CLES in conjunction with the Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal (PELJ) calls for scholarly contributions and policy papers on the topics of cities, law and environmental sustainability, urban law and policy, local government, and urban planning. Accepted contributions will appear in the open access and accredited PELJ as part of the dedicated “SARChI CLES Series”.

The CLES Newsletter contains the most up-to-date information on publications by CLES fellows and researchers.

You can download a list of the team's most recent publications.

To obtain specific non-open access publications contact: Dr Nicolene Steyn –

Some of our publications include:

Journal articles










Case notes




Chapters in books






Policy Briefs

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Research reports

Book reviews


Popular media contributions



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PhD Theses

LLM Theses

LLM Mini-dissertations


Event Reports