Professor Ray Travels to South Africa to Promote New Book and Conduct Research under CSU FSI Grant

Professor Brian Ray traveled to South Africa from August 9-20 to promote his recently published book Engaging with Social Rights: Procedure, Participation and Democracy in South Africa’s Second Wave and to conduct research on evictions and housing rights as part of a CSU Faculty Scholarship Initiative grant.
The University of Johannesburg’s South African Institute for Advanced Constitutional, Public, Human Rights and International Law is hosted the Johannesburg launch of the book on August 10 sponsored by the Konrad-Adenauer Siftung Foundation and featuring an introduction by Justice Richard J. Goldstone (ret.).  Stellenbosch University’s Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice Project hosted the Western Cape launch on August 16 with Professor Sandra J. Liebenberg who was recently elected the African States representative to the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
During the trip Professor Ray taught a graduate seminar on participatory remedies in social rights litigation at Stellenbosch and also was the keynote speaker at a Roundtable on Meaningful Engagement at the University of the Western Cape and presented a paper on his recent research on housing rights at the University of Cape Town.


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