Prof. Dr. Ulrike Wanitzek

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-5165 / -6156 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-5102 (fax)

Email: ulrike.wanitzek@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

family law, legal pluralism

Geographical Area

Tanzania, Ghana, Germany

 

Supervised Junior Fellows and their Research Projects

Junior Fellow

Research Project

Kimario, Florencia

The Best Interests of the Child Principle: A Critical Analysis of the Tanzanian Intercountry Adoption System

Buchumi, Veronica

Implementing foster care in Tanzania: A critical assessment of Laws, procedures and Institutions

Former Supervisions (non-exhaustive)

Former Junior Fellow

Research Project

Bello, Sakinatou

La traite des enfants et l'application des conventions internationales relatives aux droits de l'enfant en République du Bénin


Law with Focus on Comparative Law

Academic Vita

since 2008

Project Leader, Tanzanian-German Centre for Postgraduate Studies in Law (TGCL)

since 2007

Extraordinary Professor at the Institute of African Studies and the Faculty of Law, Business Administration and Economics, University of Bayreuth

2000-2003

Member of SFB/FK 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences"

2002

Visiting Professor of Family Law and Legal Sociology at the Faculty of Law, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (summer semester)

2001-2007

Private Lecturer, University of Bayreuth

2001

Habilitation in Bayreuth

since 1995

Member of the scientific staff at the Institute of African Studies, University of Bayreuth

1994-2000

Member of FORAREA "Area Studies, Business and Culture"

1988

Visiting Lecturer of Private International Law and Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, Legon (January-March)

1986-1997

Member of SFB 214 "Identity in Africa"

1985

PhD in Bayreuth

1980-1995

Assistant, Chair of Private Law, Private International Law and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law and Economics, University of Bayreuth

 

Studies at the University of Augsburg

 

Memberships and functions in academic organisations

since 1997

Co-editor of the journal "Recht in Afrika - Law in Africa - Droit en Afrique", Cologne

since 1990

Board Member of the Commission on Legal Pluralism

1990-2002

Consultant Editor of the journal "Africa. Journal of the International African Institute", London

1988-2009

Board Member of the Association of African Law

 

International Society of Family Law

 

Association of Comparative Law

 

Association of Legal Sociology

 

Association of Civil Law Professors

 

Academic Association of Family Law

Publications

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