Upcoming Event (Live on ZOOM)

2021

 

October

International Speaker Series 2021-2022
“The Confucianization of Law” Revisited: Informal Institutions in the Chinese Bureaucracy
October 29, 2021 (Fri), 12:45 — 13:45 HKT

Speaker: 
Professor Xueguang Zhou, Stanford University 

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November

Reforming Labor Rights for Gig Workers

​November 3, 2021 (Wed) 12:30 — 14:00 HKT

Speaker: Dr. Jianfeng Shen, Central University of Finance and Economics

Discussant: Dr. Rongqing Ren, Ali Local Life Service

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Previous Events 

2021

October

October 6, 2021

Labor Rights and Insurance for Gig Workers 

Speaker: Professor Yu Lou

Discussant: Dr. Xuduo Meng

Event Summary

September

September 29, 2021

Taxing China’s Ultra-Rich and Digital Giants 

Speaker: Dr. Yue Dai

Discussant: Dr. Angela Zhang

Event Summary

September 15, 2021

The Code of Capital: How the Law Creates Wealth and Inequality 

Speaker: Professor Katharina Pistor

Discussant: Dr. Jedidiah Kroncke

Event Summary

September 3, 2021

China’s Great Reversal in Regulating the Platform Economy 

Speaker: Dr. Angela Zhang

Event Summary

August

August 26, 2021

中國網絡平台個人信息保護的監管 Supervision of Personal Information Protection on Chinese Online Platforms 
講者: 洪延青教授 Professor Hong Yanqing

與談人: 王融女士 Wang Rong

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July

July 26, 2021

中國《個人信息保護法》的域外適用和個人信息跨境 Extraterritorial Application of China's Personal Information Protection Law and Cross-Border Personal Information 

講者: 廖以欣女士 Sandra Liu 

與談人: 羅嫣女士 Yan Luo 
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July 8, 2021

《反外國制裁法》與中國制裁法律體系 Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law and the Chinese Sanctions System

講者: 廖詩評教授 Professor Shiping Liao

​June

June 29, 2021

中國《個人信息保護法》的架構與體系 The Structure and Mechanism of China's Personal Information Protection Law
講者: 許可副教授 Associate Professor Xu Ke, 

與談人: 方禹先生 Mr. Yu Fang

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May

May 5, 2021

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

by Neysun Mahboubi

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April

April 13, 2021

Divorce in China: Institutional Constraints and Gendered Outcomes

by Professor Xin He

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April 15, 2021

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

by Professor Benjamin L Liebman

March

March 25, 2021

China's Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption

by Professor Yuen Yuen Ang

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March 27, 2021

Legal Recognition of The Parental Status of Same-sex Couples

by Professor Yang Lixin, Boris Dittrich

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February

February 25, 2021

Charity with Chinese Characteristics. Chinese Charitable Foundations between Party-state and Society

by Benjamin Pissler, Dr. Katja Levy

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January

January 26, 2021

Criminalizing China

by Margaret Lewis

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2020

December

Dec 08, 2020

The Rise of China and International Law

by Professor Cai Congya

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Dec 02, 2020

Psychiatry and Mitigating Evidence in Capital Cases  精神醫學與死刑案件中的減緩證據

by Professor John Blume

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November

Nov 25, 2020

State Building and the Emergence of the Modern Business Corporation

by Professor Taisu Zhang & Professor John Morley

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Nov 07, 2020

MAKING HONG KONG CHINA- The Rollback of Human Rights and the Rule of Law

A Zoom Webinar book talk with author, Michael C. Davis

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Nov 02, 2020

Chinese Law and Development

by Matthew Erie

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October

Oct 29, 2020

Abuse of Dominance Practice in China

by Janet Hui

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Oct 24, 2020

The Joint Declaration and the National Security Law: An International Law Analysis

中英聯合聲明與港區國安法: 一個國際法的分析

by Professor Chin Leng Lim, Professor Albert H.Y. Chen, Professor John Anthony Carty ​

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Oct 20, 2020

Finance and Fealty: China’s Financial Sector and the Emergence of Mafia-like Business Systems

by Meg Rithmire, F

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Oct 18, 2020

「我有得揀」—「卓新力量」如何推動身心受障者自主決策和社區生活

How Chosen Power Advocates On Rights to Decision-Making and Living In Community For Persons with Disabilities

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Oct 08, 2020

Merger Control Practice in China

by Ninette Doodo
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September

Sep 05, 2020

Freedom of the Press under the National Security Law in Hong Kong

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Sep 03, 2020

US Sanctions on Hong Kong and Its Legal and Financial Implications

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August

Aug 15, 2020

Academic Freedom in Hong Kong: the Potential Impact of the New National Security Law
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July

Jul 25, 2020

新加坡與香港國安法的比較研究 Security Laws in Singapore and Hong Kong: A Comparison
by Michael Hor, Kevin Tan (Moderator: Professor Fu Hualing)
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Jul 18, 2020

Hong Kong National Security Law and Extraterritoriality 港區國安法與域外管轄

by Professor Fu Hualing, Ling Bing, Li Zhaojie, Peter Chau(Moderator: Professor Albert Chen)

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Jul 11, 2020

"港區國安法" ZOOM 論壇

Zoom Legal Forum on the Hong Kong National Security Law  

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Jul 04, 2020

港區國安法:平衡自由與安全

Balancing Freedom and Security: the Hong Kong National Security Law
by Richard Wong, Albert Chen, Han Dayuan, Johannes Chan Man-mun, Cora Chan, Simon Young, Wang Zhenmin

