Why study Chinese law? – Read answers from international scholars

Three law professors from the United States, Denmark and Hong Kong SAR, have kindly accepted the Center’s interview requests and shared their insights on researching and studying Chinese law. Professor Larry Catà Backer W. Richard and Mary Eshelman Faculty Scholar, Professor of Law and International Affairs, Pennsylvania University How did you start your research or study […]

Featured Researcher: Professor Johanna Niemi

Professor Johanna Niemi is Professor of Procedural Law at the University of Turku and expert in insolvency law, in particular on issue of debts of private individuals, as well as in gendered violence. Johanna Niemi is the principal investigator of the Academy of Finland research project “Gendered Choices in Structures of Law and Gender”, carried […]

Featured Researcher: Dr. Zhang Liguo

Dr. Zhang Liguo is a post-doctoral researcher in the Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki, Finland, specialising in EU and Chinese intellectual property (IP) law. He is also a researcher in the ‘Legal Transplant for Innovation and Creativity – A Sino-Finnish Comparative Study on the Governance of Intellectual Property Rights’ project, funded by the Academy […]

Featured Researcher: Professor Teemu Ruskola

Teemu Ruskola is an internationally recognized legal historian and comparative and international law scholar. As well as his roles as Professor of Law and Faculty Associate in Comparative Literature, East Asian Studies, and Studies in Sexualities at Emory University, he is an elected member of the International Academy of Comparative Law and a member of the executive editorial board of the American Journal of Comparative Law. He is also the co-author of the latest edition of the leading comparative law casebook, Schlesinger’s Comparative Law (2009).

Professor Juha Karhu

Professor of Contract Law and Tort Law, internationally renowned expert in Finnish contract and Scandinavian tort law, frequent international guest lecturer, and self-admitted Lord of the Rings fan: Juha Karhu’s many professional and personal achievements are as varied and colourful as his infamous collection of ties. Though based in the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, however, Professor Karhu’s legal interests spread far further afield, both intellectually and geographically: to China, its laws and its legal culture.