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.
Chair: Dr 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 Doubleday, Marine 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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