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CLS Hub Activities : Suspended
In light of the global Covid-19 pandemic we have taken the decision to suspend all CLS Hub Activities until further notice.
Vanya works in the field of migration, law, and society
She has carried out studies on crime & xenophobia affecting foreign national retailers in SA, their ability to access formal & informal justice systems, regulation of their businesses and the impact of immigrant entrepreneurship on local economies.
Our new Project Assistant
Sandrine is working with us to implement a number of CLS projects and initiatives, including the Socio-Legal Studies Early Career Scholars Workshop, the Law and Society in Africa Conference and the LSA-International Research Collaboration.
CLS Write! Project
Nomboniso Gasa and Raymond Suttner are the inaugural CLS Write! Fellows - more details to follow...
With(out) Law: Protecting Refugee Rights?
Missed this event? Podcast now available - click on the link below
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The Centre for Law and Society (CLS) is an innovative multi-disciplinary centre in the Faculty of Law where scholars, students and activists engage critically with, and work together on, the challenges facing contemporary South Africa and Africa at the intersection of law and society.

Through engaged research, critical teaching and robust exchange, CLS aims to shape a new generation of scholars, practitioners and activists, and to build the field of relevant legal theory, scholarship and practice, that is responsive to our context in South Africa and Africa.

The Centre provides an interactive space to collaborate on solutions to pressing social injustices, and incubates people, ideas and projects to promote justice.