(Moderator: Fu Hualing)

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June​

Jun 28, 2020

平等和不歧視原則的在地實踐: 殘障者權利的立法保護和司法救濟

Local Practice of Equality and Non-discrimination: Legislative Protection and Access to Justice for Persons with Disabilities

張萬洪, 吳達明

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Jun 27, 2020

以殘障權利的視角檢視抗疫得失

Review On the Pandemic-Fighting Policies From a Perspective of Disability Rights

林君潔, 丁鵬

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Jun 9, 2020

“代表“與“被代表”——成人監護與自主決策的那些事

Adult Guardianship and Autonomous Decision Making in Chinese Law

黃雪濤, 彭燕輝

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May

May 28, 2020

中國婦女NGO的百年倡導

Chinese Women's Rights NGO's Policy Advocacy Strategies and Tactics in Last 100 Years

馮媛

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May 21, 2020

性侵害犯罪防治制度之結構-從台灣經驗談起

System Construction on the Sexual Assault Crime Prevention-Talking from Taiwan’s experience
王如玄律師​

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May 20, 2020

Single Women’s Reproductive Rights in China

中國單身女性的生育困境

董曉瑩、張萌

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May 15, 2020

Coping with Legal Challenges Arising from the Pandemic: A HKU Webinar Series

Assessing the Risks and Uncertainties with the Covid-19 Litigations Against China
by Professor Jacques DeLisle (Moderator: Dr. Angela Zhang)

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May 14, 2020

The Advocacy Strategies of Same Sex Marriage Movement in Taiwan

臺灣“多元成家”運動的倡導策略系列講座 -【第五講】2018公投戰及公投後社會與政治角力

許秀雯 律師

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May 7, 2020

The Advocacy Strategies of Same Sex Marriage Movement in Taiwan

臺灣“多元成家”運動的倡導策略系列講座 - 【第四講】跨國同婚倡導的初步策略

許秀雯 律師​

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April

Apr 30, 2020

Women workers' rights in contemporary China

大時代下的女工

駱紅梅 (點評:王子艷)

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Apr 16, 2020

The Advocacy Strategies of Same Sex Marriage Movement in Taiwan

臺灣“多元成家”運動的倡導策略系列講座 - 【第三講】「同性伴侶註記」政策整合與遊說

by 許秀雯 律師

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Apr 11, 2020

Legal approach to fight internet-facilitated sexual violence

全韓國「N號房」離我們有多近?消除網絡性暴力的法律進路

by 張凱強、黃瑞紅、趙丫丫

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Apr 3, 2020

The Disability Perspective on the Global Public Health Crisis

全球公共衛生危機下的殘障視角——談談新冠肺炎和殘障的關係

by 黃詩欣、 韓青

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April 2, April 9, 2020

The Advocacy Strategies of Same Sex Marriage Movement in Taiwan

臺灣“多元成家”運動的倡導策略系列講座

【第一講】臺灣「多元成家」運動的納入策略總論

【第二講】婚姻平權司法訴訟(含大法官釋憲)

by 許秀雯 律師

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2019

November

Nov 15, 2019

 [CANCELLED} In Commemoration of Constitutional Review in Taiwan over Seven Decades: Review and Prospects
台灣違憲審查七十年的回顧與展

by 湯德宗 教授

Nov 14, 2019

 [CANCELLED} Dodging Decisions:  Avoiding Responsibility in Chinese Courts

by Professor Benjamin L. Liebman

Nov 8-9, 2019

2019年港大-北大法律研討年會

共同回顧和展望香港大學和北京大學兩院的合作以及中國法治的發展

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Nov 5, 2019

Rights advocacy NGOs in Mainland China (2008-2018): Struggles and Challenges

十年掙扎狀態下的內地法律權利倡導NGO:挑戰與啟示

by 郭彬 (點評人: 李方平)

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October

Oct 31, 2019

Financial arbitration in China: Current development and future prospect 
中國金融仲裁的現狀與前瞻

by 陳勝

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Oct 24, 2019

Protection of labor rights of disabilities from the perspective of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)—Comparison between the Mainland and Hong Kong
殘疾人權利公約視野下的殘障就業權保護 —基於內地與香港的比

by 蔣濤 (點評人: 郭彬)

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Oct 21, 2019

[50th Anniversary Distinguished Lecture Series]

Five Decades of Space Law:Opportunities and Challenges in the Era of Space Commercialization
by Yun ZHAO, Henry Cheng Professor in International Law

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Oct 18, 2019

Empires of Vice - The Rise of Opium Prohibition across Southeast Asia

by Diana Kim

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September

Sep 27, 2019

On the Regulatory Geography of Modern Capitalism: Putting Rule of Law in its Place

by Michael Dowdle

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Sep 27, 2019

Book Launch:  
1) Hybrid Constitutionalism - The Politics of Constitutional Review in the Chinese Special Administrative Regions 
2) Transparency Challenges Facing China 

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Sep 24, 2019

The US-China Trade Negotiation: A Contract Theory Perspective (Paper is available here)

by Dr Angela Zhang (Commentator: Professor Zhiwu Chen)

