General Congresses History


The first International Congress of Comparative Law (General Congress) was held at The Hague in 1932. The second General Congress was also held at The Hague, this time in 1937. The war brought with it a suspension of activities and meetings were only resumed in 1950. The General Congresses after the war were as follows: London (1950), Paris (1954), Brussels (1958), Hamburg (1962), Uppsala (1966), Pescara (1970), Teheran (1974), Budapest (1978), Caracas (1982), Sydney (1986), Montreal (1990), Athens (1994), Bristol (1998), Brisbane (2002), Utrecht (2006), Washington D.C. (2010), and Vienna (2014).

List of General Congresses

The Hague (1932)
The Hague (1937)
London (1950)
Paris (1954)
Brussels (1958)
Hamburg (1962)
Uppsala (1966)
Pescara (1970)
Teheran (1974)
Budapest (1978)
Caracas (1982)
Sydney (1986)
Montreal (1990)
Athens (1994)
Bristol (1998)
Brisbane (2002)
Utrecht (2006)
Washington D.C. (2010)
Vienna (2014)