Kirsty Button at FaSRU published in 'Journal of Southern African Studies'
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 - 12:30

A big congratulations! to one of our Master's students, Kirsty Button for her first peer-reviewed article, which is published in Journal of Southern African Studies.

What happens when customary marriage goes wrong?
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 - 13:45

In the second part of the series on the reform of customary marriage, divorce and intestate succession, Elena Moore and Chuma Himonga discuss the challenges experienced in ensuring gender equality upon the dissolution of a customary marriage:

Customary marriage: is the law working?
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 - 13:45

In a three part series featured in GroundUp, Elena Moore and Chuma Himonga (NRF Chair in Customary Law) unpack the thorny issues which arose from a national study on the implementation of the new laws on customary marriage, divorce and succession.

Discussing Divorce, Families and Emotion Work
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 - 15:30

Last week, Elena Moore discussed the findings of her manuscript on Divorce, Families and Emotion Work. The findings were presented at The Geary Institute at the University College Dublin, hosted by Dorren Mc Mahon.

Prof Himonga and Elena Moore publish book on Customary Marriage
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 - 12:30

A new book by Chuma Himonga and Elena Moore examines the operation of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act and the rules of succession formulated in Bhe v Magistrate, Khayelitsha.

Customary Marriage Study: Disseminating the Findings
Sat, 21 Nov 2015 - 12:30

Prof. Chuma Himonga, NRF Chair in Customary Law and Elena Moore met with several members of the National House of Traditional Leaders in Pretoria last week.

Elena presents at the Centre for Intimate and Sexual Citizenship (CISC) at the University of Essex
Fri, 10 Jul 2015 - 12:30

Elena Moore presented a paper on “Divorce and Emotion Work: The Egalitarians and Emphatic Interaction” at a seminar at the Centre for Intimate and Sexual Citizenship (CISC) at the University of Essex

Stanford Mahati to present a paper at Singapore migration conference
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 - 11:45

CSSR post-doctoral research fellow Stanford Mahati is presenting a paper on "Gendered Representations of Zimbabwean Independent Young Female Migrants Negotiating for Livelihood in a South African Border Town" at an international conference in Singapore on "Gendered Dimensions of Migration: Material and social outcomes of South-South migration".

National Research Foundation Chair in Customary Marriage
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 - 12:00

On 11th and 12th February, the National Research Foundation Chair in Customary Law at UCT*, Prof. Chuma Himonga, in collaboration with Dr. Elena Moore and the National Movement of Rural Women, hosted a workshop on the findings of a study on The Operation of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act (RCMA) and Rules of Intestate Succession in the Constitutional Court decision in Bhe v Magistrate Khayelitsha.