The Centre for Asian Legal Studies hosts cutting-edge research on the laws and legal institutions in Asia, both advancing scholarly analyses of some of the world’s most important legal systems and promoting public understanding as Canada’s economic and cultural ties with Asia-Pacific countries deepen. The Centre sponsors exchange on advanced research through conferences, a speaker series, and a visiting scholar program, and offers numerous courses in Asian law. Read more...
CALS 2017-2018 Speaker Series
CALS is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of academic speakers for the year ahead:
- Shinji Higaki, Constitutional Law, Fukuoka University. Recent Debates Relating to Hate Speech in Japan. October 24, Allard Hall Room 123, 12:30pm-2:00pm.
- Debin Ma, Economic History, London School of Economics. War and States: China's Long March Towards Unity (750 BC - 1911 AD). October 31, Allard Hall Room 121, 12:30pm-2:00pm.
- Eva Pils, Human Rights, Law and Society, King’s College London. Rule of Law Reform and the Rise of Rule by Fear in China. November 1, Allard Hall Room 122, 12:30pm-2:00pm.
- Loren Brandt, Economics, University of Toronto, November 17
- Annelise Riles, Anthropology and Law, Cornell University, February 15, 2018
All of these events will be open to the public and all are welcome to attend. Please check back soon for more information.