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Jeff Handmaker, GGSJ Senior Researcher and (since 2013) Editor of the South African Journal on Human Rights (SAJHR) will take over as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal in 2017.

sajhrcoverFounded in 1985 by the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) and housed at the School of Law, University of Witwatersand, Johannesburg, the SAJHR is the leading and one of the oldest South African public law journals.

The SAJHR is published by Taylor & Francis (as of January 2016) and was ranked ‘1’ (first) in South Africa with a combined score of 100 and had an impact factor of 0.392 (with a 5-year impact factor of 0.36) in the Journal Citation Reports 2015.

Past issues of the Journal can currently be viewed on SABINET and on HeinOnline.

Visiting Academic Staff though EUSA_ID Programme

pic Paremoer 2009_smallDr. Lauren Paremoer from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, is currently visiting the ISS as part of the EU-funded project – Capacity Building in Higher Education for an improved cooperation between the EU and South Africa in the field of Development Studies (EUSA_ID).

The EUSA_ID Consortium, coordinated by the Ruhr University of Bochum, involves 6 European and 6 South African universities and has been operational since mid-2014.

Dr. Paremoer, who has been awarded an EUSA_ID academic staff mobility grant, will be hosted by the GGSJ research programme, including by Dr. Jeff Handmaker.

Paremoer is converting her earlier research on the way that HIV/AIDS treatment struggles have shaped the scope and content of social citizenship in post-apartheid South Africa, into a book manuscript. Dr. Paremoer will be visiting the ISS until the beginning of November 2015. She can be contacted in room 1.07.

ju_sajhr_coverCall for Papers

30 years of SAJHR: Transformation and the Courts Conference

28-29 January 2015

The South African Journal on Human Rights (SAJHR) is celebrating its 30-year anniversary in 2014, coinciding with twenty years of democracy. To mark this momentous occasion the journal will hold a conference on ‘Transformation and the Courts’ in Johannesburg on 28 and 29 January 2015. This call for papers invites submissions for this conference.

For more information, download the flyer.

International Institute of Social Studies

The Governance, Globalization and Social Justice research programme aims to produce internationally leading, socially committed and societally relevant research outcomes on issues of governance from an explicitly social justice perspective. This blog is a forum on which to share and discuss themes and issues which fall within the broad framework of the programme.