The African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS)

A major initiative of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies and international (primarily African) partners, the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS) was officially launched the Second Conference on Law and Religion in Africa, held at Stellenbosch University in May 2014, with Prof dr Pieter Coertzen of Stellenbosch as President.  ACLARS Steering Committee members include ICLRS Founding Director Cole Durham, and Rosalind HackettMark Hill. Nico HornNokuzola MndendeIs-haq OloyedeMary Anne Plaatjies van HuffelKofi QuashigahJean-Baptiste SouruW. SilunqueJohan van der Vyver, and Francois Venter. The Publications Committee is composed of M. Christian Green, Len Hansen, and  Francois Venter, and the Membership Committee is David Jallah and Is-haq Oloyede.  ICLRS Coordinator and Executive Assistant, Deborah Wright serves as manager of the ACLARS Secretariat.