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PRESS RELEASES | SEP 28, 2020

International Speaker Series on China’s Law & Economic Governance

The Centre for 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.

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

Finance and Fealty: China’s Financial Sector and the Emergence of Mafia-like Business Systems
Date & Time: October 20, 2020, Tuesday, 9am-10am (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Meg Rithmire, F. Warren McFarlan Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Chinese Law and Development
Date & Time: November 2, 2020, Monday, 3pm-4pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speaker: Matthew Erie, Associate Professor of Modern Chinese Studies, Oxford Oriental Institute

State Building and the Emergence of the Modern Business Corporation
Date & Time: November 25, 2020, Wednesday, 8pm-9pm (Hong Kong Time)
Speakers: Taisu Zhang & John Morley, Professors of Law, Yale Law School
Discussant: Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci, Alfred W. Bressler Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

If you are interested in attending in any of the workshops, please email Ms Shelby Chan (shelbyc@hku.hk)

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