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Monthly Archives: November 2017

China Study Tour Day 9

                          We started the day with a lecture by Professor Zhang Ge on Chinese Law and Development. We were told that China has undergone rapid economic and social growth since Deng Xiaoping instigated the opening up policy in 1978. Consequently, the law in […]

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China Study Tour Day 8

After two action-packed days of day trips over the weekend, we returned to Jiao Tong University today to continue our lectures. Jiao Tong Professor Xu Xiaobing gave us an introduction to Foreign Investment Law in China, a particularly important subject given China is now the second largest receiver of foreign investment in the world, and […]

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2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

On Friday 24 November The Hon Margaret Nyland and Ms Moya Dodd were recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award and Ms Annabel Crabb received the James McWha Award.  The Adelaide Law School congratulates each recipient on their success. Further information can be found here

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China Study Tour – Day 7

Sunday was a perfect day to visit the ancient water town of Xitang, an hour’s drive out of Shanghai, in Zhejiang province. The town, dating back to 770 BC, is well preserved and almost unchanged from 2000 years ago providing the perfect gateway to life in ancient China. The old town is built around picturesque […]

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Freedom of Religion or Belief: Creating Constitutional Space for Fundamental Freedoms

The Adelaide Law School is delighted to announce that from 14 to 16 February 2018 it will partner with the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at the J Reuben Clark Law School at BYU (USA) and the University of Notre Dame Law School (Australia) to deliver an international conference entitled ‘Freedom of Religion or Belief: Creating Constitutional Space […]

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China Study Tour Day 6

After five days of class, the group was able to get out and explore the wider Shanghai area. A two hour bus ride west saw us in Suzhou, an ancient town with historical financial prosperity due to the easily navigable canals and water ways. Our first destination in the city that is considered as “Heaven […]

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China Study Tour – Day 5

Today, Adelaide Law School Lecturer Dr Nengye Liu gave a lecture on Chinese law of the sea. The first half of the lecture focused on the history of Chinese international relations and international law. He gave us an overview of the Chinese influence in neighbouring countries and the presence of colonialism, specifically in Shanghai. The […]

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China Study Tour – Day 4

Day Four – Shanghai Study Tour This morning we had the privilege of being taught (a brief introduction of) Chinese Intellectual Property Law by Professor Liu Yongpei. Yongpei began the class by announcing “My name is Yongpei, you may call me YongPei”. His humorous style of teaching involved putting a microphone in the face of […]

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China Study Tour 2017 – Day 3

Today we attended a lecture about Chinese Competition Law. As well as being informative about competition law, this lecture gave us a basic introduction to Chinese economics and the Chinese market. Living in such a global world, it was interesting to see to differences between China and Australia and how the two markets manage to […]

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China Study Tour 2017 – Day 2

Day two of Law school…day one of running in Shanghai. With a busy day of uni and a visit to the Arbitration Commission a 6am run was in order. Where do you run in Shanghai? Around the law school running track of course.               The track was busy with […]

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