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Jan 21
2020
10:30 am - 7:15 pm
Civil Unrest in Hong Kong Conference
Civil Unrest in Hong Kong Conference
 
Tuesday, 21st January 2020
VENUE CHANGED TO: LARGE MOOT COURT, 2/F,
Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong

 

Hong Kong has been rocked by months of civil unrest. This Conference will bring together historians, sociologists, political scientists, lawyers, and law students to discuss different facets of this unrest, and explore how we can move forward and heal as a community.

 

Panel 1: Historical/Sociological Perspectives on Civil Unrest in Hong Kong (10.30 AM – 1.15 PM)

 

Moderator: Albert Chen (Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong)

 

Speakers:
• Gary Cheung (Correspondent, South China Morning Post)
• John Wong (Associate Professor, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Hong Kong)
• Laikwan Pang (Professor, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
• Ching Kwan Lee (Chair Professor, Division of Social Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
• Agnes Ku (Associate Professor, Division of Social Sciences, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
• Eliza Lee (Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, The University of Hong Kong)

 

Panel 2: Young People, Policing, and Transitional Justice (3 PM – 5 PM)

 

Moderator: Alex Schwartz (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong)

 

Speakers:
• Eric Chui (Professor, Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, City University Hong Kong)
• Tim Newburn (Professor, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science)
• Kieran McEvoy (Professor, School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast)
• Maggy Lee (Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong)

 

Panel 3: Dialogue between the Legal Profession, Legal Academy, and Law Students: A Way Forward (5.30 PM – 7.15 PM)

 

Moderator: Prof Fu Hualing (Dean, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong)

 

Speakers:
• Anna Wu (Chair of Competition Commission of Hong Kong)
• Jat Sew-Tong (Senior Counsel, Temple Chambers)
• Simon Young (Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong)
• Po Jen Yap (Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong)
• Adrienne Lam (PhD in Law Candidate, The University of Hong Kong)
• Luo Jiajun (PhD in Law Candidate, The University of Hong Kong)
• Joanna Wong (JD Candidate, The University of Hong Kong)

• Aaron Yam (LLB Candidate, The University of Hong Kong)

 

For Registration, please click HERE

For inquiries, please email Winnie Law at winniewm@hku.hk

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