The Law Trust Chair in Social Justice and Council of Social Justice Champions presents:
The 3rd International Conference on Social Justice and the 4th Social Justice Summit
The 3rd International Conference on Social Justice and the 4th Social Justice Summit hosted by the Law Trust Chair in Social Justice at Stellenbosch University will be held at Boschendal Conference Centre in the Western Cape under the theme Restitution.
Conference Date: 11 October 2022, followed by the 4th Annual Summit on Social Justice on 12 October 2022.
Both the Social Justice Conference and Summit will take the form of a hybrid event with the option of attending either online or in-person at the Boschendal Conference Centre close to Stellenbosch in the Western Cape. The registration link and programme will be shared soon.
The Social Justice CONFERENCE (11 October) is an interdisciplinary event aiming to bring together scholars from a wide range of academic fields to deliberate on the theoretical underpinnings of restitution in a social justice context.
The Social Justice SUMMIT (12 October) aims to bring together stakeholders from academia, government, the judiciary, business, civil society, NGOs, and international stakeholders to confer on various aspects of advancing restitution rooted in the principles of social justice.
Social Justice Champion 2022
Previous conferences and summits
You can watch free recordings of previous summits and conferences on our website.
Concept and themes
The thematic areas of the Conference and Summit are:
- Wealth, income and economic justice;
- Health and well-being, family and social life;
- Land, housing and spatial equality;
- Impact of digitisation and innovation on the media, education and epistemology.
- Public governance, democratic leadership and access to justice.
Vivian Kleynhans, one of the speakers at the Annual Social Justice Summit on 12 October, explains why she is looking forward to participate in the conversation on restitution.
Listen to Writer Diana Ferrus' poem, I have come to take you home: A tribute to Sarah Baartman, be spoken at the conference and summit: