Dr. Saskia Vermeylen is a lecturer at Lancaster University. Most of her research is focussed on studying the tangible and intangible property regimes of indigenous peoples in Southern Africa with a specific interest in the San. Her work is inspired by critical legal studies, legal anthropology and legal geography. Saskia has published on the topic of intellectual property rights and indigenous knowledge in internationally acclaimed journals.
ArticlesIntroductionThe debate about the responsibility of museums to respect Indigenous peoples’ rights (Kelly and Gordon; Butts) has caught our attention on the basis of our previous research experience with regard to the protection of the tangible and intangible heritage of the San (former hunter gatherers) in Southern Africa (Martin and Vermeylen; Vermeylen,...Read more