Roundtable: Framing the Futures of the South China Sea

South China Sea The South China Sea has been attracting the world’s attention for its maritime disputes. However, beyond the disputes the South China Sea is one the world’s most biodiversity rich area and an important fishing ground for people in the region. This Seminar will feature a Keynote Speech by Prof. Dr Julia Guifang Xue, Koguan Chair Professor of the Law of the Sea, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, who is one of most prominent law of the sea scholars in China. There will be three follow-up presentations and Q&A session with aim to frame the futures of the South China Sea beyond disputes.

ChairDr Nengye Liu, Senior Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide, Australia

Keynote:Professor Julia Guifang Xue, Koguan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

The South China Sea Disputes, Myths and Truths?”


Dr Zoe DoubledayMarine Ecologist/South Australian Young Tall Poppy Awardee, School of Biological Science, University of Adelaide

“Using Expert Judgement to Assess Ecological Risk from Multiple Human Threats

Dr Manuel Solis, Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide/ Delegate, Philippine Delegation to United Nations Climate Change Negotiations

Towards A Community of Shared Destiny: Perspectives on the South China Sea Through the Lens of the Paris Agreement

Dr Michelle Lim, Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide / 2016 Australia Young Environmental Lawyer of the Year

The Ecosystem Approach and Sustainable Environmental Governance in the South China Sea?

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