Seminar on Rule of Law: A Dialogue between Chinese and Nordic Young Scholars

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Date(s) - 03/06/2015 - 04/06/2015
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The Finnish Center of Chinese Law and Chinese Legal Culture, together with the Finnish Graduate School Law in a Changing World, Fudan University Law School and the Nordic Center, organizes the Sino-Nordic Doctoral Seminar.


Draft Program

Seminar on Rule of Law: A Dialogue between Chinese and Nordic Young Jurists


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Fudan University Law School, Room 202


9:00-9:15 Opening ceremony – Chair: Prof. WANG Zhiqiang

Opening remarks: Dean, Prof. SUN Xiaoxia & Dean, Prof. Kimmo Nuotio


9:15-9:45 Keynote on Comparative Law from a Global Perspective: Prof. Pia Letto-Vanamo and Prof. Ditlev Tamm


Panel I. Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law 9:45-10:55

Chair & Discussant: Dean, Prof. Kimmo Nuotio

9:45-10:00 Siina Raskulla, Analogy Between “Rule of Law” and “Pacta Sunt Servanda” – Constitutional Lessons from Contract Law?

10:00-10:15 ZHANG Shengyue (张升月), Why are Nordic courts reluctant to practice judicial review?

10:15-10:30 SHEN Wei (沈伟), The rebirth of the civil society and the rule of the law

10:30-10:55 Comments and Discussion

10:55-11:10 Tea Break


Panel II. Public Law, Trial, and Reasoning 11:10-12:20

Chair & Discussant: Prof. WANG Zhiqiang

11:10-11:25 XIAO Mengli (肖梦黎), The application and problem of public law organizations in China–from the perspective of comparative law

11:25-11:40 TIAN Qing (田晴), Written witness statement admission rule: the new quest for a more feasible evidence rule in China’s criminal cases

11:40-11:55 Niko Soininen, Rule of Law and Judicial Obligation to Give Reasons

11:55-12:20 Comments and Discussion

12:30-13:45 Lunch Break


Panel III. Economic & Business Law 13:50-15:00

Chair& Discussant: Prof. Bent Ole Gram Mortensen

13:50-14:05 HUANG Lina (黄丽娜), Fundamental Theory of Financial Consumer Protection Practice: the Construction of Shanghai International Financial Center

14:05-14:20 Daniel Acquah, Currents on the Implementation of the EU Customs Regulation – For Better or For Worse?

14:20:14:35 CAO Mianzhi (曹勉之), Assessing Judicial Application of Trusts in China: Functional Comparisons in a Socio-legal Perspective

14:35-15:00 Comments and Discussion

15:00-15:20 Tea Break


Panel IV. Environment & IP Law 15:20-16:50

Chair& Discussant: Prof. TBA

15:20-15:35 WANG Cuimin (王翠敏), A comparative Analysis of Environmental Courts in Sweden and China

15:35-15:50 Yajie Zhao, What bothers innovation: is it only a problem of counterfeits?

15:50-16:05 FENG Yuxi (冯鈺晰), Contingent Unilateralism A prism of European Union Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation

16:05-16:20 Beata Mäihäniemi, Abuse of Dominance in New Technology Markets. What can we learn from the Google Search Investigations in the U.S. and E.U.?

16:20-16:50 Comments and Discussion


18:00-20:00 Dinner


Thursday, June 4, 2015

Nordic Center, Fudan University


Panel V. Human Rights and International Law 9:00-9:50

Chair& Discussant: Prof. TBA

9:00-9:15 Anna Petretei, Sami rights and perspectives related to mining activities

9:15-9:30 Tuomas Tiittala, Virtue Ethics in the Study and Practice of International Law

9:30-9:50 Comments and Discussion


9:50-10:10 Tea/Coffee Break


Panel 6 Family & Embryonic 10:10-11:20

Chair& Discussant: Prof. Pia Letto-Vanamo

10:10-10:25 Katja M. Karjalainen, Materialization of Private International Family law – Threat or Opportunity? (From the Perspective of Adult Protection)

10:25-10:40 CHEN Jiping (陈记平), The legal norm of Family planning should be incentive, not coercive

10:40-10:55 WANG Caihong (王彩红), Why does the consequence-oriented approach fail? A case study on the legal reasoning process of judicial decisions in embryonic dispute in China

10:55-11:20 Comments and Discussion


11:20-11:40 Closing Remarks

Prof. Ditlev Tamm & Prof. Wang