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09: Rule of Law in China and Europe

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Hauptschule
Seminar / Seminar
english language

Law has become increasingly important in post-Mao era China. Taking European constitutional traditions as a point of reference, we will investigate what the growing significance of law means for constitutional development and, in particular, whether or not China is transforming into a rule-of-law state.

Speakers

Professor of Sinology, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna
Professor and Chair, Chinese Legal Culture, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Cologne Chair
Director, Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong Chair

Mag. Dr. Agnes SCHICK-CHEN

Professor of Sinology, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna

1999-2007 Assistant Professor, Sinology, University of Vienna
since 2006 Associate Professor, Sinology, Department. of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna
2010-2012 Study Program Director, Sinology, University of Vienna
2012-2013 Deputy Head, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Vienna

Dr. Björn AHL

Professor and Chair, Chinese Legal Culture, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of Cologne

1999-2002 Researcher, Max Planck Institute of Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg
2002-2006 Associate Director and Lecturer, Sino German Institute of Legal Studies, Nanjing
2006-2010 Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong
2010-2012 Visiting Professor, China EU School of Law, Beijing
2012-2015 Associate Professor, University of Cologne

Ph.D. Feng LIN

Director, Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law, City University of Hong Kong

1987-1989 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Law, Fudan Univeristy Shanghai
1992-1994 Assistant Lecturer, Department of Law, City Polytechnic of Hong Kong
1994-1995 University Lecturer, Department of Law, City University of Hong Kong
1995-2002 Associate Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
2002-2006 Associate Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
2006-2013 Associate Professor, School of Law, City University of Hong Kong
since 2013 Professor,Law School, City University of Hong Kong

Seminar Week

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17.08.2016

17:00 - 17:30Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2016Plenary
17:30 - 18:00Opening SpeechesPlenary
18:00 - 18:30A Midsummer Night's Dream - a TeaserCulture
19:00 - 20:30Presentation of the SeminarsPlenary
20:30 - 22:00Bread and WineSocial

18.08.-23.08.2016

Seminar 01: Beyond MapsSeminar
Seminar 02: Common Challenges to the European and African Union - Climate, Demography, MigrationSeminar
Seminar 03: Religion and PowerSeminar
Seminar 04: World Water Resources and Human Well-Being at Risk - Trends, Data and GovernanceSeminar
Seminar 05: Scientific Excellence and Social Responsibility - How do they go together?Seminar
Seminar 06: The European Union and Its Eastern NeighboursSeminar
Seminar 07: (Economic-)Policy for Progress - The Return of the "Magic Polygon"Seminar
Seminar 08: Biological or Synthetic Evolution?Seminar
Teach For Austria Summer School: Changemaker Lab - Sapere aude!Seminar
Seminar 09: Rule of Law in China and EuropeSeminar
Seminar 10: Utility of Force in the 21st CenturySeminar
Seminar 11: The European Ethos and the SacredSeminar
Seminar 12: Towards a Sustainable Global Carbon LoopSeminar
Seminar 13: Gender Issues in Complex SocietiesSeminar
Seminar 14: Art as Enlightenment in Post-Enlightenment Times?Seminar
Seminar 15: Smart Factory: Social Effects - Prospects for Employment - Impacts on Work and OrganisationSeminar
Seminar 16: Understanding Big DataSeminar
Theatre Workshop with Students of the Royal Academy for Dramatic Art (RADA), LondonSeminar

24.08.2016

09:00 - 15:00Alpbach Open SpaceBreakout