Mar 17
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
(Webinar) [Book Talk] "Covid-19 in Asia - Law and Policy Contexts" (OUP, 2020)

You are cordially invited to our upcoming Online Book Talk of “Covid-19 in Asia: Law and Policy Contexts” (OUP, 2020) with the Editor and Contributing Authors. Our Co-Director and Deputy Director, Dr Calvin W.L. Ho and Ms Daisy Cheung, co-authored one of the chapters of the book, namely, “Hong Kong: The Healthcare Professions and the Outbreak”.



[Book Talk] “Covid-19 in Asia – Law and Policy Contexts” (OUP, 2020)

Date: 17 March 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 11am – 12noon (Hong Kong Time)



Overview of the book: 

“• The first collected volume on Covid-19 law and policy issues in Asia, with thirty chapters by sixty-one authors from seventeen jurisdictions
• Captures initial responses to the pandemic while identifying enduring law and policy challenges
• Critically examines policy responses in terms of effectiveness and fairness
• Includes contributions by academics as well as authors with experience in diplomacy, aviation, central banks, international trade, public health agencies, journalism, software development, medicine, and climate advocacy”
(extracted from


Professor Victor V. Ramraj
Professor of Law & Chair in Asia-Pacific Legal Relations, University of Victoria


Dr Calvin W.L. Ho (Contributing Author)
Associate Professor of Law & Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Vivian Lin
Executive Associate Dean & Professor of Practice (Public Health), LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong


Dr Matthew Little (Contributing Author)
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Social Policy, University of Victoria


Ms Daisy Cheung (Contributing Author)
Assistant Professor of Law & Deputy Director, Centre for Medical Ethics & Law, The University of Hong Kong


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This event is free of charge.


All are welcome!


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