Publications 2016

Is your New Year’s resolution to read 52 books in 2016?  Have a look below at the newest and forthcoming publications by the Academy of Finland research projects, which the Center is supporting!      

The PKU-Helsinki Law Connection grows with a successful colloquium on criminal law

The Faculty of Law at the University of Helsinki hosted the First Finnish-Chinese Colloquium on Criminal Law on 25-26 August 2016. The speakers discussed the transformation of criminal law and criminal law theory in Finland and China, sanctions and sentencing as well as criminalization and its limitations. The event took place in a friendly atmosphere and the mutual […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: Edited volume on the Silk Road Initiative

CALL FOR PAPERS  Edited volume on the Silk Road Initiative Following the Call for Papers, we have received generous interest in the volume. We are sending this updated call to: first, specify the theme of the volume to facilitate the potential contributors in choosing topics; second, extend the deadline of submission. The volume is a follow up of the conference “Road to New Paradigms: […]

New Publication: Rule of Law Development and Judicial Reform: A Comparison between China and Finland

The Sino-Finnish collaboration has grown from strength to strength through common efforts and shared goals. The latest manifestation of this growing cooperation is the joint publication “Rule of Law Development and Judicial Reform: A Comparison between China and Finland“, edited by Professors Li Lin, Xie Zengyi and Ulla Liukkunen. The book is the third volume […]

The Center and the Confucius Institute in Helsinki

The Director of the Center, Professor Liukkunen, and the Chair of the Center’s Board, Professor Nuotio, welcomed a delegation from the Confucius Institute, led by Professor Julie Yu-Wen Chen on Friday, 13 May 2016. This visit gave the opportunity to discuss the cooperation between the two entities. “Lawyers, our researchers and students, need to cooperated with social […]

IP KEY-Legislative Affairs Commission visits Hanken

IP Key and Hanken host Chinese study visit to the EU by the Legislative Affairs Commission. The SCNPC from the PRC took part in a round table discussion on the topic ‘Unfair Competition and intellectual property law developments in Europe’. During the discussion Hanken and IP Key explore the concept of unfair competition and intellectual […]

Professor Ignazio Castellucci gave us insights on the Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics

  Professor Ignazio Castellucci (University of Trento) gave a guest lecture on the “Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics” on Wednesday, 11 May 2016.   The presentation revolved around the Chinese relation with the law as a tool of governance in present-day People’s Republic of China. The current Chinese concept of fă zhì (法治), which could […]

China Law cooperation is growing at the Nordic level

The Director of the Center, Professor Liukkunen, and the Chair of the Center’s Board, Professor Nuotio, welcomed a delegation from the University of Bergen, led by Vice-Dean Professor Borvik  on Monday, 2 May 2016. This visit gave the opportunity to discuss the cooperation between Nordic scholars focusing on Chinese Law. The meeting was attended as well by […]

President of the Finnish Supreme Court attended our guest lecture on Arbitration of International Financial Disputes in Shanghai

  Professor Shen Wei, Dean of the Shandong University Law School, gave a guest lecture on Arbitration of International Financial Disputes in Shanghai on Monday, 2 May  2016. The talk presented the latest developments of international commercial arbitration in China and Shanghai’s plan to turn itself to be a global financial center. The lecture gave detailed […]

The China Law Research Workshop: a platform to exchange insights on doing China Law research

The China Law Research Workshop, held on 21-22 March 2016 in Helsinki, offered a unique opportunity for getting information and fresh insights on how to China related legal research. The Workshop, led by Professor Alan C. Neal and Professor Ronald Brown, furthered the understanding of the research landscape in the field of law.  The invitation to the seminar […]

Seen at the China Law Research Seminar

  Some of the authors of “Fundamental Labour Rights in China – Legal Implementation and Cultural Logic”: Dr. Yan Dong (Beijing Foreign Studies University), Prof. Ronald Brown (University of Hawai’i Law School), Prof. Ulla Liukkunen (University of Helsinki), and Prof. Alan Neal (University of Warwick). More information about the book can be found at http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319231556 at […]