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International Speaker Series 2021-2022

The Philip K.H. Wong Centre of 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 

Speaker: Professor Katharina Pistor, Columbia Law School

Watch previous video:  Please click HERE

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

Date & Time: October 29, 2021, 12:30 — 13:30 

Speaker: Professor Xueguang Zhou, Stanford University 

Watch previous video: Please click HERE


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

Date & Time: November 12, 2021, 12:30 — 13:30

Speaker: Professor Rachel Stern, UC Berkeley 

Judicial Independence, Local Protectionism, and Economic Prosperity 

Date & Time: January 28, 2022, 12:30 — 13:30 
Speaker: Dr. Shaoda Wang, University of Chicago 

Watch previous video: Please click HERE


Six Faces of Globalization

Date & Time: February 25, 2022, 12:30 — 13:30

Speaker: Professor Anthea Roberts, Australian National University 

Watch previous video: Please click HERE

Institutional Proximity and Judicial Corruption in China

Date & Time: March 18, 2022, 20:00 — 21:00 

Speaker: Dr. Sida Liu, University of Toronto 

Watch previous video: Please click HERE

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

Date & Time: April 8, 2022, 12:30 — 13:30 

Speaker: Dr. Yeling Tan, University of Oregon 

Watch previous video: Please click HERE

Illiberal Law in American Courts

Date & Time: May 6, 2022, 20:30 — 21:30 (Hong Kong Time) 

Speaker: Mark Jia, Harvard Law School

Zoom Registration:  Please click HERE to reserve a place.

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