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 […]

New publication: Chinese Policy and Presence in the Arctic

The Finnish China Law Center is pleased to introduce the new book entitled ‘Chinese policy and presence in the Arctic’ edited by Professor Timo Koivurova and Dr. Sanna Kopra from the University of Lapland. The book was built on and developed from the report titled ‘China in the Arctic; and the Opportunities and Challenges for […]

Belt and Road Initiative in Russia and Kazakhstan

On Wednesday 4 March 2020, a partner of the Finnish China Law Center, the Confucius Institute at the University of Helsinki held a seminar on the topic of ‘Belt and Road Initiative in Russia and Kazakhstan’. Considering that 7 years have passed since the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) was introduced by President Xi Jinping […]

China-related contents via Kanopy video streaming service

The University of Helsinki, a member institution of the Finnish China Law Center, has arranged trial access to Kanopy video streaming service. Students and researchers at the University may access Kanopy through Helka-database with the username and password that has been provided by the Helsinki University Library. Kanopy offers thousands of films, movies, documentaries and […]