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Melbourne Law School visits Tsinghua Law School

On October 29, 2016, Professor Carolyn Evans, Dean of the Melbourne Law School visited Tsinghua Law School. Professor Shen Weixing, Dean of the Tsinghua Law School, and Professor Cui Guobin, Associate Dean of the Tsinghua Law School met with Professor Carolyn Evans.

Professor Shen Weixing warmly welcomed Dean Evans and reviewed the long history of friendship and cooperation between the two schools. Dean Shen then discussed the implementation status of a joint doctoral program. Professor Cui Guobin introduced Tsinghua Law School’s present international programs, and discussed with Professor Evans the potential for cooperation in international summer schools, international interns, particularly in the J.D. program and LLM in Chinese Law Program.

Dean Evans expressed appreciation for Tsinghua Law School’s warm reception. She said that her university is very glad to have a long-term and friendly cooperation with the Tsinghua Law School, the best law school in China.

Finally, Dean Evans and Dean Shen exchanged the presents. 

Professor Carolyn Evans is the Dean of the Melbourne Law School. She holds degrees in Arts and Law from Melbourne University and a doctorate from Oxford University, where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and where she held a stipendiary lectureship for two years before returning to Melbourne in 2000. She worked for a period as a lawyer at the firm Blake, Dawson, Waldron after graduating from Melbourne. In 2010, Carolyn was awarded a Fulbright Senior Scholarship to allow her to travel as a Visiting Fellow at American and Emory Universities, to examine questions of comparative religious freedom. Dean Evans is the author of Religious Freedom under the European Court of Human Rights (OUP 2001), and co-author of Australian Bills of Rights: The Law of the Victorian Charter and the ACT Human Rights Act (LexisNexis 2008).