Upcoming Event (Live on ZOOM)

2021

 

April

Divorce in China: Institutional Constraints and Gendered Outcomes

Date: April 13, 2021, Tuesday

Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm (Hong Kong Time)

Speaker: Xin He, Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Chair:
Hualing Fu, Warren Chan Professor in Human Rights and Responsibilities, Dean, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Discussants:

Benjamin Chen, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
Sida Liu, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
Kwai Ng, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of California San Diego

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place 

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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.

May

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

Chair: Angela Zhang, Associate Professor & Director of Centre for Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place

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April

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

Chair: Angela Zhang, Associate Professor & Director of Centre for Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place 

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March

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

Chair: Angela Zhang, Associate Professor & Director of Centre for Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong

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

Date & Time: March 25, 2021, Thursday, 9:00am — 10:00am (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, University of Hong Kong

Chair: Angela Zhang, Associate Professor & Director of Centre for Chinese Law, University of Hong Kong

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Legal Recognition of The Parental Status of Same-sex Couples

by Professor Yang Lixin, Boris Dittrich

Date: March 27, 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 7:30-9:00pm (HK Time, GMT+8) 
Venue: Zoom Webinar 
Language: English/Chinese (Mandarin) 
Simultaneous interpretation (English<>Mandarin) and Chinese captions will be provided via Zoom.
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Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
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Centennial Campus
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong

Tel : +(852) 3917 4267    

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