Universities and constitutions

ON 17—19 November 2014, JIAS hosted a conference on ‘Universities and constitutions: What does research-based knowledge and higher education mean for constitutional democracies?’, co-organised with the University of Bergen and UJ’s Postgraduate Centre: Research & Innovation.
The proceedings were opened by Justice Edwin Cameron, judge of the South African Constitutional Court. Papers were delivered by Prof Siri Gloppen (University of Bergen), Mpho Mashe Matheolane (UP), Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng (UNISA), Prof Henriette Sinding Aasen (University of Bergen), Hugh Amoore (UCT), Prof John Peter Collett (Oslo University), Prof Gro Therese Lie (University of Bergen), Prof John Higgins (UCT), Prof Michael Cross (UJ), Dr Amasa Ndofirepi (UJ, Anne Lise Fimreite (Pro-Rector, University of Bergen) and Prof Tor Halvorsen (University of Bergen).

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