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Sep 3, 2019

Political Leadership and Hate Speech
by Dr. Alexander Brown

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August

Aug 16, 2019

2012-2019,中國青年女權行動的見證反思

by 呂頻

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Aug 15, 2019

Orientation and Development of Arbitration Institutions in the Context of the Greater Bay Area
大灣區背景下仲裁機構的定位與發展

by 羅劍雯教授

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July

Jul 18, 2019   

2-28 and 6-4: Massacres and Memories in Taiwan and China 

by Professor Margaret Lewis

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Jul 3, 2019   

Global Authoritarianism 

by Professor Eva Pils

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June

Jun 14, 2019   

China and the South China Sea Islands: Ownership in International Law 

by Professor Tony Carty, Beijing Institute of Technology School of Law 

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June 12, 2019   

Soochow Redux: The Many Lives of Soochow Law School 

by Professor Alison Conner

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June 5, 2019   

Models of Integrity Art and Law in Post-Sixties America

by Dr. Joan Kee (Commentators: Yeewan Koon, Monica Lee Steinberg and Marco Wan)

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May

May 27, 2019   

British Extradition Practice in Early Colonial Hong Kong

by Ivan Lee

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May 6, 2019   

《監察法》實施後的職能管轄問題 

by 張曙博士

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April

April 29, 2019   

法律法權中心說的緣起及其要點    

by 童之偉

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April 26, 2019   

聯合國《兒童權利公約》視野下中國內地涉外收養制度研究     

by 陳葦教授 

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April 25, 2019   

在黨的領導與法院獨立審判之間尋求平衡——內地司法改革評述    

by 童之偉

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April 24, 2019   

The European Approach to Legal Regulation of Hate Speech     

by Professor Bjørnar Borvik

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April 17, 2019   

作為經濟根本法的港澳基本法

by 陳端洪教授

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April 12, 2019   

變遷中的中國公民社會發展 ——以性少數平權、環保、法治領域“自下而上”公共參與為例

by 黃雪琴、趙中、彭燕輝 及 韓呈祥 

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April 8, 2019   

合憲性審查在中國——從理念到制度    

by 秦前紅教授 

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April 4, 2019   

中國的監察體制改革與監察法治發展 

by 秦前紅教授

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April 3, 2019   

How feminists have changed China since the 1995 UN World Conference on Women in Beijing 

by Ms. FENG Yuan

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April 3, 2019   

香港管治問題的法政治學思考    

by 魏磊傑博士

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March

March 29, 2019   

Sulphur emissions from ships and BIMCO’s 2020 Marine Fuel Sulphur Content/Fuel Transition Clauses for Time Charter Parties: a step in the right direction?   

by Professor Filippo Lorenzon

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March 27, 2019   

台灣法治的發展  

by 翁岳生教授

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March 26, 2019   

Heritage and the Historic Environment: Why should we care about the past? 

by Mrs Carole Souter CBE

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March 25, 2019   

性/別平等系列講座(四)

內地大學生推動防治性騷擾立法的得與失 

劉明輝教授

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March 21, 2019   

契約構造的失敗——從辛亥到五四  

張千帆教授

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March 14, 2019   

The Constitutional Interpretation of One-Country, Two-Systems  

Professor Zhang Qianfan

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December 

December 21, 2018        

Recent Amendments of Taiwan's Company Law 

Professor Wen Yeu Wang

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December 4, 2018        

性/別平等系列講座(二):中國內地的「米兔」為什麼會發生?

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November

November 29, 2018        

Chinese Americans in US-China Relations: Promise and Peril

Professor Frank H. Wu

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November 22, 2018        

What is Finance for? A Functional Framework for Finance and Law

Professor Thomas Coendet

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November 21, 2018        

在不確定性中思考——法律適用中的不確定法律概念

李穎老師

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November 19, 2018        

「人大釋法」權在香港基本法解釋中的運用

徐静琳教授

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November 14, 2018        

國家認同與「一國兩制」

徐静琳教授

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October

October 31, 2018        

涉外仲裁實例的國際私法問題

陳榮傳教授

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October 25, 2018        

南京國民政府司法院設置的爭議與解決

朱姍姍, 南京師範大學法學院

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October 4, 2018        

Interplay between Centralized Judicial Control and Local Protectionism – Empirical Study of China Supreme People’s Court’s Decisions on Non-enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (1995-2015)

Professor Shen Wai

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June

June 7, 2018        

Regulating Religious Fraud in Taiwan and Hong Kong: A Comparative Study on the Convergences and Deviations in the Understanding of Religious Freedom

Chen Jianlin

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May

May 2, 2018        

"Chuangkou Justice" in China's Myriad Bureaucracies

Mr. Edward Epstein

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April

April 27, 2018        

CAPPELLETTI MEETS PASOLINI: CAUSE LAWYERING WITH ITALIAN STYLE

Dr. Maria Federica Moscati

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April 10, 2018        

Varieties of Independent Directors in Asia - A Taxonomy

Dr. Dan W. Puchniak

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April 12, 2018        

Radical Federalism

Professor Roderick M. Hills, Jr.

