Upcoming Seminars hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law

Halloween Lunchtime Seminar

Following last year’s very successful first Halloween lunchtime seminar which was entitled “The Law of the Zombie Apocalypse”, the Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Professor Christopher Gane, will be presenting another Halloween seminar.

This year’s seminar is entitled, “Witches, Devils and Demonic Possession and the Law,” and will be held at 12.30pm on Friday 27th October in the Moot court of the Graduate Law Centre, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Greater China Legal History Seminar Series 2017/18 and 2018/19

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty is also organising a new series of seminars on Greater China Legal History.

Following on from the very successful series of Friday lunchtime seminars discussing Chinese custom and customary law the Faculty of Law is organising a series of seminars entitled Greater China Legal History. These will be held on Friday lunchtimes, 12.30–2 PM, in the Moot Court at the Graduate Law Centre, the Faculty of Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2/F, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central.

13 October 2017: Philip Dykes SC – “Oathgate” and the History of the Law and Official Oaths
24 November 2017: Douglas Clark – “Gunboat Justice”: Extraterritoriality and the Making of Modern China and Japan
12 January 2018: Malcolm Merry – Chinese Land Customs before the Small House Policy
2 February 2018: Steven Gallagher, Lutz Christian Wolff and LIN Siyi – The History of a Mystery: The Development of the Law of Unjust Enrichment in Hong Kong, China and Germany
16 March 2018: Michael Meissner – The Evolution of Compliance as a Risk Management Tool: The HK Perspective
13 April 2018: Geraint Howell – The History of Consumer Law in Hong Kong: Just a Series of Failed Endeavours?

CPD credits are available upon application and subject to accreditation by the Law Society of Hong Kong (currently pending).

All are welcome!

If you would like to attend Mr Dykes’ seminar, please register by 9:00 AM, 13 October 2017. Registration is limited and will be accepted on a first served basis.

If you are unable to register, please contact law@cuhk.edu.hk.