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National Research Chair for Customary Law Scholar
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 - 12:14

Professor Chuma Himonga has been awarded the DST NRF Chair in Customary Law.

Private Law represented at <i> DIE WOORDFEES</i>.
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 - 15:08

Professor Hanri Mostert and Professor Jaco Barnard-Naude will be presenting public lectures at the annual Stellenbosch Woordfees, being held from the 1 - 7 March. This is part of the "Reg met Afrikaans" lecture series.

So what place for the Bill of Rights?
Fri, 11 Dec 2009 - 18:30

In his inaugural lecture held on the 24 November 2009, Professor Anton Fagan refuted the argument that the Bill of Rights is reason enough for changes to the country's Common Law.

ICGEB Workshop on Biosafety
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:30
Professor Kinderlerer attended a workshop at Ca'tron, just outside Venice on the 22-23rd May addressing the ethics, regulation and IP issues resulting from the use of Genetically Modified Organisms.
The Ubuntu Project
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:30

Ubuntu is short for the African expression umuntu ngumuntu ngobantu, directly translated it means that 'a person is a person through other people'. Professor Drucilla Cornell understands this as a principle of transcendence whereby people can overcome their own selfish interests and create an ethical community.

Aarhus Convention Workshop
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:29
International workshop on access to information, public participation and access to justice regarding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), 19-20 May 2008.
Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:27
Professor Julian Kinderlerer attended the fourth meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Bonn, Germany between the 12th and 16th of May.
UCT Intellectual Property Research Unit hosts workshop in the Kramer Building
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:21
On the morning of Friday, 25 April, the UCT Intellectual Property Research Unit hosted a workshop on "Reforming Copyright Law to keep pace with the Digital Age & a Developmental State".
Visitors to the UCT Intellectual Property Law Research Unit
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:21
The Unit has invited a number of visitors to spend time working with us during the coming 2 years.
Members of the Department of Private Law release books
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:19

Several members of the department have recently published books.

Acta Juridica 2008 to come out of the Department of Private Law
Thu, 16 Oct 2008 - 16:18

The theme for this year's edition of the Acta Juridica is 'Dignity'. The collection of essays, which will be edited by Professor Drucilla Cornell and Dr Jaco Barnard-Naude is based on papers presented at the highly successful Dignity Conference, held at the Faculty on 26th and 27th of July 2007.