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2018年4月12日        

國際法講座

第一講: 網絡空間的國際法問題

第二講: 數字經濟及智慧城市

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April 18, 2018        

Implications of the Hague Choice of Court Convention in the Asia-Pacific

Professor Yuko Nishitani

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2018年4月19日        

性別平等系列講座(一)

第一講: 內地青年女權運動的發展 (簡報)

第二講: 內地單身女性的生育權 (簡報)

第三講:  內地性別歧視個案的概況 (簡報)

中国“单身”女性生育权现状及法律政策调查报告(第二版)

 

March

March 21, 2018        

Towards Juristocracy? The Case of Taiwan Constitutional Court

Mr. Chien-Chih Lin

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March 22, 2018        

Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in China: Promising Developments, Prospective Challenges and Proposed Solutions

Dr. Jeanne Huang

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January

January 16, 2018        

Learning Western Techniques of Empire: Republican China and the New Legal Framework for Managing Tibet

Dr. Maria Adele Carrai

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January 23, 2018        

Law & Religious Market Theory: China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Dr. Chen Jianlin

University of Melbourne

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January 26, 2018        

Hanjin Shipping’s Liquidation: Further Discussion and Next Steps

Professor In-Hyeon Kim

Korea University

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2017

September

September 15, 2017        

Is the System of Shadow Banking in China a Risk for the Chinese Financial System? 

Dr. Oriol Caudevilla

Autonomous University of Barcelona

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September 21, 2017        

Constitutional Re-balance: Hong Kong’s Democracy and Rule of Law

憲制再平衡:香港的民主與法治

Tian Feilong (田飛龍)

Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University

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August

August 10, 2017             

Anchoring Effect and Sentencing Disparity: A statistical Analysis

Prof. Xifen Lin (林喜芬)

KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiaotong University

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August 11, 2017             

Anti-Terrorism Legal System in Mainland China

大陸的反恐法律制度

Prof. Wang Shizhou (王世洲)

Peking University Law School

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August 22, 2017    

Regulating the Abuse of Intellectual Property Rights under the Anti-Monopoly Law of China

Dr. Farrukh Nawaz Kayani

KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiaotong University

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July 

July 17, 2017                  

The Struggle for Labour Rights as Human Rights in China – Understanding the Debates among Rights Defenders 

Dr. Eva Pils

Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London

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July 19, 2017

Recovering China’s Constitutional Tradition since Ancient Times 重現中國自古以來的憲法傳統

Prof. Victoria Hui

University of Notre Dame

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June

June 7, 2017                    

Hong Kong's National Education and National Identity: Challenges, Rethink and Breakthroughs under "One Country, Two Systems"

A Talk by Dr. Kang Yumei (康玉梅)

Tsinghua University School of Law

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June 8, 2017

How Many People were there? Case Studies of June 4th and July 1st Demonstrations in Hong Kon

Dr. Edwin Chow

Department of Geography at Texas State University

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June 16, 2017

A Philosophical Foundation of Human Rights in East Asia 

Prof. Akihiko Morita

Shokei Gakuin University

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June 19, 2017                  

Two Teams or One? The Relationship between Political Appointees and Civil Servants in Hong Kong

Mr. Henry Ho

One Country Two Systems Youth Forum

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May

May 4, 2017

Early Spring of Ad Hoc Arbitration and Progressive Reform of Arbitration Institution in Mainland China

中國內地仲裁體制漸進式改革的前途和困難

Dr. Wang Qianhua (王千華)

Hong Kong and Macau Basic Laws Research Institute, Shenzhen University

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May 5, 2017

Legal Orientalism and Oriental Legalism

Dr. Thomas Coendet

KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiaotong University

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May 9, 2017   

Mass Digitization of Chinese Court Decisions: How to Use Text as Data in the Field of Chinese Law

Prof. Benjamin L. Liebman

Center for Chinese Legal Studies at Columbia Law School

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May 10, 2017

Invoice-related Crimes: an Analysis of Difficult Cases and a Reflection on the Legislation

發票犯罪疑難案例與立法評析

A Talk by Dr. Wang Peifen (王佩芬)

Law Institute of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

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May 11, 2017                  

On the Traditional China and the “Universal Value”from Ya-Pian-Shi-Lve(A Sketch of Opium)

從《鴉片事略》看傳統中國與“普世價值”

Dr. Zhang Tiantian (張田田)

Shenyang Normal University School of Law

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May 29, 2017

Patent Challenge Clauses: A New Antitrust Offense

Dr. Alan D. Miller

Faculty of Law of the University of Haifa

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April

April 6, 2017                   

Terrorism Challenges and Legal Response from Global Perspective

全球恐怖主義的挑戰及法律應對

Mr. Sun Ang (孫昂)

Department of Treaty and Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC

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April 6, 2017                   

The latest development of the draft convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgment and its challenges to HK 《關於承認與執行外國法院判決公約》的談判進展與對香港的挑戰

Prof. He Qisheng (何其生)

Wuhan University Law School

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April 7, 2017

Terrorism and the Emergence of Preventive Security Law

Prof. Ulrich Sieber

Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law

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April 13, 2017                 

Saving lives in the Supreme People's Court: the role of defense lawyer in the Death Penalty Review

死刑改判在最高法院

Mr. Sun Zhongwei (孫中偉)

Beijing Sun Zhongwei Law Firm

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April 19, 2017                 

The Origin and Evolution of China’s Institutions: A Comparative Institutional Analysis

Prof. Xu Chenggang

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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April 20, 2017

The Making of the Modern Chinese State: Cement, Legal Personality and Industry   

Dr. Humphrey Ko

Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

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April 24, 2017                 

An Institutional Approach to Law – a Historical Study of Judges and the Rule of Law in the West   

Prof. Hans Petter Graver

University of Oslo

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Governing the Global Governors: The Competence and Constraints of International Administrative Tribunals

A Talk by Mr. Peter Quayle

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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April 26, 2017

Chinese (PRC & ROC) Nationality Laws and Reconceptualizing Asian-American Identity

Dr. Norman P. Ho

Peking University School of Transnational Law

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March

March 1, 2017

Student Data Protection in the Digital Era 

Dr. Kai Feng

America-China Law Institute of China University of Political Science and Law

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March 13, 2017

Radical Federalism

Prof. Roderick M. Hills, Jr.

