Dr Anel Marais

BA (Law); LL.B; LL.M (cum laude); LL.D (Jurisprudence) – University of Johannesburg

Dr Anel Marais


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Anèl's research interests lie in legal theory and more particularly in gender theory within the law, law and language, semiotics and ethics.


Memory and counter-memory: Reflections on the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South AfricaMarais, A. 2016 (Accepted/In press) Restoration as Remembrance: Reflective Voices from Latin America, Southern Africa and the Middle East. de Gamboa, C. & von Roermund, B. (eds.). Intersentia, 23 p.
In Conversation with the harmonious wordsmithMarais, A. 2015 Memory and Meaning: Lourens du Plessis and the haunting of justice. de Ville, J. (ed.). Elsevier, p. 2546 p.
Law and its rhetoric of violenceBoshoff, A. 2012 In : International Journal for the Semiotics of Law.26, 2, p. 425-437
Archive fever: 'order is no longer assured'Boshoff, A. 2012 In : South African Journal of Philosophy.31, 4, p. 632-64514 p.
A feminist struggle for non-violenceBoshoff, A. 2012 In : Cambrian Law Review.43, p. 5-2723 p.
'A marriage by any other name...': On the Responsibility of NamingBoshoff, A. 2010 Taking Responsibility, Law and the Changing Family. Lind, C., Keating, H. & Bridgeman, J. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 135-148
Woman as the subject of (family) lawBoshoff, A. 2008 Choice and Consent. Hunter, R. & Cowan, S. (eds.). p. 41-5717 p.