Monday, 19 August 2019
Redressing apartheid's spatial injustices

Cape Town’s combination of geography and city planning perpetuates the effects of apartheid spatial planning. The mountains and oceans become natural barriers to movement and access, the planning around which creates a clear centre and periphery, segregating residents. That is what struck Professor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, he said, as he arrived in the city to deliver the British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship Lecture in Spatial Justice, titled “Spatial Justice and Resistance”.

Publication Date:
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:00
Spatial Justice and Resistance - public lecture 15 July

The UCT Law Faculty is hosting a public lecture 15 July 2019 (17h30 Kramer LT1 - all welcome!) on spatial justice and resistance, with special visiting lecturer Professor Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos from the Westminster Law & Theory Lab (Westminster Law School). Hosted by DVC Prof Loretta Feris on behalf of the VC, in partnership with the Dean of Law, Prof Danwood Chirwa, this public lecture and discussion promises to be a unique opportunity to engage with thinking and academic work on the topic of spatial justice.

Publication Date:
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 12:45
Customary Law - questions of citizenship and accountability

It is twenty-five years since the transition to democracy in South Africa.  Some of the most enduring challenges to that transition have been the question of the role of customary law and traditional leadership in the new democratic state. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 09:30
African judiciary gathers in Cape Town

Leading members of the judiciary across Africa will be gathering in Cape Town, 2 – 6 June 2019, and their focus will be on a crucial issue challenging judges from virtually every part of the continent: judicial independence and everything that promotes or hinders it.

Publication Date:
Wed, 29 May 2019 - 08:15