(South Africa Reading Group) Dr. Sanele Sibanda and Ngwako Raboshakga

may 2021

fri14may12:30 pm2:00 pm(South Africa Reading Group) Dr. Sanele Sibanda and Ngwako Raboshakga

South Africa Reading Group


12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Details

Dr. Sanele Sibanda and Ngwako Raboshakga present “A Question of Underlying Interests—On the Difference Between Labeling Versus the Identity of South Africa’s Constitutions.”     

Sanele Sibanda is a senior lecturer at the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law.  He holds a B.A. and a LL.B. in Industrial Psychology and Public Administration from the University of Cape Town as well as a LL.M. and Ph.D. from the University of the Witwatersrand. Prior to joining the University of Pretoria, Sibanda was on the faculty at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Law. He was a registered attorney of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe and had his own practice at Advocate SKM Sibanda and Partners. His research interests include constitutional law, post-independence constitutionalism, colonialism and imperialism, postcolonial theory, nationalism and decolonization, and nation-building and state making.

Ngwako Raboshakga is a senior lecturer at North-West University Faculty of Law. He has served as a law clerk at the Constitutional Court of South Africa as well as a researcher at the South African Institute for advanced Constitutional, Human Rights and International Law (SAIFAC). His research focus area is South African constitutional law and administrative law. He has also served as an editor of the Constitutional Court Review and is currently an editor of the South African Journal of Human Rights.  Raboshakga has facilitated and taught constitutional and human rights courses to community leaders and activists in Alexandra, Johannesburg, and he has run human rights literacy initiatives for high school learners.

Friday, May 14, 2021

12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EDT