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SASCA 2019 – Constitutionalism and the economy in Africa

Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa

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The seventh Stellenbosch Annual Seminar on Constitutionalism in Africa (SASCA7) will be held at the STIAS-Wallenberg Research Centre from Wednesday 18 September to Friday 20 September 2019.

The series of seminars is funded through a STIAS grant from the Swedish Riksbankens Jubileumsfond. As in the preceding three years, this seminar is jointly organised by

  • ICLA (the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa) of the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, contact prof Charles Fombad, email [email protected], and
  • STIAS (the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study), contact prof Johann Groenewald email [email protected], in partnership with
  • SARChI (the South African Research Chair in Multilevel Government, Law and Policy) at the Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western Cape, contact prof Nico Steytler email [email protected], and
  • KAS (the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung) – Rule of Law Program for Sub-Saharan Africa, contact dr Arne Wulff email [email protected].

The theme for the SASCA 2019 seminar is Constitutionalism, constitutions and the economy in Africa.

Participants are drawn from African legal scholars, judges and legal practitioners as well as local and international scholars who have researched and written on the theme of the seminar.

All the papers presented during the seminar will be peer reviewed for publication in a volume of the new series, Stellenbosch Handbooks in African Constitutional Law, which is published by Oxford University Press.

Additional information

  1. View the programme here.
  2. View and download the Call for papers here.
  3. Use the links for information about visa requirements and for visitors information regarding Stellenbosch and vicinity. For your convenience, also find a downloadable map of the area.

Please note that there is no registration fee for the seminar, but that attendance is by invitation and registration is required beforehand. For enquiries about registration, accommodation and travel arrangements, contact Ms Nel-Mari Loock, at [email protected].

Last updated by jpg on 7 August 2019


Date and time

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 —
Friday, 20 September 2019

All Day​

All times are in SAST (UTC+2)


STIAS Wallenberg Research Centre

STIAS, Marais Road, Mostertsdrift

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Book/Book Chapter

Fombad, Charles M. and Nico Steytler. (Eds.). 2022. Constitutionalism and the Economy in Africa. Oxford University Press.


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