7th Sino-Finnish Seminar on Comparative Law

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Date(s) - 06/06/2015 - 07/06/2015
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CASS, Institute of Law

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The Sino-Finnish International Seminar on Comparative Law brings together law professors from China and Finland to discuss current issues in the field of law. It is held  in both countries alternately once a year.

Programme 

 

June 6, 2015, Saturday

 

8:30  Registration

 

09:00-09:40  Opening Ceremony

Chairperson: Prof. Mo Jihong, Deputy Director of CASS Law Institute

 Speakers:

1: Prof. Kimmo Nuotio, Dean of Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

2: Prof. Ulla Liukkunen, Director of the Finnish Centre of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture

3: Prof. Li Lin, CASS Member and Director of CASS Law Institute

 

09:40-09:50  Tea Break

 

09:50-12:00    Session One

New Development of the Rule of Law in Finland and China

Chinese Moderator: Prof. Zhou Hanhua, Assistant Director of CASS Law Institute

Finnish Moderator: Prof. Johanna Niemi, Faculty of law, University of Turku

 Speaker 1: Prof. Jarna Petman, Vice-dean, Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Topic: The Rule of Law and Safeguarding of Human Rights

Speaker 2: Prof. Mo Jihong, Deputy Director of CASS Law Institute

Topic: From a System of Law to a System of the Rule of Law

Speaker 3: Prof. Kimmo Nuotio, Dean of Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Topic: Comparative Remarks on Rule of Law in a Sino-Finnish Perspective

Speaker 4: Prof. Liu Huawen, Assistant Director of the CASS Institute of International Law

Topic: The Rule of Law in China and Safeguarding of Human Rights

 Comments and Discussion

 Chinese Commentators:   Associate Prof. Zhai Guoqiang, CASS Law Institute

Finnish Commentators:   Mr. Niko Soininen, Doctoral Candidate, Law Faculty, Helsinki University

  

12:15-13:30    Lunch

 

13:30-15:30    Session Two

The Rule of Law and Safeguarding of Labor Rights

Chinese Commentators:   Professor Zhu Xiaoqing, CASS International Law Institute

Finnish Commentators:   Prof. Pia Tellervo Letto-Vanamo, Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Speaker 1: Mr. Guo Jun, Director of Legal Department, All-China Federation of Trade Unions

Topic: Protection of Rural Migrant Workers in Cities in China

Speaker 2: Prof. Ulla Liukkunen, Director of the Finnish Centre of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture

Topic: National Laws and Posted Workers in the EU after the Laval case

Speaker 3: Mr. Rui Lixin, Deputy Director, Department of Laws and Regulations, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security

Topic: Legislation on and Practice of Protection of Trans-national Migrant Workers in China

Speaker 4: Magdalena Kmak, Lecturer, Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Topic: Asymmetrical employment rights for third-country nationals in the European Union

※ Comments and Discussion

Chinese Commentator: Dr. Chen Yifeng, Peking University

Finnish Commentator: Dr. Zhang Yihong, Law Faculty, Helsinki University

 

15:30-15:40  Tea Break

 

15:40-18:00    Session Three

The Rule of Law and Judicial Reform

Chinese Moderator: Prof. Wang Minyuan, CASS Law Institute

Finnish Moderator: Prof. Kimmo Nuotio, Dean of Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Speaker 1: Prof. Xiong Qiuhong, CASS Law Institute

Topic: Reform of Litigation system in China with the focus on trial

Speaker 2: Prof. Pia Tellervo Letto-Vanamo, Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Topic: Judiciary and the Rule of Law – Recruitment and Career of Judges

Speaker 3: Prof. Shi Pengpeng, China University of Political Science and Law

Topic: Building a Trial-centered Judicial System: Taking the Reform of People’s Assessors’ System as the Breakthrough

Speaker 4: Prof. Ditlev Tamm, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Topic: Comparative Supreme Justice                  

Speaker 5: Associate Prof. Sakari Melander,Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Topic: Reversal of a Final Judgment by Supreme Court on Grounds of a Violation of Human Rights

※ Comments and Discussion

Chinese Commentator: Associate Prof. He Hairen, CASS Law Institute

Finnish Commentator: Ms. Zhao Yajie, Doctoral Candidate, Law Faculty, Helsinki University

 

18: 00  Dinner              

 

June 7, 2015, Sunday

 

09:00-11:00     Session Four

The Rule of Law and Protection of Women’s Rights

Chinese Moderator: Prof. Liu Renwen, CASS Law Institute

Finnish Moderator: Associate Prof. Sakari Melander,Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Speaker 1: Prof. Johanna Niemi, Faculty of law, University of Turku

Topic: Law and Gender: Development and Examples from the Finnish Context

Speaker 2: Prof. Xue Ninglan, CASS Law Institute

Topic: The Development of and Challenges to the Legislation on Gender Equality in China1995-2015

Speaker 3: Marjo Rantala, Doctoral Candidate, Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

Topic: Non-discrimination Law

Speaker 4: Dai Ruijun, Associate Professor, CASS Law Institute

Topic: International Promotion of Women’ Human Rights in China

※ Comments and Discussion

Chinese Commentator:    Prof. Xu Hui, CASS Law Institute

Finnish Commentator:     Ms. Katja Karjalaine, Doctoral Candidate, Law Faculty, Helsinki University

 

11:00-11:10  Tea Break

 

11:10-11:40     Closing Ceremony

Chairperson: Associate Prof. Xie Zengyi, Director of Department of Research Administration, CASS Law Institute

Speakers:

1: Prof. Kimmo Nuotio, Dean of Faculty of law, University of Helsinki

2: Prof. Johanna Niemi, Faculty of law, University of Turku

3: Prof. Mo Jihong, Deputy Director, CASS Law Institute

 

12:00    Lunch