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Kelley Loper

Associate Professor
BA (Yale)
LLM (HKU)

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Selected conference papers, presentations, and invited lectures

“Legal Representation and Legal Aid for Asylum Seekers: A Comparative Study”, Panel on Access to Justice and Socio-legal Integration of Immigrants, Law and Society Association, Boston, 2 June 2013.

“The Right to Equality and Non-discrimination in Global Human Rights Instruments and Implications for Hong Kong Law Reform”, Sexual Orientation Discrimination Law Forum, The University of Hong Kong, 27 April 2013.

“Human Rights Education and Building Capacity for Refugee Protection in Hong Kong”, Asia-Pacific Refugee Rights Network, Taipei, Taiwan, 29 October 2012.

 “Refugee Protection in Southeast Asia: The Potential of International Human Rights Law and Treaty Enforcement Mechanisms”, The Second International Conference on Human Rights and Peace & Conflict in Southeast Asia, Southeast Asia Human Rights Network, Jakarta, Indonesia, 17 October 2012.

“The Development of Alternative Approaches to Refugee Protection in Asia: A Study of the Hong Kong CAT Screening System”, Human Rights and Governance Colloquium, Shifting Global Powers: Challenges and Opportunities for International Law, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 24-25 November 2011.

 “The Process of Developing and Reforming Equal Opportunities Legislation in Hong Kong”, Does Law Reform Need Reforming in Hong Kong?, Centre for Comparative and Public Law and ONC Lawyers, The University of Hong Kong, 17 September 2011.

"The Development of a Principle of Substantive Equality in International Human Rights Law and its Relevance for the Resolution of Tibetan Claims to Greater Autonomy within the PRC", Law and Pluralism in Asia: Exploring Dynamics of Reflection, Reinforcement, and Resistance, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 14 January 2011.

"Reflections on a Postgraduate Human Rights Programme in Asia", International Conference on Human Rights Education, University of Western Sydney, 4 November, 2010.

"Diversity, Equality and the Role of Law", Workshop on Understanding and Addressing Diversity, The University of Hong Kong, 17 June 2010.

"The Right to Equality and Inclusion in Education for Persons with Disabilities", Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, 28 May 2010.

"The Right to Inclusive Education in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Implementation in Hong Kong", Inclusion in Education: The Implementation of Article 24 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, The University of Hong Kong, 28 Nov 2009.

"Tibetan Language Rights", Roundtable on Tibetan Autonomy, The University of Hong Kong, 29-30 July 2009.

"Human Rights in Asia", The Summer Institute 2009: Asia as the Global Future, The University of Hong Kong, July 2009.

"International Refugee Law and International Human Rights Law as it Pertains to Refugees", Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre, Training for Refugee Caseworkers, Hong Kong, 9 May 2009.

"Racial Harmony and Justice: The Role of the New Race Discrimination Ordinance", Education Forum on Racial Harmony and Justice, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, 14 April 2009.

"Constitutional Adjudication of Equality in Hong Kong", International Conference on Feminist Constitutionalism, Queens University, Canada, 28 February-1 March 2009.

"Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Centre for Comparative and Public Law, Rights Talk, The University of Hong Kong, November 2008.

"Equal Opportunities in Hong Kong", Diversity and Inclusion in Asia Network, Hong Kong, November 2008.

"International Refugee Law" and "International Human Rights Law as it Pertains to Refugees", Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre, Training for Refugee Caseworkers, Hong Kong, June 2008.

"Social Movements in East Asia", Law and Society Conference, Montreal, May 2008 (discussant).

"Diversity and the Law: Hong Kong's Approach to Equality", Forum on Diversity, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, May 2008.

"Is a Flawed Bill Better than None at All?", Civic Party Forum on Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill, Hong Kong, March 2008.

"Controversial Provisions in Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Consortium of Non-governmental Organizations in Hong Kong, January 2008.

"Deputation on Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Deposition for the Bills Committee of the Hong Kong Legislative Council, January 2008.

"Minority Language Rights in Education: Toward an International Human Rights Framework?", Minority Language Education in China: Issues and Perspectives, The University of Hong Kong, April 2008.

"Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Workshop for Ethnic Minority Women in Hong Kong, December 2007.

"Human Rights in Asia", The Summer Institute 2007: Asia as the Global Future, The University of Hong Kong, July 2007.

"Researching Human Rights Materials", Hong Kong Refugee Advice Centre, Training for Refugee Caseworkers, Hong Kong, June 2007.

"Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Civic Party Forum, Hong Kong, May 2007.

"Equality Law and the Rights of Refugees in Hong Kong" Human Rights Roundtable, Canadian Consulate, Hong Kong, March 2007.

"The Education, Training and Language Provisions in Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill in International and Comparative Perspective, The University of Hong Kong, Centre for Comparative and Public Law, March 2007.

"Representations of Refugees in Hong Kong Law, Policy and Public Discourse", Representation and Displacement: Refugees, IDPs and Stateless Persons in State and Nation, Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University, February 2007.

"The Language and Education Provisions in Hong Kong's Race Discrimination Bill", Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor, Hong Kong, January 2007.

"Interpreting the Definition of Discrimination in Hong Kong", The University of Hong Kong-National University of Singapore Symposium, Hong Kong, December 2006.

"Non-discrimination in Education", Roundtable, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, November 2006.

"Public Perceptions of Refugees in Hong Kong", Roundtable on refugees in Hong Kong, The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, July 2006.

"Autonomy in Southern Sudan", Autonomy Roundtable, The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law, May 2006.

"Refugees in International Law and Hong Kong's Obligations", Refugees and Migrant Issues, Amnesty International and the Centre for Comparative and Public Law, Hong Kong, December 2004.

"Racial Discrimination in Hong Kong", Understanding Race Discrimination in Corporate Hong Kong, Community Business, Hong Kong, March 2003.

"The Development of a Principle of Substantive Equality in International Human Rights Law and its Relevance for the Resolution of Tibetan Claims to Greater Autonomy within the PRC", Law and Pluralism in Asia: Exploring Dynamics of Reflection, Reinforcement, and Resistance, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 14 January 2011.

"Reflections on a Postgraduate Human Rights Programme in Asia", International Conference on Human Rights Education, University of Western Sydney, 4 November, 2010.