International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance

The Centre for Chinese Law has launched a new International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance.  In this series, internationally acclaimed scholars across various disciplines will present their latest research on issues pertaining to Chinese law, domestic institutions and the political economy. Anyone with a keen interest in understanding China is welcome to participate in the upcoming workshops. Participants are expected to read the research papers in advance and provide the speakers with constructive feedback to improve their papers. 

Criminalizing China
Date & Time: January 26, 2021, Tuesday, 12pm — 1pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Margaret Lewis, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law
Discussant: David Law, Sir YK Pao Chair in Public Law of the University of Hong Kong

Video Link: Please click HERE
  
Charity with Chinese Characteristics. Chinese Charitable Foundations between Party-state and Society
Date & Time: February 25, 2021, Thursday, 4pm — 5pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speakers:

Benjamin Pissler, Professor, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Dr. Katja Levy, Kui Man Gerry Yeung Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Manchester China Institute
Discussant: Lusina Ho, Harold Hsiao-Wo Lee Professor in Trust & Equity of the University of Hong Kong

Fairness Without Law: How Chinese Courts Smooth Financial Loss and Repair Emotional Rupture

CANCELLED

Speaker: Rachel Stern, Professor of Law and Political Science, Berkeley Law

   
China's Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption
Date & Time: March 25, 2021, Thursday, 9am — 10am (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Yuen Yuen Ang, Professor of political science and China expert at the University of Michigan
Discussant: Jiangnan Zhu, Associate Professor of Department of Politics and Public Administration, the University of Hong Kong 

Seeing the Shadow: Party Documents in Chinese Courts (for HKU staff and students only)

Date: April 15, 2021, Thursday, 8:00pm — 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)

Speaker: Benjamin L Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Discussants: 

Hualing Fu, Warren Chan Professor in Human Rights and Responsibilities, Dean, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Xin He, Professor, the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

(Prior registration will be required. The Zoom ID will be sent to registrants by email)

 

Zombie Legal Reform: Judicial and Administrative Law Developments after the Fourth Plenum

Date & Time: May 5, 2021 , Wednesday, 8:00pm — 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)

Speaker: Neysun Mahboubi, Research Scholar, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, University of Pennsylvania

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

(Prior registration will be required. The Zoom ID will be sent to registrants by email)

If you are interested in attending in any of the workshops, please email Ms Shelby Chan (shelbyc@hku.hk)