New York University School of Law

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Inaugural Law and Economics Lecture: A Transaction Cost Account of Property Rights: A Tribute to Ronald Coase

Prof. Richard Epstein

New York University School of Law

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March 21, 2017

How Lenders Evaluate Lawsuits?

Evidence from Corporate Bond Market

Dr. Haitian Lu

School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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March 30, 2017 

The Cases of Langyashan Warriors (狼牙山五壯士) and Their Implications

A Talk by Dr. Yan Mei Ning (甄美玲)

Shantou University Law School

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February

February 10, 2017

A New Deal for China’s Workers?

Prof. Cynthia Estlund

New York University School of Law

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February 14, 2017

The Hanjin Shipping Rehabilitation – Commercial and Legal Impacts within and outside of South Korea

Prof. In-Hyeon Kim

Korea University

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February 15, 2017

China and the Death of American Comparative Law 

Prof. Jedidiah Joseph Kroncke

FGV Sao Paulo Law School

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January

January 12, 2017

China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the ICCPR

Prof. Jerome A. Cohen

New York University School of Law

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January 18, 2017

Legal Orientalism

Prof. Teemu Ruskola

Emory University

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2016

November

November 10, 2016

Law and Justice in Evening Rain

Prof. Alison W. Conner

William S. Richardson School of Law, The University of Hawaii

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November 18, 2016        

Paul KC Chung Distinguished Visitor Lecture in Jurisprudence: Origins of Chinese Jurisprudence

Prof. Wejen Chang

Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica

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Sovereignty and Law in Bentham’s Early Writings (1776–1782)

Dr. Xiaobo Zhai

Faculty of Law, The University of Macau

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November 24, 2016

The ‘Uberization’ of the Chinese Workplace? Regulating Labour in a New Digital Economy

Dr. Mimi Zou

Faculty of Law, the Chinese University of Hong Kong

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October

October 24, 2016

The greatest dilemma in Hong Kong and a suggested solution

如何解決香港最深層次問題?

Mr. Kam Lam (林灼淦)

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October 31, 2016

Communication in multicultural court proceedings

A Talk by Prof. Laura Ervo

The Örebro University

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June​​

June 3, 2016

Conference: International Governance and Rule of Law in China under the One Belt One Road Initiative

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June 29, 2016

Conference: Third Annual International and Comparative Urban Law Conference

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April

April 1, 2016                   

The Post-trading Infrastructure in the United Kingdom: A Harmonisation Project

Dr. Joseph Lee

School of Law, University of Exeter

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April 6, 2016

From Visual Advocacy to Visual Repression: The Case of China’s Human Rights Movement

Dr. Eva Pils

King’s College London

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April 12, 2016

Death Sentences and Executions 2015: Amnesty International’s Annual Report on the Use of the Death Penalty Worldwide

Mr. Jan Erik Wetzel

Amnesty International East Asia Regional Office (Hong Kong)

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April 27, 2016

Dignity, Life, and Capital Punishment: A Comparative Analysis from Taiwan’s Perspective

A Talk by Dr. Jimmy Chia-Shin Hsu

Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

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March

March 7, 2016

Climate Disruption and The Economic Dynamics of Law

Prof. David M. Driesen

Syracuse University

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March 8, 2016                 

Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict: Legal Principles Applicable to the Theft and Traffic of Cultural Property in Iraq and Syria

Mr. Alberto Costi

Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington

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March 14, 2016

Reflection on ‘Medication in Contemporary China: Continuity and Change

Prof. Michael Palmer & Prof. Fu Hualing

Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

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March 14-15, 2016

Conference: Decentralization and Development

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March 18, 2016               

The Fragmented Future of Transnational Contract Law

Dr. Joshua Karton

Faculty of Law, Queen’s University

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March 31, 2016               

Universal suffrage - to produce the chief executive candidate by the nomination - confirmation system

普選-以提名-確認制產生行政長官候選人

Dr. You Le (尤樂)

Shenzhen University Law School

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March 21, 2016

Recent Issues of Investment Treaty Arbitration

Prof. James Claxton

Kobe University Law School

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The Development of Global Administrative Law

A Talk by Prof. Yukio Okitsu

Kobe University Law School

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The Postgraduate Programs of Law in Kobe Law School

A Talk by Prof. Keith Carpenter

Kobe University Law School

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February​​

February 1, 2016

The legitimation problem of modern law: taking Hobbes’s sovereign theory as example

現代法律的合法性來源--以霍布斯的主權思想為視點

Dr. Long Qinglan (龍慶蘭)

School of Law, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

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February 18, 2016           

國際航空運輸中的承運人責任問題

Dr. Yang Caixia (楊彩霞)

Beihang University Law School

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January

January 28, 2016             

Hong Kong Political Party and Positive Politics: From Perspectives of Constitution and Law

香港政黨與良性政治: 憲制和法律視角的觀察

Dr. Cao Xudong (曹旭東)

