Faculty of Theology hosts the Third Annual Russel Botman Memorial Lecture

Faculty of Theology hosts the Third Annual Russel Botman Memorial Lecture    On Wednesday 18 October the Faculty of Theology hosted the Third Annual Russel Botman Memorial Lecture, honouring the former Rector and Vice-Chancellor of Stellenbosch University. The memorial lecture was presented by Justice Zak Yacoob, titled “Religious Philosophy, Practice … Read more

SERAJ Research Associate presents Faces of the City seminar at Wits

On 5 September, Dr Margot Strauss, a senior research associate at the Socio-Economic Rights & Administrative Justice (SERAJ) Research Project, presented a Faces of the City seminar at the University of the Witwatersrand. The Faces of the City seminar series is a partnership between the SARChI in Spatial Analysis and City Planning, … Read more

Justice Albie Sachs Delivers Oliver Tambo Centenary Lecture on the Constitution, Equality and Decolonisation.

Justice Albie Sachs Delivers Oliver Tambo Centenary Lecture on the Constitution, Equality and Decolonisation. On Thursday the 24th of August Justice Albie Sachs gave a lecture titled “The Constitution as an Instrument of Decolonisation and Achieving True Equality”. The lecture was the fourth and final lecture in the ‘Oliver Tambo … Read more

SERAJ member attends workshop on involuntary sterilisation of women as gender based violence

SERAJ member attends workshop on involuntary sterilisation of women as gender based violence On Monday 7th August, Michelle du Toit attended a workshop hosted by the Dullha Omar Institute on the involuntary sterlisation of women as gender based violence. The workshop was divided into three panel disucussions, where each panel … Read more

SERAJ welcomes Fanelesibonge as a LLB Research Assistant

SERAJ welcomes Fanelesibonge Ndebele as a LLB Research Assistant. Fanele is a senior LLB student who is very involved with student leadership. Fanele will be working on research for Prof Sandy Liebenberg in her capacity as a Committee member of the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. … Read more

SERAJ members attend Public Interest Law Gathering

Public Interest Law Gathering 24 – 26 July 2017: University of the Western Cape The annual Public Interest Law Gathering (PILG) is a rendezvous of public interest legal practitioners and organisations, and also welcomes academics, law students, paralegals and anyone with a passion for access to justice and the realisation … Read more

Interview with Prof Sandy Liebenberg

The Latest ESR Review features an interview with Professor Sandy Liebenberg. She is congratulated on her election as a member onto the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and asked about challenges facing the committee and the implementation of socio-economic rights. She speaks to the growing role of reasonableness … Read more

Doctoral candidate presents work at SERAJ seminar

On 17 March 2017, Anneth Amin – a member of the Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice (‘SERAJ’) Research Group – presented aspects of her doctoral research at a SERAJ seminar. She is currently finalising her doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Professor Sandra Liebenberg. Her doctorial study, entitled A Teleological … Read more

Call for Applications: Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights – 2015

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 21-25 November 2016 The Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which is co-organised by the Åbo Akademi Institute for Human Rights, Åbo Akademi University; the Socio-Economic Rights & Administrative Justice Research … Read more

Advanced Course on the Justiciability of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights from 17-21 November 2014

From the 17th to the 21st of November of this year, doctoral candidate Tarryn Bannister participated in the annual intensive one-week advanced course on the justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The course was organised and facilitated by the Institute for Human Rights, which is situated at Åbo Akademi … Read more