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Faculty celebrates opening of Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA)
Posted on 15 Aug 2011

The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria (UP) celebrated the official opening of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) on 1 and 2 August 2011. This celebration coincided with a three-day conference on "African Constitutionalism: Present Challenges and Prospects for the Future". The Deputy Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Mr Andries Nel, officially opened the ICLA and the conference on 1 August. The keynote address at the opening function was delivered by Professor Emeritus Yash Ghai from the University of Hong Kong and former chairperson of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission. On the evening of 2 August, Ms Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, delivered an address during a dinner at the ICLA.



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Faculty Seminar Series: Rediscovering the Humanities in SA
C Garnas
Posted on 15 Aug 2011

Join us!
24 August 2011,
16:00-17:30,
Humanities Building 7-14.
Presented by Peter Vale, Professor of Humanities, UJ.

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The 'Frontlines' of war and conflict
Posted on 15 Aug 2011

"Frontlines", the latest Drama production, is a collaboration with DUT and UKZN that creatively explores aspects of war and global conflict. It runs from 23-27 August 2011.

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Park-and-ride facility provides relief for limited parking on and around campus
Posted on 15 Aug 2011

The University of Pretoria has to manage a large volume of commuters travelling to the Hatfield Campus on a daily basis. The University's park and ride facility provides a solution to the problem of finding parking on and around the Campus during office hours. This service-which is free of charge-offers staff members and students peace of mind because they can park their cars in a secure environment at the LC de Villiers Sports Centre. From there they can travel by shuttle to the Hatfield Campus.

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Memorial service: Prof Daan Swiegers
TuksAlumni
Posted on 15 Aug 2011

It is with regret and sadness that TuksAlumni learnt of the death of one of South Africa and Tukkies' greatest and most loved sons of rugby, Prof Daan Swiegers.

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Public Lecture on Quality Education for all
Sanku Tsunke
Posted on 12 Aug 2011

Quality Education for All - South Africa's Quest for the 'Holy Grail', was the subject of discussion at UP Expert Lecture Series presented by UP's Director for the Centre for Evaluation and Assessment (CEA) in the Faculty of Education, Prof Sarah Howie.

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GIBS survey reveals perception of less gender prejudice in the workplace by 2015
GIBS news
Posted on 12 Aug 2011

82% of respondents have confidence that young women graduating from university in the next four years will fare better than their older counterparts.

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Memorial services for Duncan Allan
TuksRes
Posted on 12 Aug 2011

Two memorial services will be held next week for Mr Duncan Allan, the UP student and Olienhout resident who was missing for more than three weeks before his body was found on 9 August 2011.

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Public Seminar: UN General Assembly Vote on Palestinian Statehood
Posted on 11 Aug 2011

The Department of Political Sciences and the Afro-Middle East Centre invite you to a public seminar on 'The upcoming UN General Assembly vote on Palestinian statehood', to be presented by Dr Mustafa Barghouti on 22 August 2011.

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Tydskrif vir Letterkunde 48.2
Jan Stander
Posted on 11 Aug 2011

The spring edition of Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, housed in the Afrikaans department of the University of Pretoria, has just appeared.

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