The 14th Annual Conference of the European China Law Studies Association(ECLS/www.ecls.eu) will be held in Durham in the United Kingdom from 26 to 28 July 2019. The conference will be hosted and organised by Durham Law School (Durham University) and its newly established Centre for Chinese Law and Policy (CCLP, http://www.dur.ac.uk/law/research/centres/cclp).
The ECLS was founded in 2006 and its members are dedicated to the ECLS’s goal of advancing comparative and interdisciplinary research on Chinese law. The ECLS annual conference is a leading international academic forum for the exchange of information and ideas on Chinese law, as well as a platform for the initiation of research collaboration. Each year, the conference will gather a large number of scholars, professionals and policy makers from around the world to discuss Chinese law and policies. It has turned into a major international event for scholars and practitioners who are engaged in the study of Chinese law, from both comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives. Continue reading “2019 ECLS Annual Conference Call for Papers”
2018 Annual General Conference of the European China Law Studies Association
18–19.30: Welcome reception — Open Gallery (Loggiato), First Floor, Rectorate, Via Verdi 8, Torino
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The 2018 ECLS Annual Conference will be held at the University of Turin in Italy on 12-14 September 2018.
More information will follow soon with a call for papers.
13.00–14.30: ECLS Young Scholars Workshop — Part I:
Paving the Way for an Academic Career – Ways of Self-Presentation and Promotion as a Young Scholar
Susan Finder (School of Transnational Law, Peking University)
Rogier Creemers (Faculty of Law, Leiden University)
15.00–16.30: ECLS Young Scholars Workshop — Part II:
Methodological Approaches to Assess the Legal Development in China’s One-Party State
Flora Sapio (Centre on China in the World, Australian National University)
Larry Catá Backer (Penn State University)
Benjamin Liebman (Columbia Law School)
17.00: ECLS General Assembly
9.00–9.45: Welcome session
Benjamin Liebman: Disclosure of court information: An Empirical Study from Henan
Discussant: Susan Finder
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Call for Papers
The 12th annual conference of the European China Law Studies Association (ECLS) will take place in Leiden on 24–25 August 2017, with the support of its Faculty of Law and the Leiden Institute for Area Studies. Continue reading “Leiden 2017: Call for Papers”
The 11th Annual General Conference of the European China Law Studies Association (欧洲中国法研究协会 – www.ecls.eu) will be held at the Faculty of Law of the Roma TRE University in Rome from 22 to 24 September 2016.
Since its founding in 2006, the European China Law Studies Association has become a major international venue for scholars and practitioners who are engaged in the study of Chinese law, from both comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives. The annual general conference provides an excellent forum for the exchange of information and ideas, as well as a platform for the development of research collaboration. Studies from disciplines other than law or interdisciplinary papers as well as submissions from young academics are expressly encouraged.
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10th Annual Conference: New Perspectives on the Development of Law in China
25th–27th September 2015
The 10th Annual Conference of the European China Law Studies Association (ECLS) was held at the Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Cologne from 25th to 27th September 2015. The conference gathered the scholars, professionals and policy makers to discuss new perspectives on the development of law in China. The annual conference is a leading international academic forum for the exchange of information and ideas on Chinese law, as well as a platform for the initiation of research collaboration.
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9th Annual Conference: Making, Enforcing and Accessing the Law
15th and 16th November 2014
The 2014 Annual Conference of the European China Law Studies Association (ECLS) was hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) on the 15th and 16th of November. The two-day conference gathered the intellectual acumen of many academic and professional leaders from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Macau, mainland China, Netherlands, Singapore, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and United States, to name but a few. With reference to China’s ongoing reform, the conference brought together academics, professionals, members of the judiciary, policy makers, and the like, with their collective knowledge and expertise to engage open communication with the themes of “making, enforcing and accessing the law”. Founded in 2006, the ECLS seeks to establish a forum for the global exchange of ideas and academic collaboration in Chinese legal studies. As the first ECLS annual conference held outside Europe, this year’s gathering not only benefited from geographic proximity to China, but was also enhanced by the cultural richness of Hong Kong, one of the world’s greatest cosmopolitan cities.
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8th Annual Conference: New Approaches and New Questions in Chinese Law
18th to 20th September 2013
From September 18th, to September 20th, 2013, the conference entitled “New Approaches and New Questions in Chinese Law” took place in the historical city of Oxford, England. Scholars, PhD students, legal professionals and persons generally interested in the Chinese legal system, travelled from all over the world, notably the United States (US), China, Italy, Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom (UK) to gather at one of England’s most prestigious law faculties.
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7th Annual Conference: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics: Asian, European, and Global Perspectives
24th to 25th September 2012
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