Domesticating the Word: Articulations of a Violent Past

  Tonight, Anthropologist Alejandro Castillejo Cuéllar (2011-2012 Rechtskulturen Fellow at Humboldt University Law School) will talk in Recht im Kontext‘s Rechtskulturen Colloquium about the role that the articulation of a violent past, through different mechanisms, has in creating or reinforcing not only diverse forms of historical silence but also different ways of engaging the prospect of […]

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Taking Integrity Seriously: Justice Kate O’Regan on the Constitutional Court of South Africa

On his blog “Constitutionally Speaking”, South African law professor Pierre de Vos has just published an excellent piece on the role and work of the Constitutional Court of South Africa: Justice Kate O’Regan‘s Helen Suzman Memorial Lecture, held in Johannesburg on 22 November 2011. “A Forum for reason: Reflections on the role and work of the […]

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