(South Africa Reading Group) Professor Heinz Klug

june 2021

fri18jun12:30 pm2:00 pm(South Africa Reading Group) Professor Heinz Klug

South Africa Reading Group


12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Event Details

Professor Heinz Klug presents “Shaping the Discourse: The ANC Constitutional Committee and the Embrace of Constitutionalism.”     

Heinz Klug is the Evjue-Bascom Professor of Law and the Sheldon B. Lubar Distinguished Research Chair at the University of Wisconsin Law School and Visiting Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Law. He participated in the anti-apartheid struggle, spent 11 years in exile, and returned to South Africa in 1990 as a member of the ANC Land Commission and researcher for Zola Skweyiya, chairperson of the ANC Constitutional Committee. He was also a team member on the World Bank mission to South Africa on Land Reform and Rural Restructuring.

Klug has taught at the University of Wisconsin since September 1996. His research interests include: constitutional transitions, constitution-building, human rights, international legal regimes, and natural resources. His current teaching areas include comparative constitutional law, constitutional law, human rights and humanitarian law, property, and natural resources law.

Friday, June 18, 2021

12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. EDT