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Academic Visitors Programme

The CCLA hosts an academic visitors programme which anchors its key objective of growing a network of Law experts across the spectrum of African legal cultures. Academic visitors spend a period of time at the CCLA working on issues of mutual interest.

 2019 Visiting Scholars

  • Prof. Papa Sy

Prof. Papa Sy from the Gaston Berger University, in Saint-Louis, Senegal was a visiting Professor at the Centre from September to October 2019, during which time he conducted research.

  • Dr. Theodore Maiyaki

Dr. Theodore Maiyaki from the University of Abuja, Nigeria was a visiting scholar at the CCLA from March to April 2019. In addition to conducting research, Dr. Maiyaki presented seminars on Law, regional integration and development in Africa.

2018 Visiting Scholars

  • Prof. Peter Akper

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Prof. Peter Akper, from the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS) was a visiting scholar at the CCLA in August 2018. In addition to conducting research, Prof. Akper participated in the Comparative Mineral Law in Africa LLM course where he taught classes on artisanal mining in Africa, one of his areas of expertise.

2017 Visiting Scholars

  • Prof. Erika George

Prof. Erika George from the University of Utah, USA was a  visiting Professor at the Centre from April to June 2017, during which time she co-convened the course on the Law of International Trade.