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Conference on “Asian Legal History”

活动名称: Conference on “Asian Legal History”
主办单位名称: Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law (CCTL), CUHK LAW and University of Law – Hue University
位置: 香港
地点: Online via ZOOM
日期: 2021-07-24 - 2021-07-25

The Transnational Legal History Group of the CUHK LAW’s Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law (CCTL) and the University of Law – Hue University will be jointly organising an online conference on the theme of Asian Legal History from 24-25 July 2021. The conference aims to bring together a diverse and interdisciplinary group of scholars, researchers, and graduate students to share their research findings on topics relating to legal history in Asia.

The conference features keynote presentations on “Legal History and Comparative Law – Friends or Foes?” by CUHK LAW Dean Professor Lutz-Christian WOLFF, “Trans-national Penology and Vistas of Post-War Reconstruction, India 1919-21” by Professor Radhika SINGHA, Professor of Modern Indian History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, “Asian Legal History as a Sub-Discipline: Why ‘Asian’? Why ‘Legal’? And Why ‘History’?” by Professor Andrew HARDING, Visiting Research Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, and “Vietnamese Lawyers: From Legal Cadre to Professional Lawyering in a Socialist State” by Professor Pip NICHOLSON, William Hearn Professor of Law and Dean, Melbourne Law School.

Details and registration:


Register here by 24 July 2021, 00:00 am (HKT)

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