International Speaker Series 2021-2022

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. 

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

Date & Time: September 15, 2021, 20:00 — 21:00 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Professor Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

“The Confucianization of Law” Revisited: Informal Institutions in the Chinese Bureaucracy 

Date & Time: October 29, 2021, 12:30 — 13:30 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Professor Xueguang Zhou, Stanford University 

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

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

Date & Time: November 12, 2021, 12:30 — 13:30 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Professor Rachel Stern, UC Berkeley 

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

Judicial Independence, Local Protectionism, and Economic Prosperity 

Date & Time: January 28, 2022, 12:30 — 13:30 (Hong Kong Time) 
Speaker: Dr. Shaoda Wang, University of Chicago 
Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

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Six Faces of Globalization

Date & Time: February 25, 2022, 12:30 — 13:30 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Professor Anthea Roberts, Australian National University 

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

Institutional Proximity and Judicial Corruption in China

Date & Time: March 18, 2022, 20:00 — 21:00 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Dr. Sida Liu, University of Toronto 

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place

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Disaggregating China, Inc.: State Strategies in the Liberal Economic Order 

Date & Time: April 8, 2022, 12:30 — 13:30 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Dr. Yeling Tan, University of Oregon 

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.