As a major event of the Second Conference on Law and Religion in Africa, held at Stellenbosch University in May 2014, the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS) was officially launched, with Prof dr Pieter Coertzen as President.
The folllowing ACLARS members have been named to governing committees:
◾The ACLARS Steering Committee: Pieter Coertzen, Cole Durham, Rosalind Hackett, Mark Hill. Nico Horn, Nokuzola Mndende, Is-haq Oloyede, Mary Anne Plaatjies van Huffel, Kofi Quashigah, Jean-Baptiste Souru, W. Silunque, Johan van der Vyver, and Francois Venter.
◾The ACLARS Publications Committee: M. Christian Green, Len Hansen, and Francois Venter.
◾The ACLARS Membership Committee: David Jallah and Is-haq Oloyede.