International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance

The Centre for Chinese Law will continue to host the International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance in the spring semester.  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. Please register online to receive a link for each of the events. 

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

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

(Prior registration will be required. The Zoom ID will be sent to registrants by email)
  
Charity with Chinese Characteristics. Chinese Charitable Foundations between Party-state and Society
Date & Time: February 25, 2021, Thursday, 4pm — 5pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Benjamin Pissler, Professor, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
Discussant: Lusina Ho, Harold Hsiao-Wo Lee Professor in Trust & Equity of 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)

Fairness Without Law: How Chinese Courts Smooth Financial Loss and Repair Emotional Rupture
Date: March 17, 2021, Wednesday (Time: TBC)
Speaker: Rachel Stern, Professor of Law and Political Science, Berkeley Law

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

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


   
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 

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

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

Seeing the Shadow: Party Documents in Chinese Courts
Date: April 15, 2021, Thursday (Time: TBC)
Speaker: Benjamin L Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law, Columbia Law School 

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: May 5, 2021, Wednesday

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)

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