyk!

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.

New Post: Citizens as Drivers of Change - An International View


In our first post of 2019, Esther Seijas Villadangos offers her thoughts on citizens as drivers of change, inspired by our Blog Symposium on the Citizens’ Assembly in Ireland from November-December 2018.

Conference on the Constitutional Court of Colombia


The Constitutional Court of Colombia will host its annual conference on 24-25 January 2019. This year the theme is 'The Colombian Constitutional Court in a Global Perspective'.

New Post: Latest DEM-DEC Update on Democratic Decay Research

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From January 2019 a summary of the Democratic Decay Resource (DEM-DEC) monthly Research Update - by IACL-AIDC Blog Co-Editor Tom Daly - will be posted on the IACL-AIDC Blog as well as Verfassungsblog.

Conference: Constitutional Challenges in the Algorithmic Society


The IACL Research Group on “Algorithmic State, Society and Market – Constitutional Dimensions” is pleased to invite scholars to its inaugural conference on “Constitutional Challenges in the Algorithmic Society”

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