Center for Studies of Hong Kong, Macao and Pearl River Delta, Sun Yat-Sen University 

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2015

December

December 8, 2015

A Human Right-Based Approach to Health; A Case Study about People Living with HIV/AIDS and Drug Users

A Talk by Prof. Kamiar Alaei

Department of Public Administration & Policy and School of Criminal Justice, Rockefeller College

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December 18, 2015

Government bailouts and the takings clause

A Talk by Prof. Nestor Davidson

Fordham University School of Law

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November

November 12, 2015        

On Double Human Rights

現代雙人權論及其法哲學

A Talk by Dr. Fan Chun Yu (范振汝博士)

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November 18, 2015        

Space Law: Its Cold War Origins and Challenges in the Era of Globalization

A Talk by Prof. Joanne Irene Gabrynowicz

The University of Mississippi School of Law

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October

October 15, 2015            

Status of Chief Executive and Governance of Hong Kong

特首地位與香港管治

A Talk by Dr.Tian Feilong (田飛龍)

Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University

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October 26, 2015            

The Objective and Dimension of the Judicial Reform in Mainland China: Procedure, Mechanism, and System

中國大陸司法改革的目標和維度——程式、機制、體制

A Talk by Prof. Fu Yulin  (傅郁林)

Peking University Law School

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June

June 2, 2015

Symposium: Beyond Convergence and Divergence? Symposium on Chinese Legal Reform and the Global Legal Order

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June 15, 2015

The Proof of Modern Law’s Legitimacy by virtue of Publicity

現代法律合法性證立的公共之維

A Talk by Dr. Xiong Wei

Yancheng Institute of Technology

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June 26, 2015                  

Retroactivity of land contamination liability scheme in China

A Talk by Dr.  Wang Huanhuan

School of Law, Sun Yat-sen University

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June 30, 2015                  

The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State

A Talk by Dr. Taisu Zhang

Duke University School of Law

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May

May 12, 2015                  

Imagining Civil Trusts in Mainland China

民事信託的想象

A Talk by Dr. Cai Yangjun (蔡養軍)

Yangzhou University Law School

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May 18, 2015                  

Resources for Rule of Law in Chinese Traditional Culture

中國傳統文化有無法治資源

A Talk by Prof. Fan Zhongxin (范忠信)

The Research Center of the Rule of Law in China, Hangzhou Normal University

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May 18, 2015

Rule of Law and Codification of China’s Civil Law

法治中國與中國民法典的制定

A Talk by Prof. Shen Weixing (申衛星)

Tsinghua University Law School

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May 23, 2015                  

Protection and Sharing of Interests in Copyright Industry in Digital Environment

數字環境下版權產業的利益機制:保護與分享

A Talk by Prof. Zhang Ping (張平)

Peking University Law School

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April

April 1, 2015                   

Peter Allan Memorial Lecture: Contribution of the United Nations ad hoc Tribunals to the Development of International Criminal Law

A Lecture by Judge Liu Daqun

Appeals Chamber of International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

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April 2, 2015

Nanking Trials - Victor’s justice? - A Revisit of Tani Hisao’s Case

A Talk by Judge Liu Daqun

Appeals Chamber of International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

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April 14, 2015

Hong Kong: Special Administrative Region or City System?

香港市的生命

A Talk by Dr. Xia Yinye (夏引業)

Tsinghua University Law School

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April 23, 2015                 

Judicial Reform and the Development of Rule of Law in Macau

澳門司法改革及法治發展

A Talk by Dr. Zhao Linlin (趙琳琳)

Faculty of Law, Macau University of Science and Technology

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April 27, 2015                 

Judicial WTO Dispute Settlement Achievement and Challenges-- Appellate Review Procedures and Latest Cases

A Talk by Professor Zhang Yuejiao

Member and former Chair of WTO Appellate Body

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March

March 5, 2015

To Be Continued: Hong Kong Political Reforms — The Sense of New Book “Watch on Hong Kong Political Reforms”

香港政改未完待續--《香港政改觀察》的民主法治意義

A Talk by Dr. Liu Zhong

Institute for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, Beihang University

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March 6, 2015

Introduction of the New Draft Foreign Investment Law of China

A Seminar by Mr. Yilong Du

Executive Director and Senior Counsel, Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong office)

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March 10, 2015               

The “Responsibility to Protect”: Issues and Challenges

Faculty of Law, Victoria University of Wellington

A Talk by Dr. Alberto Costi

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March 18, 2015

The Italian Model of ADR: A Good Bad Example?

A Talk by Dr. Giorgio Fabio Colombo

Nagoya University Graduate School of Law

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March 19, 2015

Conference: HKCAC/HKU Conference on Construction Dispute Resolution

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February

February 6, 2015             

Analysing the Similarities and Differences between Hong Kong and the Mainland - A Sharing Session on Studying Law in Peking University

A Talk by Mr. Philip Kwok

Winston & Strawn

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January

January 3, 2015

Round Table: Rule of Law After the Fourth Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China Central Committee

四中全會之後的依法治國

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January 20-23, 2015

Workshop: Public Order Offences(Overseas Experiences) 

公共秩序罪的海外經驗工作坊

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January 21, 2015             

Travails of Judges: Courts and Political Transitions in South Korea and Beyond

A Talk by Prof. Marie Seong-Hak Kim

St. Cloud State University

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January 22, 2015             

South Korea Ferry Disaster: What Went Wrong and What are the Legal Implications?

