Mr Gerald J.T. Mandisodza, a doctoral candidate in the Centre for Legal Integration in Africa (CLIA) in the Faculty of Law at UWC, has won the 2023-2024 Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award.
The director of the Centre for Legal Integration in Africa, Prof. Anthony Diala gave an invited presentation at the Leiden Law School, The Netherlands on 7 June 2023. The presentation is titled “The concept of living customary law revisited.”
Dr DesmonDr Oriakhogba, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Private Law, and member of the Centre for Legal Integration in Africa gave an invited presentation on “The legal regime for the protection of indigenous cultural property in South Africa” on 17 April 2023 in the Equity for Indigenous Research and Innovation (ENRICH) Webinar Series under the theme “3D Replicas and Data Ownership”.
In 1956, Doris Stenton published The English Woman in History. According to her, the Norman Conquest of 1066 ended the egalitarian social status of Anglo-Saxon women and ‘introduced into England a military society’ that made women ‘essentially unimportant’ (p. 348).
Werner Scholtz, professor of law at UWC, has called for a paradigm shift in international environmental law, which he says ‘is concerned with the conservation, inter alia, of sentient species, but generally ignores the welfare of individual animals.
One of the University of the Western Cape’s newest research centres, the African Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice (ACTCJ), celebrated its launch on Wednesday 17 February 2021, with an introductory event led by Prof John-Mark Iyi, Acting Director of ACTCJ.
The Covid-19 pandemic has exerted enormous human and socio-economic costs on countries around the world. Countries responded to the pandemic with a range of crisis and disaster management measures varying in their degree of severity.
My thought experiment in this paper leads me to the conclusion that South Africa’s environmental governance performance often experiences what l term ‘hollow environmentalism’: the inevitable overall long-term outcome resulting from the practice of promulgating seemingly symbolic laws and policies whose objectives are often not fulfilled.