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Mandela and the Law Conference

Location: UWC Law Faculty
Contact: Sarah Fick | | +27 (21) 959 3318

Mandela and the Law Conference

Starts: 2018/10/26 09:00
Ends: 2018/10/27 17:00

Mandela and the Law Conference​​

We (the UWC Law Faculty) are hosting a conference on Mandela and the Law to honour  the100th celebration of President Nelson Mandela's birthday.


The conference will take place on 26 & 27 October 2018

Please consider submitting an abstract and please attend the conference.

Registration is now open! Please follow the link below to the conference website to register for the conference. Registration is free.

Please note that the deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended. Interested persons are encouraged to submit abstracts by 31 July. Abstracts can be submitted on the conference website or by emailing me at  Abstracts on any topics regarding Mandela and the Law are welcome. Themes are provided for guidance. These include:

  • Human rights
  • The Rule of Law
  • Education
  • Women's rights and gender equality
  • Freedom and equality
  • Mandela's interaction with the law
  • Mandela as a litigant
  • The impact of Mandela's life on Constitutional Court jurisprudence and academia
  • Children's rights​​

Please see the conference website for more information on these themes.

Selected papers will be eligible for publication in a special edition of Law Democracy and Development, UWC’s law journal.


Link to conference website: Mandela and the Law Conference.


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