A Week of Events on Copyright and Access to Knowledge in South Africa

January, 2023

Event flyer

PIJIP is co-organizing a week of debates on copyright and access to knowledge in South Africa the week of January 23rd, with a coalition of three university groups and four civil society organizations. 
The cohosts for these events are 

On January 23 and 24, the University of Pretoria will host events exploring the following topics:

  • Natural language processing, 
  • Climate modeling
  • A right to research in African Law
  • African leadership on the right to research

On January 26 and 27, the University of Cape Town will host events on these topics:

  • Digitizing African heritage
  • Health research
  • African AI and digital humanities
  • A right to research in African law
  • WIPO, AfCFTA and future work on IP

For more information see the Re-Create South Africa page

Register here. 

These events are made possible with support from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin