SAHA Research Articles and Presentations

The following articles, chapters and / or presentations have been prepared in 2011 by current or past SAHA staff members, reflecting on SAHA research, programme activities and advocacy agendas.

Catherine Kennedy

  • Presentation: The South African TRC Archive. At: "Sharing truth - Creating a national research centre on residential schools‟, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, Vancouver, 1 - 3 March 2011
  • Panellist: Archival Platform panel, South African Historical Society conference, 27 - 29 June 2011.
  • Presenter. "Back to the Future" conference on History CAPS content, hosted by Shikaya, a non-profit organisation, together with the Western Cape Education Department, Herschel Girls School in Claremont, 3 - 5 October 2011.
  • Contributor. African Commons Project. "Talking heads: conversations on copyright". 

Based on SAHA's international reputation as an independent human rights archive, the SAHA director was also invited (and funded) to participate in the following international expert workshops, both of which resulted in the production of publications:

Tammy O'Connor

Tammy presented at consultations on the African Union Model Law for Access to Information at the meeting of the African Commission in Banjul in April, with delegates from the Southern African region in Mozambique in June and with delegates from the Eastern and Central African regions in Nairobi in August. Tammy also presented the draft law at the Pan African Conference on Access to Information in September 2011 and at the University of Witwatersrand Public Interest Law Conference in December 2011.

Leslie Ann Wood (SAHA intern 2010 - 2011)

Article: “More than just details: buttressing the right of access to information with information manuals”, South African Journal on Human Rights, Volume 27, Issue 3, 2011, pp. 558-565