A Talk by Prof. In-Hyeon Kim

Korea University School of Law

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2014

December

December 9, 2014           

Reform on the Independence of Commercial Arbitration Institutions in Mainland China

內地商事仲裁機構的獨立性改革

A Talk by Dr. Wu Xueting (吳學艇)

Zhuhai Arbitration Committee

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December 16, 2014         

The Chinese Government and the Recovery of Assets Abroad

A Talk by Prof. Vivienne Bath

Sydney Law School and China Studies Centre, University of Sydney

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December 17, 2014         

I Came, I Saw, I...Adapted - An Empirical Study of Chinese Business Expansion in the US and its Implications

A Talk by Dr. Ji Li

Rutgers School of Law

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December 18, 2014         

The Global Arbitration Market and The Battle of The Seats

A Talk by Dr.  Fernando Dias Simões

Faculty of Law, University of Macau

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November

November 26, 2014   

Pain and Suffering Damages

A Talk by Dr. Yun-chien Chang

Institutum Jurisprudentiae, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

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October

October 17, 2014            

The Disputes on the Constituent Power in the Early Republic of China: From the Perspective of Comparative Constitutional Law

民初制憲權問題的再審視 —比較憲法的視角

A Talk by Dr. Nie Xin (聂鑫)

Tsinghua University Law School

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September

September 5, 2014          

Interpretation in conformity with Constitution:  the role of courts in constitutional interpretation in China

合憲性解釋:中國法院在憲法解釋中的角色

A Talk by Dr Huang Mingtao

Renmin University Law School

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September 19, 2014        

The Disappearance of Litigation Master's Secret Manual: Perspectives from the Interaction of Law and Society in Qing and Republican China

從訟師秘本的消失:從法律與社會互動視角的檢視

A Talk by Dr. You Chenjun (尤陳俊)

Remin University Law School

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September 25, 2014        

Chinese Property Law and Its Ramification on China's Modernity

從所有權制度看現代性問題

A Talk by Dr. Long Qinglan (龍慶蘭)

Liberal Arts College, Sun Yat-sen University   

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September 30, 2014        

Constitutionalism with Chinese Characteristics?--Recent Developments in Chinese Constitutional Law

A Talk by Dr. Liu Han

Tsinghua University Law School

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August

August 29, 2014             

Trading Places? China, the United States and the WTO

A Talk by Prof. Jacque deLisle

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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June

June 14, 2014

Conference: Legal Development in Authoritarian Systems: The Experiences of Taiwan and mainland China

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June 19, 2014                        

A closer Partner for Future? - A Critical Analysis on the Relationship between China Central Government and UN Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms

A Talk by Dr. Wei Zhang

Institute for Human Rights, China University of Political Science and Law

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May

May 13, 2014                  

Right to learn as a fundamental human rights

A Talk by Dr.  Shen Taixia 

Jinan University Law School

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April

April 2, 2014

Regional Development and Integration: the Role of UNCITRAL

A Talk by Mr. João Ribeiro

Head of the UNCITRAL Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

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April 9, 2014                   

Political Connectedness and Court Outcomes:  Evidence from Chinese Corporate Lawsuits

A Talk by Dr Haitian LU

School of Accounting and Finance, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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April 12, 2014

Round table: ‘One Country Two Systems’ and Central Government Policy towards Hong Kong

一國兩制與中央對港政策走向

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April 16, 2014

Rights Protection Mechanism for New gTLDs and the Use of ODR

A Talk by Mr. Dennis Cai

Assistant Secretary-General of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)

Secretary-General of Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC)

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March

March 5, 2014

Private International Law Legislation in Mainland China

中國國際私法立法評述

A Talk by Dr.Peng Yi (彭奕)

School of Law and Administration, Nanjing University of Technology

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March 26, 2014

Learn from Mr. Chen Duxiu Ideology, Achieve ‘Hong Kong People Ruling Hong Kong’

穿越:以陳獨秀先生之眼看「港人治港」

A Talk by Dr You Le (尤樂 )

Shenzhen University Law School

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February

February 7, 2014             

Studies on empirical research methods in Intellectual

property issues

實證方法在知識產權問題研究中的運用

A Talk by Dr Peng Hui (彭輝)

Law Institute of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

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February 10, 2014           

Dispute Resolution from the User's Perspective -- Whose Dispute is it Anyway?

A Talk by Mr. David L. Kreider

International Arbitrator

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January

January 23, 2014

Assessing Treaty Performance in China

A Talk by Prof. Pitman Potter

Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia

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January 24-5, 2014

Forum: The 6th Criminal Law Forum: The Reach of Criminal Law in the Era of New Media

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2013

December

December 3, 2013

Worship: 2013 PKU-HKU Annual Conference: Rule of Law, Reform and Development

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December 19, 2013            

"One Country, Two Systems" and the Relationship between Mainland China and Hong Kong: A Japanese Perspective

從日本觀察香港“一國兩制”之實施與中港關係

A Talk by Prof. Ye Lingling (葉陵陵)

Kumamoto University School of Law  

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November

November 18, 2013        

Legal Protection of Animals in China

對中國動物保護立法的幾點觀察

A Talk by Prof. Mang Ping (莽萍)

November 22, 2013   

Eric Au Memorial Lecture: Is American Rule of Law Appropriate for Export?

