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The Role of Comparative Law in Teaching and Research Symposium of “3+3” Law Schools was Held in City University of Hong Kong Law School

In January 2017, Renmin University of China Law School, Peking University Law School, Tsinghua University Law School, The University of Hong Kong Law School, City University of Hong Kong Law School and The Chinese University of Hong Kong Law School jointly held “The Academic Value of Rule by Law under the Globalization” Symposium and built a “3+3” Legal Communication Mechanism, which aimed to provide a stable cooperation platform for the legal circle and legal education circle in mainland China and Hong Kong. From January 18 to 19, 2018, the second “3+3” law schools cooperation symposium was held in City University of Hong Kong Law School. The theme of the symposium was “The Role of Comparative Law in Teaching and Research”. Scholars from six law schools communicated with each other. Professor Wang Yi, Dean of Renmin Law School, Professor Hu Jinguang and Associate Professor Zhang Jiyu of Renmin Law School attended the symposium.

The opening ceremony of the symposium was presided over by Professor Lin Feng, Associate Dean of City University of Hong Kong Law School. Professor Geraint Howells from City University of Hong Kong, Professor Wang Yi, Dean of Renmin Law School, Professor Pan Jianfeng, Associate Dean and Party Secretary of Peking University Law School, Professor Shen Weixing, Dean of Tsinghua University Law School, Professor MichaelHor, Dean of The University of Hong Kong Law School and Professor Steven Gallagher, Associate Dean of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Law School made speeches. In Professor Wang Yi’s speech, he said, Peking University Law School, Tsinghua University Law School and Renmin Law School were all listed in the "Double Top" plan, which aimed to develop a batch of world-class higher education institutions and disciplines. He thought the core competence of a world-class discipline was the ability to attract world-class young people, which required a world-class talent training model. Its core was the world-class curriculum system.

Renmin Law School was willing to work with others under the 3+3 mechanism to explore answers to future problems.


The symposium was divided into five units, focusing on the role of comparative law in the fields of civil law, dispute solution, intellectual property, constitution and curriculum design.

The first unit was presided over by Professor Shen Weixing, dean of Tsinghua University Law School. Professor Wang Yi, Associate Professor Chen Lei, Associate Professor Ding Chunyan and Associate Professor Qu Zhen Charles of City University of Hong Kong Law School made speeches in this unit. The title of Professor Wang Yi’s speech was The Comparative Analysis of Law and the Compilation of Civil Code.

The second unit was hosted by Professor Gu Minkang of City University of Hong Kong Law School. Associate Professor Shahla Ali, Associate Dean of The University of Hong Kong Law School and Associate Professor Gu Weixia from The University of Hong Kong Law School made speeches on The Role of Comparative Law in the Global Civil Mediation Reform Study and Discussing Arbitration from a Comparative Perspective.

Professor Gu Minkang from City University of Hong Kong Law School presided over the third unit. In this unit, Associate Professor Cui Guobin, Associate Dean of Tsinghua University Law School, Associate Professor Zhang Jiyu from Renmin Law School and Assistant Professor QiaoShitong from The University of Hong Kong Law School gave lectures. The speech given by Associate Professor Zhang Jiyu was The Role of Comparative Law in China’s Intellectual Property Law Teaching.
Professor Zhu Guobin from City University of Hong Kong Law School hosted the forth unit. Professor Hu Jinguang of Renmin Law School, Associate Professor Liu Han of Tsinghua University Law School and Professor Lin Feng, Associate Dean of City University of Hong Kong Law School made speeches. Professor Hu Jinguang made a speech titled Promoting the Value of Comparative Law in China’s Constitutionality Review.

The fifth unit was presided over by Professor Geraint Howells from City University of Hong Kong Law School. Professor Pan Jianfeng of the Peking University Law School and Assistant Professor Sandra Marco Colino of The Chinese University of Hong Kong made speeches on The Ideas of Setting up Common Law Course at Peking University Law School and The Importance of Comparative Analysis in the Study of Competition Law.

During the symposium, the scholars conducted heated discussions on related issues. Professor Geranint Howells, Dean of City University of Hong Kong Law School, concluded the symposium.

(Editor: Han Ying)
 

 
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