The Second Conference on Law and Religion in Africa: Stellenbosch, South Africa 2014

The Second Conference on Law and Reliion in Africa, with the theme “The Quest for the Common Good in Pluralistic Societies”, was held 26-28 May 2014 at Stellenbosch University, South Africa.  The conference was co-sponsored by Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law and Faculty of Theology (Unit for the Study of Law and Religion, Beyers Naudé Centre for Public Theology); by the International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS), J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, United States; by the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS), Milan; by Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and by Juta & Company (Publishers and Booksellers). 

Keynote speakers at the conference were South African Constitutional Court Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs and Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng. Other speakers included notable scholars and religious leaders from Benin, Belgium, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Israel, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, United States, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.