A Lecture by Prof. Frank Upham

New York University School of Law

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November 22, 2013           

A Constitution without Constitutionalism? Paths of Constitutional Developments in China

A Talk by Prof. Zhang Qianfan

Peking University Law School

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November 23, 2013        

Conference: Bo Xilai Case and Future Chinese Governance

薄熙來案件和未來中國的管治

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October

October 22, 2013                

The Function of Comparative Law Tomorrow: Hypothesis vs Hypophysis?

A Talk by Dr. Rostam Neuwirth

Faculty of Law, University of Macau

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October 25, 2013

Conference: 2013 PKU-HKU Annual Conference: Rule of Law, Reform and Development

September

September 25, 2013

Certain Hot Issues of International Law in China’s Diplomatic Frontiers
中國外交前沿的若干熱點問題

A Talk by Professor Huang Huikang, (黃惠康)

Chief of Department of Treaty and Law of PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs

June

June 24, 2013                        

History Sovereignty and International Law: China's East and South China Sea Disputes

A Talk by Prof. Jacques deLisle

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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May

May 23, 2013                  

China, Soft Power and International Law

A Talk by Prof. Jerome A. Cohen 

New York University School of Law

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April

April 16, 2013                 

Property’s Ends: The Publicness of Private Law Values

A Lecture by Prof. Gregory S. Alexander

Cornell Law School

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April 19, 2013                      

Round Table: Corporate Governance: Developments in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

公司治理:內地、台灣和香港的新發展

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April 24, 2013                      

The Private Enforcement of the Anti-Monopoly Law in China: The New Anti-Monopoly Juridical Interpretations of the Supreme People's Court

A Talk by Mrs. Sarah Wersborg

University of Würzburg, Germany

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March

March 2-3, 2013

Forum: Forum for Young Chinese Constitutional Law Scholars 2013: Fiscal Policy and Constitution

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February​​

February 27, 2013

Emerging Issues of China’s Contract Law

中國合同法的新問題

A Talk by Professor YAO Hui (姚輝)

Renmin University Law School

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2012

December

December 4, 2012

Conference: China’s Long March toward Rule of Law: Are We Still Marching?

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December 18, 2012               

Rethinking the Judicial Independence in China after 30 Years Judicial Reform

A Talk by Prof. Yuwen LI

Erasmus University Rotterdam         

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November

November 14, 2012        

Whither VISA and Unionpay: Impact and Implications from Recent WTO Adjudications on Alleged China’s Non-compliance

A Lecture by Dr. Chen Dong

Sun Yat-sen University

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November 30, 2012           

"Constitutional Protection": Vietnam’s Emerging Discourse on Constitutional Review

A Talk by Mr. Bui Ngoc Son

Vietnam National University- Hanoi

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October

October 29, 2012                

Path Dependence and Interconnected Institutions: Transplantation of the Institution of Derivative Action in East Asia

A Talk by Prof. Guanghua YU

Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

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May

 

May 19, 2012

Forum: Wukan and Grass-roots Democracy in China

論壇:烏坎與中國基層民主

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May 30, 2012                        

A Common Law-like Civil Law and a Public Face for Private Law: China’s Tort Law in Comparative Perspective

A Talk by Professor Jacques deLisle

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April

April 26, 2012                 

The Last Assembly of the People: The Logic Inn from Direct Sovereignty of the People to Representative Democracy

最後的人民集會 : 從盧梭(直接的人民主權)到西耶斯(代表制民主)的邏輯驛站

A Talk by Prof. Chen Duanhong (陳端洪)

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February

February 23, 2012           

The Scale and the Representativeness of the People’s Congress in China

人民代表大會的規模與代表性問題

A Talk by Prof. Zou Pingxue (鄒平學)

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January​

January 10-11, 2012

Forum for Young Chinese Constitutional Law Scholars 2012

中國憲法青年學者論壇2012:公共事件、傳媒與法治

2011

December

December 5, 2011           

Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets

A Lecture by Prof. Annelise Riles

December 6-7, 2011

Conference: From Economic Development to Human Flourishing: The Case of China

從經濟發展到人類繁榮:以中國為例

December 14, 2011                  

Joseph Needham's Dilemma on Rule of Law: Why China Has not Established Rule of Law in the Contemporary Period

中國法治的‘李約瑟難題’: 中國近代為何未形成法治

A Talk by Prof. Zheng Yongliu (鄭永流)

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September

September 20, 2011        

Chinese Legal System and ‘One Country, Two Systems’

中國的法律體制與“一國兩制”

A Lecture by Prof. Wang Zhenmin (王振民)

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June

June 4, 2011

China’s Authoritarianism: Still Resilient?

A Lecture by Prof. Andrew Nathan

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June 21, 2011                  

China’s Religion and Rule of Law Today

中國的宗教與法治

A Talk by Prof. Liu Peng (劉澎)

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June 29, 2011

Conference: Chinese Model of Legal and Social Management

法律與社會管理的中國模式研討會

May

May 4, 2011                          

New Developments in Chinese Judicial Reform

中國司法改革的最新發展

A Talk by Prof. Wang Youjin (王友金)

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May 9, 2011                    

Prospects of China’s Criminal Procedure

中國刑事訴訟程序向何處去

A Talk by Prof. Zuo Weimin (左衛民)

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May 12, 2011

Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits in China

A Lecture by Prof. Donald C Clarke

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May 16, 2011                  

Legal Implications of Coase’s Economic Theorem