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PRESS RELEASES | JAN 06, 2021

International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance

International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance

The Centre for Chinese Law will continue to host the International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance in the spring semester.  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. Please register online to receive a link for each of the events.

Chair: Angela Zhang, Associate Professor & Director of Centre for Chinese Law, the University of Hong Kong

Criminalizing China
Date & Time: January 26, 2021, Tuesday, 12:00pm – 01:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Margaret Lewis, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law
Discussant: David S. Law, Professor, Sir YK Pao Chair in Public Law of the University of Hong Kong

Zoom Registration: Please click HERE to reserve a place.

Charity with Chinese Characteristics. Chinese Charitable Foundations between Party-state and Society
Date & Time: February 25, 2021, Thursday, 4:00pm — 5:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Benjamin Pissler, Professor, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law
Dr. Katja Levy, Kui Man Gerry Yeung Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Manchester China Institute
Discussant: Lusina Ho, Harold Hsiao-Wo Lee Professor in Trust & Equity of the University of Hong Kong

Zoom Registration: Please click HERE to reserve a place.

Fairness Without Law: How Chinese Courts Smooth Financial Loss and Repair Emotional Rupture
CANCELLED
Speaker: Rachel Stern, Professor of Law and Political Science, Berkeley Law

China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption
Date & Time: March 25, 2021, Thursday, 9:00am — 10:00am (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Yuen Yuen Ang, Professor of political science and China expert at the University of Michigan
Discussant: Jiangnan Zhu, Associate Professor of Department of Politics and Public Administration, the University of Hong Kong

Zoom Registration: Please click HERE to reserve a place.

Seeing the Shadow: Party Documents in Chinese Courts (for HKU staff and students only)
Date: April 15, 2021, Thursday, 8:00pm — 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Benjamin L Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Zoom Registration: Please click HERE to reserve a place.

Zombie Legal Reform?: Judicial and Administrative Law Developments after the Fourth Plenum
Date & Time: May 5, 2021 , Wednesday, 8:00pm — 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Neysun A. Mahboubi, Research Scholar, Center for the Study of Contemporary China, University of Pennsylvania

Zoom Registration: Please click HERE to reserve a place.

For inquiries, please contact Ms. Shelby Chan at shelbyc@hku.hk

 

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