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Tsinghua Profs at Chinese Philosophy of Law Forum in Sydney

From November 1-2, 2014, Tsinghua Law Professor Xun Zhangrun, Associate Professor Chen Xinyu, and Assistant Professor Tu Kai attended the World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference in Sydney, Australia.

The Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney hosted this year’s World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference. The program was divided into several sections including Family and State, International Law: Theory and History, Legal Rights of Ethnic Groups, Confucianism and Law, Legislation: Central and Local, Chinese Law and Its Philosophy, Legal Culture: History and Theory, and Constitutional Law: Politics and Law. At this third convening of the World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference, Tsinghua Law School’s Chen Xinyu and Tu Kai made theme reports and Xu Zhangrun gave a summary speech at the closing ceremony of the conference.

The World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference was launched by several of the world’s leading Chinese law professors, including Professor Xu Zhangrun of Tsinghua Law School, Professor Chen Hongyi of Hong Kong University, Professor Yu Xingzhong of Cornell University, Professor Yan Juean of Taiwan Univerisity, Professor Ji Weidong of Shanghai Jiaotong University, and Professor Shu Guoying of the China University of Political Science and Law. The conference aims to maintain a working dialog between Ethnic Chinese jurists around the world and promote the international-level research on philosophy of law with Chinese as its working language. Approximately 30 distinguished scholars from China, Australia, America, and France attended this third World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference,

Tsinghua Law School hosted the first World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference and also has been co-organizer for all three conferences.

The fourth World Ethnic Chinese Philosophy of Law Conference will be held at Cornell University Law School in Ithaca, New York, USA.