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Law, State and Society in Transition

The Centre for Humanities Research (CHR), and the Community Law Center at the University of the Western Cape in partnership with the UWC-Robben Island Mayibuye Centre plans to establish a joint, inter-disciplinary project on the political negotiations and constitution-making process to promote advanced research on South Africa's political transition from apartheid to constitutional democracy.

The objectives include:

  • Understand the political dynamics of the negotiations process
  • Build a multimedia archives
  • Encourage scholarship for the faculty, and students
  • PublicLecture series, and book publication

Patrons:Justice Albie Sachs, Leon Wessels, Mac Maharaj and Roelf Meyer