Center for Asian Law
The Center for Asian Law (CAL) at Penn is a collaborative faculty and student effort to nurture innovative thinking on and analysis of international, and comparative law and policy in Asia.
September 27th, 2019
Friday, September 27, 201912:00 PM The Hong Kong Protests: A Roundtable Discussion
Michael Davis, Senior Research Scholar, Weatherhead East Asia Institute, Columbia University
Victoria Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Norte Dame
Jacques deLisle, Stephen A. Cozen Professor of Law, University of PennsylvaniaPerry World House, Social Policy Lab, 3803 Locust Walk
September 25th, 2019
Wednesday, September 25, 20194:30 PM Why China Should Unsign the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Professor Margaret Lewis’s research focuses on law in China and Taiwan with an emphasis on criminal justice and human rights.
Professor Lewis has been a Fulbright Senior Scholar at National Taiwan University, a visiting professor at Academia Sinica, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a Public Intellectuals Program Fellow with the National Committee on United States-China Relations, and a delegate to the US-Japan Foundation’s US-Japan Leadership Program. Her publications have appeared in a number of academic journals including the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, NYU Journal of International Law and Politics, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, and Virginia Journal of International Law. She also co-authored the book Challenge to China: How Taiwan Abolished its Version of Re-Education Through Labor with Jerome A. Cohen.Room 111, Annenberg School
April 8th, 2019
Monday, April 8, 201911:00 AM Roundtable Discussion on Judicial Reform in ChinaPeking University Professor Fu Yulin will lead a roundtable discussion, in Chinese, on the implementation of announced judicial reforms to date, and what the future may hold for the Supreme Court’s reform program.Perelman Center, 4th floor CSSC conference room
In a recently published article for the Foreign Policy Research Institute, Professor deLisle assesses the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s unanimous decision on the South China Sea dispute.
Professor deLisle served as a moderator and presenter at a conference co-hosted by the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings and the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) on how the 2016 elections in Taiwan impact domestic and international politics.
Professor of Law, Eric Feldman, participated in the Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association on June 2-3 as both Chair of a roundtable discussion on Disasters, Law, and the State in Comparative Perspective and discussant on a panel on Disasters and Law in the Pacific Rim Region.
The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition (CTIC) is embarking on a new initiative to gather empirical data on new approaches to helping the more than 3 billion of the world’s 7 billion citizens connect to the Internet.