Programme of China Law Week 2020 announced

The Finnish China Law Center is pleased to announce the long-awaited programme for the China Law Week 2020. The event will include four information-packed sessions on the following topics: Chinese Law and Legal Culture – A Diversity of Approaches Chinese Labour Law in International and Comparative Perspectives New Challenges for China’s Belt and Road Initiative […]

Asianet Online Courses open for application

The Centre would like to inform about the possibility to study online courses about Asia during Fall 2020, organised by the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies (Asianet). The courses are free of charge for registered degree and exchange students, from the member universities of Asianet, including: Aalto University University of Helsinki University of Jyväskylä […]

Call for Papers (CFP): The Making of Belt and Road Initiative Projects in African States: Local Actors, Interests, and Policy Link-Ups

Director of the Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki, Professor Julie Yu-Wen Chen, announced a CFP on the above titled paper. The CFP focuses on the new Chinese Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) and its chunk part in African states as well as interplays of local actors, interests, and policy link-ups. This cross-border initiative, […]

Save the date: China Law Week 20-23 October 2020

The Finnish China Law Center is proud to launch its China Law Week 2020. The event will take place online from 20 to 23 October. The China Law Week 2020 offers analysis of key features of the legal frameworks, challenges, and reforms that arise today in relation to Chinese law. The event also explores unique […]

An interview with doctoral candidate Kangle Zhang

Kangle Zhang is a doctoral candidate in the discipline of international law, and a research fellow at Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki. His doctoral dissertation entitled ‘Not Equal: Towards an International Law of Finance’ focuses on income and wealth inequality that is linked to operations in the international […]

Annual Catalogue of “Academic Research Projects on Asia in Finland 2020” by the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies

In today’s post, the Finnish China Law Centre will be announcing the annual data collection by the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies. Information about ongoing or recently completed research projects on Asia is collected for the 2020 version of the “Academic Research Projects on Asia in Finland” catalogue. The innovative outlook of the Finnish […]

China Minor Programme at the University of Lapland

In today’s post, the Finnish China Law Centre will be introducing a minor programme offered at the University of Lapland, titled “China: Domestic, Global and Arctic Trajectories”. Spearheaded by Professor Matti Nojonen, the programme adopts an interdisciplinary approach when considering the relationship between domestic driving forces within China, its visions of globalisation as well as […]

INTRODUCING NEW VISITING PROFESSOR BJÖRN AHL

The Finnish China Law Center is pleased to welcome Professor Björn Ahl who will start as the new part-time visiting professor at the University of Helsinki from October 2020. Björn Ahl is Professor and Chair of Chinese Legal Culture at the University of Cologne. He is also President of the European China Law Studies Association […]

CALL FOR PAPER: WIRED CHINA

The Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies at the University of Zurich has issued a Call for Paper for a workshop to be held on November 27-28th, on the topic of Wired China: Digital Media and Online Culture. The workshop will take place at the University of Zurich and will also offer a limited number […]